This week on The House, Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and Green Party leader Elizabeth May discuss the implications of Ottawa's approval of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline project. We also discuss whether the Liberals are setting the stage to break their promise to reform the country's electoral system.
On the midweek podcast, we look at the decision to approve Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline project with North Vancouver MP John Wilkinson and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May. Then, we dive into Auditor General Michael Ferguson's most recent, and damning, reports.
This week on The House, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna joins us to talk about next month's first ministers meeting on climate change and how to work with incoming U.S. president Donald Trump. Then, following weeks of silence between Ottawa and the provinces over health care negotiations, Newfoundland and Labrador health minister John Haggie warns that "the window of possibility (for a new health accord) is closing."
On the midweek podcast, Canada's fighter jets saga continues. Alan Williams, a former assistant deputy minister of materiel with the Department of National Defence, joins us to explain why the government's latest move is "absurd" and "unnecessary."
This week on The House, the election of Donald Trump continues to raise questions on a number of fronts, including security and defence. How will the arrival of the billionaire businessman in the White House affect NATO? General Petr Pavel, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, joins us. Then, with the federal government expected to soon announce where in Africa it will send Canadian peacekeepers, we speak to Hervé Ladsous. The UN's Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations talks about what role he wants Canadians to play... and the risks associated with that role.
On The House midweek podcast, we hear from a former ambassador to Cuba about what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's trip to the communist island signals and where the relationship should go. Then, we get a U.S. perspective about the future of NAFTA from Ohio, a state that relies heavily on trade with Canada.