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Power and Politics

Get daily access to the movers and shakers when we interview the country's most influential figures, from politicians to writers to leaders from all parts of the country.

  • 45:50
    How should the Prime Minister handle deteriorating relations with China? MPs debate before the Power Panel weighs in. Plus, Washington Post reporter Aaron Blake weighs in on a bombshell report about President Trump.
    Jan 18, 2019
  • 48:45
    Canada's Ambassador to China will brief a Parliamentary committee tomorrow; MPs discuss what they want to hear. Ex-Liberal candidate Karen Wang on seeking a second chance in the Burnaby South byelection. The Power Panel - Andrew Thomson, Laura Stone, Tim Powers and Rob Silver discuss talk China and Wang.
    Jan 17, 2019
  • 55:09
    Former U.K. High Commissioner to Canada Anthony Cary on what's next for Brexit. Ujjal Dossanjh and Olivia Chow on Liberal candidate Karen Wang's exit from the Burnaby by-election following racial comments. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale on civilian oversight for the RCMP. The Power Panel - Amanda Alvaro, Kathleen Monk, Melissa Lantsman and Shachi Kurl talk Wang and RCMP.
    Jan 16, 2019
  • 40:33
    A British Tory MP looks at the consequences of today's vote and the path forward. Plus: The Power Panel digs into Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains' meeting with GM execs, and Canada's former ambassador to China discusses the case of detained Canadians and the use of the death penalty.
    Jan 15, 2019
  • 50:17
    Trudeau's two new rookie ministers, David Lametti and Bernadette Jordan, discuss their new portfolios. Plus: the latest on a Canadian being sentenced to the death penalty in China, and looking ahead to the Brexit vote.
    Jan 14, 2019
  • 44:07
    Canada has granted a Saudi teen asylum after she allegedly fled family abuse. Bessma Momani and Dennis Horak on what this could mean for Canada-Saudi relations. Plus, Ont. AG Caroline Mulroney on Saturday's pot lottery. And the Power Panel - Marie Vastel, Paul Wells Marty Patriquin and Catherine Cullen talk Ontario pot and Trudeau town halls.
    Jan 11, 2019
  • 54:42
    Treasury Board President Scott Brison on why he's leaving politics now. PPC Leader Maxime Bernier on his first two candidates. The Power Panel - Marcella Munro, Jen Gerson, Rob Silver and Tim Powers weigh in on both stories. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh on his chances in the Burnaby by-election.
    Jan 10, 2019
  • 49:15
    What's at the heart of the Wet'suwet'en Nation pipeline protests? Legal counsel for the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs explains. Plus, Ont. P.C. MPP Paul Calandra on the legal challenge against his government's repeal of the 2015 sex-ed curriculum. And Eric Grenier previews the three upcoming by-elections announced by the Prime Minister today. The Power Panel - Tina House, Amanda Alvaro, Tim Powers, Kathleen Monk and Chris Hall discuss the pipeline protests and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh's chances in the Burnaby by-election.
    Jan 9, 2019
  • 51:39
    CBC News has learned that Ottawa hosted quiet talks between Canadian and North Korean officials in September 2018 - former Canadian Ambassador to South Korea Marius Grinius weighs in. Unifor President Jerry Dias discusses his meeting with GM, before a top GM official responds. Conservative foreign affairs critic Erin O'Toole on why his party is calling out Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over his handling of China's detention of two Canadians. The Power Panel - Andrew Thompson, Supriya Dwivedi, Ginny Roth and Chris Hall - weigh in on GM and O'Toole's remarks.
    Jan 8, 2019
  • 40:59
    Conservative MP Michael Cooper on his conversation with Chinese officials about detained Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig. Former Canadian diplomat to China Gordon Houlden weighs in whether the Canadian delegation to China can make any headway on getting the two Canadians released. The Power Panel - Yolande James, Brad Lavigne, Rachel Curran and Katie Simpson - discuss the delegation to China and yellow vest protests in Manitoba.
    Jan 7, 2019
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