The Week with Mark Sutcliffe

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The Week with Mark Sutcliffe - December 4, 2011

This Sunday, Mark is joined by two guests to review the week in national politics, with a special emphasis on the first NDP leadership debate. Viewers can join in via phone, email and social media.

On the program this week:

Christopher Waddell, director, Carleton University School of Journalism and Communication
Public Policy Consultant Bob Plamondon

Tune in, call in and tweet in on Sunday to talk about:

Crisis in Attawapiskat: A state of emergency is declared in the first nations community following revelations that many in the community are living in deplorable conditions. Who is to blame for this crisis and what is the best way forward to improve the situation for the community's residents?

Canada and Kyoto: The federal government is taking heat for formally withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol. This comes as the government is set to take part in the United Nations climate change talks in Durban, South Africa. What should the government be doing to address the issue of climate change?

NDP Leadership Race: The first NDP leadership debate takes place on Sunday in Ottawa. With nine candidates vying to replace Jack Layton, who is the best choice for the leader of the official opposition?

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

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About Mark Sutcliffe

About 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.

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