This Sunday, Mark Sutcliffe welcomes a trio of panellists to analyse the week’s big political stories. He also welcomes viewers’ calls and emails. On the program this week:
Journalist and broadcaster Tom Clark
Jennifer Ditchburn, Parliamentary reporter for the Canadian Press
Public policy consultant and author Bob Plamondon
Tune in and call in this Sunday to talk about:
Political Anniversary: The conservative party celebrates five years in power: What is the legacy of the past half-decade of minority Conservative government?
Third Rails?: The Prime Minister says he has no plans to change the laws on abortion or capital punishment: How credible are opposition party accusations of a hidden agenda?
Election Rehearsal: Attack ads, campaign-style tours, strategic memos: Did someone drop the writ when we weren’t looking?
Reasonable Accommodation?: The Bloc calls for a ban on the Sikh kirpan in the House of Commons: Is it an issue of security or a challenge to religious freedoms?
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.