The House | Mar 9, 2013 | 53:31
Prison watchdog calls government response to aboriginal report 'dismissive'
This week on The House, Evan Solomon sits down with Howard Sapers, Canada's Correctional Investigator, to discuss his special report on the issue of growing aboriginal incarceration rates. What does he make of the government's response? The former Prime Minister of Australia, John Howard, sits down with Evan to discuss climate change, F-35s, aboriginal issues, and a host of other issues affecting both countries. CBC reporter Alison Crawford brings us a documentary on the controversial and emotional issue of doctor-assisted suicide. Alberta Finance Minister Doug Horner discusses the budget he tabled this week, and how it could affect Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's upcoming budget. Finally, CBC political blogger Kady O'Malley explains the latest chapter in the Parliamentary Budget Officer's mandate saga.