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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Sept. 22, 2017

Innovation Min. Navdeep Bains sets the stage for Round 3 of NAFTA talks. Plus: Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister on why he's fighting the feds on proposed tax changes, and two economists break down the reality behind the rhetoric of the reforms.

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Power Pod: Friday, Sept. 22, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kelly, Paul, Marie and Aaron weigh in on whether Premier Pallister is the new Brad Wall and look ahead to Round 3 of NAFTA talks on home turf this weekend.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde reacts to Trudeau's Indigenous focus at the United Nations. Plus: NDP leadership hopeful Charlie Angus, and Canada's privacy watchdog on how vulnerable Canadians' information really is.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Amanda, Stockwell, Brad, Chris and Heather discuss Trudeau's big UN speech, the MMIWG inquiry, and Sen. Beyak's future in the Red Chamber.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Tim, Supriya, Kathleen and Marty discuss the Barbie backlash after Tory MP Gerry Ritz calls the Climate Minister Barbie and the Conservatives' shift in QP strategy, pitting small business against Bay St.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017

The Mexican ambassador describes what his country is going through after a devastating earthquake hits. Plus: NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton, and the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami gives Chicago's Field Museum its inaugural Cultural Repatriation prize.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017

Foreign policy experts analyze Trump's speech at the UN denouncing 'Rocket Man' Kim Jong Un. Plus: Jagmeet Singh explains why he wants the NDP leadership, and B.C.'s Attorney General on new political fundraising rules.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Ian, Yolande, Rick, and Josh analyze the Liberals' smaller-than-advertised deficit, Trump's 'Rocket Man' threats, and whether B.C.'s new fundraising rules will change the game.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Sept. 18, 2017

Back in the House! As MPs return for the fall sitting, Bill Morneau, Andrew Scheer and Tom Mulcair are all here. Plus: As the UK courts Canada on trade, what does the EU think? EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom joins us from the United Nations.

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Power Pod: Monday, Sept. 18, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Chad, Susan, Robin and Josh discuss the great tax battle of 2017, the Boeing-Bombardier spat, and the fortunes of the NDP.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Sept. 15, 2017

Are provinces being rushed into pot legislation? B.C.'s Minister of Public Safety and health MPs discuss next moves. Plus: Alberta considers scrapping daylight savings time, and WSJ economist Greg Ip on NAFTA progress - or lack thereof.

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Power Pod: Friday, Sept. 15, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kelly, Aaron, Marie and Paul break down Trudeau's tax plan turbulence, New Brunswick's pot plan, and weigh the merits of getting rid of Daylight Savings Time in Alberta.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017

Is Canada ready if North Korea strikes? MPs discuss what they heard from experts at an emergency meeting of the national defence committee. Plus: the Mayor of Winnipeg and Sen. Lillian Dyck react to Sen. Lynn Beyak's comments on Indigenous Canadians.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Chris, Rick, Susan and Robin debate whether Canada should rethink its stance on a missile defence program with the U.S., Trump's DACA deal with Democrats, and the upcoming NDP leadership vote.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017

Breaking ranks? Liberal MP Wayne Long tells Lyndsay Duncombe why he's not toeing the party line on tax reform. Plus, retired general Romeo Dallaire on Canada's peacekeeping pause.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Brad, Yolande, Tim and Althia discuss Manitoba's health care premiums, Liberal dissension on tax reform, and the optics of Kathleen Wynne testifying at trial.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017

Obama's drug policy adviser says Canada's pot plan is a bust. Plus: what are the pros/cons of Ontario's plan to raise the min. wage? And as Hillary Clinton promotes her new book What Happened, Boston Globe contributor Joanna Weiss asks 'why write it?'

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Sept. 11, 2017

Foreign Affairs Min. Chrystia Freeland on what the government is doing to rescue Canadians trapped by Hurricane Irma as Hurricane Jose closes in. Plus: MPs go into the weeds as the House Health Comm. meets on the looming pot legalization bill.

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Power Pod: Monday, Sept. 11, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Ian, Rachel, Susan and Josh weigh in on the government's emergency response to Canadians stranded by Hurricane Irma, pot legislation, and more.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Sept. 8, 2017

Ready to roll! Ontario unveils its plans for legalized marijuana. Plus: New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant on TransCanada's plan to halt its Energy East pipeline project, and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on taking President Trump to court over DACA.

