On The House mid-week podcast, the Minister of Public Services and Procurement, Judy Foote, addresses the growing list of problems with the government's Phoenix pay system. Then, former Quebec Premier Jean Charest explains what he had in mind when he pushed the idea of creating a Council of the Federation.
This week on the mid-week podcast of The House, with the charges of fraud and breach of trust against Senator Patrick Brazeau being withdrawn, the legal portion of the Senate expenses scandal appears to have come to an end without a single conviction. Senator Bob Runciman joins us with his reaction and to discuss when comes next.
What will Jason Kenney's decision to seek the leadership of the Alberta Progressive Conservative party mean? Interim leader Ric McIver talks about the road ahead. Then, Senator Jim Munson explains why he's urging the federal government to provide Syrian refugees with additional help.