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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.

  • 59:49
    Ontario Trade Minister Jim Wilson on NAFTA talks. Trade Analyst Simon Lester discusses warnings from U.S. lawmakers. Plus, Ford gets a win in his quest to shrink Toronto city council; two councillors weigh in.
    Sep 19, 2018
  • 40:41
    Katie Simpson and a former U.S. diplomat walk us through the latest NAFTA threats facing Canada. Plus: Min. Dominic LeBlanc on breaching the ethics rules, and B.C. Solicitor-General Mike Farnsworth on legal pot and the border.
    Sep 18, 2018
  • 50:40
    Conservative leader Andrew Scheer and the newest member of his caucus, former Liberal MP Leona Alleslev on her dramatic floor-crossing. Plus: Bill Blair on the one-month countdown to pot legalization.
    Sep 17, 2018
  • 47:59
    Quebec MP Maxime Bernier discusses the official launch his new party. Plus, Derek Burney has a "new name" for NAFTA and Aaron Blake digs into Paul Manafort's guilty plea.
    Sep 14, 2018
  • 56:05
    Former premiers Christy Clark, Brad Wall and Jean Charest weigh in on Ontario Premier Doug Ford's use of the notwithstanding clause. Plus: NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, Toronto Mayor John Tory and Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath.
    Sep 13, 2018
  • 50:32
    Premier Doug Ford's parliamentary assistant Stephen Lecce on invoking the notwithstanding clause, and it's 400 days until the 2019 election - as the Liberals and NDP gather for caucus meetings, are the parties ready?
    Sep 12, 2018
  • 35:10
    Doug Ford's plan to use the notwithstanding clause has sparked a fierce debate in Canadian politics. Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman and Halifax Mayor Mike Savage discuss. Plus, the Power Panel and University of Regina Professor Emeritus John Whyte weigh in.
    Sep 11, 2018
  • 47:21
    Doug Ford says he will invoke the notwithstanding clause to shrink the size of Toronto city council. Why? Ontario Municipalities Minister Steve Clark discusses before Toronto city councillors Josh Matlow and Justin Di Ciano go toe-to-toe over the issue. Then University of Ottawa law professor Errol Mendes and the Power Panel weigh in.
    Sep 10, 2018
  • 50:58
    For a second week in a row, NAFTA talks concluded without a deal. How much longer can talks drag on? John Weekes and Adam Taylor weigh in. Plus, Obama jumps back into the political spotlight and MPs discuss Trans Mountain and the duty to consult Indigenous people.
    Sep 7, 2018
  • 47:25
    68 former NDP MPs and MLAs sign a letter criticizing Jagmeet Singh's handling of the complaints against Erin Weir. Plus: political fallout in D.C. after a bombshell anonymous op-ed goes live, Rachel Notley on her TMX meeting with Trudeau, and Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson on the opioid crisis in B.C.
    Sep 6, 2018
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