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
for a rare interview to discuss his new president's vision, how it might affect
Canada, the controversial CNOOC-Nexen deal, whether the FIPA between the two countries has been ratified, and what he makes of espionage
concerns when it comes to China.
Then, with the country's premiers set to meet with Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney in Halifax next week to discuss the state of the economy, Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter explains why Prime Minister
Stephen Harper won't be there.
Minister of State for Finance Ted Menzies joins us to outline why the
federal government had to change its fiscal outlook, pushing back its
deficit-elimination target by one year, thus postponing the election promises
that were tied to the return to a balanced budget.
Martha Hall Findlay explains why she wants to be the next leader of
the Liberal Party of Canada, and what distinguishes her from the early
favourite, Justin Trudeau.
And finally, with MPs returning to Ottawa on Monday, Kady O'Malley is here to tell you what will be part of the pre-holidays legislative blitz on Parliament Hill