Mark Sutcliffe and his guests hear the views of Canadians on the week’s major political news stories.
Topics include an update on the H1N1 vaccination campaign, the government’s climate change plan, the falling support for the Afghan mission, and the debate over the real cost of amendments to crime bills proposed by the government.
John Baird, the federal transport minister, joins Mark to discuss the ongoing debate over the distribution of infrastructure money.
Also on the program, Liberal health critic Carolyn Bennett speaks with Mark about the H1N1 vaccination campaign.
Later, CPAC viewers call in to give their perspective on issues raised over the course of the program.
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.