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How much damage could he have caused? | Jessica Davis & Leah West

National security and intelligence experts Leah West and Jessica Davis discuss what it means that a senior RCMP employee has been charged with violating the secrets act.
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September 13: RCMP civilian accused of violating secrets act

Leah West and Jessica Davis on what it means that a senior RCMP employee has been charged with violating the secrets act. Green Leader Elizabeth May on candidate Pierre Nantel, as well as anti-abortion and anti-Muslim candidates.
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September 12: Leaders prep for the Maclean's/Citytv debate

Power and Politics speaks to two strategists about what Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's absence could mean for the Maclean's/Citytv debate. Plus, Experts Paul Kershaw and Nicole Wells reality check the Liberals housing announcement, and mayors discuss municipal priorities for the federal election.
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Key issues in the campaign | Premiers' League

Former premiers Christy Clark, Bob Rae, and Roy Romanow discuss key issues in their respective provinces.
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Key issues in the campaign | Premiers' League

Former premiers Christy Clark, Bob Rae, and Roy Romanow discuss key issues in their respective provinces.
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September 11: Federal election campaign kicks off

This three-hour special edition of Power and Politics features a wrap up of today's events, candidates discussing the controversial Quebec secularism law, and former political insiders discussing what could be going on inside the party war rooms. Plus, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister on yesterday's provincial election results.
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Sept. 10: Election campaign officially kicks off tomorrow

The CBC's Eric Grenier joins pollsters Shachi Kurl and Christian Bourque to discuss how the parties stack up in the polls. Plus, three former party insiders take us behind the scenes to reveal just how parties prepare for an election campaign.
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'I have to save the whole world': Elizabeth May talks climate change, politics and personal heroes

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May sat down last week with Power & Politics host Vassy Kapelos to talk about climate change, the abortion debate, NATO and alternative career prospects, among other things.
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Green Party Leader Elizabeth May | Power Lunch: Leaders Edition

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May discusses abortion, climate change, her personal hero, and other topics in this episode of the Power Lunch.
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September 9: May discusses abortion, climate change, and her personal hero

Vassy Kapelos sits down with Green Leader Elizabeth May in a special Power Lunch: Leaders Edition. Finance Minister Bill Morneau on his attacks against Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, and next steps for the Trans Mountain Pipeline. CBC Polls Analyst Eric Grenier on how the parties are doing heading into the election.
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Green Party won't ban members from trying to reopen abortion debate, says May

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May says elected members of her party won't be prevented from trying to reopen the debate on abortion in the next Parliament, despite her own stated belief that "a woman has a right to a safe, legal abortion."
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September 6: Canada's economy beats expectations in August

Big pharmaceutical companies are taking the federal government to court over the fed's attempt to lower drug prices. Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor responds. Plus, two analysts dig into Canada's surprising job numbers and P&P debuts its Youth Vote panel.
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'I think this was a big mistake for Ms. May to try to exploit' | NDP MP Charlie Angus

NDP ethics critic Charlie Angus on claims that some of the NDP 'defectors' had never actually jumped ship to the Greens.
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September 5: NDP, Greens dispute defections

NDP ethics critic Charlie Angus on claims that some of the NDP 'defectors' had never actually jumped ship to the Greens. Pollsters on a new survey suggesting climate change and energy are both top priorities for Canadians. The Power Panel on the latest in the leaders' debates.
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Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Jonathan Vance | Power Lunch

Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Jonathan Vance discusses the Mark Norman affair, the Kandahar Cenotaph dedication ceremony, and combating racism and sexual violence in the Canadian Armed Forces.
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September 4: Court to hear six challenges to Trans Mountain pipeline

Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi on the court decision to allow six appeals of the Trans Mountain pipeline approval to go ahead. Former Canadian Ambassador to China Guy Saint-Jacques on the announcement of a new Canadian envoy to Beijing. Plus, the Power Panel breaks down both topics.
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Expanding the domestic vaccine supply | Volker Gerdts

Volker Gerdts, director and CEO of the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac) at the University of Saskatchewan, wants his facility to be able to make human vaccines, which he says would lessen Canada's dependence on foreign supplies.
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September 3: NDP faces questions about election campaign readiness

Fourteen members of the New Brunswick NDP have defected to the federal and provincial Greens. Vassy Kapelos speaks to one of the defectors, and gets reaction to the news from NDP Deputy Leader Alexandre Boulerice. Also on the show, continued Brexit fallout.
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Canada's top soldier says he doesn't regret his actions in the Norman affair

Chief of Defence Staff General Jonathan Vance tells Power & Politics that while his decision to suspend Vice Admiral Mark Norman was "personally difficult," he doesn't regret any of the actions that he took.
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September 2: U.S. Secretary of State on Canadians detained in China, ISIS fighters and Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sits down with Vassy Kapelos to discuss the two Canadians detained in China, tensions with Iran in the Strait of Hormuz, and repatriating the fighters who have travelled abroad to support terrorist groups. Also on the show, former minister of justice and attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould on her reaction to the ethics commissioner's ruling that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke ethics rules during the SNC-Lavalin affair.
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"We well and truly mangled it," says Gen. Vance of Afghan memorial ceremony

Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Jonathan Vance says the decision to hold a private ceremony to dedicate an Afghan war memorial was not made at the political level.
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Norman affair 'personally difficult,' says Gen. Vance

Chief of Defence Staff General Jonathan Vance says he has no personal regret over his decision to suspend now-retired Vice-Admiral Mark Norman over allegations he leaked cabinet secrets.
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August 30: Continued fallout over Scheer's abortion and same-sex marriage comments

The CBC's Katie Simpson on what Conservative MPs and the Campaign Life Coalition think about Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's comments on same-sex marriage and abortion. Plus, crisis communications expert Barry McLoughlin on how to turn the story around. The Power Panel breaks down former prime minister Kim Campbell's now-deleted tweet about Hurricane Dorian and Trump's Mar-A-Lago resort.
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August 29: Scheer-Trudeau spar on social issues

The Power Panel breaks down Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's comments on same-sex marriage and abortion, as well as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's reaction to them. Plus, federal reaction to the Ontario government's decision to appeal the carbon tax decision to the Supreme Court.
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Will the Ont. gov't drop its carbon tax ruling appeal if the Liberals win in October? | Ont. Gov't House Leader Paul Calandra

Ontario Government House Leader Paul Calandra on why the government has decided to appeal the carbon tax to Canada's top court.
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August 28: Ontario government appeals carbon tax ruling

Ontario Government House Leader Paul Calandra on why the government has decided to appeal the carbon tax to Canada's top court. New Brunswick Education Minister Dominic Cardy on the mandatory vaccination hearings taking place in Fredericton as a result of his bill.
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'We're putting entire world health at risk' | Lloyd Axworthy

Former minister of foreign affairs Lloyd Axworthy on whether or not Canada should stop trade talks with Brazil in wake of the Amazon fires.
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August 27: U.S.-China trade spat continues

Former United States trade representative Carla Hills says Chinese and American trade negotiators need to get back to the bargaining table. Also on the show, former foreign affairs minister Lloyd Axworthy on whether or not Canada should stop trade talks with Brazil in wake of the Amazon fires.