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Power Pod: Friday, Sept. 8, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Aaron, Marie, Paul and Kelly discuss the future of Energy East, Ontario's newly unveiled pot plan, and a Liberal MLA as B.C.'s new Speaker.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017

The Liberals and Conservatives plot their return to Parliament and look ahead to setting fall priorities. Liberal caucus chair Francis Scarpaleggia and deputy Conservative leader Lisa Raitt are here. Plus: the UN's Pierre Peron from Myanmar.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Jason, Supriya, Chad and Robin discuss the Conservatives' fall goals, a hefty UCP leadership entry fee, and whether Aung San Suu Kyi's honorary Canadian citizenship should be revoked.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Barb Shellian on why nurses supports the gov't's proposed tax changes. Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains discusses the Boeing-Bombardier trade dispute. Jake Sullivan, Biden's former national security adviser, talks North Korea, U.S foreign policy & NAFTA.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel - Amanda, Tim, Kathleen and Althia discuss the government's proposed tax changes and how they are playing out at the Liberal and Conservative caucus meetings this week.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017

The second round of NAFTA talks wraps up - what were the sticking points? Former FTA negotiator Gordon Ritchie on Canada's tactics. Plus: a small business owner on what the government's proposed tax reforms mean for her.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Rick, Yolande, Marty and Kathleen discuss the Liberals' comms roll-out of the proposed tax reforms, NAFTA talks, and Trump's DACA moves.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, September 1, 2017

Piya sums up Trudeau's press conference. Cyndee Todgham Cherniak and Brett House dig into round two of NAFTA talks. National Inuit leader Natan Obed weighs in on the government's decision to split INAC. Conservative MP Andrew Percy on Brexit negotiations.

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Power Pod: Friday, September 1, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kelly Cryderman, Aaron Wherry and Jason Markusoff weigh in on round two of NAFTA negotiations, and Liberal MP Darshan Kang's resignation from the Liberal caucus amid sexual harassment allegations.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, August 31, 2017

What happens if Trump terminates NAFTA? - Int'l Economics analyst Monica de Bolle weighs in. CFIB Vice-President Richard Truscott on why he opposes proposed tax changes. Michael Bociurkiw discusses the recent surge in Haitian asylum seekers.

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Power Pod: Thursday, August 31, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel - Stockwell, Susan and Robin discuss growing opposition to the federal government's proposed tax changes, and the retirement of Conservative MP Gerry Ritz.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Andrea Berger and Adam Mount discuss North Korea launching a missile over Japan. B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver calls B.C. NDP fundraising activities "unacceptable." PLUS, CBC's Katie Simpson w/ details on the Cons. shadow cabinet.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel - Yolande, Rick and Robin dig into the upcoming announcement of Andrew Scheer's shadow cabinet, NDP membership numbers, and the sexual harassment allegations against Calgary MP Darshan Kang.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Andrew Scheer unveiled his Conservative shadow cabinet today - Pierre Poilievre discusses his new role as finance critic. Senate-nominee David Adams Richards on his new role. Senator Murray Sinclair weighs in on the John A. Macdonald debate, INAC.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel - Supriya, Brad and Tim discuss who’s in, who’s out of Andrew Scheer’s Conservative shadow cabinet, and the government’s move to split Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada into two distinct departments.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, August 28, 2017

Ministers Jane Philpott and Carolyn Bennett discuss their new files following today's Cabinet shuffle and INAC shakeup. Hayden King weighs in on Trudeau's move to split Indigenous Affairs into two distinct departments.

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Power Pod: Monday, August 28, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Chad, Todd, Susan and Ian weigh in on Trudeau's cabinet shuffle and the move to split Indigenous Affairs into two distinct departments.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, August 25, 2017

Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen discusses incoming changes to Canadian passports and the surge in asylum seekers. Former U.S. Trade Representative Carla Hills discusses NAFTA negotiations. Exit interview w/ former Minister of Public Services Judy Foote.

