2012

 

Hall, O'Malley, and Coyne face-off in 2012 political quiz!

It's that time of year again! Time to test how much you remember about what happened this year in political news. Grab a pen and paper...

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Top political moments of 2012

This week on The House, host Evan Solomon recaps the top political moments of 2012 with Toronto Star parliamentary reporter Tonda McCharles and National Post political...

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Kady O'Malley | Landmark ruling by House Speaker

This week on The House, Kady O'Malley recaps the landmark ruling by House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer. In what's been described as both a "mild...

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Flaherty, opposition leaders pick most overlooked political story of 2012

This week on The House, Evan Solomon looks back at an eventful week on Parliament Hill.First, the leader of the Official Opposition, Tom Mulcair, discusses the...

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Paradis explains the approval of the CNOOC-Nexen takeover

This week on The House, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced on Friday that two foreign takeovers received the green light. Industry Minister Christian Paradis joins...

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Justin Trudeau's in-depth interview with The House

This week on The House, Evan Solomon sits down with Liberal leadership candidate Justin Trudeau for his first national broadcast interview since he announced his candidacy....

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Road to becoming Prime Minister 'travels through Alberta,' Nenshi cautions Trudeau

This week on The House, Evan Solomon talks to Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi about the controversy surrounding comments by Liberal leadership hopeful Justin Trudeau concerning Alberta....

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'Cold War mentality' to blame for espionage allegations, Chinese ambassador says

This week on The House, with a new generation of leaders now in charge of his country, China's Ambassador to Canada, Zhang Junsai, joins Evan Solomon...

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House Additions |Tim Cook

November 10, 2012 -- This week on CBC Radio's The House, Evan Solomon speaks to award-winning author and military historian Tim Cook who has written a...

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Blaney defends decision to halt vets privacy breach probe

This week on The House, Evan Solomon asks Canada's Minister of Veterans Affairs, Steven Blaney, why he shut down an investigation into the breach of...

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McGuinty defends his decision to prorogue

This week on The House, Evan Solomon previews next week's American presidential election with the U.S. Ambassador to Canada David Jacobson. Then, former U.S. Ambassador...

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House Additions | Canada - China

Oct.27, 2012 -- Prime Minister Stephen Harper signed the Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPPA) with Chinese President Hu Jintao during a bi-lateral meeting at the...

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Critics warn against new Canada-China investment treaty

This week on The House, host Evan Solomon talks with the former head of Quebec's anti-collusion unit and current CAQ MNA Jacques Duchesneau about the...

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Ontario Liberals call 'a time out'

This week on The House, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty joins us to discuss the government's latest Budget Implementation Bill. Then, NDP House Leader Nathan Cullen...

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House Additions | Nuclear Waste

Why would any community, let alone 21, sign up to for the right to become Canada's nuclear dump? The repository will eventually house highly radioactive...

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House Chatter | Tony Clement

October 6, 2012 -- This week on The House, Evan Solomon spoke to Treasury Board President Tony Clement. The minister agreed to take part in the program for...

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MPs to debate NDP anti-bullying strategy

This week on The House, in the aftermath of 15-year-old Amanda Todd's suicide following years of bullying, guest-host Chris Hall talks to two parliamentarians about...

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Questions continue to swirl around the recall of beef products

This week on The House, are cuts stemming from the last federal budget to blame for the confirmed cases of E. coli associated with the...

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CFIA beef recall raises serious questions

This week on The House, Evan Solomon asks the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture, Pierre Lemieux, if the government was too quick to...

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CSIS raises red flags over foreign takeovers

This week on The House, Evan Solomon talks to former Assistant Director of Intelligence at the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Ray Boisvert and Conservative MP...

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Politicians return to Ottawa... but not to Victoria.

This week on The House, Evan Solomon talks to Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall about Canada's growing economic ties with China.Both Premier Wall and former Prime...

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Canada cuts diplomatic ties with Iran

This week on The House, Evan Solomon asks Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird in an exclusive interview why Canada suddenly cut off diplomatic relations with Iran....

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Were projections of a PQ government premature?

With less than 32 per cent of the vote and just four more seats than the Liberals, the Parti Quebecois' victory was razor-thin. So, why...

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Is the Liberal brand sick?

The federal Liberals outlined the rules of their leadership race at their caucus retreat this week. The party makes the case that leadership candidates will reinvigorate...

