Politics

CBC Radio's The House: August 1, 2020

On this week's show: host Rosemary Barton digs into the WE controversy with MPs on the House of Commons finance committee who pitched questions to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about his connections to the charity organization. Plus, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair explains why he agreed to order a public inquiry into April's mass shooting in Nova Scotia. Then, The House reaches into the archives with interviews dating from the week the PCs and the Canadian Alliance agreed to join forces to become the Conservative Party of Canada.

Here is what’s on this week’s episode of The House

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left) testifies before the House of Commons finance committee on the WE Charity controversy Thursday June 11, 2020. Public Safety Minister Bill Blair (right) responds to a question during a news conference Tuesday June 9, 2020 in Ottawa. (House of Commons/Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)
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On this week's show — host Rosemary Barton digs into the WE controversy with MPs on the House of Commons finance committee who pitched questions to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about his connections to the charity organization. Plus, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair explains why he agreed to order a public inquiry into April's mass shooting in Nova Scotia. Then, The House reaches into the archives with interviews dating from the week the PCs and the Canadian Alliance agreed to join forces to become the Conservative Party of Canada.

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