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Power Pod: Friday, August 25, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kelly, Aaron and Paul discuss the politics at play around the response to the surge in asylum seekers and Senator Duffy's lawsuit against the government, Senate and the RCMP.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017

Mike Duffy's lawyer Lawrence Greenspon on his client's new $8 million lawsuit against the government. Plus: the government sends a Haitian-Canadian MP to Miami to reach out to asylum-seeker hopefuls.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Susan, Geoff and Robin discuss Duffy back in the news, and Public Works Min. Judy Foote's resignation from politics.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, August 23, 2017

The Atlantic's McKay Coppins and the New York Times' Kenneth Vogel discuss Trump's fiery Phoenix rally speech. Former Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. Derek Burney weighs in on Trump's latest threat to terminate NAFTA.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Chad, Supriya and Ian discuss fallout from Trump's fiery Phoenix rally speech, and weigh in on the government's strategy in dealing with the surge of Haitian asylum seekers crossing into Quebec.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Shuvaloy Majumdar and Stephen Saideman weigh in on Trump’s new Afghanistan war strategy. Rosalie Wyonch discusses her latest report recommending Canada implement a Netflix tax. A Democratic Arizona state senator on why he organized an anti-Trump protest.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Yolande, Rick and Kathleen discuss Trump’s new Afghanistan war strategy, and a new report suggesting Canada should implement a Netflix tax.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, August 21, 2017

Ralph Goodale from Lacolle, Que. discusses the ongoing surge in asylum seekers crossing into the province. U.S.-Canada analyst Chris Sands weighs in on round one of NAFTA negotiations. Power Panel reacts to breaking news concerning the GG-designate.

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Power Pod: Monday, Aug. 21, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Gabriela, Chad and Robin discuss a diplomatic salary bump for Canada’s consul-general to San Francisco, the CMA’s opposition to tax changes, and breaking news on GG-designate Julie Payette.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, August 18, 2017

Lorenzo Vidino, an expert in extremism, weighs in on the attacks in Spain. Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Canada Maeng-ho Shin discusses the current standoff between Pyongyang and the U.S.

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Power Pod: Friday, August 18, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Paul, Kelly and Aaron discuss Steve Bannon’s departure from the White House, Andrew Scheer's stance on free speech at universities, and the continued turmoil at Rebel Media.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Minister of Int'l Development Marie-Claude Bibeau discusses the surge of asylum seekers crossing into Quebec. Minister of Environment talks Canada’s climate goals in the wake of NAFTA negotiations. Plus, terrorism analysts discuss the Barcelona attack.

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Power Pod: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Stockwell, Ian and Tim discuss the gov't's response to the continued surge in asylum seekers crossing into Quebec, and Cons. leader Andrew Scheer’s decision to no longer grant interviews to The Rebel.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Trade analysts Laura Dawson and Meredith Lilly break down what to expect in the first week of NAFTA negotiations. Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland fields questions following day 1 of talks. Brian Levin weighs in on Trump and Charlottesville.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Supriya Dwivedi, Rick Anderson and Brittany Andrew-Amofah discuss the first day of NAFTA talks, the disbanding of Trump’s top business councils following his controversial remarks on Charlottesville.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017

President Trump doubles down on his initial comments on the Charlottesville violence. Plus: on the eve of NAFTA talks, what happens if a deal isn't reached?

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Brad, Rick and Yolande discuss Trump's explosive comments on Charlottesville and Michael Chong's stance against The Rebel.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, August 14, 2017

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland released a list of Canada's NAFTA negotiations today - MPs debate. Mayor of Lexington, Kentucky, Jim Gray on Charlottesville violence, and his plans to accelerate the removal of two local Confederate statues.

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Power Pod: Monday, August 14, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Susan, Tim, and Brad discuss Canada's NAFTA negotiation goals, and President Trump's response to the violence that erupted at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, August 11, 2017

Former Minister of National Defence Peter MacKay discusses the ongoing escalation in tensions with North Korea. Outgoing Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall discusses his legacy and his future.

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Power Pod: Friday, August 11, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kelly, Marty and Aaron dig in to Trump's latest round of ramped up rhetoric on North Korea, Canada's potential diplomatic role in easing tensions, and upcoming NAFTA negotiations.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, August 10, 2017

Jenny Town, Asst. Director of the U.S.-Korea Institute, discusses rising tensions between North Korea and the U.S.. Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale talks Premier Brad Wall's resignation, and asylum seekers surging into Quebec.

