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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018

Ontario PC candidate Karin Howard explains why she's supporting Patrick Brown as he runs for his old job as party leader. Plus: The New York Times' Washington correspondent Ken Vogel breaks down the expanding Russia probe, and lawyer Todd McCarthy explains why his client, a former jury member, is suing the Ontario and federal governments.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Rick, Yolande, Marty and Kathleen discuss Ontario MPP Randy Hillier's complaint against Patrick Brown, and Trudeau's trip to India.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

CBC’s Meghan Fitzpatrick with breaking news: Patrick Brown has registered to run in the Ontario PC leadership race. Terry calls up Ontario PC leadership candidate Christine Elliott for her reaction. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 13 Russians over meddling in the 2016 U.S. election; CBC’s Ellen Mauro brings us up to speed and former U.S. federal prosecutor weighs in. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is heading to India; MPs and analysts weigh in. Ontario PC strategists weigh in on Patrick Brown’s move to replace himself as leader of the party. Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould on what steps Canada is taking to protect itself against election meddling. NDP House Leader Ruth Ellen Brosseau on the NDP convention.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kelly Cryderman, Paul Wells, Marie Vastel, and Aaron Wherry discuss Patrick Brown registering to run in the Ontario PC leadership race and the NDP policy convention.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Stockwell, Supriya, Chris, Eric and Robin discuss the new date for legal pot, the first debate of the Ontario PC leadership race, and Australia's sex ban between ministers and staffers.

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POWER and POLITICS - Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018

Ontario's PC leadership candidates square off in their first debate. We've got debate highlights and political analysis. Plus: the Senate's new deal means pot legalization won't come into effect until August. The government's pot point person Bill Blair is here, and Bob Rae gives an update on the Rohingya crisis after returning from Myanmar.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Jen Gerson, Bruce Spence, Amanda Alvaro, Tim Powers and Ian Capstick weigh in on the Prime Minister promising a new legal framework for Indigenous people, Senator Peter Harder's effort to force a vote on Bill C-45 by March 1, and Patrick Brown’s allegations against CTV’s reporting.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018

Ontario PC Party leadership candidate Christine Elliott says Justin Trudeau “doesn’t call the shots in Ontario” and that her team is exploring all options to oppose the federal government’s carbon price plan. Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett and Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s promise to create a new legal framework for Indigenous people. Government Representative in the House Peter Harder discusses his willingness to use time allocation to force a vote on the legal cannabis bill.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018

John Manley and Laura Dawson weigh in on the state of NAFTA negotiations. Bobby Cameron, Chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, on the latest meetings in Ottawa between government officials and Colten Boushie’s family. Calgary city councillor Druh Farrell on the city’s potential 2026 Olympics bid. MPs discuss the sobering update from Canada’s chief NAFTA negotiator. Jon Allen and Thomas Juneau on the escalation in tensions between Israel and Iran. Mohamed Fahmy on why he says Canada needs a law protecting citizens imprisoned abroad.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Doug Cuthand, Rick Anderson, Daniel Moulten, and Kathleen Monk discuss Colten Boushie’s family’s meetings with the Prime Minister, Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale. The Power Panel then weighs in on the Conservatives pressuring the government to resolve the pipeline spat between Alberta and B.C., and Trump’s latest remarks about NAFTA and Canada-U.S. trade.

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Power Pod: Monday, Feb. 12, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Brad Lavigne, Susan Smith, Hayden King and Rachel Curran discuss what happens next in the wake of the Stanley verdict and the latest developments in the Ontario PC party leadership race.

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POWER and POLITICS - Monday, Feb. 12, 2018

Colten Boushie’s cousin Jade Tootoosis and Chris Murphy, lawyer to the Boushie family, discuss their meetings with government officials and what they hope happens next. MPs discuss the appropriateness of the government’s reaction to the acquittal of Gerald Stanley. Manitoba Liberal MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette on why he says he wasn’t surprised by the verdict. Lawyers David Butt and Jonathan Rudin weigh in on the Stanley verdict and the issue of Indigenous representation on juries. Ontario PC strategists Mike Van Soelen, Angela Wright and Kate Harrison on the state of the party leadership race.

