February 8, 2020

PrimeTime Politics This Week

February 8, 2020

Tuesday, February 4:

Martin Stringer speaks with former Conservative interim leader Rona Ambrose about the re-introduction of her bill on training for judges handling sexual assault cases. Ambrose also discusses the current Conservative leadership race.

Marc-André Cossette recaps the federal court decision that upholds the Trudeau’s government’s Indigenous consultation process for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

Thursday, February 6:

The latest details from Ottawa on coronavirus and the flights evacuating Canadians from China.

Peter Van Dusen looks at the prime minister’s trip to Africa with MPs Garnett Genuis (Conservative), Jack Harris (NDP), and Rob Oliphant (Liberal), along with Nicolas Moyer, president of the Canadian Council for International Co-operation.

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.