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The House takes the pulse of Quebec voters

This week on The House, guest-host James Cudmore takes the show on the road to Quebec ahead of next week's provincial election  in order to gauge...

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Ontario by-elections could turn minority into majority

Voters in the Ontario ridings of Vaughan and Kitchener-Waterloo will cast their ballots in provincial by-elections on Thursday. And the results could change the province's political...

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B.C. Liberals heading for the exit

A series of resignations jolted the Liberal government in British Columbia into the spotlight this week. Three cabinet ministers announced they will not seek...

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Liberal campaign in Guelph fined for robocalls violation

This week on The House, guest-host Alison Crawford speaks to Liberal MP Frank Valeriote  after the CRTC found his Liberal campaign in Guelph guilty of violating the Telecommunications Act...

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Quebec Votes 2012 | Week Four

A series of televised debates dominated week four of Quebec's election campaign. One and a half million Quebecers tuned in over four nights ahead...

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Nunavut Premier meets with Prime Minister Stephen Harper

Prime Minister Stephen Harper made several announcements during his seventh annual tour of Canada's North this week. He announced the creation of a new national park, an amended...

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The power of protest

Quebec students gathered en masse to protest rising tuition fees this week. This is the last wide-scale protest before thousands of students return to school....

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Remembering Jack Layton

Jack Layton, the former NDP leader, died of cancer at the age of 61 one year ago this week. CBC Radio's The House guest...

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Quebec Votes 2012 | Week Two

QUEBEC ELECTION CAMPAIGN HEATS UP: More twists and turns in the second week of the Quebec election campaign. Two of the most central issues, the...

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NDP prepares to run in next Quebec election

This week on The House, guest-host Chris Hall talks politics, pipelines, and party priorities with NDP leader Tom Mulcair. Why is the NDP planning to...

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Dissent inside the RCMP

Dissent inside RCMP ranks made headlines again this week after a Mountie aired his grievances publicly in a letter to RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson. An...

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U.S. Republican race and Canada

U.S. Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney hit the campaign trail with his new running mate this week. Paul Ryan is no stranger to Canadian issues....

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Quebec party leaders prepare for debate

In week three of the Quebec election campaign, language and identity issues took centre stage. The CBC's Tim Duboyce joins us from the campaign trail,...

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Jack Layton: one year later

A year after Jack Layton's death, family, friends and supporters prepare to mark the first anniversary of his passing in Toronto.  We speak with Jack...

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UPDATE | Enbridge asked to submit scathing U.S. report

Click here for an update to a story The House brought you last Saturday, Aug.11, 2012.   Last week, Robyn Allan, the former senior economist of the...

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Scathing Enbridge U.S. report absent from Northern Gateway hearings

This week on The House, economist Robyn Allan raises concerns about a scathing U.S. report looking into an Enbridge oil spill in Michigan's Kalamazoo River. Allan...

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Quebec election campaign heats up

Normal 0 More twists and turns in the second week of the Quebec election campaign. Two of the most central issues, the student protests...

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Challenges ahead for Quebec, Ontario premiers

Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty called two by-elections this week. A win for the provincial Liberals would push McGuinty's minority mandate into majority territory. As battleground...

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Northwest Territories offers alternative to Northern Gateway project

The conflict between Alberta and British Columbia over the Northern Gateway pipeline seems to have put another hurdle in the way of the controversial project....

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Quebec prepares for September election

This week, Quebec Premier Jean Charest made summer election rumours official, by announcing the province will head to the polls in early September. Where...

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Program to help veterans find work delivering mixed results

Critics of a federal program created to help veterans of the Canadian Forces find jobs in the public service say it's not  working. Those...

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Clark says no national energy policy possible without B.C.

This week on The House, guest-host Susan Lunn brings you special coverage of the Council of the Federation meeting in Halifax.The dispute between British...

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House Exclusive: Redford and McGuinty talk national energy strategy

  The dispute over the Northern Gateway pipeline project is probably not what Alberta Premier Alison Redford had in mind when she started pushing for...

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Health innovation group will continue

For months, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall and P.E.I. Premier Robert Ghiz looked at whether provinces can provide better health care services, and save money...

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Justice Minister open to new ideas on how to reduce gun violence

  This week on The House, guest-host Susan Lunn asks federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson how the government is planning to respond to Monday's deadly...

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Qc students are planning parallel election campaign

All signs point to it... Actually, all that seems to be missing are, well, the actual election signs! Quebecers are getting ready to go...

