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Power & Politics

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Why were charges against 35 Mafia associates stayed?

Charges against 35 organized crime suspects in Montreal were dropped recently and the Crown was curiously cryptic about why.

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Tantric sex class

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Stuck inside a toy claw machine

Damien Murphy only turned away for a few seconds. Moments later, he found his three-year-old son, Jamie, inside a toy machine.

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Budget 2017

How will the funds announced in the 2017 federal budget affect day-to-day life for Torontonians?

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Power Pod: Monday, March 27, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. David, Rachel, Brad and Josh talk pot challenges, the Conservative leadership race, and Senator Beyak's latest comments on residential schools.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, March 27, 2017

Marijuana will be legal by Canada Day 2018. We dive into the (wait for it...) weeds on this issue, hearing from a Vancouver City councillor, a top cop, and Quebec's health minister. Plus: the "father of the border adjustment tax", and cracks in the GOP.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, March 24, 2017

Lawyer David Domina discusses the hurdles ahead for Keystone XL in Nebraska after Trump approves the project. Two experts also weigh in on the fate of the pipeline. Luiza Savage and Alex Panetta discuss the latest in the U.S. health care debate.

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Power Pod: Friday, March 24, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Marie Vastel, Kady O'Malley, Paul Wells and Kelly Cryderman discuss academic freedom, approval of the Keystone XL pipeline and proposed changes to House of Commons rules.

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Power Pod: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Stockwell Day, Brad Lavigne, Susan Smith and Chris Hall discuss the federal budget and the debate over changing House of Commons rules.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains discusses the federal budget. U.K. High Commissioner Howard Drake discusses the attack in London. MPs debate changing House rules. Don Meredith's new lawyer on his client's case.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Special coverage of Budget 2017: Finance Minister Bill Morneau explains his spending plan. Rona Ambrose, Tom Mulcair, the Power Panel, MPs and economists weigh in on the plan.

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Power Pod: Thursday, March 22, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Ian Capstick, Tim Powers, Althia Raj and Amanda Alvaro discuss the federal budget.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Pod. Lindsay, Robin, Marty and Rick discuss what exactly the federal government means by money for 'innovation" and stumble over "cluster funding." Plus: should the House change up its rules?

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom on trade, Trump, Brexit and more. Plus: Republican congressman and co-chair of the U.S.-Canada Inter-Parliamentary Group Bill Huizenga on a possible border adjustment tax and Jason Kenney on his next steps.

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Power Pod: Monday, March 20, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kathleen, David, Rachel and Josh look ahead to the federal budget and discuss Jason Kenney's win as Alberta PC leader and cheating allegations in the Conservative leadership race.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, March 20, 2017

MPs look ahead to Budget Day. Plus: Lisa Raitt on Conservative 'cheaters', Russia expert Kathryn Stoner on the FBI's investigation into Russia, and why the Anglican Church wrote an open letter to Sen. Beyak on residential schools.

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Power Pod: Fri. March 17, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kelly Cryderman, Aaron Wherry, Kady O'Malley and Paul Wells talk Trump and Merkel's 'awkward' Washington meeting, Sen. Don Meredith's new interview, and Kevin O'Leary's vote-rigging allegations.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Mar. 17, 2017

Brad Trost tells Kevin O'Leary to "put up or shut up" amidst vote-rigging allegations, and Don Meredith's lawyer addresses calls for his client to resign his Senate seat. Plus: Germany's ambassador to Canada on tense talks between Trump and Merkel.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, March 16, 2017

Law professor Jan Ting on why he thinks Trump's travel ban will prevail in the Supreme Court. Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci on his province's budget. Sask. Senator Lillian Dyck on why she thinks Senator Beyak should consider leaving her committee post

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Power Pod: Thursday, March 16, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Marie Vastel, Tim Powers, Kathleen Monk and David Khan discuss the Alberta budget, the controversies surrounding senators Don Meredith and Lynn Beyak and Trudeau's defence of NAFTA.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Special episode from Windsor Ontario, the Governor of Michigan weighs in on the Canada-US relationship. City councillors from Detroit and Windsor discuss cross-border issues. The Power Panel takes audience questions. Syrian refugees discuss life in Canada

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Power Pod: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. A special Windsor panel with Sandra Pupatello, Joe Comartin and Ellen Van Wageningen discuss the key issues facing the Canada-U.S. relationship.

