March 8, 2018

PrimeTime Politics

March 8, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump announces details about his plan to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland holds a Toronto news conference to react to Canada’s exemption from planned U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum – as President Donald Trump’s links any future cross-border tariff to a renegotiated NAFTA.

Jaspal Atwal, the man at the centre of controversy when he was invited to events during Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s recent trip to India, holds a news conference in Vancouver. Atwal was convicted in 1987 for the attempted murder of an Indian cabinet minister on Vancouver Island. He is joined by his lawyer, Rishi Gill.

Parliamentary budget officer Jean-Denis Fréchette and assistant Parliamentary Budget Officer Mostafa Askari speak with reporters in Ottawa about their office’s analysis of tax changes to restrict income sprinkling.

Ontario Progressive Conservative MPP Lisa MacLeod is presented with the 2018 National EVE Award and makes remarks at an International Women’s Day luncheon hosted by Equal Voice in Toronto. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau receives the 2018 Catalyst for Change Award.


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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.