Nov 8, 2014 | 49:59The House Harassement allegations on Parliament Hill Audio
The House Harassement allegations on Parliament Hill Nov 8, 2014 | 49:59This week on The House, allegations of personal misconduct have lead to the suspension of Liberal MPs Scott Andrews and Massimo Pacetti. Liberal Party whip Judy Foote, NDP whip Nycole Turmel and NDP deputy leader Megan Leslie join us to discuss.
Mar 18, 2011 | 48:30The House March 19, 2011 Audio
The House March 19, 2011 Mar 18, 2011 | 48:30This week on The House, Kathleen Petty takes a closer look at whether the government could be found in contempt of Parliament. Committee members Tom Lukiwski, Pat Martin and David McGuinty join us in studio to discuss the past three days of hearings. We also ask Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon how far Canada is prepared to go to help the people of Libya.
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.
Sep 23, 2011 | 1:18The House The Cost of Prisons Audio
The House The Cost of Prisons Sep 23, 2011 | 1:18There's much disagreement over how much the implementation of the federal government's anti-crime measures included in this week's omnibus bill will cost. Our Radio-Canada Daniel Thibeault looked into one thing we DO know: how much our current jail and prison system costs.
Oct 21, 2011 | 7:04The House Canada Research Chair Donald Savoie interview Audio
The House Canada Research Chair Donald Savoie interview Oct 21, 2011 | 7:04Did the federal government find the perfect way to spend 33 billion dollars? This week's shipbuilding announcement gathered praises from all angles. But Donald Savoie, the Canada Research Chair in Public Administration and Governance at the University of Moncton, says that by trying to avoid political minefields, the government might have created a process where politicians are not ultimately accountable.
Nov 24, 2012 | 48:29The House Nenshi to Trudeau: the road to becoming Prime Minister 'travels through Alberta' Audio
The House Nenshi to Trudeau: the road to becoming Prime Minister 'travels through Alberta' Nov 24, 2012 | 48:29This week on The House, Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi weighs in on the controversy surrounding comments by Liberal leadership hopeful Justin Trudeau about Alberta. He also predicts what will happen in Monday's hotly contested by-election in Calgary Centre. Then, former U.S. special envoy to the Middle East George Mitchell discusses the aftermath of the conflict between Israel and Hamas. Finally, Kady O'Malley is in to discuss the procedural showdown over the government's second omnibus budget implementation bill.
Dec 15, 2012 | 48:29The House F-35s and CNOOC-Nexen takeover dominate the last week of Parliament Audio
The House F-35s and CNOOC-Nexen takeover dominate the last week of Parliament Dec 15, 2012 | 48:29This week on The House, Evan Solomon looks back at an eventful few days on Parliament Hill -- from the F-35 file to the aftermath of the CNOOC-Nexen takerover approval -- with the leader of the Official Opposition, Tom Mulcair, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, Interim Liberal leader Bob Rae and Green Party leader Elizabeth May. We also hear from the U.S. Ambassador to Canada, David Jacobson, following the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut.
Dec 29, 2012 | 48:29The House The House - 2012 political quiz! Audio
The House The House - 2012 political quiz! Dec 29, 2012 | 48:29The CBC's National Affairs editor Chris Hall, CBC political blogger and House contributor Kady O'Malley, and PostMedia columnist and a long-time member of the CBC's popular At Issue panel on The National, Andrew Coyne, join us for our annual political quiz.
Dec 13, 2013 | 8:32The House Conservative Senator Vern White Audio
The House Conservative Senator Vern White Dec 13, 2013 | 8:32Hugh Segal has become the 3rd Conservative Senator -- after Gerald Comeau and David Braley -- to announce he was stepping down. All in less than a month. Segal will leave next summer to go head up Massey College in Toronto. Given the timing of the departu
Jan 4, 2014 | 48:29The House Inside the Wright-Duffy deal Audio
The House Inside the Wright-Duffy deal Jan 4, 2014 | 48:29This week on The House, we go through the Senate RCMP court documents like you've never heard before. We bring some of the most controversial emails to life and go through the list of characters involved in the Nigel Wright and Mike Duffy deal.