Past Episodes

  • Saturday February 18, 2017

    Road, highway, yellow line

    Spotlight on the budget: concerns about jobs, infrastructure and innovation

    This week on a special edition of The House, Chris Hall travels through south western Ontario to talk to Canadians about what they want to see in the next federal budget. We talk about jobs with students at Queen's University, infrastructure with Mississaugua Mayor Bonnie Crombie, innovation with former RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie and the automotive industry with a union head. Finally, the former governor of the Bank of Canada, David Dodge, gives us his assessment of the state of the economy.

    Posted: Feb 18, 2017 1:49 PM ET
    Last Updated: Feb 18, 2017 5:00 AM ET
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  • Thursday February 16, 2017


    The House Road Trip: Day 4

    On the fourth day of The House's road trip through Ontario, we go to St. Catharines to discuss what the auto sector would like to see from the federal government and get perspective from a former Bank of Canada governor.

    Posted: Feb 16, 2017 1:30 PM ET
    Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017 4:35 PM ET
  • Wednesday February 15, 2017


    The House Road Trip: Day 3 (plus the midweek podcast!)

    On our third day on the road, we explore the idea of an innovation budget. What do entrepreneurs in Kitchener-Waterloo need from the federal government? We also ask RIM founder Jim Balsillie if he thinks Ottawa is heading in the right direction when it comes to innovation. Finally, Chris Hall and House senior producer Nick Gamache bring you a special "road trip" edition of the midweek podcast.

    Posted: Feb 15, 2017 4:43 PM ET
    Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017 6:44 AM ET
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  • Tuesday February 14, 2017

    Bonnie Crombie

    The House Road Trip: Day 2

    On day two of our road trip, we hear about how infrastructure spending is needed at the municipal level, and where the future of agriculture could go with a little help from the federal government.

    Posted: Feb 14, 2017 4:51 PM ET
    Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017 4:16 PM ET
  • Monday February 13, 2017

    Trevor Pritchard

    The House Road Trip: Day 1

    On Day 1 of The House pre-budget road trip, we hear from commuters at a Tim Hortons in Mallorytown looking for skills training, students at Queen's University frustrated at their career prospects, and the Belleville Chamber of Commerce about what they need from Ottawa to help their town.

    Posted: Feb 13, 2017 5:38 PM ET
    Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017 2:01 PM ET
  • Saturday February 11, 2017

    Trudeau and Trump

    What to expect from the first Trudeau-Trump meeting

    This week on The House, the chair of the cabinet committee on Canada-U.S. relations, Marc Garneau, gives us clues about how the upcoming meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump will go. Then, the next budget has been rumoured to be the Liberals' innovation budget. Will that be the key to generating growth and making sure Canada can deal with the economic uncertainty created by the new Trump administration? We sit down with Navdeep Bains, Canada's Minister of innovation.

    Posted: Feb 11, 2017 7:59 AM ET
    Last Updated: Feb 11, 2017 7:52 AM ET
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