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 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.