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Power Pod: Tues. March 14, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Supriya, Marty, Tim and Robin discuss whether or not the Senate should expel Senator Meredith, banning religious garb at work, and the cost for printing this year's federal budget.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Mar. 14, 2017

Rosie joins us from Windsor to give a preview of Wednesday's road show on Trump & trade. Plus: will the Dutch election usher in a new wave of populism in Europe? And a constitutional lawyer gives Terry the lowdown on if the Senate can expel Don Meredith.

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Power Pod: Mon. March 13, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Brad, Amanda, Josh and Rachel break down the NDP's first leadership debate, the Senator Meredith sex scandal, and B.C.'s campaign financing rules.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, March 13, 2017

Will Trump's health care plan get enough support to become law? Alex Panetta and Todd Zwilich analyse the latest from Washington. Plus: should high heels be mandatory in the workplace? B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver on his bill to ban the practice.

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Power Pod: Fri. March 10, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Pod. Kelly Cryderman, Marie Vastel, Paul Wells and Jennifer Ditchburn on Homeland Security Secretary Kelly's visit to Ottawa, Sen. Meredith's relationship with a teenager, and the fed. government's health deal.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Mar. 10, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly is the first Trump official to visit Canada. He stops by the P&P studio to talk about the security of the US-Canada border, and what he really thinks about asylum seekers crossing illegally to Canada.

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Power Pod: Thurs. March 9, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Today, Rachel, Robin, Tim and Chris debate Justice Robin Camp's resignation, Sen. Beyak's comments on residential schools, and the U.S. commerce secretary's NAFTA signals.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, March 9, 2017

NDP MP and residential school survivor Romeo Saganash, Minister of Indigenous Affairs Carolyn Bennett & the director of the Truth and Reconciliation Centre react to Sen. Beyak's comments. Plus: Liberal backbenchers on 'differences' in the caucus.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau discusses gov't pledge to spend $650M on reproductive health around the world. MPs debate the move to eliminate 'zombie laws'. Three women discuss the Daughters of the Vote initiative.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Ian Capstick, Amanda Alvaro, Tim Powers and Althia Raj discuss Sophie Gregoire Trudeau's Women's Day message, the PM's statement about Islamophobia and the fight over the genetic testing bill.

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Power Pod: Tues. March 7, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Marty, Supriya, Rick and Robin talk the upcoming federal budget, the Trump travel ban 2.0, and the latest candidate in the NDP leadership race.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The date is set - all the details on what Canadians can expect in the federal budget March 22. Plus: Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen on bracing for a refugee surge in the aftermath of Trump's new travel ban and Niki Ashton on her NDP leadership bid.

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Power Pod: Monday, March 6, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Rachel Curran, Brad Lavigne, Josh Wingrove and Susan Smith discuss Trump's travel ban 2.0, Canada' commitment to Ukraine and the Conservative leadership race.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, March 6, 2017

MPs discuss Canada's military commitment to Ukraine and the country's ambassador responds to the extended mission. Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner reacts to Trump's revised travel ban. MP Bill Blair discusses his cross-country tour on pot legalization.

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Power Pod: Friday, March 3, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kelly Cryderman, Jason Markusoff, Marie Vastel and Althia Raj discuss Trump's week, Alberta crown prosecutors staying cases over a lack of resources and the controversy in some Liberal nomination contests

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, March 3, 2017

Russia watcher Alina Polyakova discusses Trump's team's ties to Russia. Two people who met with the PM to discuss the opiod crisis share their personal stories. Juanita Nathan on why she says the Liberal nomination race she quit was unfair.

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Power Pod: Thursday, March 2, 2017

Susan Smith, Stockwell Day, Chris Hall and Brad Lavigne discuss Ontario Hydro prices, U.S. Attorney Gen. Jeff Sessions' talks with Russia and retired Senator Carstairs call for the Senate to pay her legal fees.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, March 2, 2017

Ex-Bush ethics lawyer Richard Painter discusses U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' conversations with Russia. Ont. PC Leader Patrick Brown on high hydro prices - Ont. Minister Brad Duguid responds. MP Charlie Angus on why he wants to be NDP leader.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Tim Powers, Amanda Alvaro, Ian Capstick and Kady O'Malley discuss Trump mentioning Canada in his speech to Congress and the Conservative leadership race.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Fmr. speech writers analyze Trump's speech to Congress. John Manley discusses the speech's implications for Canadian businesses. Transport Minister Marc Garneau on his latest trip to D.C. Fmr. cabinet minister James Moore on Tory leadership race.

