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?
Jan 19, 2013 | 20:29The House Social Finance explained Audio
The House Social Finance explained Jan 19, 2013 | 20:29The CBC's Neil Sandell explains what "social finance" is, and where the concept comes from in Canada. Then, Human resources and Skills Development Minister, Diane Finley, explains how the federal government wants to use social finance to tackle certain social issues.
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.
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?
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.
Feb 9, 2013 | 48:29The House Scandals hit the Red Chamber Audio
The House Scandals hit the Red Chamber Feb 9, 2013 | 48:29This week on The House, scandals hit the Red Chamber. What do controversies surrounding Senators Patrick Brazeau, Mike Duffy, and Mac Harb affect the future of the Senate? Retired Progressive Conservative Senator Lowell Murray joins Evan Solomon to with his take. Then, is foreign aid going to be at heart of the next clash between Ottawa and Quebec? Quebec's Minister of International Relations Jean-Francois Lisée explains why Quebec is creating its own foreign aid agency. Also this week, European and Canadian negotiators met in Ottawa to try to hash out the remaining sticking points of a free trade deal. Trade expert Laura Dawson, a senior fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, and former Ambassador to the United States Derek Burney join Evan to discuss what’s really at stake with this Canada-EU trade agreement. Finally, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney explains why Canadians who commit acts of terrorism and who are dual citizens should be stripped of their Canadian citizenship.