The Week with Mark Sutcliffe

Loading video...

The Week with Mark Sutcliffe - September 20, 2009

In the program’s first episode, host Mark Sutcliffe and his guests hear the views of Canadians on the week's major political news stories.

New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton joins Mark in the studio for a discussion about key developments in the House of Commons, including proposed reforms to the Employment Insurance system and a confidence vote that has kept the Conservative minority government in power. Additional topics of debate include Health Canada’s delivery of body bags to First Nations communities along with H1N1 “swine flu” prevention kits.

more less

About Mark Sutcliffe

About Mark Sutcliffe

A broadcaster, writer and entrepreneur, Mark joined CPAC in the Fall of 2009 to host The Week – a Sunday morning, national phone-in on the week in politics. He also hosts The Chat Room weekday mornings on 580 CFRA in Ottawa, writes two weekly columns in the Ottawa Citizen and is the CEO of Great River Media. A marathon runner and volunteer, Mark is also the founder of iRun magazine and the author of Why I Run and was formerly Executive Editor of the Citizen.

more less

Related Videos

House of Commons Proceedings

Tributes to John...

On January 31, 2017, members of Parliament pay tribute to John McCallum and Stéphane Dion, who are stepping down as MPs in order to accept...

PrimeTime Politics

January 30, 2017

Full political reaction to the deadly shooting at a Quebec City mosque, including statements in the House of Commons and news conferences....

Perspective with Alison Smith

January 29, 2017

The Trump Effect: The costs and consequences of the first ten days of the Trump administration. What it means for Canada. And how other...


January 28, 2017

This week "Outburst" comes to you from Calgary, Alberta, Fredericton, New Brunswick, and your nation's capital. We are asking Canadians:...