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Power Pod: Thursday, August 10, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Stockwell, Brad and Susan dig into Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall's resignation, and the B.C. NDP government's plan to fight the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Adam Mount, Andrea Berger and David Pratt weigh in on the ramped up rhetoric between the U.S. and North Korea. Mexico’s Amb. to Canada discusses upcoming NAFTA negotiations. Eric Grenier crunches the numbers on Trump’s historically low approval rating.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Sandra, Tim and Ian discuss rising tensions with North Korea as Trump and the Kim Jong-un regime exchange heated rhetoric, and how will Canada and Mexico play their hands in upcoming NAFTA talks?

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017

A former EPA whistleblower discusses political pressure on scientists, and how the Trump administration may react to the leaked climate change report. Plus: intelligence expert Phil Gurski on the Saudi arms deal.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Chad, Brad and Yolande discuss Trump's ultimatum to North Korea, and the government's 'urgent' investigation into the Saudi arms deal.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, August 4, 2017

Former Watergate Prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks discusses the Mueller investigation. Int'l human rights lawyer Irwin Cotler talks Venezuela and Saudi Arabia. Joshua Green on his new book 'Devil's Bargain'.

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Power Pod: Friday, August 4, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel - Kady, Aaron and Marty discuss the government's response in the wake of a surge of illegal border crossers in Quebec, and fallout from the Conservative's attack on the Khadr settlement.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, August 3, 2017

MPs - Marc Miller, Michelle Rempel and Jenny Kwan discuss what must be done as waves of asylum seekers cross into Quebec. Former federal prosecutor John Flannery digs into the latest reports that Special Counsel Mueller has impanelled a Grand Jury.

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Power Pod: Thursday, August 3, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Tim, Stockwell and Robin discuss leaked transcripts of Trump's phone calls with foreign leaders, and last night's NDP leadership debate.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017

Rev. Jesse Jackson discusses voter suppression and affirmative action with Terry. Plus: the CBC's David Cochrane on his exclusive story about asylum seekers crossing into Canada, and James Moore on the feds' new NAFTA panel.

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Power Pod: Wed. Aug. 2, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Tim, Ian and Omar debate the border crossing summer surge, the feds' new NAFTA panel, and dynasty politics as Caroline Mulroney seeks the Ontario Tory nomination.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017

Has Donald Trump gotten himself in more legal trouble? Alex Panetta and David Smith talk about the latest news from Washington. Plus: Ukraine's ambassador on new trade deal with Canada, and Rosie Barton on co-anchoring The National.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Lindsay, Rick and Brad weigh in on rocky relations between the PM and Vancouver mayor over Trans Mountain, NAFTA priorities and Calgary's Olympic dreams.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, July 31, 2017

West Wing whiplash as Anthony Scaramucci is out on Gen. Kelly's first day as chief of staff. A former special assistant to two U.S. ambassadors to Canada weighs in on what the shake-up means for U.S.-Canada relations. Plus: Glen Murray, and Venezuela.

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Power Pod: Monday, July 31, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Lindsay, Rachel and Kathleen debate Trudeau's disaster response to B.C. wildfires, and two politicians (Glen Murray and Christy Clark) trading politics for civilian life.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, July 28, 2017

Reince Priebus is out, Secretary John Kelly is in. The Takeaway's Todd Zwilich reacts to the breaking news of Trump's new Chief of Staff. Plus: P&P looks ahead to Sunday's vote in Venezuela, and Bruce Klingner analyzes North Korea's latest missile test.

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Power Pod: Friday, July 28, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Eric, Kady and Althia discuss the new White House Chief of Staff, and debate Christy Clark and Maxime Bernier's political futures.

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Power Pod: Thursday, July 27, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Tina, Stockwell, Lindsay and Kathleen discuss the AFN’s motion calling for the resignation of MMIWG Inquiry Commissioners, and political fallout from Justin Trudeau’s profile in the Rolling Stone.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, July 27, 2017

