February 13, 2018

PrimeTime Politics

February 13, 2018

The family of Colten Boushie is in Ottawa for high-level meetings on reforming Canada’s justice system, in the wake of Gerald Stanley’s acquittal in the 2016 shooting death of Boushie. Our coverage includes the family’s meeting with Senator Lillian Dyck, as well as the family’s news conference.

Liberal MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette shares his thoughts with Peter Van Dusen on the Boushie case. Ouellette is a member of the Red Pheasant First Nation to which Boushie belonged.

Martin Stringer speaks with Senator Dyck about her meeting with the family.

Finance Minister Bill Morneau announces the budget will be delivered on February 27. We hear from Jean-François Perrault, Scotiabank’s chief economist, about the minister’s upcoming meeting with private sector economists on the budget.

Also:

The Macdonald-Laurier Institute holds its annual gala dinner, featuring a discussion on Canada-U.S. relations.

About

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Peter Van Dusen

A distinctive and popular personality with more than two decades of reporting and anchoring experience, Peter is a well-known journalist in Canada’s political arena. He joined CPAC in 2001 to host CPAC’s flagship show, PrimeTime Politics, and as Executive Producer of the channel has guided the evolution of programming to strengthen the viewer experience. Prior to joining CPAC, Peter spent 11 years with CBC Television in Ottawa as the evening anchor for local news.

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Martin Stringer

Having covered the Canadian political scene for more than 25 years, Martin is as politically astute as he is savvy. He joined CPAC in 1996 and has covered leadership races, political conventions and federal elections, serving as PrimeTime Politics’ Hill correspondent daily and host of the show’s Friday edition. Martin began his career as a reporter for CBC Radio in Quebec City and also worked for seven years as national and international producer for CBC Radio’s flagship show, As It Happens.