This Sunday, three political observers join Mark Sutcliffe to discuss the big news stories of the week. As always, viewers are invited to share their thoughts via phone and email.
On the program this week:
Andrew Cohen, professor of journalism and international affairs at Carleton University
National Post columnist Tasha Kheiriddin
Author and Globe and Mail columnist Lawrence Martin
Tune in and call in this Sunday to talk about:
Contempt Charges: A speaker’s ruling finds Conservatives guilty of two breaches of privilege. Could the next election be fought over ethics and the conduct of the Harper government?
Public Service Controversy: A disgraced former integrity commissioner defends herself before a parliamentary committee. How well did the government handle the resignation of Christiane Ouimet?
Political Penalties? : In the wake of a shocking on-ice hit, federal politicians speak out about violence in the NHL. Does Parliament have a potential role in reforming professional hockey?
Women and Politics: The 100th anniversary of international women’s day prompts thinking about gender and public life. How high are the barriers for female politicians in 2011?
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.