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Alberta's election is close. Calgary could decide it

This week on The House: In a special episode, the program travels to Calgary to hear from UCP and NDP candidates, voters of all kinds and experts about the nailbiting provincial election that will come to a head Monday.

Should Canada pay even more to be part of the EV future?

This week on The House: The question of who should pay for green tech financing; analysis of the G7 leaders meeting in Japan; an in-depth look at 150 years of the RCMP; tackling child labour; and insight into the political battle in Alberta.

Canada is eyeing digital news reform. Facebook isn't having it

This week on The House: A bill that might lead to the end of news content on Facebook; a look into what we’ve learned about foreign interference in Canada; an exploration of the soft power of the Eurovision Song Contest; and insight into the challenges nurses are facing in Canada.

The Eurovision Song Contest is about more than just music. Should Canada compete?

The Eurovision Song Contest has been running for decades and is watched by millions each year. Should Canada take part?

Canada has a new king. Should it?

This week on The House: A special edition of the program is live from Rideau Hall to mark the coronation of Canada’s next head of state, hearing from constitutional experts, critics of the institution and experts on Charles and his relationship with Canada.

Premiers urge speedy action on crime, but justice minister warns there's no easy fix

Justice Minister David Lametti says he intends to introduce bail reform legislation this spring, but it's only part of a complex solution to the problem of violent crime.

'Eat your kale … watch your Cancon'? What the new law regulating streaming in Canada is all about

This week on The House: A spate of violent crimes in Canada and the question of bail reform; a peek behind the curtain of strike negotiations and an in-depth look into the government’s controversial new law governing streaming platforms.

AI is having a moment. What should the government do about it?

Three MPs from across party lines say they're worried that government simply won't be able to move fast enough to address the effects of evolving artificial intelligence technology.

Canada's defence spending hasn't made it a NATO pariah — but that could change, ex-diplomat warns

Canada's apparent unwillingness (or inability) to meet NATO's defence spending target has not yet dented the country's reputation among its allies, says one of the country's top former diplomats.

AI is changing everything. Is Canada ready?

This week on The House: The question of whether Canada is a reliable military ally; how AI is changing the world and whether the government should step in; and a look at the political implications of a major federal worker strike.

With pot rules under the microscope, some entrepreneurs say Ottawa is stunting the industry's growth

For Rita Hall and Mark German, and other marijuana entrepreneurs like them, cannabis legalization has not gone the way they'd hoped. The industry's highs have turned to lows, they say, because of government regulation, taxation and a persistent illicit market.

What China's neighbour can teach us about foreign interference

This week on The House: Katie Telford’s appearance at committee on foreign interference; MPs discuss what they learned in Taiwan; reflections on the health of Canada’s cannabis industry and what’s behind a potential public service strike.

Canada is sitting on a critical minerals mother lode. But is it ready for the new gold rush?

The Canadian government says it's committed to supporting critical minerals projects, a key part of the economy of the future. But proponents say more action is needed to actually start mining.

Mission critical: Is Canada lagging behind in the critical minerals race?

This week on The House: An in-depth look at the issue of critical mineral development in Canada, as experts, industry proponents and the natural resources minister weigh in on how this country can take advantage of what some are calling the new gold rush.

CBC's The House wins Gracie Award for audio diary from war-torn Kyiv

CBC's The House has won a Gracie Award for an audio diary of a Kyiv resident, Liudmila, sharing glimpses of daily life in the war-torn Ukrainian capital.

Why used car prices are locked in high gear — and what government could do about it

A combination of supply chain issues, material shortages and changing demand have resulted in rising prices and long waits for Canadians hoping to purchase a new or used vehicle.

Is the RCMP ready to admit its mistakes?

This week on The House: The release of the report into the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting; a look into why car prices are stuck in high gear; and the question of Canada’s economic future and how to react to the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act.

U.S. will counter foreign interference at home and among allies, one of its top diplomats says

Brian Nichols, the U.S. assistant secretary of state for western hemisphere affairs, says the U.S. has its own experience of foreign interference and will do "everything in our power" to safeguard North American democracies.

The way to Roxham Road: A woman's journey toward a more hopeful future

A woman makes her way from South Africa to New York City to Roxham Road, an irregular crossing at the Canada-U.S. border, in the hopes of eventually relocating her family to this country.

What you missed from Biden's big trip

This week on The House: An examination of the Canada-U.S. relationship following Joe Biden’s visit, with an in-depth look at the issue of migration and Roxham Road. Plus, the question of what the Canada-U.S. summit means in the greater global context.

Why some provinces are pulling the plug on new crypto mines

This week on The House: The Hill heats up with more debate over election meddling, a presidential visit and an upcoming budget; what the NDP needs to see from the government and a look at the future of cryptocurrency mining in Canada.

Crypto at a crossroads: Some provinces are wary of the technology's vast appetite for electricity

Proponents of cryptocurrency mining say the industry's future in Canada is hanging in the balance after several provinces moved to restrict new projects earlier this year in response to concerns about their electricity usage.

Inside the 'secret' group probing foreign interference

This week on The House: The question of who should investigate foreign interference; grocery CEOs testify about high food costs; MPs and Google battle over blocking news in Canada; and the retirement of a former cabinet minister.

Ex-Conservative senator says committee probe of foreign interference would be 'quicker ... cheaper'

Vern White, a former member of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, didn't mince words when describing Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre's characterization of the oversight group.

As he heads into the political sunset, Garneau says 'fragile' democracy must be protected

Heading into retirement, former Liberal cabinet minister Marc Garneau says Canadians need to be reassured of the integrity of this country's electoral system.