May 15, 2021

Watch this week’s highlights from CPAC’s flagship show, PrimeTime Politics, the source for political roundup and analysis of policy issues. Get an insider’s perspective from Ottawa featuring interviews and guest panels from the Hill.

Peter Van Dusen questions Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan about the Line 5 pipeline dispute and Canada’s intervention in the legal dispute between Enbridge and the state of Michigan.

MPs discuss today’s ethics commissioner reports on the WE Charity controversy, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and former finance minister Bill Morneau. Peter Van Dusen welcomes Adam Van Koeverden (Liberal), Eric Duncan (Conservative), and Charlie Angus (NDP).

Kelley Lee, a Canada Research Chair in global health governance at Simon Fraser University, discusses the political debate over COVID-19 and travel restrictions.

Martin Stringer welcomes a trio of MPs to debate domestic travel and rapid COVID-19 testing: Greg Fergus (Liberal), Shannon Stubbs (Conservative), and Don Davies (NDP).

Todd Loewen reacts after being one of two United Conservative MLAs expelled from caucus yesterday for openly criticizing the leadership of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney.

We look at the week’s top political stories with Ian Bailey (The Globe and Mail) and Tonda MacCharles (Toronto Star).


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.