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Premiers want to sit down with the Prime Minister

Premiers will gather for their annual summer meeting in Halifax next week. Their discussions will focus on issues ranging from health care to energy,...

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Rae hopes to reframe oil sands debate

This week on The House, guest-host James Fitz-Morris speaks with interim Liberal leader Bob Rae following his tour of Northern Alberta communities and oil...

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Meet Canada's voice in China

Canada's position on, and relationship with, China has evolved over the past few years. David Mulroney has been at the very heart of that...

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Cooling down the overheated real estate market

Is Canada's housing market in a bubble, over-heated, or simply imbalanced? There seems to be consensus among the nation's economists that something needs to...

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Kady's Good Question - What's next in Etobicoke Centre?

Critical error - or just an election boo-boo? In simple terms, that's what the Supreme Court is asked to rule on in the appeal...

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House Additions | Backbenchers across the pond

To put the life of a Canadian backbench MP into context, we spoke with British Conservative MP Mark Pritchard. Pritchard is the former Secretary of...

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New Minister Fantino wants to find efficiencies at CIDA

This week on The House, guest-host Chris Hall talks to Canada's new Minister of International Cooperation, Julian Fantino. The former Ontario police chief is being...

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Bev Oda's controversial CIDA legacy

Beyond the controversies over expensive glasses of orange juice and limousine rides, what is Bev Oda's legacy? In what kind of shape did she leave...

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The frustrating life of backbenchers

You rarely see them stand up during question period or get chased by reporters. But backbenchers make up the majority of Members of Parliament, and...

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Elliot Lake tragedy puts federal, provincial onus in spotlight

This week on The House, with all eyes on Elliot Lake, Ontario, where two women died after the roof of a mall collapsed, Evan...

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Canada's input into Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations

With the next round of negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership getting underway on July 2, Evan Solomon asks Canada's Ambassador to the U.S. Gary Doer if Canada will...

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Conservative senator asks that attendance rules be reviewed

Marjory LeBreton, the government leader in the Senate, tells host Evan Solomon she has asked the Internal Economy Committee in the Senate to look into...

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Canada Day or Dominion Day?

Canada Day or Dominion Day? How did Canada's national holiday get its name and what does it have to do with parliamentary procedure? That's...

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Evan's Radio Blog | June 30, 2012

This week, Evan Solomon reflects on the obstacles encountered by the Military Police Complaints Commission during their inquiry into the transfer of Afghan detainees....

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House Additions | Canada, Guns and the Arms Trade

On Monday, the United Nations will kick off a month of marathon negotiations on an international Arms Trade Treaty. The agreement would regulate the import,...

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New bill to help top Mountie restore public trust in the RCMP

This week on The House with Evan Solomon, an EXCLUSIVE interview with RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson. Will the government's new bill give him enough...

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House Additions | David Dodge

Listen to this CBC Radio's The House web-only extra with former Bank of Canada Governor David Dodge. Evan Solomon asks Dodge what he makes of...

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Is soaring consumer debt the top domestic threat to the Canadian economy?

Canada's Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and the Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney have been warning Canadians about the dangers of a housing bubble along...

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Debating the merits of supply management

This week, while at a G-20 leaders meeting in Los Cabos, Mexico, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that Canada has been granted entry into the...

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Parliamentary highlights with Hall, Russo and O'Malley

On Thursday, Parliament adjourned for the summer break and that until September 17, 2012. Our journalists join us for analysis of this past sitting of...

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Evan's Radio Blog | The blank page

This week on The House, Evan reflects on the mandate of the Parliamentary Budget Officer....

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Flaherty ready to act if euro crisis triggers 'disorderly markets'

This week on The House, Evan Solomon talks with Finance Minister Jim Flaherty about Sunday's Greek election and his upcoming trip to the G-20...

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Kent defends environmental cuts included in the budget bill

The soon-to-be defunct National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy released one final major report this week focusing on Canada's progress on reducing greenhouse gas...

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Chrétien weighs in on Liberal leadership questions

Former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien is celebrating the grand opening of a museum exhibit in his honour in his home town in Quebec. The exhibit...

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Kady O'Malley | Taking stock of the marathon budget vote

After over 24 hours of consecutive voting, 159 votes in all, 871 amendments made and 871 amendments defeated, the federal government's budget implementation bill still passed...

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Evan's Radio Blog | Sleepless in the house

This week on The House, Evan reflects on the marathon budget vote and asks how do you measure the price of democracy?...

