F-35 process plagued with problems

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This week on The House, Evan Solomon talks to Canada's new Auditor General, Michael Ferguson, about what went wrong with the government's plan to replace its fleet of CF-18s with F-35 fighter jets.

Then, Evan asks the Parliamentary Secretary to the Defence Minister, Chris Alexandre, if the government misled Parliament and the public. Who should be held responsible for the faulty process?

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Details of the cuts emerge

Elizabeth May (CP, Sean Kilpatrick).jpgA week after the government tabled its majority budget, we are now starting  to see the fallout of what 5.2-billion dollars in cuts will look like. Jobs will be cut in all departments. 11-hundred at National Defence, 840 at Health Canada, 650 at the CBC. And the list will get longer over the coming weeks. How will Budget 2012 change Canada's landscape? Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party, and Gary Corbett, the President of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, are here to discuss.

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Alberta election shocker in the works?

Alison Redford (CP, Jeff McIntosh).jpgThe provincial election race in Alberta is heating up. The two top contenders, the Progressive Conservatives' Alison Redford and the Wildrose Alliance's Danielle Smith, have been exchanging jabs and competing promises on the campaign trail. The Progressive Conservatives have been in power there for more than 4 decades. But are they on the verge of the end of a political dynasty? Nik Nanos from Nanos Research will give us his take.
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