Marion Buller, Chief Commissioner of the National MMIWG Inquiry, and Sheila North Wilson, Grand Chief of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak, discuss today's AFN vote. Plus: former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Steven Pifer on fresh Russia sanctions.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Clyde River's former mayor and the NEB's former chair Gaetan Caron on what's next for Indigenous consultation on energy projects. Plus: former U.S. federal prosecutor John Flannery on whether Mueller's days are numbered in the Trump-Russia probe.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Tina, Supriya, Ian and Rick discuss what the Supreme Court's ruling on NEB consultation means for future energy projects, and that Rolling Stone cover getting some press in Canada today.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Gabriela, Tim and Kathleen on what the death of the LNG project in B.C. signals, and Canada's red line in NAFTA talks.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Former ambassador-at-large to the Soviet Union Stephen Sestanovich digs into Trump's attack on Sessions and how that will impact the Russia inquiry. Plus: Manitoba's AFN regional chief on pipeline divisions, and Mexico's take on the USTR's NAFTA wishlist.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, July 24, 2017

Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation, Health Minister Jane Philpott and Ont. Health Minister Eric Hoskins discuss the Indigenous health care overhaul. Plus: Jared Kushner's testimony, & B.C.'s new Minister of Mental Health and Addiction.

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Power Pod: Monday, July 24, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Robin, Rachel and Tim analyse Alberta's political road map as the United Conservative Party forms, and whether the Liberals can take credit for Canada's economic growth.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, July 21, 2017

The Atlantic's McKay Coppins breaks down the latest stories out of Washington, Alta. PC leader Jason Kenney looks ahead to the big merger vote with the Wildrose, and the outgoing EU Ambassador to Canada discusses what's next for EU-Canada relations.

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Power Pod: Friday, July 21, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kelly, Jason and Paul dig into what's next for Alberta's conservative movement, and react to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's sudden resignation.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, July 20, 2017

The Conservatives' new deputy leader Lisa Raitt talks to Terry about her new job, and her party's stance on the Khadr deal. Plus, former Bush ethics lawyer Richard Painter on Trump and Sessions, and Wildrose's Brian Jean looks ahead to Alberta's vote.

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Power Pod: Thursday, July 20, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Rachel, Susan and Robin tackle the Tories' Khadr deal criticism, and look ahead to the conservative merger vote happening in Alberta.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard discuss the major highlights of the premiers' conference in Edmonton. Plus: Stanford professor Kathryn Stoner on Trump's previously undisclosed second meeting with Putin.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Ian, Tim and Lindsay dive into Premier Couillard's pitch to the premiers to reopen the Constitution, and discuss Lisa Raitt's new job as the CPC's deputy leader.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Chad, Kathleen, Yolande and Eric dive into Premier Pallister's push to pause pot legislation, and discuss Finance Minister Bill Morneau's crackdown on tax cheats.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Finance Minister Bill Morneau tells Terry about his plan to close tax loopholes for wealthy Canadians. Plus: former U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman discusses next steps on NAFTA, and B.C.'s new premier is sworn in.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, July 17, 2017

Three Indigenous leaders - Natan Obed, Perry Bellegarde and Clement Chartier on why they are boycotting the premiers meeting in Edmonton. Laura Dawson, Director of the Wilson Center's Canada Institute, weighs in on U.S. NAFTA negotiation objectives.

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Power Pod: Monday, July 17, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kathleen Monk, Supriya Dwivedi and Rachel Curran react to the Trump administration's NAFTA objectives released today, and look ahead to the premiers' gathering in Edmonton.

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Power Pod: Friday, July 14, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Paul, Aaron and Kelly break down Trudeau's message to the U.S. governors, muse on American priorities for NAFTA, and Khadr's lawyer's statements on reaction to the settlement.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, July 14, 2017

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu and Quebec's Min. of International Relations both discuss Canada's pitch to U.S. state governors. Plus, Omar Khadr's lawyer on why he thinks the news of the deal was 'orchestrated' in a leak to embarrass the Trudeau gov't.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, July 13, 2017

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on why she's attending the National Governors Association summer meeting. Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan discusses Governor General-designate Julie Payette. Eric Grenier digs into NDP leadership race endorsements.

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Power Pod: Thursday, July 13, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel: Stockwell Day, Susan Smith and Robin MacLachlan discuss the naming of Julie Payette as Canada's next Governor General, and the PM's comments on the Omar Khadr settlement.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Former Watergate prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks digs into the legal ramifications of Donald Trump Jr's email chain with the Russians, and former PBO Kevin Page weighs in on how the interest rate hike will impact the government's political fortunes.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Tim, Supriya and Ian discuss the next governor general, and the political consequences of the new interest rate increase for the feds.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Is the MMIWG inquiry off-track? Chief Commissioner Marion Buller and Minister of Indigenous Affairs Carolyn Bennett react to the sudden resignation of one of the commissioners. Plus: former U.S. fed. prosecutor John Flannery on Donald Trump Jr.'s emails.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Tina, Yolande, Chad and Rob weigh in on the latest MMIWG resignation, and Donald Trump Jr is now the latest figure in the Trump-Russia saga.

