Past Episodes

  • Wednesday April 26, 2017


    Midweek podcast: In the Oval Office with Donald Trump

    On The House midweek podcast, the international president United Steelworkers union, Canadian Leo Gerard, talks about being in the Oval Office as Donald Trump was taking swings at Canada's dairy, lumber and energy industries. Then, we look at the implications Kevin O'Leary's decision to drop out of the Conservative leadership race.

    Posted: Apr 26, 2017 8:13 AM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 26, 2017 5:31 PM ET
    Listen 33:28
  • Saturday April 22, 2017

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    Canada becomes Donald Trump's latest trade target

    This week on The House, Donald Trump took straight aim at Canada, not once but twice this week. What does the U.S. president's switch to aggressive trade rhetoric mean for future trade negotiations? We talk to the chair of the cabinet committee on Canada-U.S relations, Transport Minister Marc Garneau. We also check in with Quebec Economy Minister Dominique Anglade to find out what provinces are doing in the face of Trump's tough trade talk.

    Posted: Apr 22, 2017 11:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 22, 2017 5:00 AM ET
    Listen 49:59
  • Wednesday April 19, 2017


    Midweek podcast: Donald Trump's dairy warning to Canada

    On The House midweek podcast, U.S. president Donald Trump has signed a "Buy American," order, so where does that leave Canada? Dan Ujczo, an international trade and customs lawyer with Dickinson Wright, explains. Then, we pose your questions about the effects of marijuana smoke to the head of the CMA.

    Posted: Apr 19, 2017 12:48 PM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 19, 2017 5:11 PM ET
    Listen 26:21
  • Saturday April 15, 2017

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    The Liberals' blueprint to legalize marijuana in Canada

    This week on The House, Ottawa has tabled its highly-anticipated plan to legalize marijuana. But plenty of questions remain. Is the timeline to make pot legal before Canada Day 2018 realistic? Do provinces have the resources needed? We talk to federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and Manitoba Justice Minister Heather Stefanson.

    Posted: Apr 15, 2017 8:16 AM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 15, 2017 5:00 AM ET
    Listen 50:10
  • Wednesday April 12, 2017

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    Midweek pod: Were Donald Trump's airstikes against Syria legal?

    On The House midweek podcast, following a number of questions from our listeners about the legality of the U.S. intervention in Syria, we talk to John Bellinger, a former legal counsel to the US State Department and the National Security Council during the George W. Bush Administration. We also talk to Canada's first Parliamentary Budget Officer, Kevin Page, about the proposed changes to the PBO.

    Posted: Apr 12, 2017 8:52 AM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 12, 2017 4:52 PM ET
    Listen 27:06
  • Saturday April 08, 2017

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    Will Canada follow Donald Trump into Syria?

    This week on The House, following U.S. airstrikes in Syria, what is Canada prepared to do to support Donald Trump? We ask Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland. Then, will the new Canada Free Trade Agreement live up to its name? Is interprovincial trade really at the dawn of a new era? We talk to the federal minister in charge of that file, Navdeep Bains.

    Posted: Apr 08, 2017 7:28 AM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 08, 2017 11:38 AM ET
    Listen 50:02