This week on The House, we look west to Kananaskis, Alberta, where Canada's Energy & Mine Ministers are meeting this weekend. Guest-host Karina Roman asks the President of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives, John Manley, what it is business leaders are looking for in national energy strategy.
Making the case for a "green" energy strategy
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Following her discussion with John Manley, Karina Roman asks David Miller, former Toronto mayor, now Counsel in International Business and Sustainability at the law firm of Aird & Berlis, what role cities ought to play in developing a national energy strategy. Miller has served as a special advisor on urban and environmental issues, and currently sits on the board of the David Suzuki Foundation.
Provincial elections loom over Premiers meeting
Canada's provincial and territorial leaders are meeting in Vancouver
next week. But with so many of them up for re-election in the fall, how productive will that meeting be? Karina Roman asks Premier of New Brunswick David Alward.
MPs hit the BBQ circuit
Parliament may be in recess but MPs are working the BBQ circuit! Conservative MP Ted Menzies, NDP MP Hoang Mai and Liberal MP Sean Casey tell us that's not all they're doing!
Kady O'Malley - That's a Good Question!
During an emergency debate prompted by the News of The World
phone hacking scandal, the Speaker of the House of Commons in the U.K. told members of parliament to act like adults or get out! Kady O'Malley examines the powers of the Speaker and Parliament, including the power to compel witnesses to testify before Parliament, and the consequences for refusing to comply.
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