This week on The House, it was a key campaign promise: repeal the "problematic elements" of the Conservatives' anti-terrorism law. The Liberals finally delivered their response in the form bill C-59. Does it achieve the balance between security and Canadians' rights that Justin Trudeau talked about? Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale joins us. We also hear from the opposition parties.
On The House midweek podcast, University of Ottawa law professor Craig Forcese gives us his assessment of the Liberals' new anti-terrorism measures tabled on Tuesday. We also get the latest on the B.C. political drama with the Globe and Mail's Justine Hunter.
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.