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The Week with Mark Sutcliffe - June 22, 2014


This Sunday, Mark welcomes Freelance Columnist Susan Riley, Ottawa Bureau Chief for Maclean’s, John Geddes, and Ottawa Correspondent for The Vancouver Sun, Peter O’Neil. Viewers are also invited to share their thoughts about the week’s political stories:

PIPELINE POLITICS AND PROTEST The Harper government's approval this week of the Northern Gateway pipeline came under heavy fire from environmentalists, First Nations communities and opposition parties. The federal government says the proposal was subject to an independent scientific review and Enbridge must meet 209 conditions. Did the government make the right decision? Is the pipeline bad for the environment and for First Nations communities, or is it good for the economy?

TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKER PROGRAM The federal government introduced sweeping changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Will the moves resolve the controversy and criticism of the program? Or will they, as business groups suggest, hurt Canadian companies and the economy?

HOUSE OF COMMONS ADJOURNS The House of Commons this week adjourned for the summer, amid a number of controversies and unfinished business. Meanwhile, a new poll places the Liberals with a widening lead over the Conservatives and NDP. What did the government accomplish this spring? What about opposition parties? And what will be on the agenda when MPs return in the fall, with little more than a year to go before the next federal election?



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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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