June 29, 2018

PrimeTime Politics

June 29, 2018

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains and Employment Minister Patty Hajdu hold a news conference at the Stelco plant in Hamilton, where they announce the final list of Canada’s retaliatory tariffs on American products and a $2-billion aid package to support the steel, aluminum and manufacturing industries.

Peter Van Dusen hosts CPAC’s special coverage of the swearing-in ceremony of Ontario premier-designate Doug Ford and his new cabinet. Joining Peter on the set are observers Tim Powers (Conservative), Robin MacLachlan (NDP) and Shayne MacKenzie (Liberal).


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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.