This Sunday, three panellists join Mark Sutcliffe in studio to discuss the big political stories of the week. And of course, we also invite viewers to join us via phone or email. On the program this week:
David Akin, National Bureau Chief for Sun Media
Elizabeth Thompson, senior writer for iPolitics.ca
Author and journalist Andrew Cohen, president of the Historica – Dominion Institute
Tune in and call in this Sunday to talk about:
Tax Debate: The federal parties battle over corporate tax cuts: Could it be an issue that triggers an election?
Bloc “Blackmail”?: $5-billion for Quebec is Gilles Duceppe’s price of supporting the next federal budget: Reasonable request or electoral extortion?
UAE Spat: Ex-PM Chretien and Ontario Premier McGuinty criticize the government over a foreign relations dispute: Should the government make a deal with the United Arab Emirates?
Back to the grind: MPs return to the House of Commons on Monday: How will pre-election positioning affect the work of Parliament?
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.