Mike Duffy, suspended Senator, facing 31 charges

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This week on The House, guest-host Rosemary Barton looks at the political implications of the 31 charges that have been laid against suspended Senator Mike Duffy. NDP Deputy Leader Megan Leslie and Liberal Foreign Affairs Critic Marc Garneau join us with their take on this latest chapter of the Senate scandal. We also get a complete analysis of the situation and what it could mean for Prime Minister Stephen Harper from our In House panelists, John Ivison from the National Post and Terry Milewski from CBC News.

With the eyes of the world on Gaza, and the border between Russia and Ukraine, senior cabinet Minister Jason Kenney joins us with Canada's perspective on both conflicts. 

It might cost the Canadian economy billions of dollars each year, so why are inter-provincial trade barriers so hard to get rid of? Industry Minister James Moore has been trying to tackle the issue. 

Does the federal government have the country's judiciary in its sight? This week, Dan Albas, the Conservative MP for Okanagan-Coquihalla, wrote a blog post on his website entitled "WHAT IS THE SUPREMACY OF PARLIAMENT & WHY SHOULD YOU CARE?" In it he asks the question: "Should democratically elected Government set policy or un-elected judges?" Listen to our full interview with Dan Albas right here:
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