Aug 10, 2013 | 12:36The House Jean Charest - CETA at 'danger point'? Audio
The House Jean Charest - CETA at 'danger point'? Aug 10, 2013 | 12:36After years of negotiations, deadlines have come and gone, and the Canada-EU free trade agreement is still being negotiated. With no end in sight, former Quebec Premier Jean Charest -- was one of the first proponents of such a deal -- explains why he's ge
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.
Oct 19, 2013 | 25:06The House House Additions | CETA coverage Audio
The House House Additions | CETA coverage Oct 19, 2013 | 25:06We’ve pulled together some of our coverage of the agreement in principle on a free-trade deal between Canada and the European Union, starting with an CETA explainer, and followed by House interviews with International Trade Minister Ed Fast and Official
Oct 26, 2013 | 5:05The House House Additions | Nanos on Senate Audio
The House House Additions | Nanos on Senate Oct 26, 2013 | 5:05How is this Senate story resonating with you, the voters? To give us a window into what Canadians are thinking, we've called in the President and CEO of the polling firm Nanos Research, House contributor Nik Nanos.
Jul 7, 2012 | 11:36The House The legacy of Bev Oda's controversial tenure Audio
The House The legacy of Bev Oda's controversial tenure Jul 7, 2012 | 11:36Beyond the controversies over expensive glass of orange juice and limousine rides, what will be Bev Oda's legacy? In what kind of shape did she leave the Canadian International Development Agency? Evelyn Guindon, Vice-President of International Programs at CARE Canada, and Stephen Brown, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Ottawa who specializes in overseas aid, join us to discuss.
Sep 29, 2012 | 48:29The House CFIA beef recall raises serious questions Audio
The House CFIA beef recall raises serious questions Sep 29, 2012 | 48:29This week on The House, Evan Solomon gets reaction to CFIA's major beef recall from Pierre Lemieux, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture, and from Malcolm Allen, the NDP's Agriculture critic. Then, Evan talks to Defence Minister Peter MacKay about Iran’s nuclear threat and the so-called "Red Line". Canada's Chief Electoral Officer, Marc Mayrand, explains why Canada’s election laws badly need to be updated. And we look at Justin Trudeau’s possible bid for the Liberal leadership.
Oct 6, 2012 | 11:02The House Oct.6, 2012 - Listen to Tony Clement Audio
The House Oct.6, 2012 - Listen to Tony Clement Oct 6, 2012 | 11:02This week on The House, Evan Solomon speaks with Treasury Board President Tony Clement about whether budget cuts are compromising the safety of our food, and why federal departments are refusing to turn over information requested by the Parliamentary Budget officer Kevin Page.
Nov 17, 2012 | 48:29The House Chinese Ambassador argues espionage concerns amount to 'Cold War mentality' Audio
The House Chinese Ambassador argues espionage concerns amount to 'Cold War mentality' Nov 17, 2012 | 48:29This week on The House, with a new generation of leaders now in charge of his country, China's Ambassador to Canada, Zhang Junsai, joins Evan Solomon for a rare interview to discuss his new president's vision, how it might affect Canada, the controversial CNOOC-Nexen deal, and what he makes of espionage concerns when it comes to China. Then, Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter explains why Prime Minister Stephen Harper won't be joining the country's first ministers next week in Halifax to talk about the economy. Minister of State for Finance Ted Menzies joins us to outline why the federal government had to change its fiscal outlook and push back its deficit-elimination target by one year, and postpone the election promises that were tied to the return to a balanced budget. Finally, Martha Hall Findlay explains why she wants to be the next leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, and what distinguishes her from the early favourite, Justin Trudeau.
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.