On The House midweek podcast, host David Cochrane sits down with Canada's finance minister to discuss his latest proposal to close a tax loophole for some wealthy Canadians. Then, after much political drama, John Horgan was sworn in as B.C. premier, we chart out what's next with political reporter Richard Zussman.
Ahead of the NAFTA scope release, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau headed south to pitch Canada to U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence and a number of governors. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland gives us her take on those talks.
As forest fires rage in B.C. we check back in with Melissa Blake, the mayor of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, which includes Fort McMurray, on the podcast about how she viewed her role as a politician and resident during the 2016 forest fires.
The week on The House midweek podcast, we look ahead to what's at stake during the G20 summit later this week with Tom Bernes, a CIGI fellow and former Canadian representative at the IMF. We also dive into the Omar Khadr settlement with human rights lawyer Paul Champ and the Canadian Taxpayers' Federation.