Libya and the NATO mission after Gadhafi
This week on The House, Evan Solomon talks to the spokesperson for the
Secretary-General of NATO, Oana Lungescu, about the death of Moammar Gadhafi and
the end of the NATO mission in Libya. Evan also asks Chris Alexander, the
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, and Jack Harris of
the NDP, if NATO's intervention in that country could become a model for future
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Shipbuilding procurement sets major precedent
Did the federal government find the perfect way to spend 33 billion
dollars? This week's shipbuilding announcement gathered praises from all angles.
But Donald Savoie, the Canada Research Chair in Public Administration and
Governance at the University of Moncton, says that by trying to avoid political
minefields, the government might have created a process where politicians are
not ultimately accountable.
The next page of the Conservatives' agenda
For the past 5 years we've heard the Conservative promise to scrap the long
gun registry, to bring in Senate term limits, a new copyright bill, eliminate
the Canadian Wheat Board's monopoly, and the list goes on. Now that they form a
majority, many of these promises are turning into bills that will then become
law. So what comes next? Evan looks ahead at what could be the next on the agenda with Conservatives Gerry Nicholls and Geoff Norquay.
Kady O'Malley's That's a Good Question!
You snooze, you lose your majority... At least at committee! This week,
Kady tells us why Conservative members of the Veterans Affairs committee will
probably get to their next meeting a few minutes early.