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House Additions | Preston Manning

Preston Manning, president and CEO of the Manning Centre for Building Democracy, also spoke to CBC Radio's The House host Evan Solomon about Question Period...

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Manning calls Mulcair's oil sands position 'hypocritical'

This week on The House, former Reform Party leader Preston Manning explains why he feels -- just like NDP leader Tom Mulcair -- that...

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Funding organizations that disagree with government policy

Should the federal government fund groups that disagree with some of its policies? This week, the Prime Minister said, when it comes to environmental...

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Rae expected to run after party vote on new leadership rules

The national executive of the Liberal Party of Canada will vote on a motion next week that would see interim leader Bob Rae run...

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Kady O'Malley | How can the Opposition stall a budget bill under a majority government?

Opposition parties, from the NDP to the Liberals and the Green Party's Elizabeth May are lining up hundreds of amendments to try to modify,...

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Evan's Radio Blog | The politics of plastic bags

This week, Evan reflects on Toronto's decision to ban stores from selling plastic bags....

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Saskatchewan Premier's concerns remain following NDP leader's oil sands visit

This week on The House, Evan Solomon gets some reaction to NDP Leader Tom Mulcair's first visit to the oil sands from Saskatchewan Premier...

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Reigning in the costs of health care

Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty is trying to erase a multi-billion dollar deficit. With health care being a major ticket item for his and other...

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The challenges of presiding over Question Period

A year ago, Andrew Scheer became the youngest Speaker of the House in Canadian history. Ever since he's been presiding over an often very...

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Kady's Good Question - Why is it so hard to buy wine from another province?

Wine and politics often mix, but rarely more than this week. A private member's bill that would make it easier to cross provincial borders...

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The beginning of a global manhunt

The worldwide hunt for suspected killer Luka Rocco Magnotta began earlier this week after a package containing a human foot made its way to the...

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The House Mailbox

Every week you send us your thoughts about the conversations you hear on the show and the topics we cover.We always like to hear...

Qc students open the door to compromise

This week on The House, Evan Solomon explores the ongoing student protests in Quebec. The conflict that began as a disagreement between certain student...

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Premier decries lack of EI consultation

The changes to employment insurance announced this week are getting poor reviews from Atlantic provinces, primarily because of their potential impact on seasonal workers...

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Kady's Good Question - What's a backbencher to do?

Criticism of the federal government's budget implementation came from an unlikely source this week. During a meeting with a group of constituents, Kootenay-Columbia Conservative...

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What's next in Quebec?

This week, Evan reflects on the ongoing student protests in the province of Quebec....

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House Additions - Students must respect election spending rules, Quebec's election watchdog says

Quebec's Chief Electoral Office saw it fit to remind students about the province's election financing laws after two student associations made public a promise...

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House Additions - John Gomery

In an interview with The House, retired Quebec Superior Court judge John Gomery weighs in on a controversial emergency law passed Friday in an effort...

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Election results overturned in Etobicoke Centre

This week on The House, after a judge overturned the results of the last federal election in the Toronto riding of Etobicoke Centre, Evan...

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EI changes coming "very soon"

The federal government wants to transform Employment Insurance, but what will those changes be? Human Resources and Skills Development Minister Diane Finley is in...

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House Additions - "Dutch disease" debate

Mark CarneyIs the Canadian economy at risk of suffering from 'Dutch Disease'? Mark Carney says he doesn't subscribe to that.Listen to this excerpt from...

The future of Canada's presence in Afghanistan

Before heading to a NATO meeting where the future of Afghanistan will be at the very top of the agenda, Foreign Affairs Minister John...

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Kady's Good Question - What's next in Etobicoke Centre?

Now that a judge has overturned the results of the last election, what's next in Etobicoke Centre? And what will the Conservative party challenge...

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The politics of sex - Evan's essay

This week, Evan reflects on on a controversial exhibit at the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa....

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B.C. Premier rebukes leader of the federal NDP over "Dutch disease" comments

This week on The House, the debate over resource development flared up this week after NDP leader Tom Mulcair said on this show that...

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Canada on track to miss its emissions target

Canada will not meet its self-imposed green house gas emissions target for 2020. In his spring report, Canada's Environment and Sustainable Development Commissioner Scott...

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Government refuses to split its budget bill

In one corner, the Conservative government. In the other, the NDP, Greens, Liberals, environmental groups, and more. All fighting over the government's controversial 425-page...

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Kady's Good Question - How to oppose the budget implementation bill?