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Power Pod: Friday, Feb. 9, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Paul, Aaron, Kelly and Jason weigh in on the Doug Ford/Caroline Mulroney interviews, Jason Kenney's strategy to go "all the way" in the Alberta-B.C. feud, and Trudeau adviser Gerry Butts' latest Twitter battle.

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POWER and POLITICS - Friday, Feb. 9, 2018

Doug Ford and Caroline Mulroney discuss abandoning the party's platform on a carbon tax. Plus: Health Min. Ginette Petitpas Taylor on if a warning label on unhealthy foods will help Canadians eat better, and Alberta's United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney weighs in on his province's feud with B.C.

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POWER and POLITICS - Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna explains the government's biggest environmental overhaul in a generation. Will it make Canada's climate change goals possible? Environment MPs debate. Plus: B.C.'s new Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson weighs in on the B.C.-Alberta spat over the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, and Open Russia vice-chair Vladimir Kara-Murza looks ahead to Russia's presidential election next month.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Stockwell, Robin, Susan and Jen discuss the government's scrapping of the National Energy Board, Ontario PC leadership candidate Caroline Mulroney's stance against the carbon tax, and whether the price of legalized pot can compete with the black market.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018

CBC’s Aaron Wherry with the latest on where Ottawa stands on the B.C.-Alberta dispute over Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. In a live press conference, B.C. Premier John Horgan says he disagrees with Alberta Premier Rachel Notley’s assertion that B.C. is breaking the law in the escalating dispute over Trans Mountain. Premier Notley joins Terry Milewski to discuss the ongoing feud. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on why her province is retaliating against the New York state over its ‘Buy American’ provisions. Finally, P&P takes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s University of Chicago speech/Q&A live.

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Power Pod: Monday, Feb. 5, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Brad, Susan, Josh and Rachel discuss the PMO's bureau for handling sexual harassment complaints, the Conservatives' new candidate vetting process, and Caroline Mulroney's bid for Ontario's PC leadership.

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POWER and POLITICS - Monday, Feb. 5, 2018

Conservative Deputy Leader Lisa Raitt explains how their tighter vetting process will keep candidates with sexual harassment allegations out of the party. Plus: Saskatchewan's new Premier Scott Mo plans to continue his predecessor's fight against a carbon tax, and Cape Breton's mayor enters the Nova Scotia PC leadership race after someone threatened to expose him as gay.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018

Fisheries Minister Dominic Leblanc on the government overhauling Harper-era reforms to the fisheries act. Ethics MPs Marco Mendicino, Peter Kent and Charlie Angus on the Conservative motion calling on the PM to repay the expenses of his vacation to the Aga Khan’s private island. The Atlantics’ McKay Coppins and the Toronto Star’s Daniel Dale on how Trump’s ‘treason’ remark is going over in Washington. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale on the hurdles facing the government’s legal cannabis legislation. Eric Grenier weighs in on who is most likely to win the Ontario PC leadership contest. Independent Senator Marilou McPhedran on why she is offering to cover initial legal costs for any staffers, past or present, who wants to bring forward a sexual harassment complaint. University of Michigan professor Genevieve Zubrzycki on the highly controversial legislation signed into law today by Poland’s president.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Supriya Dwivedi, Martin Patriquin, Rick Anderson and Kathleen Monk discuss the Conservative opposition day motion calling on the PM to repay the costs of his vacation to the Aga Khan’s private island, the PM facing criticism over his comments to a veteran, and the potential delays facing the cannabis legalization legislation.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Feb. 2, 2018

Trump OK’d the release of a controversial Republican memo today that alleges abuse of surveillance powers by the FBI and Justice Department; 2016 Independent Presidential Candidate Evan McMullin and NYT Washington Correspondent Kenneth Vogel weigh in.Alberta Premier Rachel Notley discusses the province’s ongoing dispute with B.C. over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. N.L. Premier Dwight Ball on the province’s economic outlook. Ontario PC political strategists weigh in on who should lead the party following Patrick Brown’s resignation. Dave Addison, executive director of the Toronto City Mission, explains why he is refusing to sign the summer jobs grant attestation form. Cape Town journalist Graeme Raubenheimer updates us on his city's water crisis as Day Zero looms.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Feb. 2, 2018

