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 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.