Week 4 of the campaign sees parties drawn economic...08/29/15
This week on The House, former Prime Minister Paul Martin defends Justin Trudeau's plan to invest in infrastructure...and run more deficits. Then, former Bank of Canada Governor David Dodge gives us his assessment of Canada's economic situation.
Mid-week Podcast: The economy takes centre stage
The battle lines are being drawn in the economic battle among the three main parties. In House panelists Tasha Kheiriddin and Mark Kennedy discuss how the economy is now taking centre stage.
Mike Duffy's trial and economic woes shape week 3 of the...
This week on The House, the Conservative campaign continues to be thrown off message by the daily revelations out of the Mike Duffy trial. Will their be lasting consequences? Then, our first House debate of the campaign focuses on the struggles of the...
Mid-week Podcast: Beyond Nigel Wright's testimony
The Duffy trial will take a break after next week, but there could be more bombshells coming before that as former PMO lawyer Benjamin Perrin takes Nigel Wright's place in the witness box Thursday. We take a mid-week break to assess the fall-out for...
Nigel Wright and the economy shape Week 2 of the campaign
This week on The House, In House panelist Andrew Coyne and Rosemary Barton share their insights into how the politics of the Mike Duffy trial are playing out on the campaign trail, then former Conservative strategist and senior advisor to Stephen...
Day 1 of Nigel Wright and Week 2 of the election campaign
We take a mid-week look at the latest election developments, starting with star witness Nigel Wright's testimony at the Mike Duffy trial with former senior advisor to Stephen Harper, Keith Beardsley.
Week 1 of the federal election campaign
This week on The House, Green Party leader Elizabeth May talks about her fight to stay relevant during a long campaign. Then, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne explains why she's publicly taking on Stephen Harper.
Early campaign review and debate preview
In a special mid-week election podcast, Chris Hall discusses the early days of the campaign and looks ahead to Thursday's debate with Mark Kennedy, parliamentary bureau chief for the Ottawa Citizen, and Tasha Kheiriddin, columnist for iPolitics and...
Canada's longest and most expensive election campaign ever...
On the eve of his first campaign as party leader, Justin Trudeau joins us to discuss the timing of the election campaign, working with other parties, the impact of struggling economy on his campaign promises and how he's approaching next week's debate.
The Election Pollcast - Do Journalists Have a Poll Problem?
CBC poll analyst Eric Grenier asks two veteran hill watchers, Susan Delacourt from the Toronto Star and David Akin from Sun Media, how journalists are influenced by political polls.
Stephen Harper's '11th hour' Senate conversion
This week on The House guest-host Terry Milewski discusses Senate abolition and potential coalitions with NDP leader Tom Mulcair. Then, Minister of State for Social Development, Candice Bergen defends her government's choice to boost the Universal...
The Pollcast with Eric Grenier
Welcome to The Pollcast, a podcast hosted by Éric Grenier that will delve deeply into the world of polling. This week's episode features Abacus Data CEO David Coletto.
Premiers' clash leads to unprecedented energy agreement
This week, The House is at the Premiers' annual summer gathering. Alberta's Rachel Notley, Manitoba's Greg Selinger, Ontario's Kathleen Wynne and Quebec's Philippe Couillard all join us from St. John's.
'Overall strength of our economy' should be a concern,...
This week on The House, former Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page brings us a reality check on the state of the Canadian economy, and how uncertainty is starting to shape the narrative ahead of this fall's election campaign. Then, Saskatchewan...
Can Canada avoid sliding into recession?
This week on The House, Host Chris Hall gets Finance Minister Joe Oliver to respond to forecasts that predict Canada is sliding into a recession, as well as a discussion about the potential impact of the Greek economic crisis on Canada.
Addressing the global jihadist threat
politicsA series of deadly attacks around the world leave global leaders struggling to respond. We ask Defence Minister Jason Kenney about the global jihadist threat and what it means for Canada. Then how PACs are changing Canadian politics and maybe...
James Moore's surprise exit and Justin Trudeau's 'Real...
Industry Minister James Moore joins us following his surprise announcement to discuss why he's stepping down. Then, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau discusses his plan for "Real Change."
The aftermath of the Auditor General's Senate expenses...
This week on The House, guest-host Rosemary Barton looks at the future of the Senate. First, Auditor General Michael Ferguson discusses his scathing report into Senate expenses. Then, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall explain...
Chaos in the Senate as Auditor General report flags...
Senate Opposition leader James Cowan discusses the explosive leaks from the upcoming expenses report by the Auditor General, and defends his own spending issues.
'Til next time? Peter MacKay not running in the next...
Treasury Board President Tony Clement and former PC leader and Quebec Premier Jean Charest talk about Peter Mackay's announcement that he will leave politics.
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