Trump OK’d the release of a controversial Republican memo today that alleges abuse of surveillance powers by the FBI and Justice Department; 2016 Independent Presidential Candidate Evan McMullin and NYT Washington Correspondent Kenneth Vogel weigh in. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley discusses the province’s ongoing dispute with B.C. over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. N.L. Premier Dwight Ball on the province’s economic outlook. Ontario PC political strategists weigh in on who should lead the party following Patrick Brown’s resignation. Dave Addison, executive director of the Toronto City Mission, explains why he is refusing to sign the summer jobs grant attestation form. Cape Town journalist Graeme Raubenheimer updates us on his city's water crisis as Day Zero looms.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Jen, Chad, Lindsay and Robin discuss the newest entrants to the Ontario PC leadership race, Christine Elliott and Caroline Mulroney; the Erin Weir investigation; and the fate and future of 24 Sussex.

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POWER and POLITICS - Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018

NDP launches an investigation into MP Erin Weir. Plus: two new candidates enter the PC leadership race. Who will lead the party out of its recent turmoil? And WADA Russian doping report co-author Richard McLaren weighs in on the overturn of the Olympic ban on 28 Russian athletes.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Amanda Alvaro, Tim Powers, Ian Capstick and Althia Raj discuss Andrew Scheer ordering an investigation into Rick Dykstra’s 2015 candidacy, the growing rift between Alberta and B.C. over Trans Mountain, and the turmoil gripping the Ontario PCs.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018

CBC’s Margo McDiarmid with the latest on Conservative leader Andrew Scheer ordering into the handling of Rick Dykstra’s candidacy in the 2015 election. Ontario PC strategists weigh in on the turmoil gripping the party. Laura Dawson and Sarah Goldfeder on what Trump’s state of the union address could mean for Canada. Former Minister of National Defence Peter MacKay weighs in on the recent spate of deadly attacks in Afghanistan.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Rick Anderson, Yolande James, Marty Patriquin, and Kathleen Monk discuss Vic Fedeli dropping his Ontario PC Party leadership bid, the PM’s handling of Kathleen harassment allegations against Kent Hehr, and the allegations of bullying against Green Party Leader Elizabeth May.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018

Ontario PC interim leader Vic Fedeli on why he decided to drop his leadership bid. Politico’s Luiza Savage and the Boston Globe’s Astead Herndon weighs in on the secret memo hanging over Washington. Christophe Bondy, senior counsel to Canada during the CETA negotiations, discusses a leaked report detailing to potential economic impact of Brexit on the U.K.. MPs debate NAFTA’s Chapter 11. CBC’s Chris Hall with highlights from his sit down interview with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The Brooking Institute’s Alina Polyakova weighs in on the U.S. Treasury Department’s ‘Putin list.’

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POWER and POLITICS - Monday, Jan. 29, 2018

They're back! MPs return to Parliament after winter break. The three parties' House leaders join Chris Hall for a panel discussion on the work ahead. Plus: Former U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on the end of NAFTA talks: round six, and remembering the Quebec City mosque shooting one year later.

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Power Pod: Monday, Jan. 29, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Jason, Brad, Rachel, Susan and Josh break down the cultural shift happening on the Hill with sexual harassment, the Ontario PC leadership race, and the latest wrap-up of NAFTA talks.

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Power Pod: Friday, Jan. 26, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Jen, Kelly, Althia and Marie discuss the latest developments with Ontario PC party leadership, the possible allocation of federal budget money for print media and the surprise ITC ruling on the Bombardier-Boeing dispute. Jack Caporal, journalist with Inside U.S. Trade, joins the panel for the Bombardier discussion.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Jan. 26, 2018

Ontario PC candidate for the riding of Ajax Rod Phillips weighs in on the future of the Ontario PC party in the wake of Patrick Brown’s resignation. Former federal prosecutor John Flannery on reports that Trump tried to fire special counsel Robert Mueller in June. Canada's Consul General in San Francisco Rana Sarkar on the goals for Trudeau’s upcoming international trips. Manitoba Families Minister Scott Fielding and Serpent River First Nation Chief Elaine Johnston on the conclusion of the emergency meeting on Indigenous children in child and family services. Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson on his meetings about NAFTA with U.S. Mayors. Washington Post contributor Daniel Drezner weighs in on the state of U.S. foreign policy one year into Trump’s presidency.

