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The House

CBC Radio's The House takes you behind the scenes in the world of Canadian politics. Parliament may take a summer recess but the business of national politics never stops; nor does The House.

  • 50:42
    This week on The House, guest host Vassy Kapelos explores the power of political reaction to atrocities like the Christchurch mosque shootings with Ihsaan Gardee of the National Council of Canadian Muslims. Then, Labour Minister Patty Hajdu and our panel of journalists are here to look ahead to Tuesday's federal budget.
    Mar 16, 2019
  • 10:33
    In the wake of SNC-Lavalin and with a federal budget around the corner, labour minister Patty Hajdu talks about both events with guest host Vassy Kapelos.
    Mar 15, 2019
  • 06:45
    With money for skills training likely to be included in this year's budget, the Business Council of Canada's Valerie Walker joined Vassy Kapelos to discuss what can be expected.
    Mar 15, 2019
  • 09:34
    The National Council of Canadian Muslims' executive director, Ihsaan Gardee, spoke to guest host Vassy Kapelos in an interview airing Saturday about the importance of the words politicians use when referring to anti-Muslim attacks.
    Mar 15, 2019
  • 12:09
    Panelists Josh Wingrove and Tom Clark look ahead to Tuesday's federal budget, talk about the attack in New Zealand that killed dozens, and look back on the SNC-Lavalin affair so far.
    Mar 15, 2019
  • 03:50
    The details of Tina Fontaine's short life prior to her death at age 14 in 2014 were tragic enough for her great-aunt to suggest that her family was "doomed from the beginning" - but it was the child welfare system that failed her, not fate. Listen to a special report by CBC's Cameron MacIntosh for The House from Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba.
    Mar 15, 2019
  • 16:27
    Guest host Vassy Kapelos talks to Toronto Star columnist Tanya Talaga about the report out this week on the factors leading to 14-year-old Tina Fontaine's death in 2014, and how the federal government's Indigenous child welfare bill must seize the opportunity to prevent cases like Tina's from happening again.
    Mar 14, 2019
  • 50:21
    How badly has the SNC-Lavalin controversy shaken Trudeau and the PMO off their pre-election course? Host David Cochrane talks to a cabinet minister, the Liberal caucus chair and two political strategists about mapping a way forward. Plus: Nurses react to a proposed pharmacare plan, and the NDP's Nathan Cullen on his post-Hill future.
    Mar 9, 2019
  • 08:00
    Nathan Cullen is a familiar and outspoken voice on Parliament Hill, but the longtime MP is just the latest New Democrat to announce that he is bowing out before the next election. Just because he's leaving federal politics, does that mean Nathan Cullen is leaving politics entirely? David Cochrane asks.
    Mar 8, 2019
  • 07:19
    We ask political strategists Greg MacEachern and Jaime Watt about the impact SNC-Lavalin is having on the Liberals and Conservatives.
    Mar 8, 2019
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