The House | Feb 9, 2013 | 48:29
Scandals hit the Red Chamber
This week on The House, scandals hit the Red Chamber. What do controversies surrounding Senators Patrick Brazeau, Mike Duffy, and Mac Harb affect the future of the Senate? Retired Progressive Conservative Senator Lowell Murray joins Evan Solomon to with his take. Then, is foreign aid going to be at heart of the next clash between Ottawa and Quebec? Quebec's Minister of International Relations Jean-Francois Lisée explains why Quebec is creating its own foreign aid agency. Also this week, European and Canadian negotiators met in Ottawa to try to hash out the remaining sticking points of a free trade deal. Trade expert Laura Dawson, a senior fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, and former Ambassador to the United States Derek Burney join Evan to discuss what’s really at stake with this Canada-EU trade agreement. Finally, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney explains why Canadians who commit acts of terrorism and who are dual citizens should be stripped of their Canadian citizenship.