May 18, 2013 | 48:28The House Senators, Wright face new probe demands Audio
The House Senators, Wright face new probe demands May 18, 2013 | 48:28This week on The House, with Senators Wallin and Duffy out of the Conservative caucus, we get reaction from NDP Ethics Critic Charlie Angus. We also hear from Senator Patrick Brazeau. And we speak with B.C. Premier Christy Clark after her stunning victory
Jan 12, 2013 | 48:29The House The House - January 12, 2013 Audio
The House The House - January 12, 2013 Jan 12, 2013 | 48:29This week on The House, Evan Solomon dissects the outcome of the meeting between First Nations leaders and the federal government. First, the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Shawn Atleo discusses what was accomplished at Friday's gathering, then we get the government's view with Greg Rickford, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development. Evan also speaks with Derek Nepinak, Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs to find out why he chose to boycott the meeting. Then, we look at the future of the Idle No More movement with spokesperson Pam Palmater. Then, the CBC's Chris Hall and Terry Milewski help us put all sides in perspective and explain what it all means politically.
May 18, 2013 | 9:47Day 6 Robyn Doolittle on Alleged Rob Ford Crack tape Audio
Day 6 Robyn Doolittle on Alleged Rob Ford Crack tape May 18, 2013 | 9:47Toronto Star city hall reporter Robyn Doolittle on the alleged Rob Ford crack tape: the holders of the tape have "gone underground" , but she is still in contact with her source. CBC has not been seen or verified the tape, and Mayor Ford called the story
Feb 8, 2013 | 9:25Day 6 Brennan, drones, and war: a former drone operator speaks out Audio
Day 6 Brennan, drones, and war: a former drone operator speaks out Feb 8, 2013 | 9:25For the last several years, the Obama administration has been nearly silent about the military drone program which targets militants overseas. This week, the legal justification for drones and their use against American citizens offshore was leaked to NBC news. John Brennan, one of the architects of the program, was questioned about drones at the confirmation hearing for his new position as head of the CIA on Thursday. Brent spoke to Brandon Bryant, a former drone operator with the US air force for more than five years, about the human aspect of drone warfare. We reached him in Billings, Montana.
May 4, 2013 | 48:29The House Kenney promises more changes Audio
The House Kenney promises more changes May 4, 2013 | 48:29This week on The House: Immigration Minister Jason Kenney on Temporary Foreign Workers, more on the costs of Canada’s new Arctic offshore patrol ships, and our political panel on 2 years under a Harper majority.
Dec 22, 2012 | 48:29The House The House - 2012 Political Highlights Audio
The House The House - 2012 Political Highlights Dec 22, 2012 | 48:29This week, The House explores the growing tensions between First Nations and the federal government, and recaps the top political moments of 2012 with Tonda McCharles, parliamentary reporter for the Toronto Star, and John Ivison, a political columnist for the National Post.
Feb 2, 2013 | 51:43The House PBO warns that the system is broken Audio
The House PBO warns that the system is broken Feb 2, 2013 | 51:43This week on The House, Evan Solomon talks with the Parliamentary Budget Officer, Kevin Page, about the end of his term, and his relationship with the federal government. Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has been a critic of the governments promotion of the Keystone XL pipeline, he stops by to tell us why. Then, the Executive Director of the Sierra Club of Canada, John Bennett, tells us why civil disobedience may be an option for opposing any new pipeline project, and Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver gives us some government reaction to both of them. Finally, Toronto Star reporter Tonda McCharles and National Post columnist John Ivison look at Parliament's return.