February 22, 2018

PrimeTime Politics

February 22, 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues his trade trip in India, amid the controversy over how a Canadian Sikh extremist convicted of attempted murder was invited to receptions with the prime minister this week.

Trudeau gives a keynote address at the Canada-India Business Council Forum in New Delhi.

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives releases its annual alternative federal budget at a Parliament Hill news conference, ahead of next week’s tabling of the federal government’s fiscal plan.

U.S. President Donald Trump holds a meeting at the White House with local and state officials to discuss gun violence and school safety.


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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.