Now that the government has declined the NDP's requests to break down the omnibus budget implementation bill, is there anything the opposition can do...

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Budget Wars

This week, Evan reflects on the new numbers surrounding the cost of the military mission to Libya....

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Closing in on Pierre Poutine

Pierre Poutine. That name has been associated with those automated calls that misdirected voters in the riding of Guelph before the last election. While Elections...

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NDP leader gears up for fight over government transparency

This week on The House, Evan Solomon talks to NDP leader Thomas Mulcair about the controversial budget implementation bill, why he thinks the development of...

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F-35 procurement process 'manipulated'

In an exclusive interview airing on CBC Radio's The House Saturday, former assistant deputy minister for the Department of National Defence Alan Williams tells...

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Kady's Good Question - The budget implementation bill

This week, the government invoked closure in the case of the 425-page budget implementation bill. The Opposition denounced the move and is calling on the...

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Evan's weekly commentary

Listen to Evan's take on the return to Canada of convicted criminal and former media mogul Conrad Black.  ...

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Watchdog and government clash over the impact of cuts

This week on The House, Evan Solomon sits down with Parliamentary Budget Officer to discuss his latest report. Kevin Page explains why federal cuts...

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Energy fight

Could new environmental assessment rules for major energy projects lead to clashes between environmental groups, first nations and the federal government? Some groups say...

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Kady's Good Question - The "When does human life begin?" committee

Rarely do private members' motions create such a stir. But this week, Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth managed to trigger quit the controversy with his....

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Appropriate politics

This week on The House, Evan Solomon reflects on what's appropriate and what's not when it comes to politics. Listen to Evan's weekly commentary...

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Carney warns of potential housing market trouble

This week on The House, Evan Solomon asks Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney whether there is a housing bubble, the dangers of high household debt,...

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Major changes to environmental assessment process

It's an overhaul of how environmental assessment works when it comes to major energy projects -- such as pipelines. And the federal government summarizes...

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The battle of Alberta

Albertans go to the polls on Monday. And that will mark the end of a close, and at times controversial, campaign. The Progressive Conservatives have...

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MPs to decide on F-35 witness list next Tuesday

Members of the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee reconvened for an emergency meeting to study the auditor general's report on F-35s, days before MPs...

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Prison math

This week on The House, Evan Solomon reflects on the true costs of incarceration. Listen to Evan's weekly commentary here. Vic Toews: "You may have...

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When MPs mislead Parliament

As the government continues to claim it did not mislead Canadians on the costs of F-35s, a listener writes in to Kady with this question:...

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Clarity cuts

This week on The House, Evan Solomon reflects on the messaging around government budget cuts. Listen to Evan's weekly commentary here:   Jim Flaherty: "The...

The impact of budget cuts on food safety

This week on The House, are cuts included in the federal government's most recent budget about to jeopardize the safety of your food? Evan Solomon...

House Additions - Ian Binnie

He sat on the Supreme Court for 14 years, now Ian Binnie shares his thoughts about the impact of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms,...

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Liberals raise a question of privilege on the F-35s

On Thursday, interim Liberal leader Bob Rae raised a question of privilege alleging that the government provided two "completely different and contradictory versions of reality" with...

The Roar of F-35s

This week on The House, Evan Solomon reflects on the auditor general's report on the F-35 program. Listen to Evan's weekly commentary here:  ...

F-35 process plagued with problems

This week on The House, Evan Solomon talks to Canada's new Auditor General, Michael Ferguson, about what went wrong with the government's plan to...

First Conservative majority budget

This week on The House, Evan Solomon asks federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty about some controversial aspects of his latest budget: changes to Old...

New NDP leader

At the end of a long day, NDP members chose Thomas Mulcair as their new leader. The Quebec MP succeeds Jack Layton, and will...

House Additions - Mark Carney

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Did Pierre Poutine's robocalls go beyond Guelph?

This week on The House, guest-host Alison Crawford brings you the latest developments in the so-called robocalls affair with CBC senior political correspondent Terry Milewski...

Grits seek to end Tory committee secrecy

CBC's Kady O'Malley on the government moving to hold committees behind closed doors, and Liberals saying enough with the secrecy already! Listen to Kady here:...

Voters-list problems in Toronto riding

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Teen Spirit

This week on The House, Evan reflects on the 'Kony 2012' video campaign. Listen to Evan's weekly commentary here:   57-million people. That's how many...

