Mar 2, 2012 | 48:29The House March 2, 2012 Audio
The House March 2, 2012 Mar 2, 2012 | 48:29This week on The House, Evan Solomon explores the 'robocall' affair starting with a set up by CBC's national affairs editor Chris Hall, followed by an interview with Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister Dean Del Mastro. Then, three party insiders pull back the curtain on what really goes into running an election campaign.
Mar 30, 2012 | 48:30The House The House - March 31, 2012 Audio
The House The House - March 31, 2012 Mar 30, 2012 | 48:30This week on The House, Evan Solomon asks federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty about some controversial aspects of his latest budget: changes to Old Age Security and Guaranteed Income Supplement, the speeding up of the environmental review process for large energy projects, and, of course, the decision to get rid of the penny. Evan also gets reactions from the new leader of the NDP, Tom Mulcair, and the Ontario Finance Minister, Dwight Duncan. It turns out, the war of words between Ottawa and Ontario appears far from over.
Apr 6, 2012 | 48:29The House The House - April 7, 2012 Audio
The House The House - April 7, 2012 Apr 6, 2012 | 48:29This week on The House, Evan Solomon talks to Canada's new Auditor General, Michael Ferguson, about what went wrong with the government's plan to replace its fleet of CF-18s with F-35 fighter jets. Then, Evan asks the Parliamentary Secretary to the Defence Minister, Chris Alexandre, if the government misled Parliament and the public. Who should be held responsible for the faulty process?
Dec 1, 2012 | 48:29The House In-depth interview with Justin Trudeau Audio
The House In-depth interview with Justin Trudeau Dec 1, 2012 | 48:29This week on The House, Evan Solomon sits down with Liberal leadership candidate Justin Trudeau for his first national broadcast interview since he announced his candidacy. Emmanuelle Latraverse, the Ottawa bureau chief for Radio-Canada and host of "Les Coulisses du Pouvoir.", and Rob Russo, the Ottawa bureau chief for the Canadian Press, join us to dissect the Trudeau candidacy. With the world watching the United Nations' General Assembly on Thursday, 138 countries voted to recognize the Paliestinian Authority as a non-member observer state -- an upgrade from its previous non-member observer status. Nine countries voted against the resolution, including Canada. What impact will Canada’s vote have on the region? We talk to Michael Bell, a former Canadian ambassador to Jordan, Egypt, and Israel. Finally, Kady O'Malley looks at a private member's bill that received a lot of attention on Parliament Hill this week.
Jan 6, 2012 | 48:29The House The House, January 7, 2012 Audio
The House The House, January 7, 2012 Jan 6, 2012 | 48:29This week on The House, the war of words between the federal government and the leaders of the community of Attawapiskat continues to escalate. Both sides give their view of the situation. We also examine whether corporate tax cuts are the best way to create jobs and grow the economy with former Bank of Canada governor David Dodge, Conservative MP James Rajotte and NDP MP Chris Charlton.
Jan 14, 2012 | 48:29The House January 14, 2012 Audio
The House January 14, 2012 Jan 14, 2012 | 48:29This week, The House is on location Liberal Convention in Ottawa. Evan Solomon talks with former Prime Minister Paul Martin and interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae about the party's future. Evan looks ahead to the upcoming Premiers meeting in Victoria, B.C. Evan discusses the future of health care with Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter and with B.C. Premier Christy Clark. CBC Reporter Louise Elliott brings us a look at the current state of Canada's E.I. system, and back at the Liberal Convention Kady O'Malley discusses political floor crossings.
Jan 20, 2012 | 48:29The House The House - January 21, 2012 Audio
The House The House - January 21, 2012 Jan 20, 2012 | 48:29This week on The House, Evan Solomon looks ahead to next Tuesday's Crown - First Nations meeting with CBC national reporter Karina Roman, Thunder Bay reporter Jody Porter, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Greg Rickford. Plus, we ask Stockwell Day and David Bercuson whether Canada needs a new foreign intelligence service. And, a look at health funding with Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger and CBC national reporter Susan Lunn.
Jan 27, 2012 | 48:29The House The House - January 28, 2012 Audio
The House The House - January 28, 2012 Jan 27, 2012 | 48:29This week on The House, Evan Solomon explores the growing divide between Quebec and the federal government over Ottawa's omnibus crime bill. Quebec Justice Minister Jean-Marc Fournier says the province won't pay for the 600 million dollars it will cost to comply with C-10 once it becomes law. Find out how his federal counterpart, Rob Nicholson, responds.
Feb 11, 2012 | 48:29The House February 11, 2012 Audio
The House February 11, 2012 Feb 11, 2012 | 48:29This week on The House, national reporter Susan Lunn sits down with Prime Minister Stephen Harper in China. And Evan reaches the Prime Minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile Lobsang Sangay.
Feb 18, 2012 | 48:29The House February 18, 2012 Audio
The House February 18, 2012 Feb 18, 2012 | 48:29This week on The House, Evan Solomon asks Public Safety Minister Vic Toews about the government's internet surveillance bill. Will the public backlash lead to amendments? And does Toews regret his "with us or with child pornographers" comment?
Feb 25, 2012 | 48:30The House February 25, 2012 Audio
The House February 25, 2012 Feb 25, 2012 | 48:30This week Evan Solomon looks ahead to the federal budget with Finance Minister Jim Flaherty. When will that budget finally be tabled? Then, interim Liberal leader Bob Rae gives us his reasons for requesting an emergency debate on the "robocalls" story. Evan also speaks to former Chief Electoral Officer Jean-Pierre Kingsley to find out what the ramifications there could be.
Mar 10, 2012 | 48:29The House March 10, 2012 Audio
The House March 10, 2012 Mar 10, 2012 | 48:29This week on The House, Evan Solomon talks with Labour Minister Lisa Raitt about the labour conflicts at Air Canada and the back to work legislation she put on the Order Paper on Friday. Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird talks with Evan about his historic visit to Burma this week. And two NDP Leadership hopefuls are on the show this week, first a conversation with MP Nathan Cullen, and then a look at businessman Martin Singh.
Mar 16, 2012 | 48:29The House The House - March 17, 2012 Audio
The House The House - March 17, 2012 Mar 16, 2012 | 48:29This week on The House, guest-host Alison Crawford brings you the latest developments in the so-called Robocalls affair with CBC senior correspondent Terry Milewski and John Ivison from The National Post. Plus, in the lead-up to the NDP's convention in Toronto next Saturday, we bring you everything you need to know about the race to elect the new leader of the Official Opposition.