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.
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 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.
Sep 9, 2012 | 6:09The House Is the Liberal brand sick? Audio
The House Is the Liberal brand sick? Sep 9, 2012 | 6:09The liberals set leadership rules in motion at their caucus retreat this week. The party makes the case that leadership candidates will reinvigorate the party's brand in the coming months. But is the liberal brand on the demise? And can a leader turn things around? The CBC's Julianne Hazlewood takes a closer look at what lies behind the liberal brand.
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?