December 14, 2019

PrimeTime Politics This Week

December 14, 2019

Wednesday, December 11:

Analysis and reaction to the revised USMCA free trade pact between Canada, Mexico, and the United States. Peter Van Dusen welcomes MPs Garnett Genuis (Conservative), Marilène Gill (Bloc Québécois), Lindsay Mathyssen (NDP), and Arif Virani (Liberal).

Thursday, December 12:

Peter Van Dusen has full coverage of Andrew Scheer’s decision to resign as Conservative party leader. We hear from Conservative MPs Michael Barrett, Garnett Genuis, and Stephanie Kusie, and two prominent voices calling for Scheer’s departure: John Reynolds and Kory Teneycke.

Friday, December 13:

Journalists Bob Fife (The Globe and Mail), Kady O’Malley (iPolitics contributor), and Mia Rabson (The Canadian Press) provide their analysis on the week’s top stories.

About

Peter Van Dusen

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.

Martin Stringer

Martin Stringer

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.