This Sunday, Mark Sutcliffe discusses the week’s big national political stories with three guests in studio, and with viewers via phone calls and email.
On the program this week:
Maclean’s magazine columnist Paul Wells
Louise Elliott, parliamentary correspondent with CBC Radio News
Author and public policy consultant Bob Plamondon
Tune in and call in this Sunday to talk about:
Campaign Countdown?: Amid heightened election speculation, the government announces a date for the upcoming federal budget: What are the odds it will pass or be voted down?
Ethical Questions: As the opposition pounds the Conservatives over election spending, a new fundraising controversy emerges: Has the government wilfully broken any rules?
International Response: Canada sends a navy frigate to the Mediterranean and moves to freeze the assets of foreign dictators: How effectively is this country responding to the turmoil in Libya?
Sober Second Thought?: The NDP proposes a national referendum on abolishing the Senate. Should the upper chamber be scrapped, reformed, or left alone to carry on?
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.