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 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.