February 23, 2018

PrimeTime Politics

February 23, 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the final day of his week-long trade trip in India. Trudeau also speaks with reporters in New Delhi about his controversial visit.

Finance Minister Bill Morneau speaks with students at a Toronto public school about the upcoming federal budget.

Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O’Regan announces that the government has reached an agreement with plaintiffs of several class-action lawsuits to suspend the litigation processes. The lawsuits, filed on behalf of members of the Canadian Armed Forces, relate to claims of racism, discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct within the Canadian military.

Canada’s chief of defence staff General Jonathan Vance discusses the temporary suspension of Team Canada morale-boosting trips pending a review into the tours, amid concerns over the reported behaviour on military VIP flights.

Ontario PC leadership candidate Caroline Mulroney holds a news conference in Toronto.


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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.