The costs of keeping submarines afloat and the mission in Libya
Military bases and submarines... Are they expendable? This week on The
House, Evan Solomon asks Defence Minister Peter MacKay about Canada's ailing
submarine fleet and the military's attempt to meet the government's austerity
targets. Will the government shut down military bases?
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Canada's response to border fees and Buy American
Buy American provisions and a $5.50 border fee... Evan asks International
Trade Minister Ed Fast just how effective is Canada's voice in
NDP International Trade critic Robert Chisholm reacts to Ed Fast and Peter
MacKay's comments... And talks about whether he will run to replace Jack Layton as leader of the
Looking ahead to the G20
Prime Minister Stephen Harper is at the Commonwealth leaders' meeting in
Perth, Australia, before he goes to Cannes, France, for next week's meeting
of the G20. Traveling along with the Prime Minister is CBC reporter James
Fitz-Morris. James looks ahead to next week's gathering and tells us what's been
accomplished in Perth. And Royal Watchers take note! We talk about rules of succession.
Kady O'Malley's That's a Good Question!
Does a party Whip actually use a whip to get MPs in line? Of course not, but
Kady O'Malley tells us where the expression comes from... And why whipped
votes can be a tricky business.
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