This Sunday, Mark is joined by three guests to discuss the top political news stories of the week. He also welcomes viewer calls. On the program this week:
Maclean’s columnist and blogger Paul Wells
Tim Powers, vice-president of Summa Communications
University of Saskatchewan historian and former provincial cabinet minister Janice MacKinnon
Tune in and call in this Sunday to talk about:
Political Exit : The Premier of Newfoundland steps down: What is Danny Williams’ legacy and what does his resignation mean for his province and for federal – provincial relations?
Austerity Measures: Public servants face new restrictions on hospitality expenses: Responsible economic stewardship… or cheap politics from a spendthrift government?
Explosive Allegations: A controversy over parliamentary renovations: Will accusations of corruption in the awarding of federal contracts stick to the government?
“Junk Touching”: Airport pat-downs, private parts and politics: What to make of the Liberal Leader’s musings on security and personal space?
Anything Else: What are the national political stories that matter most to you this week?
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.