Tuesday, January 21:
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with reporters in Winnipeg on the final day of the a three-day meeting of the federal cabinet.
Wednesday, January 22:
Omar Alghabra, parliamentary secretary to the prime minister and deputy prime minister, announces that the federal government will match donations up to $1.5 million to the Canada Strong campaign, a fund established to assist families of those killed in the downing of Ukraine International Airlines flight 752.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh speaks with reporters on the final day of the party’s two-day federal caucus meeting in Ottawa.
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.