Questions remain after senator Duffy promises to repay living expenses


This week on The House, Evan Solomon gets National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Shawn Atleo's first reaction to the appointment of a new Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Minister, Bernard Valcourt. What are the challenges ahead? And when will Atleo next meet with Prime Minister Stephen Harper? Then, the Chief of the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador, Ghislain Picard, explains why federal funding cuts could force the closure of several First Nations police services.

Senator Mike Duffy wants to put the questions about where he lives to rest. Will his decision to repay thousands of dollars in living expenses allow him to turn the page? We hear from Mike Duffy, the NDP's ethics critic Charlie Angus, and CBC senior political correspondent Terry Milewski.

The CBC's Kady O'Malley brings us up to speed on ethical questions that surfaced this week on Parliament Hill.

Will more pipelines be good or bad for the Canadian economy? Canadian Auto Workers Union economist Jim Stanford and the Director and Palmer Chair in Public Policy for the University of Calgary Jack Mintz bring us two very different points of view.


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