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.
Jul 8, 2011 | 9:37The House Afghan Representative Ershad Ahmadi Interview Audio
The House Afghan Representative Ershad Ahmadi Interview Jul 8, 2011 | 9:37With Canadian troops moving away from combat and taking on a new training role, we wonder what Afghans think of Canada's exit from Kandahar. Chris Hall speaks with Afghanistan's representative to Ottawa, Ershad Ahmadi, and asks him what long-term commitments are Afghans expecting from Canada its NATO allies?
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.
Mar 9, 2013 | 18:42The House Extended conversation with former Australian Prime Minister John Howard Audio
The House Extended conversation with former Australian Prime Minister John Howard Mar 9, 2013 | 18:42The issues dominating Parliament, from the F-35 debate to concerns around Chinese state ownership, are also taking centre stage in Australian politics. This week, former Australian Prime Minister, John Howard, weighs in on the challenges facing both governments and assesses Canada's approach. He joins Evan Solomon in studio, as he's in Ottawa as a guest speaker at the Manning Centre Networking Conference -- an annual event organized by the Conservative think-tank. Widely seen as a source of inspiration to Stephen Harper, what advice would Howard give to the Prime Minister?
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.
Jan 19, 2013 | 1:08:37The House Leslie speaks out about the impact of DND cuts to training (extended version) Audio
The House Leslie speaks out about the impact of DND cuts to training (extended version) Jan 19, 2013 | 1:08:37This week on The House, Evan Solomon looks at the operational readiness of the Canadian Forces. Retired General Andrew Leslie talks about the consequences of increased spending on things such as consultants, while cutting spending on training for soldiers. We also get reaction from the Chief of the Defence Staff General Thomas Lawson. Brad Wall, the Premier of Saskatchewan, and Robert Ghiz, Premier of PEI, , explain a new deal among Canada's provinces and territories to purchase six widely-used generic drugs and save 100 million dollars in the process. Gary Doer, Canada's ambassador to the United States, looks forward to President Obama's inauguration on Monday. Finally, the CBC's Neil Sandell explores the concept of "social finance". We also speak to the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, Diane Finley.
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.
Mar 16, 2013 | 48:29The House Penashue's 'inexperienced volunteer' speaks Audio
The House Penashue's 'inexperienced volunteer' speaks Mar 16, 2013 | 48:29This week on The House, Evan Solomon talks to Peter Penashue's former campaign manager and official agent, Reg Bowers, the man the now former cabinet minister blames for the ineligible donations his campaign accepted. Was Reg Bowers surprised by Penashue'