This week on The House, guest-host James Cudmore talks to Finance Minister Jim Flaherty about Canada's ability to withstand the economic turmoil ahead. Flaherty has a message for world leaders, and Canadian provinces too: get your respective fiscal houses in order!
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Canada's role in the NATO mission in Libya
It hasn't always been easy to assess the situation on the ground since the NATO mission in Libya began five-and-a-half months ago. We ask Parliamentary Secretary to the Foreign Affairs Minister Bob Dechert and NDP Defence critic Jack Harris whether Canada should support another extension of the mission?
Assessing the need for a national food strategy
CBC reporter Susan Lunn heads to the farm this week to tell us about the growing calls for a national food strategy. Can Canada get organized and become a food superpower? Or should the priority be about securing our domestic food supply?
That's a Good Question with Alison Crawford
The sounds and images of England being set ablaze by rioters received worldwide attention this week. Outrage over the outbreak of violence forced UK politicians to cut short their summer vacations. Could the same kind of emergency debate that followed in the U.K. House of Commons happen here? Alison Crawford reports from London.
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