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Power Pod: Tues. Feb. 28, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Supriya, Marty, Rick and Robin discuss Liberal nomination issues, the influx of Canadian politicians headed down south, and the Conservative leadership debate vs. Kevin O'Leary's "fireside chat".

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley on how she's putting her province's interests on Washington's radar. Plus: lots of political analysis on what to expect from President Trump's prime time address to Congress.

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Power Pod: Mon. Feb 27, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Today's panelists David Khan, Rachel Curran, Brad Lavigne and Josh Wingrove weigh in on Kevin O'Leary skipping Tuesday's Conservative debate and more.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Feb. 27, 2017

Three's a crowd? Guy Caron officially becomes the third candidate to enter the NDP leadership race. Plus: a top cyber security official on how vulnerable Canadians' online information is, and PM Trudeau requests a meeting with Brampton's mayor.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday Feb. 24, 2017

Power Panel on the Conservative leadership debate at the Manning Conference, checking in on the border crossing from North Dakota, Jason Kenney on the PC Alberta leadership race, Treasury Board President Scott Brison on his visit to the U.S., & more...

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Power Pod: Friday Feb. 24, 2017

Special bonus coverage of the Conservative leadership debate at the Manning Centre Conference, White House press push back against apparent ban on three major outlets. The panellists are Eric Grenier, Aaron Wherry, Kelly Cryderman, Jennifer Ditchburn

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Power Pod: Thursday Feb 24, 2017

The Power Panel discusses asylum seekers, the Trump-Trudeau phone call and sets up Friday's Conservative leadership debate. Today's panellists are Chris Hall, Susan Smith, Kathleen Monk and Stockwell Day.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday Feb. 23, 2017

Manitoba boosts funding for asylum seekers, the UNHCR representative to Canada visits an illegal border crossing in Quebec, Eric Grenier on the Conservative leadership, the Power Panel and more...

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Power Pod: Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017

The Power Panel discusses illegal border crossing, refugee resettlement and Preston Manning's comments about populism in the Conservative leadership race. Amanda Alvaro, Ian Capstick, Tim Powers and Althia Raj

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister and Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale on illegal border crossing, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna on working with the Trump administration, Preston Manning on Conservative leadership. the Power Panel and more...

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Power Pod: Tuesday Feb. 21, 2017

The Power Panel on NAFTA, asylum seeks and the Yazidi refugee resettlement announcement. Featuring Robin MacLachlan, Rick Anderson, Marty Patriquin and Amanda Alvaro.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday Feb. 21, 2017

Former prime minister Brian Mulroney on re-negotiating NAFTA, MPs debate illegal border crossing by asylum seekers, Canada announces Yazidi refugee targets, Trump's social media strategy, the Power Panel, and more...

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

Health Minister Jane Philpott on the health funding deal with B.C. and Quebec's health minister weighs in. Former Ambassador to NATO Yves Brodeur discusses Canada's commitment to NATO. Peter Julian discusses his NDP leadership bid.

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Power Pod: Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kelly Cryderman, Aaron Wherry, Paul Wells and Kady O'Malley discuss the federal government's health care deal with B.C., Canada's NATO commitment and the debate over M-103.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017

Journalists Todd Zwillich and Daniel Lippman discuss Trump's press conference where he attacked the media. MPs discuss Trudeau's trip to Europe. B.C.'s trade envoy David Emerson discusses softwood lumber.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Brad Lavigne, Lindsay Doyle, Chad Rogers and Jason Markusoff discuss Justin Trudeau's speech to the EU and Trump's news conference where he blasted the press and denied ties to Russia.

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Power Pod: Wed. Feb. 15, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Ian, Tim, Althia and Amanda debate the CETA deal, the anti-Islamophobia motion, and Team Trump's ties with Russia.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

International trade minister Francois-Philippe Champagne joins us from France after the European Parliament passes CETA. Plus: Richard Haass on his new book, A World in Disarray, and how it pertains to Trump and Russia.

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Power Pod: Tues. Feb. 14, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Rick Anderson, Martin Patriquin, Robin MacLachlan and Susan Smith on "Joe Trudeau", the effects of the Trump travel ban on Canada, and the anti-Islamophobia bill.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister on refugees crossing the U.S. border. Plus: Stanford prof Kathryn Stoner on Michael Flynn's resignation and the impact on US-Russia relations, and the German ambassador looks ahead to Trudeau's trip to Germany this week.