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POWER and POLITICS - Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018

Conservative Deputy Leader Lisa Raitt and Ontario PC MPP Victor Fedeli weigh in on the allegations facing Patrick Brown and Kent Hehr. Plus: NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh on the NDP caucus retreat, and Jane Philpott on the emergency meeting on Indigenous children in child and family services.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Stockwell Day, Rachel Gerson, Amanda Alvaro, and Robin MacLachlan discuss Patrick Brown's resignation as Ontario PC leader and Sports Minister Kent Hehr's resignation from the Liberal cabinet after sexual misconduct allegations were levelled against each man.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Ian Capstick, Supriya Dwivedi, Tim Powers and Althia Raj discuss Kathleen Wynne’s comments on TPP and NAFTA, Kellie Leitch's announcement that she will not run for re-election in 2019 and on the government’s decision to end Canada Post community mailbox conversions but not restore door-to-door delivery to those communities who have already converted.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018

The government moved today to end Canada Post community mailbox conversions but not restore door-to-door delivery to those communities who have already converted. Minister of Public Services and Procurement Carla Qualtrough discusses the decision and opposition MPs Peter Kent and Charlie Angus react. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne weighs in on the revived TPP deal and how it might affect NAFTA negotiations. Gordon Ritchie, deputy chief negotiator of the original Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement weighs in on the prospects of a successful conclusion to NAFTA negotiations. Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark and Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke discuss the workshop in Washington on countering violent extremism. Finally, Globe and Mail cartoonist Brian Gable on what it means to him to become one of the newest members of the Order of Canada.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Rick Anderson, Yolande James, Martin Patriquin, and Kathleen Monk weigh in on Canada and 10 other nations agreeing to a revived TPP deal, the ongoing summer job grant “attestation” controversy, and the new provincial NDP leader in Quebec.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018

Canada and 10 other nations agree to a revived version of the TPP. International Trade Minister Francois Philippe-Champagne discusses the deal. Flavio Volpe, President of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, on why he’s unhappy with the deal. Trade analysts Meredith Lilly and Mark Warner weigh in. Labour Minister Patty Hajdu discusses the ongoing summer job grant “attestation” controversy. Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott with an update on how her new portfolio is progressing. Cape Town city councillor Xanthea Limberg discusses the looming water crisis her city is facing.

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Power Pod: Monday, Jan. 22, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Josh, Brad, Rachel and Susan discuss Davos, the NEB hearings on TransMountain, and the Canada Summer Jobs attestation requirement.

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POWER and POLITICS - Monday, Jan. 22, 2018

Trudeau pitches Canada at the annual Davos forum. Will NAFTA uncertainty spook potential investors? Jean Charest is here. Plus: Canada's former ambassador of religious freedom Andrew Bennett shares why faith groups are concerned about violation of rights over the changes to the Canada Summer Jobs Program.

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Power Pod: Friday, Jan. 19, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Marie, Kelly, Aaron and Paul react to the Ontario gas plants trial guilty verdict, the Lac Megantic not guilty verdict, and more of this week's top stories.

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POWER and POLITICS - Friday, Jan. 19, 2018

Former Transport Minister (and current Conservative deputy leader) Lisa Raitt reacts to the Lac Megantic 'not guilty' ruling. Plus: Could the U.S. government shut down on the anniversary of Trump's inauguration? And South African journalist Graeme Raubenheimer tells us waht '50 litres of water a day per person' really looks like as Cape Town faces its most severe water crisis.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Supriya, Chris, Marcella and Geoff break down Toronto's chance of success at Amazon's new HQ2, the latest in NAFTA, and what Facebook's changes will mean for political parties' social media strategies.

