May 2012

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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