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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On The House midweek podcast, Chris Hall talks to Finance Minister Bill Morneau about his latest visit to the United States, and his upcoming trip to the United Kingdom. We also talk to Jenny Jeans, program director for Action Refugies Montreal, about the number of asylum seekers crossing the Canada-U.S. border.