Governor General David Johnston is spending his last Canada Day at Rideau Hall, he reflects on his tenure and the 150th anniversary of Confederation in this week's episode of The House. Canada's top solider gives us his review of the new defence policy and we'll hear how Canada is shielding itself from election hacking.
This week on the midweek podcast senators George Baker and Bob Runciman on how the federal government can help alleviate court delays. Then a look back at Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin's career on the bench with the CBC's Alison Crawford and a look ahead with University of Ottawa law professor Carissima Mathen.
This week on The House, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland explains what role her government wants to see Canada play on the world stage. We also get reaction to this week's developments from opposition MPs and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland outlined the Liberals' vision for Canada's role in the world on Tuesday, and a day later the Defence Minister presented the results of the defence policy review. On The House midweek podcast, we get the rundown from the CBC's Murray Brewster and Stephanie Carvin, a former national security analyst.
He's called himself Stephen Harper with a smile, but what can we expect from Andrew Scheer now that he's the leader of the Official Opposition? This week on The House, we sit down with the new Conservative leader to talk about what comes next. Also on the show: B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan, former Ontario premier Bob Rae, newly elected Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil and federal NDP leadership hopeful Charlie Angus.
The apparent accord between the Greens and the NDP in B.C. could spell trouble for Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain project, and that would have ripple effect in Alberta and Ottawa. On The House midweek podcast, we get reaction from Shachi Kurl, executive director of the Angus Reid Institute, and Vancouver North Liberal MP Jonathan Wilkinson.