Thursday, November 28:
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer speaks with reporters on Parliament Hill after making an announcement about his House of Commons leadership team.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh holds a news conference on Parliament Hill to announce his party’s shadow cabinet.
Friday, November 29:
Kory Teneycke, a former PMO director of communications for Stephen Harper, talks about his call for Andrew Scheer’s resignation as Conservative leader.
Journalists Brian Platt (National Post) and Marieke Walsh (The Globe and Mail) review the week’s developments.
Peter Van Dusen
Peter is one of the most well-known political journalists in Canada, a distinctive and popular personality with close to four decades as both reporter and anchor. He joined CPAC in 2001, where he began his continuing stint as host of PrimeTime Politics, CPAC’s nightly political round-up. He also serves as the network’s Executive Producer, ensuring quality coverage of Canadian politics through a variety of platforms.
Prior to joining CPAC, Peter spent seven years with CTV Ottawa and 11 years with the city’s CBC affiliate.
Having covered the Canadian political scene for more than 25 years, Martin is as politically astute as he is savvy. He joined CPAC in 1996 and has covered leadership races, political conventions and federal elections, serving as PrimeTime Politics’ Hill correspondent daily and host of the show’s Friday edition. Martin began his career as a reporter for CBC Radio in Quebec City and also worked for seven years as national and international producer for CBC Radio’s flagship show, As It Happens.