May 10, 2018

PrimeTime Politics

May 10, 2018

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan joins Peter Van Dusen to discuss proposed changes to the military justice system.

We look at Canada’s position on the Iran nuclear agreement with Rideau Institute president Peggy Mason and former Canadian diplomat Kaveh Shahrooz.

Scotty Greenwood (Canadian-American Business Council) analyzes the various challenges in the cross-border relationship, from Iran to NAFTA.

MPs discuss the status of the cannabis bill: Bill Blair (Liberal), Don Davies (NDP), and Stephanie Kusie (Conservative).

Abacus Data CEO David Coletto looks at public opinion and the Ontario election campaign.


A parliamentary committee continues to study online privacy and data protection.


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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.