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POWER and POLITICS - Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018

Members of Canada's NAFTA council meet ahead of Round 6 of trade talks. Is this round do or die for the deal? Plus: Polls analyst Eric Grenier on how Facebook's newsfeed changes will affect political parties' social media strategies, and Calgary City Councillor Druh Farrell on meeting with the IOC this week to discuss a potential 2026 Olympics bid.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Brad Lavigne, Althia Raj, Tim Powers and Amanda Alvaro weigh in on the government creating a new independent watchdog to oversee how Canadian companies operate abroad, the government’s consultation on creating an independent commission for future political leaders’ debates, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s surprise proposal to clothing designer Gurkiran Kaur.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018

Hassan Diab sits down with Rosemary Barton to discuss his release from a French prison and what it feels like to be home. Diab’s lawyer, Donald Bayne on Canada’s extradition law and how it affected his client’s case. Former Acting Under Secretary of State for Arms Control Thomas Countryman weighs in on the conclusion of the Vancouver meeting on North Korea. International Trade Minister Francois Philippe Champagne discusses the government’s creation an independent watchdog to oversee how Canadian companies operate abroad. Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould on the future of Canadian political leaders’ debates. Global Affairs Analyst Michael Bociurkiw with why he says Governor General Julie Payette shouldn’t be visiting Ukraine. BCCLA Executive Director Josh Paterson discusses the B.C. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on solitary confinement and why he says the federal government’s legislation needs to go back to the drawing board.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Yolande, Marty, Rick and Kathleen discuss the Vancouver meeting on North Korea, provincial reaction to the government’s draft legislation on carbon pricing, and Kevin O’Leary’s $500,000 Conservative leadership campaign debt.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Matt DeCourcey on what Canada hopes to see come from the Vancouver meeting on North Korea. Green Party Leader Elizabeth May weighs in on the government’s draft legislation on pricing carbon pollution. Munk Debates moderator Andrew Griffiths on changes he wants to see made to Canada’s political leaders’ debates.

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Power Pod: Monday, Jan. 15, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Rachel Curran, Susan Smith, Josh Wingrove, and Ian Capstick weigh in on the new Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion, the federal government’s draft legislation on pricing carbon pollution, and the Vancouver meeting on North Korea.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Jan. 15, 2018

Gordon Houlden and Jane Boulden discuss the Vancouver meeting on North Korea. New Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion says he will continue an investigation involving Finance Minister Bill Morneau. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna on the government’s draft legislation on pricing carbon pollution in Canada.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Jan. 12, 2018

Transport Min. Marc Garneau talks NAFTA and Trump's 'shithole countries' remark. Trump biographer Michael D’Antonio says the President is a "political arsonist." Rania Tfaily on France dropping the terrorism investigation against her husband Hassan Diab.

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Power Pod: Friday, Jan. 12, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Jen, Paul, Marie and Aaron discuss the mixed messages coming from the Conservatives on NAFTA, Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ remark, and Canada’s hosting of the North Korea summit on Tuesday.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Marcella, Stockwell, Supriya & Josh debate the Liberal cabinet's retreat in London, Canada's united front on NAFTA, Andrew Scheer's new personality ad, & Vancouver's Gregor Robertson's mayoral departure.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018

The Liberal cabinet meets amid reports that the U.S. could pull out of NAFTA. Is a contingency plan in the works? Plus: Conservative deputy leader Lisa Raitt on a Tory delegation to D.C.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018

Laura Dawson and Brett House weigh in on the latest developments in U.S.-Canada trade tensions. Dan Kelly and Rob Halpin debate the minimum wage hike in Ontario. AFN regional chief Ghislain Picard on new government funding for First Nations policing.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Omar, Althia, Ian and Tim discuss the latest developments in Canada-U.S. trade tensions, the former ethics commissioners’ testimony before the ethics committee, and Trudeau getting heckled in Hamilton.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018

Andrea Berger weighs in on the talks between North Korea and South Korea. MPs debate whether the PM should appear before the ethics committee. Gary Hufbauer and Paul Moen discuss a fresh trade dispute brewing between Canada and the U.S..