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Power Pod: Mon. Feb 13, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Supriya, Chad, Brad and Marie dissect Trudeau's first visit with Trump, tweaks to NAFTA, and the leaders' meeting with women business executives...and Ivanka's involvement.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Feb. 13, 2017

All the details and analysis on Justin Trudeau's visit with Donald Trump in Washington today. Former U.S. ambassadors to Canada weigh in on tone and tenor, free trade negotiator Derek Burney on NAFTA 'tweaking', and Ralph Goodale on border security.

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Power Pod: Fri. Feb 10, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kelly Cryderman, Jason Markusoff, Jennifer Ditchburn & Aaron Wherry discuss Trudeau's revealing comment on why he scrapped electoral reform, plus his trip to the U.S., & Romeo Saganash's letter to the PM.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Feb. 10, 2017

Can Trudeau and Trump see eye-to-eye on trade and economy? Rosemary talks to Alberta's trade minister on the energy message to Americans & the Washington Post's White House bureau chief looks ahead to Monday's visit. Plus: Texas' first transgender mayor.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017

MPs discuss Trudeau's upcoming meeting with Trump and Laura Dawson and Paul Frazer discuss the key issues at play. The reeve of Emerson Manitoba discusses the growing number of migrants crossing the border.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Brad Lavigne, Lindsay Doyle, Chris Hall and Stockwell Day discuss Trudeau's upcoming meeting with Trump, the Bombardier deal and Trump's clash with Nordstrom.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017

Minister of Innovation Navdeep Bains discusses the government's loan to Bombardier and opposition MPs respond. Former U.S Ambassador to Canada James Blanchard and former Foreign Affairs Minister John Manley discuss top ministers meeting with US officials.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Tim Powers, Ian Capstick, Supriya Dwivedi and Althia Raj discuss the Bombardier loan and top cabinet ministers' high-level meetings in Washington.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017

First 10 minutes of show aren't here because of a technical audio difficulty. Defence Min Sajjan on his recent meeting with U.S. counterpart Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis. Plus: Conservative leadership candidates Erin O'Toole and Steven Blaney.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Feb. 6, 2017

The government's top economic adviser, Dominic Barton, discusses his latest recommendations. An advertising expert discusses the politics in Super Bowl ads. Imam Hassan Guillet on his message of compassion at the funeral for the mosque shooting victims.

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Power Pod: Monday, Feb. 6, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Amanda Alvaro, Rachel Curran, Robin MacLachlan and Josh Wingrove discuss the Conservative leadership debate and the report from the advisory council on economic growth.

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Power Pod: Fri. Feb 3, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kelly Cryderman, Jason Markusoff, Paul Wells and Aaron Wherry tackle Kellie Leitch's campaign manager's suprise resignation, and Liberal cabinet angst over broken promises on electoral reform.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Feb. 3, 2017

14's a crowd - all the Conservative leadership candidates prepare to face off Saturday in Halifax, including newcomer to the race Kevin O'Leary. Plus: Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi on what the Quebec shooting means to him as a Muslim and a Canadian.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017

Ukraine's Ambassador to Canada discusses increased fighting in his country. Two young voters react to the government abandoning it's promise to change the voting system. Minister Amarjeet Sohi on why more infrastructure funds aren't getting out the door.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017

Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould on why the government is reversing on plans to change the electoral system. MPs Nathan Cullen and Scott Reid respond. Conservative Interim Leader Rona Ambrose discusses her party's leadership race.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Althia Raj, Tim Powers, Amanda Alvaro and Robin MacLachlan discuss the government abandoning its electoral reform promise, and the Conservative leadership race.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Jan. 31

We go to Quebec City for the latest updates on the mosque shooting, with the CBC's Catherine Cullen and Quebec radicalization expert Benjamin Ducol. Plus: Obama's former counter-terrorism ambassador on Trump's travel ban.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Jan. 30, 2017

Political reaction in the aftermath of the Quebec City mosque attack. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, Quebec City MP Joel Lightbody, and Montreal activist Sameer Zuberi. Plus: Immigration MPs on President Trump's travel ban.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Jan. 27, 2017

British Cabinet Minister Andrew Percy discusses Theresa May's meeting with Donald Trump. MPs debate changes to party fundraising rules. Journalists Alex Panetta and Jeff Mason discuss Trump's first week in power.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017

Santa Fe, N.M. mayor Javier Gonzales discusses why he's pushing back against Trump's crackdown on sanctuary cities.NFL's Jocelyn Moore on why the NFL is working to reverse a CRTC on Super Bowl ads. Minister Carolyn Bennett on First Nations child welfare.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Stockwell Day, Karl Belanger, Kady O'Malley and Susan Smith discuss U.S. President Trump and Mexico's Pena Nieto cancelling their meeting, Trump's comments on trade and Trudeau's town hall tour.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2016

