Mid-week podcast: Nuclear Summit and remembering Jean Lapierre

On The House mid-week podcast, with Justin Trudeau about to head to Washington, D.C., for the Nuclear Security Summit, we look at the issues that will be on the table with Joan Rohlfing, the president of the Nuclear Threat Initiative. Then, we look back at the unique political and journalistic career of Jean Lapierre with the former host of Les Coulisses du Pouvoir, Daniel Lessard.
Jean Lapierre makes a point as he announces he will run for the Liberal party nomination in the Montreal riding of Outremont, Thursday, Feb 5, 2004 in Montreal. Two news outlets that employed former federal Liberal cabinet minister Jean Lapierre as a political analyst are confirming he has been killed in a plane crash off eastern Quebec. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson (THE CANADIAN PRESS)
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On The House mid-week podcast, with Justin Trudeau about to head to Washington, D.C., for the Nuclear Security Summit, we look at the issues that will be on the table with Joan Rohlfing, the president of the Nuclear Threat Initiative.

Leaders from more than 50 countries will meet Thursday and Friday in the U.S. capital to participate in the conference dedicated to ensuring the most devastating weapons remain out of the reach of would-be attackers.

Then, we look back at the unique political and journalistic career of Jean Lapierre. The former MP and cabinet minister turned go-to political commentator died in a plane crash this week. We speak to the former host of Les Coulisses du Pouvoir, Daniel Lessard, about the void left by Lapierre's death.

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