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Yolande, Marty, Rick and Kathleen discuss calls for the PM to appear before the ethics committee, Andrew Scheer's upcoming trade talks in Washington, and more fallout from Senator Beyak's actions.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Jan. 8, 2018

Ralph Goodale on Canada's preparedness for a possible wave of Salvadoran asylum seekers. Marilyn Gladu and Karen Ludwig on the option of in-person training on sexual harassment for MPs. Alex Panetta and McKay Coppins break down the latest U.S. news.

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Power Pod: Monday, Jan. 8, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kelly, Rachel, Susan and Robin discuss Senator Beyak's criticism of Andrew Scheer, Finance Minister Bill Morneau catching a break from the ethics commissioner, and Trump's softer tone on NAFTA.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Jan. 5, 2018

What impact is the Trump tell-all bestseller having on the U.S. presidency? Plus: Sen. Lilian Dyck on controversial senator Lynn Beyak's exit from the Conservative caucus, and we follow up on the aftermath of the 'Weather Bomb.'

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Power Pod: Friday, Jan. 5, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Althia, Marie, Aaron and Jorge discuss the ousting of Sen. Beyak,whether the PM should testify at a special ethics committee meeting, and Tim Hortons' shaming of 'rogue' franchisees.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Stockwell, Jen, Tim, and Robin discuss Ont. Premier Kathleen Wynne's strong words against Tim Hortons' heir, upcoming NAFTA talks, and the tell-all book that's causing Trump to send a cease-and-desist.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Jan. 4, 2017

As Trump seeks to block the release of an explosive new book, P&P goes stateside to dive into how much of a threat the Bannon tell-all poses to the President. Plus: Canada braces for the impact of the 'Weather Bomb.'

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018

Former senior state department official Michael Fuchs weighs in on Trump's nuke button tweet. Toronto city councillor Joe Mihevc on what went wrong at the city's homeless shelters on Dec. 30. Plus, more analysis of the protests in Iran.

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Power Pod: Wednesday Jan. 3, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Ian, Althia, Tim and Amanda discuss Trump’s nuclear button tweet, the President’s bashing of Bannon, and the Prime Minister’s meeting with former hostage Joshua Boyle, who now faces 15 criminal charges.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018

Peyman Vahabzadeh and Thomas Juneau discuss the protests in Iran. Todd Zwillich on the domestic challenges facing Donald Trump in 2018. Eric Grenier highlights key political battles to watch for in 2018. California’s pot czar on day 2 of legal weed sales.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Marty, Omar, Rick and Kathleen discuss the ongoing protests in Iran, Ontario’s minimum wage increasing to $14 per hour, and CP’s story on sexual misconduct experienced by female MPs.

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Top 5 Stories to Watch in 2018

In this P&P Top 5 edition we turn our attention to the top stories to watch in 2018. Kelly, Paul, Marie and Aaron weigh in.

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Top 5 Political Moves of 2017

P&P has combed through this year's archives to bring you some of the political highlights of 2017. We turn our attention to the top political moves of 2017 with Chad, Supriya, Robin and Chris.

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Top 5 Political Blunders of 2017

P&P has combed through this year's archives to bring you some of the political highlights of 2017. We turn our attention to the top political blunders of 2017 with Ian, Amanda, Tim and Althia.

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Top 5: Newsmakers of 2017

P&P has combed through this year's archives to bring you some of the political highlights of 2017. We turn our attention to the top newsmakers of 2017 with Yolande, Marty, Geoff and Kathleen.

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Top 5 News stories of 2017

P&P has combed through this year's archives to bring you some of the political highlights of 2017. We turn our attention to the top news stories of 2017 with Brad, Stockwell, Merelda, Susan and Josh.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Dec. 22, 2017

Bob Rae, the PM's Special Envoy to Myanmar, discusses his interim report on the Rohingya crisis. Louise Arbour, the UN Special Envoy on International Migration, on the need for a UN compact for migration. Dale Beugin on provincial carbon pricing plans.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017

CBC’s Murray Brewster with details on the alleged Russian spy who was inside the Prime Minister's office. Former ambassadors Jon Allen and Ferry de Kerckhove on Canada's abstention on the UN vote on Jerusalem.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017