Minister readies back-to-work legislation for Air Canada labour conflicts

This week on The House, Evan Solomon asks Labour Minister Lisa Raitt why the federal government keeps intervening in Air Canada labour disputes. Why did...

Lessons in democracy

This week on The House, Evan reflects on his conversation with Burmese Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi. Listen to Evan's weekly commentary...

Where does the buck stop in Vikileaks attack?

The Conservatives aren't the only ones being accused of "dirty tricks." Even after interim Liberal leader Bob Rae apologised for the fact that a Liberal...

Tory MP concedes Guelph phone calls improper, but says the party doesn't know who's at fault

This week on The House, Elections Canada has confirmed it is investigating 31,000 "contacts" it received about misleading phone calls during the last federal election campaign. Evan Solomon speaks...

On Side in Syria: Marie Colvin's Reports

This week on The House, Evan comments on the uprising and violence in Syria. Two Western journalists, Sunday Times reporter Marie Colvin and French photographer Remi Ochlik,...

Liberals claim 'robocalls' part of Tory misinformation campaign

This week on The House, Evan Solomon speaks with federal finance minister Jim Flaherty about the upcoming federal budget. Flaherty says the budget will include "moderate reductions", "cuts...

Reality bites

This week on The House, Evan Solomon comments on Don Drummond's much anticipated 'Commission on the Reform of Ontario's Public Services' report. Listen to Evan's...

Bill C-30 returns to committee for broad review

After public backlash over the government's new internet surveillance bill, Public Safety Minister Vic Toews confirms Bill C-30 will go to committee before second reading...

Toews surprised by content of Bill C-30

This week on The House, Evan Solomon talks to Public Safety Minister Vic Toews and Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian about the government's controversial internet surveillance...

EXCLUSIVE | The House in conversation with Prime Minister Stephen Harper

This week on The House, national reporter Susan Lunn sat down with Prime Minister Stephen Harper to talk about his second official visit to China. Harper...

Evan's blog

THE HOUSE | Evan's weekly commentary. LISTEN here:   "Logistical problems." That's how Jason Kenney, the Minister of Immigration, dismissed an extraodinary, made-up event where...

Why limit debate on private pension plans bill?

MPs returned to Parliament Hill on Monday, and by Tuesday Conservative MPs voted to limit debate on proposed legislation to create pooled registered pension plans,...

The future of Old Age Security

There's been a lot of political debate over the future of Old Age Security over the past 10 days. So we've asked David Gray,...

China's influence on Canada's energy sector

This week on The House, Evan Solomon speaks with economist Robyn Allen, and Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver ahead of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's trip...

Top 5 potential game changers to watch for on the international stage in 2012

HOUSE ADDITIONS | More of Evan Solomon's exclusive interview with James Steinberg, former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State to Hillary Clinton, and fmr. Deputy National Security Advisor to...

Quebec, Ottawa battle brews over crime bill costs

This week on The House, Evan Solomon examines the growing divide between Quebec and Ottawa over the federal government's omnibus crime bill. Quebec Justice Minister Jean-Marc Fournier says...

All eyes on Harper, First Nations meeting

This week on The House, Evan Solomon looks ahead to next Tuesday's Crown - First Nations meeting with CBC national reporter Karina Roman, Thunder Bay...

Time to review third-party advertising rules?

An election campaign-style attack ad against interim Liberal leader Bob Rae released via YouTube by the National Citizens Coalition last weekend, led opposition MPs to...

Canada's Premiers are not happy with the federal government's 10-year, non-negotiable, health care funding deal. In light of their meeting in Victoria, B.C., this week,...

NDP Leadership

NDP members are set to choose Jack Layton's successor next Saturday.Throughout the campaign, The House has been introducing you to the candidates vying to become...

The implications of MPs crossing the floor

Canadians voted for Jack Layton, but "Jack Layton is dead." said Quebec MP Lise St-Denis at a press conference this week. Her decision to leave the...

Premiers gear up for health talks, Liberal party faithfuls gather in Ottawa

This week, The House is on location at the Liberal convention in Ottawa. Evan Solomon talks with former Prime Minister Paul Martin and interim...

Argument over Attawapiskat escalates

Government MP admits communication with Attawapiskat officials needs to improve This week on The House, Evan Solomon gets an update on the crisis in Attawapiksat...

Do we need to examine our foreign investment laws in order to keep jobs in Canada? Daniel Schwanen thinks we should. He's associate Vice President,...
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