June 13, 2018

PrimeTime Politics

June 13, 2018

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks to reporters in Washington after meeting with U.S. senators about the cross-border tariff dispute. Ontario premier-designate Doug Ford comments on the dispute and NAFTA negotiations after meeting business leaders in Toronto.

Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor and parliametary secretary Bill Blair announce which Senate amendments to the cannabis bill the government will and won’t support.

Senators Jean-Guy Dagenais and Mobina Jaffer, the chair and deputy chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs, speak with reporters in Ottawa about the subcommittee’s report on the available services for soldiers transitioning to civilian life.


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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.