Sep 19, 2015 | 49:59The House Stephen Harper won't change course Audio
The House Stephen Harper won't change course Sep 19, 2015 | 49:59This week on The House, Conservative leader Stephen Harper talks about his plan for the economy and why, despite acknowledging that Canadians feel vulnerable about the state of the economy under his leadership, his approach will not change.
May 12, 2012 | 12:10The House Scott Vaughan - Canada's Environment and Sustainable Development Commissioner Audio
The House Scott Vaughan - Canada's Environment and Sustainable Development Commissioner May 12, 2012 | 12:10Canada will not meet its self-imposed green house gas emissions target for 2020. In his spring report, Canada's Environment and Sustainable Development Commissioner Scott Vaughan writes the targets that replaced those of the Kyoto protocol -- judged unrealistic and too costly to achive by the Conservative government -- will not be met. We also ask Vaughan what his concerns are about the environmental assessment changes included in the government's budget implementation bill.
Oct 8, 2011 | 48:29The House October 8, 2011 Audio
The House October 8, 2011 Oct 8, 2011 | 48:29This week on The House, guest-host Chris Hall talks to the newly re-elected Ontario Finance Minister, Dwight Duncan. They discuss the tough choices that lie ahead, and the challenges the Liberals face given their new "major-minority" status.
May 26, 2012 | 48:30The House Qc students open the door to compromise Audio
The House Qc students open the door to compromise May 26, 2012 | 48:30This week on The House, Evan Solomon explores the ongoing student protests in Quebec. The conflict that began as a disagreement between certain student associations and the provincial government over tuition hikes seems to have morphed into something larger. Evan talks to Leo Bureau-Blouin, the president of Quebec's College Student Federation, and Quebec's Finance Minister Raymond Bachand. Then, employment insurance changes announced this week are getting poor reviews from Atlantic provinces. Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Kathy Dunderdale and Human Resources Minister Diane Finley join us with the latest.
Jun 16, 2012 | 18:47The House Listen to Elizabeth May, David McLaughlin, and Peter Kent Audio
The House Listen to Elizabeth May, David McLaughlin, and Peter Kent Jun 16, 2012 | 18:47The soon-to-be defunct National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) released one final major report this week focusing on Canada's progress on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. We talk to the CEO and president of the NRTEE David McLaughlin and Green Party leader Elizabeth May about the report's findings and the government's decision to scrap the advisory body created under Brian Mulroney. We also speak to Environment Minister Peter Kent ahead of Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development which gets underway in Brazil next week.
Aug 18, 2012 | 48:29The House NDP prepares to run in next Quebec election Audio
The House NDP prepares to run in next Quebec election Aug 18, 2012 | 48:29This week on The House, guest-host Chris Hall talks politics, pipelines, and party priorities with NDP leader Tom Mulcair. Why is the NDP planning to start up a provincial party in Quebec? Plus, more negative publicity for the RCMP this week as the national police force grapples with dissent within its ranks. We ask Conservative Senator and former senior Mountie Vern White about the challenges Commissioner Bob Paulson faces in transforming the force. And we take the pulse of two upcoming elections, one here and the one south of the border. CBC's Tim Duboyce tells us how the leaders fared this week ahead of the first televised leaders debate on Sunday. And we speak with two former ambassadors about how the Republican Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan ticket could impact Canada. Finally, we speak with Olivia Chow and Mike Layton, as they prepare to mark the one-year anniversary of Jack Layton's death next Wednesday Aug.22, 2012.