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The House

Go behind the scenes in the world of Canadian politics with host Evan Solomon and CBC reporters in the Parliamentary Bureau and across the country.

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Montreal teacher fired for starring in vintage erotic films

"It was a little, little, little part of my career, for Pete's sake!" says Jaqueline Laurent-Auger.

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The authentic Dolly Parton

TSE "music man" Robert Harris discusses why the "backwoods barbie" is a phenomenon.

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Neil Young

The rock icon opens up on life and love of cars in his new memoir 'Super Deluxe'

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Me, Myself and Us - how our personalities shape our lives

Psychologist Brian Little tell how your personality affects your life and what you can do about it.

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Tony Clement on fiscal restraint and public sector negotiations

This week on CBC Radio's The House, Treasury Board President Tony Clement talks about the fall fiscal update, procurement and what falling oil prices mean for the Canadian economy. And Alberta Premier Jim Prentice weighs in on how low oil prices will affe

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Chris Alexander and Gary Doer discuss the ISIS threat

This week on The House, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander and Canada's Ambassador to the United States, Gary Doer, discuss Canada's response to the ISIS threat.

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John Baird outlines Canada's goals in Iraq

This week on The House, guest-host Chris Hall to Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and NDP leader Tom Mulcair about Canada's new mission in Iraq.

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Canada ponders next step of Iraq mission

U.S. Ambassador to Canada, Bruce Heyman, explains what the Obama administration is hoping Canada will contribute to the fight against ISIS. Then Conservative MP Paul Calandra joins us to explain why he felt the need to apologize for his behaviour during Q

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Chrétien and Charest reflect on results of Scottish referendum

Following this week's vote in Scotland, The House asks former Quebec Premier Jean Charest and former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien for their thoughts on what happens next.

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Chris Alexander hints at long-term mission in Iraq

This week on The House, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander discusses Canada's participation in the coalition to fight ISIS. Could the mission turn into a long-term engagement in the region?

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Baird's concerns and Mulroney's legacy

This week on The House, Evan Solomon talks with Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird about his concerns about Russia and Canada's role in Iraq. Also, a feature conversation with former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.

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Premiers on collision course with Ottawa ahead of federal election

This week on The House, Evan Solomon convenes a special panel of premiers to talk about this week's Council of the Federation.

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Industry Minister James Moore on breaking down barriers

This week on The House, guest-host Chris Hall talks to Industry Minister James Moore about breaking down internal trade barriers in Canada. Also, Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger on the need for a national inquiry into Canada's murdered and missing aborigin

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More aid on its way to Ukraine and Iraq

This week on The House, guest-host Chris Hall talks to Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird about Canadian support for Iraq. Also, a feature interview with the Chair of the TSB, Wendy Tadros.

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Sanctions war with Russia escalates

This week on The House, guest-host Terry Milewski talks to the Parliamentary Secretary to the Defence Minister, James Bezan, from Kiev, about the latest round of sanctions between Canada and Russia.

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Canada-EU trade deal nears completion

This week on The House, guest-host Chris Hall discusses the Canada-EU free trade deal former Quebec Premier Jean Charest.

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John Baird discusses the conflicts in Gaza and Eastern Ukraine

This week on The House, guest-host Rosemary Barton talks to Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird about the conflicts in Gaza and Eastern Ukraine.

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Mike Duffy, suspended Senator, facing 31 charges

This week on The House, guest-host Rosemary Barton looks at the political implications of the 31 charges that have been laid against suspended Senator Mike Duffy.

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Jason Kenney dismisses further Temporary Foreign Worker changes

This week on The House, guest-host Terry Milewski talks to Employment and Social Development Minister Jason Kenney about the latest discussions over his proposed fix to the Temporary Foreign Worker program.

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Elizabeth May talks cooperation, pipelines and election fairness

This week on The House, guest-host Terry Milewski discusses the recent by-elections, pipelines, and election fairness with Green Party Leader Elizabeth May.

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John Baird pushes back following criticism of Canada's handling of Fahmy case

This week on The House, Evan Solomon speaks with Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird about the case of Mohamed Fahmy, as well as the situations in Iraq and Ukraine.

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NDP Leader Tom Mulcair tackles mailouts, privacy and Northern Gateway

This week on The House, guest-host Terry Milewski discusses the controversy surrounding the NDP on mailouts and satellite offices, as well as the Northern Gateway pipeline decision with NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.

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'Seminal' Supreme Court ruling on privacy

This week on The House, guest-host Terry Milewski discusses the Supreme Court's latest ruling regarding online privacy with Ontario's Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian.

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Top Mountie Bob Paulson describes the manhunt and arrest in Moncton

This week on The House, RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson describes how police tracked down and arrested Justin Bourque, the suspect in the Moncton shootings. Just after meeting with the families of the fallen RCMP members, Paulson describes Bourque as a mons

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Paul Martin 'angry' with Ottawa's handling of First Nations file

This week on The House, Senator Romeo Dallaire explains why he's leaving the Senate. Then, former Prime Minister Paul Martin explains why he's angry about the state of government-First Nations relations.

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Soudas and Adams defend themselves against accusations of wrongdoing

This week on The House Evan Solomon speaks with MP Eve Adams and her fiance Dmitri Soudas about the contentious nomination battle in Oakville North - Burlington.

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Bob Paulson surprised by numbers in RCMP murdered and missing aboriginal women report

This week on The House, Evan Solomon talks to RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson about the force's report on murdered and missing aboriginal women.

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John Gomery calls PMO-Chief Justice spat 'bewildering'

This week on the House, Evan Solomon talks to retired judge John Gomery about the spat between the Prime Minister and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

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Kathleen Wynne and Andrea Horwath discuss the Ontario election

This week on the House, Evan Solomon talks with Premier Kathleen Wynne and Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath about Ontario election campaign. Then, Jean-Pierre Kingsley discusses the amendments to the Fair Elections Act.

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Pierre Poilievre's sudden change of mind on the controversial Fair Elections Act

This week on The House, Evan Solomon talks to Minister Pierre Polievre about the Supreme Court's decision on Senate reform, and amendments to the controversial Fair Elections Act.

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