The federal ethics watchdog has found Trudeau violated conflict laws with visit's to the Aga Khan’s island - MPs discuss. Minister Seamus O’Regan and Afghanistan war veteran Aaron Bedard on changes to veterans' benefits.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson makes his first Canadian visit to talk North Korea. John Baird, former foreign affairs minister, shares his insight into the meetings. Plus: the live Tillerson-Freeland news conference.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Dec. 18, 2017

Trump releases his America First national security strategy: what does it mean for Canada? Lindsay Rodman & Richard Cohen analyze the details. Plus: Manitoba independent MLA Stephen Fletcher on his floor-crossing lawsuit after being booted from PC caucus.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Dec. 15, 2017

Environment Min. Catherine McKenna responds to the French President's direct challenge on Canadian fossil fuels. Plus: MPs strike back, talking light sabres and Storm Troopers as Star Wars sweeps the country.

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Power Pod: Friday, Dec. 15, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Marie, Jen and Kelly discuss French President Macron's comments on Canada's fossil fuels, Jason Kenney's win in Alberta, and 'systemic issues' with the CRA.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017

Innovation Min. Navdeep Bains weighs in on the global democratic implications of the U.S. decision to dismantle net neutrality rules. Plus: California's pot czar on what Canada can learn from the state's legalized pot roll-out.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Stockwell, Ian, Lindsay and Chris tackle net neutrality as a democratic threat, give the Liberals a scorecard for 2017, & discuss outgoing Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin's 2014 spat with Stephen Harper.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017

MPs discuss the government’s new rules to curb “income sprinkling” by some small business owners. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh reflects on 2017. Toronto Mayor John Tory on the federal-provincial pot revenue sharing plan.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Tim, Robin, Amanda and Althia discuss the government’s proposal on "income sprinkling,” the Liberal government’s performance in the first half of its mandate, and the NDP’s byelection performance.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and opposition MPs on the government's plan to replace its aging fighter jets. Alabama columnist John Archibald weighs in on that state's special election today. B.C. Environment Minister discusses the Site C decision.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Marty, Yolande, Rick and Kathleen weigh in on the gov't's plan to replace its aging fighter jet fleet, last night’s byelection results, and the latest controversy dogging Disabilities Minister Kent Hehr.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Dec. 11, 2017

Ottawa and provinces reach a deal on marijuana tax split. Bill Blair and B.C. finance minister discuss the details. Plus: B.C. Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver reacts to the NDP's controversial decision to give Site C the go-ahead.

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Power Pod: Monday, Dec. 11, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Rachel, Josh, Brad and Susan break down the pot tax revenue split, the government's new appointment for ethics watchdog, and a backlog of veterans for disability benefits.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

Liberal MP Kamal Khera says the government is sorry for the confusion over the disability tax credit. Former Deputy Secretary of State Jason Steinberg weighs in on Trump's Jerusalem decision. Plus, CCLA's Christine Lonsdale on the SCC privacy ruling.

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Power Pod: Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kelly, Martin, Marie and Paul weigh in on the CRA's action on the disability tax credit, the upcoming finance ministers’ meeting in Ottawa, and the byelections on Monday.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017

AFN chiefs call for MMIWG chief commissioner Marion Buller to resign. Will she stay, or go? Commissioner Michèle Audette and Manitoba Grand Chief Arlen Dumas weigh in. Plus: Nova Scotia's justice minister on why his province will sell pot in liquor stores

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Power Pod: Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Chad, Robin, Supriya, Aaron and Merelda discuss the AFN's call for Buller's dismissal, Minister Kent Hehr's inappropriate comments, and Democrat Sen. Al Franken's resignation over sexual harassment.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017

Former Amb. to Israel Jon Allen, U of T's Janice Stein and Brookings' Natan Sachs discuss the implications of Trump recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Kevin and Julia Garratt on being detained in China. Plus, newly named Senator Mary Coyle.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Ian, Amanda, Tim and Althia weigh in on the possible purchase of used Australian fighter jets, the lack of details on changes to small business tax changes, and an upcoming Supreme Court decision.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017

