Sep 10, 2011 | 48:29The House September 10, 2011 Audio
The House September 10, 2011 Sep 10, 2011 | 48:29This week on The House, guest-host Susan Lunn looks back to the attacks of 9/11 with the first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Tom Ridge. Then, Queen's Park reporter Mike Crawley joins Susan for a look at the Ontario provincial election. Speaking of campaigns, the Federal Treasurer of the NDP, Rebecca Blaikie, discusses the upcoming race to replace Jack Layton. And finally, reporter Louise Elliott looks at the recent appointment of Angelo Persichilli as Director of Communications for the Prime Minister, and what it means in the ongoing battle to court the so-called ethnic vote.
Dec 8, 2012 | 48:29The House Paradis explains the approval of the CNOOC-Nexen takeover Audio
The House Paradis explains the approval of the CNOOC-Nexen takeover Dec 8, 2012 | 48:29This week on The House, after the federal government gives two foreign takeovers the green light, Evan Solomon asks Industry Minister Christian Paradis to explain what the CNOOC and Petronas decisions mean. Then the NDP Energy and Natural Resources critic, Peter Julian, tells us why the decision is 'irresponsible'. Reports of an upcoming audit report into the projected cost of the F-35 fighter jets created waves on Parliament Hill this week. Joining us to discuss this is the Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of National Defence, Chris Alexander. While the government has given the green light to two foreign takeovers, the Canada - EU trade deal still hasn't been finalized. Negotiations over what’s being billed as the biggest trade deal since NAFTA are still underway. International Trade Minister Ed Fast and NDP critic Don Davies join us to discuss. Finally, Quebec MP Marc Garneau is here to tell you why he would be a better leader of the federal Liberal Party than Justin Trudeau.
Oct 19, 2012 | 48:29The House Government and opposition parties clash over budget implementation bill Audio
The House Government and opposition parties clash over budget implementation bill Oct 19, 2012 | 48:29This week on the House, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty joins us to discuss the government’s latest Budget Implementation Bill, then the NDP’s Nathan Cullen and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May share their thoughts. Ontario Deputy Premier and Finance Minister Dwight Duncan talks about Premier Dalton McGuinty’s resignation and about proroguing the Ontario Legislature. The CBC's Terry Milewski brings us up to date on the controversy surrounding Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Peter Penashue’s election expenses. And the CBC's Susan Lunn brings us a special report: who wants to become Canada's nuclear dump?
Feb 23, 2013 | 48:30The House Questions remain after senator Duffy promises to repay living expenses Audio
The House Questions remain after senator Duffy promises to repay living expenses Feb 23, 2013 | 48:30This week on The House, Evan Solomon gets National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Shawn Atleo's first reaction to the appointment of a new Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Minister, Bernard Valcourt. Senator Mike Duffy wants to put the questions about where he lives to rest. Will his decision to repay thousands of dollars in living expenses allow him to turn the page? We hear from Senator Duffy, the NDP's ethics critic Charlie Angus, and CBC senior political correspondent Terry Milewski. Will more pipelines be good or bad for the Canadian economy? Canadian Auto Workers Union economist Jim Stanford and the Director and Palmer Chair in Public Policy for the University of Calgary Jack Mintz bring us two very different views.
Jun 28, 2013 | 17:39The House Nelson Mandela - House Addition Audio
The House Nelson Mandela - House Addition Jun 28, 2013 | 17:39With Nelson Mandela remaining in serious but stable condition in hospital, Evan Solomon speaks to Gerry Caplan, who wrote extensively about apartheid, and to Paul Heinbecker, the former Canadian ambassador to the United Nations and chief foreign policy ad
Mar 9, 2013 | 53:31The House Prison watchdog calls government response to aboriginal report 'dismissive' Audio
The House Prison watchdog calls government response to aboriginal report 'dismissive' Mar 9, 2013 | 53:31This 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.