The Week with Mark Sutcliffe

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The Week with Mark Sutcliffe - October 28, 2012

This Sunday, Mark welcomes:

John Ibbitson, Chief Political Writer, The Globe and Mail
Althia Raj, Ottawa Bureau Chief, The Huffington Post Canada

Viewers are also invited to call or write in with their thoughts about the week’s big political stories:

CONSERVATIVE SEAT SAFE The Supreme Court of Canada ruled to uphold the Conservative win in the federal riding of Etobicoke Centre. This overturned an earlier Ontario Superior Court ruling which had declared results null and void. How will this challenge, and the reaction to it, change Canadian elections and democracy?

BILINGUALISM & MULTICULTURALISM Bilingualism is on the rise in Canada. Due to languages such as Punjabi, Cantonese and Tagalog, language diversity is increasing. As the population becomes more diverse, how does it change our approach to bilingualism and multiculturalism?

TRANSPARENCY & ACCOUNTABILITY The Auditor General had tough words for Canada’s military bases and infrastructure, as well as government handling of cyber-security. Meanwhile, the Parliamentary Budget Officer plans to seek legal advice in a fight to get departmental figures. Should government budgets and financial projections be more inclusive and transparent? Is the government doing enough to ensure Canada's cyber-security and military safety?

FOREIGN TAKEOVERS Controversial foreign takeovers of Canadian companies continue to dominate headlines and generate big questions. Just how far should the Harper government go in seeking or allowing foreign ownership?

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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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