Fiona Sampson on why Thalidomide survivors felt 'disrespected and degraded' after a meeting with the disabilities minister. Steve Schmidt on the state of the GOP. James Moore and Guy Saint-Jacques discuss possible free trade talks with China.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Marty, Yolande, Rick and Kathleen discuss Minister Hehr's alleged comments to thalidomide survivors, exploratory free trade talks with China, and the government's new anti-drug-impaired driving campaign.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Dec. 4, 2017

Are Canada's plans for free trade with China over? MPs debate as Justin Trudeau's visit to Beijing continues, and former ambassador to China David Mulroney weighs in. Plus: injured vets lose their pension appeal, and Trump's latest tweetstorm.

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Power Pod: Monday, Dec. 4, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Brad, Josh, Susan and Chad discuss Liberal MP Sherry Romanado's claims of unwanted and inappropriate sexual comments by Tory MP James Bezan, Trudeau's trip to China, and injured vets' pension claim.

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Power Pod: Friday, Dec.1, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Jason, Kelly, Aaron and Marie break down Justin Trudeau's upcoming trip to China, pipelines going over like lead balloons in B.C., and whether solid job numbers out today could give a boost to Morneau.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Dec. 1, 2017

Former federal prosecutor John Flannery dives into what Michael Flynn's guilty admission means for Donald Trump in the Russia probe. Plus: Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor on how Canada is marking World AIDS Day.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017

Is Rex next? Experts and insiders debate what happens if U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson is ousted, and what it could mean for Canada. Plus: Rachel Notley, Jane Philpott and big city mayors John Tory and Don Iveson.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Stockwell, Lindsay, Robin and Mia break down Morneau's change of tone amid QP attacks, a "bonjour" motion passes in Quebec, and a political candidate in the U.S. unveils a very 2017 new campaign ad.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017

MPs discuss the Conservative call for Minister Bill Morneau’s resignation. Alex Panetta and David Smith discuss Trump retweeting a far-right British group’s anti-Muslim tweets. Chrystia Freeland talks North Korea. Wilson-Raybould on Sheilah Martin.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Jen, Ian, Amanda and Tim discuss the Conservatives calling for Morneau’s resignation, Trudeau’s pick for new Supreme Court justice, and the government’s contingency plans for a nuclear strike.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017

Minister Seamus O’Regan, Egale Canada’s Helen Kennedy and former Cdn. Forces member Todd Ross discuss Trudeau’s apology to LGBT Canadians. NHL Hall of Fame goaltender Ken Dryden on concussions in hockey. Conservative Senator Denise Batters on Bill C-45.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Marty, Yolande, Chad and Kathleen discuss Morneau's threat/Poilievre's walkout, Trudeau's historic apology to LGBT Canadians, and the pro-gun rally planned in Montreal that drew condemnation from Trudeau.

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Power Pod: Monday, Nov. 27, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Brad, Susan, Rachel and Josh discuss the CRA's plan to target upscale neighbourhoods, more woes for Morneau, and Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown's platform pledges.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Nov. 27, 2017

MPs debate whether the CRA has the best approach to root out tax evaders. Plus: how will the Torstar-Postmedia deal to close newspapers affect communities across the country? And two China experts weigh in on Trudeau's big China trip next week.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Nov. 24, 2017

Natan Obed discusses Trudeau’s apology to N.L. residential school survivors. Carl Gannon on spillover effects from the Phoenix pay system debacle. Anwar Arkani, Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau discuss their tips to refugee camps in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.

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Power Pod: Friday, Nov. 24, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Jason, Paul, Aaron and Marie are joined by James Igloliorte to discuss Trudeau’s apology to N.L. residential school survivors, the fate of Bill C-45 in the Senate, and Parliament Hill security.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, two radicalism experts weigh in on how Canada is dealing with foreign fighter returnees. Eric Grenier on how Canadians view the Finance Minister. Open Media's Luara Tribe on the upcoming U.S. net neutrality vote.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Stockwell, Supriya, Robin and Chris weigh in on how Canada is dealing with returning foreign fighters, Peter Kent comparing fentanyl to pot, and the decision to extend the rink on the Hill until February.

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