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Power Pod: Monday, July 10, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Rachel, Tim and Brad discuss B.C.'s wildfires, and the fallout from the Omar Khadr settlement.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, July 10, 2017

B.C. minister Todd Stone on the wildfires in his province. 100 Mile House Mayor Mitch Campsall on the evacuation of his town. Retired Sgt. Layne Morris, who was injured in the 2002 firefight involving Omar Khadr discusses Khadr's $10.5M settlement.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, July 7, 2017

Steven MacKinnon, Erin O'Toole and Alistair MacGregor debate the government's compensation package for Omar Khadr. David Gordon, former Director of Policy Planning for the State Department weighs in on the Trump-Putin G20 meeting.

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Power Pod: Friday, July 7, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel - Kelly Cryderman, Paul Wells, Marie Vastel and Aaron Wherry dig into the government's settlement package for Omar Khadr and gauge political reaction, potential fallout.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, July 6, 2017

Power & Politics and Indigenous lawyer Katherine Hensel responds to yesterday's interview with Gavin McInnes. Former Prime Minister Paul Martin discusses the G20 Summit.

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Power Pod: Thursday, July 6, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel: Susan Smith, Stockwell Day and Robin MacLachlin discuss the G20 summit, Peter Julian withdrawing from the NDP leadership race and the latest news on the Canada Infrastructure Bank.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Proud Boys co-founder Gavin McInnes defends the group and the Canada Day controversy. Right-wing extremist expert Barbara Perry discusses the views the Proud Boys support. North Korea WMD expert Andrea Berger on the latest missile test, rising tensions.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel: Yolande James, Ian Capstick and Tim Powers discuss Trudeau's visit with Queen Elizabeth, the upcoming appointment of a new Governor General and the CPC's new libertarian wing.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Compensation for Khadr? Audrey Macklin, Erin O'Toole and the Power Panel all react to news of a reported compensation deal for the former Guantanamo Bay detainee. Plus: Irish journalist Gavan Reilly on Trudeau's 'bromance' with the new Irish PM.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kathleen, Rachel and Susan react to reports of possible government compensation for Omar Khadr, and weigh in on Trudeau's G20 goals.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, June 30, 2017

B.C. Premier-designate John Horgan discusses his plans moving forwards. Conservative Senator David Wells on why he opposes the gender-neutral anthem bill. Canada 150 & Me youth participants discuss what Canada means to them.

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Power Pod: Friday, June 30, 2017

Get your political quick with the Power Panel: Kelly Cryderman, Marie Vastel, Paul Wells and Aaron Wherry discuss Premier Clark’s resignation, Premier-designate Horgan’s challenges moving forwards, and the PM’s visit to the teepee on Parliament Hill.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, June 29

Judgement Day for B.C.'s Liberals. Constitutional law expert Eric Adams digs into this historic question of confidence. Plus: Ottawa extends the anti-ISIS mission in Iraq by two more years. What does this say about the state of the battle?

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Power Pod: Thursday, June 29, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Jason, Susan, Chad and Robin talk B.C.'s vote of confidence and Ottawa's extension of the anti-ISIS mission in Iraq.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer looks ahead to his party's goals for the fall - and how he plans to defeat Trudeau's Liberals. Plus: the Supreme Court orders Google to remove a website from its global search results. Is it overreaching?

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Power Pod: Wed. June 28, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Supriya, Tim, Robin and Althia break down Andrew Scheer's interview with Rosie and B.C. political hijinks ahead of Thursday's confidence vote.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Australia’s Attorney-General George Brandis discusses anti-terror efforts in the wake of the ‘Five-Eyes’ meeting in Ottawa. Former Minister of International Trade Sergio Marchi talks softwood lumber and NAFTA renegotiations.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel: Yolande James, Martin Patriquin, Rick Anderson and Kathleen Monk discuss the PM blaming opposition parties for the failure on electoral reform, and the latest round of softwood lumber duties.

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