Former Mexican Congressman Agustin Barrios Gomez responds to Trump's move on the Mexican border wall and NAFTA. Ambassador-designate to China John McCallum on Canada-China relations. Eric Grenier on how Trudeau's poll numbers stack up.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Amanda Alvaro, Althia Raj, Tim Powers and Ian Capstick discuss Trump's border wall with Mexico, Trudeau getting heckled on his town hall tour and electoral reform.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017

Natural Resources Min. Jim Carr, former NEB chair Gaetan Caron and Bold Nebraska leader Jane Kleeb on Trump's big move to revive Keystone XL. Plus: Innovation Min. Bains on Trump's meeting with automakers, & a NAFTA trade lawyer on renegotiating the deal.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Jan. 23, 2017

Marc Garneau, head of the US-Canada Cabinet committee on Trump and NAFTA. Plus: former Quebec premier Jean Charest on how Canada should approach the negotiating table, and Occupy Wall Street founder on turning the Women's March into a political movement.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

Our Inauguration special, live from Washington. All the details on President Trump's inauguration and first few hours in office. Plus: Canada's foreign affairs, defence and natural resources ministers on U.S.-Canada relations and a special Power Panel.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

P&P is in Washington for the inauguration of Donald Trump. Rosemary speaks with Canada's ambassador to the U.S., Republican commentator David Frum, Michigan congressman Paul Mitchell and regular Americans hopeful - or concerned - about Trump's presidency.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday January18, 2017

Kevin O'Leary makes Conservative leadership bid official and Canada prepares for trade under Trump.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017

Quebec health minister Gaetan Barrette and Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod on the new health care deal signed between the feds and the territories and Saskatchewan. Plus: inauguration day details and Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Jan. 16, 2017

Ukraine and Latvia's ambassadors to Canada react to Donald Trump's comments calling NATO 'obsolete.' Plus: Canada's new Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, Trudeau's latest town hall, and Eric Grenier looks ahead to Tuesday's Conservative debate.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley on B.C.'s approval of Trans Mountain pipeline. Andrew Saxton discusses his Tory leadership bid. Kathryn Stoner talks U.S.-Russian relations. Power Panel on Trudeau's town hall tour.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Jan. 12, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kathleen Monk, Susan Smith, Chad Rogers and Chris Hall discuss B.C.'s Trans Mountain pipeline approval, PM's town hall tour and Kevin O'Leary's exploratory leadership report.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017

Politico's Luiza Savage and PRI's Todd Zwillich discuss unsubstantiated allegations against Trump. Francois-Philippe Champagne discusses his new job as Trade Minister. Actress Jane Fonda speaks out against oilsands development. Alta. Premier responds.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Tim Powers, Ian Capstick, Tim Murphy and Aaron Wherry discuss Donald Trump's press conference, Justin Trudeau's vacation and Jane Fonda's visit to Alberta.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017

P&P dives into Trudeau's cabinet shuffle. Who's in? Who's out? Plus: new Minister of Democratic Institutions Karina Gould, former interim Liberal leader Bob Rae, and other Liberal insiders on the shake-up.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Jan. 06, 2016

Live updates on the shooting at the Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida, including a press conference from Florida Governor Rick Scott. Cyber warfare expert Rafal Rohozinski on Russian hacking report.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Jan. 05, 2016

Canadian Forces Ombudsman discusses support for veterans with mental health and Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr weighs in. Former CIA Analyst Jacqueline Lopour discusses U.S. Senate hearings into Russian hacking. MPs discuss deficits.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Jan. 05, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kathleen Monk, Susan Smith and Stockwell Day discuss a report showing decades of deficits, the trade minister's response to Trump's tweets and the cost of Canada's 150th birthday bash.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Jan. 04, 2016

Former NAFTA negotiator John Weekes responds to Trump's trade talk. Tory Leadership candidate Lisa Raitt on her efforts to stop Kevin O'Leary. The Stateside panel on the fight over Obamacare. Former CSIS Chief discusses Canada's anti-terror preparedness.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Jan. 04, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Tim Powers, Ian Capstick, Amanda Alvaro and Kady O'Malley discuss Lisa Raitt's stop O'Leary campaign, U.S. trade rhetoric and carbon tax blowback.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Jan. 03, 2017

Alta. Environment Minster Shannon Phillips discusses her province's carbon tax. Two American journalists discuss Trump and the new congress. Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa explains his province's position on health care funding.

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