PM Touts Trade Deal But Questions Remain – December 11, 2019
The government has launched its sales pitch for ratifying the new NAFTA trade deal, but questions remain. Peter Van Dusen welcomes Jean Simard (Aluminum Association of Canada) and MPs Garnett Genuis (Conservative), Marilène Gill (Bloc Québécois), Lindsay Mathyssen (NDP), and Arif Virani (Liberal).
Health Minister Patty Hajdu discusses her new portfolio, including pharmaceuticals and free trade, the opioid crisis, and national pharmacare.
University of Cambridge professor Catherine Barnard previews the U.K. general election.
A new international study warns that Canada and other countries must adapt to changing terrorist threats. Martin Stringer speaks with report co-author Serge Stroobants and security expert Phil Gurski.
Journalists Tonda MacCharles (Toronto Star) and Kristy Kirkup (The Globe and Mail) provide analysis on today’s top stories.