May 29, 2011

This Sunday, Mark welcomes two guests for a discussion on the latest stories in federal politics. He also invites viewers to participate in the discussion via phone, email and Twitter.

On the program this week:

Author and journalist Andrew Cohen, a professor at the Carleton University School of Journalism and Communication
Elizabeth Thompson, senior political writer for

Tune in and call in this Sunday to talk about:

Foreign Affairs: The Prime Minister meets with other world leaders at the G-8 summit in France. On which international issues does Canada stand united with its allies, and on which does it stand apart?

Layton’s team: The new official opposition meets for the first time as a caucus. Are New Democratic Party MPs ready for the big leagues?

The Third Party: Liberals name Bob Rae as their party’s new interim leader: Is he up for the challenges of keeping the party relevant after its worst election showing ever?

Sober Second Thought: The debate over senate reform continues following the controversial appointments of failed conservative candidates: With majorities in both houses of Parliament, will the government act quickly to make changes to the upper house?

Anything Else: What are the national political stories that matter most to you this week?


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Mark Sutcliffe

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.