This week on The House, guest-host Louise Elliott talks to Saskatchewan
Premier Wall. After a three-day Council of the Federation summer meeting in Vancouver, Canada's
Premiers agree on a joint trade mission to Asia and begin the discussion about
renewing the 2004 Health Accord which expires in 2014. They even decide to meet again in early 2012, after a
handful of provincial elections are behind them.
Listen to the entire program here:
EXCLUSIVE: Philippe Couillard opens up about the future of health care
Now that discussions are underway for a post-2014 accord, what are the
challenges facing Canada's health care system? Louise Elliott goes in-depth
with Philippe Couillard, a neurosurgeon by trade, who was at the table as Quebec's Health Minister when
the federal government and the provinces signed the 2004 Health Accord.
Advancing our common interests in Canada-U.S. relations
Canada's Premiers also talked Canada-U.S. relations with Canadian Ambassador
to the U.S. Gary Doer and Washington Governor Christine Gregoire. Louise
Elliott talks to former Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. Derek Burney and former U.S.
Ambassador to Canada Gordon Giffin about the North American
security perimeter agreement, the Keystone XL pipeline, the Canadian dollar and
the U.S. debt.
Note: Former Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. Derek Burney now sits on the board of TransCanada Corporation, the company behind the Keystone XL project.
Kady O'Malley - That's a Good Question!
Listening to Rupert Murdoch answering questions about the News of The World phone hacking scandal before a UK Parliamentary committee got Kady thinking... what is it that they have, that we don't? Kady examines how the two Parliaments stack up!
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