March 28, 2010

This Sunday on “The Week with Mark Sutcliffe,” call Mark with your thoughts on Canada’s major political stories from this week.

Is free speech dead in Canada?
Controversial author and right-wing conservative commentator Anne Coulter had to cancel an Ottawa speaking engagement after hundreds of angry protestors surrounded the hall. Speaking-tour organizer and author Ezra Levant weighs in on the issue from Calgary, where Coulter was welcomed with open arms.

What is the future of Canada’s mission in Afghanistan?
With less than 10 months to go before our military role is to end what has been accomplished and what challenges remain? Military analyst Scott Taylor gives us his view following his most recent tour of the war-torn country.

Liberals decide.
The Liberal party is staging a series of meetings around the country to help create a new policy platform to take them into the next election. Campaign chair Senator David Smith will update Mark on the latest developments from the main meeting hall in Montreal.

Women’s Health in Africa.
The Prime Minister has stated the health of women and children in the developing world is a top priority for his government, but he has not yet committed to making family planning a part of any aid strategy.


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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 Ottawa Today, weekday mornings on 1310 NEWS, in Ottawa, 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 Long Road to Boston. He was inducted into the Order of Ottawa in 2016.