Power & Politics

About the Show

POWER & POLITICS is the arena where decision-makers answer the questions that matter to viewers. Award-winning host Rosemary Barton takes Canadians through the day's breaking political news. Featuring hard-hitting political interviews and a cast of regular political panellists and critical thinkers, the program gives an insider's view of the continuously unfolding drama of the Canadian political scene. Smart and unpredictable, POWER & POLITICS is the highest-rated daily political news show in Canada and must-see political affairs programming for Canadians everywhere.

The CBC News team plays a key role on the show, providing live reports from Parliament Hill and from legislatures across the country. Award-winning journalists break down political events, election races and policy fights, and make the day's developments relevant to all Canadians.

For more information, please visit: cbcnews.ca/politics | facebook.com/PnPCBC |@PnPCBC

Program Name

Power & Politics

Program Type

Television Show

Genre

CBC News & Current Affairs

Schedule

Monday to Friday at 5 p.m. ET (2 PT, 5:30 NT) on CBC News Network

Bios

Rosemary Barton

Host | Power & Politics

Press Releases

CBC TAKES THE CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS BY STORM THIS YEAR, WINNING MORE TROPHIES ACROSS ALL CATEGORIES

CBC TAKES THE CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS BY STORM THIS YEAR, WINNING MORE TROPHIES ACROSS ALL CATEGORIES

Last night's Canadian Screen Awards gala presentation, which was broadcast live on CBC-TV, topped off an incredible week with CBC winning the majority of the television awards. Read More »

CBC SCORES 15 AWARDS AT THE 2016 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS OPENING NIGHT GALA

CBC SCORES 15 AWARDS AT THE 2016 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS OPENING NIGHT GALA

CBC News Network takes home two awards including Best Host or Interviewer in a News or Information Program or Series for Rosemary Barton and Best News Anchor, National for Ian Hanomansing Read More »

ROSEMARY BARTON CONFIRMED AS PERMANENT HOST OF POWER AND POLITICS, CBC NEWS NETWORK’S #1 POLITICAL D

ROSEMARY BARTON CONFIRMED AS PERMANENT HOST OF POWER AND POLITICS, CBC NEWS NETWORK’S #1 POLITICAL D

CBC News is pleased to announce that Rosemary Barton (@rosiebarton) is named as the full-time host for CBC News Network's daily political show, POWER AND POLITICS. Read More »

CBC’S ELECTION COVERAGE RAMPS UP: POWER AND POLITICS ADDS NEW SUNDAY PROGRAM FOCUSED ON FEDERAL ELEC

CBC’S ELECTION COVERAGE RAMPS UP: POWER AND POLITICS ADDS NEW SUNDAY PROGRAM FOCUSED ON FEDERAL ELEC

From Aug. 30 until Oct. 18, POWER AND POLITICS will air an extra program on Sundays that focuses exclusively on the 2015 federal election, providing coverage right up to the night before Election Day. Read More »

CARLY RAE JEPSEN, METRIC,  TERRI CLARK, RADIO RADIO, MARIE-MAI, AND CANADIAN SPACE AGENCY ASTRONAUT

CARLY RAE JEPSEN, METRIC,  TERRI CLARK, RADIO RADIO, MARIE-MAI, AND CANADIAN SPACE AGENCY ASTRONAUT

Celebrate Canada’s 146th birthday with CBC and Radio-Canada on Monday, July 1, live from Parliament Hill, featuring performances from some of the nation’s most talented musical acts, including pop star Carly Rae Jepsen, indie rockers Metric, country superstar Terri Clark, Radio Radio, Marie-Mai and a special performance by Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut Chris Hadfield. Read More »

CANADIANS TURN TO CBC NEWS FOR COVERAGE OF KATHLEEN WYNNE’S HISTORIC VICTORY

CANADIANS TURN TO CBC NEWS FOR COVERAGE OF KATHLEEN WYNNE’S HISTORIC VICTORY

2.5 million Canadians watched CBC News Network on Saturday, Jan. 26, leading all broadcasters Read More »

CBC RECAPS THE ISSUES, EVENTS AND PERSONALITIES  THAT DEFINED 2012 WITH MULTI-PLATFORM YEAR-END PROG

CBC RECAPS THE ISSUES, EVENTS AND PERSONALITIES THAT DEFINED 2012 WITH MULTI-PLATFORM YEAR-END PROG

From the ongoing civil strife in Syria to Hurricane Sandy knocking out power on the eastern seaboard to the re-election of U.S. President Barak Obama - it was a year of major stories and events, from right here at home and around the world. Read More »

TODAY, JOIN CBC NEWS FOR THE MOST EXTENSIVE CANADIAN COVERAGE OF THE U.S. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION WITH

TODAY, JOIN CBC NEWS FOR THE MOST EXTENSIVE CANADIAN COVERAGE OF THE U.S. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION WITH

For complete Election Day multiplatform coverage, turn to: CBC News Network and CBC-TV; CBCNews.ca; and CBC Radio One Read More »

Romney vs. Obama, Round 3, The Final Showdown | Canada’s Best Political Team Covers Monday’s Debate

Romney vs. Obama, Round 3, The Final Showdown | Canada’s Best Political Team Covers Monday’s Debate

Debate coverage begins with POWER & POLITICS WITH EVAN SOLOMON at 5 p.m. ET President Obama had a strong performance in Round 2, the polls are neck and neck, and it's anyone's guess who will take the White House on... Read More »

U.S. Presidential Debate, Round 2: Who Will Come Out Swinging? Canada’s Best Political Team Covers T

U.S. Presidential Debate, Round 2: Who Will Come Out Swinging? Canada’s Best Political Team Covers T

Debate coverage begins with POWER & POLITICS WITH EVAN SOLOMON at 5 p.m. ET CBC News Network has live coverage tomorrow night of the Presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney. Debating in a town meeting... Read More »

Canada’s Best Political Team Broadcasts Tonight’s U.S. Vice Presidential Debate 9 P.M. ET On CBC New

Canada’s Best Political Team Broadcasts Tonight’s U.S. Vice Presidential Debate 9 P.M. ET On CBC New

Debate coverage begins with POWER & POLITICS WITH EVAN SOLOMON at 5 p.m. ET CBC News Network has live coverage tonight of the U.S. Vice-Presidential Debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan. Coverage begins at 9... Read More »

CBC News is Canada’s Top Source for In-Depth Coverage of the U.S. Presidential Election by Canada’s

CBC News is Canada’s Top Source for In-Depth Coverage of the U.S. Presidential Election by Canada’s

The Extensive Coverage Begins Tonight with the First Presidential Debate. POWER & POLITICS WITH EVAN SOLOMON sets up the night, beginning at 5 p.m. ET on CBC News Network Read More »

PERSONALITIES  THAT DEFINED 2011 WITH SPECIAL YEAR-END PROGRAMMING ON CBC-TV, CBC NEWS NETWORK, CBC

PERSONALITIES THAT DEFINED 2011 WITH SPECIAL YEAR-END PROGRAMMING ON CBC-TV, CBC NEWS NETWORK, CBC

From the Arab Spring to the ongoing financial crises in Europe, to the devastation in Japan, to domestic milestones including the election of a Conservative majority government and the death of Jack Layton, 2011 was another year of major stories and events. Read More »

Program Name

Power & Politics

Program Type

Television Show

Genre

CBC News & Current Affairs

Schedule

Monday to Friday at 5 p.m. ET (2 PT, 5:30 NT) on CBC News Network

Bios

Rosemary Barton

Host | Power & Politics