Thursday, February 27:
Peter Van Dusen has more on the meeting of political leaders and Wet’suwe’ten hereditary chiefs, as blockades continue. Joining us are Grand Chief Stewart Phillip (Union of BC Indian Chiefs) and Kenneth Deer (Mohawk Nation at Kahnawà:ke). We also hear from Shachi Kurl (Angus Reid Institute) about new public opinion polling on the blockades.
Friday, February 28:
More on coronavirus and its effects on the economy (Perrin Beatty, Canadian Chamber of Commerce) and public health (Isaac Bogoch, University of Toronto).
Journalists Susan Delacourt (Toronto Star), Bob Fife (The Globe and Mail), and Catherine Lévesque (La Presse Canadienne) review the week’s top stories.
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.