The House

When dark economic clouds overshadow the political agenda

This week on The House, with a growing number of questions surrounding the state of the Canadian economy, what, if anything, will the federal government do? Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci shares his clear message for Ottawa: the solution is more pipelines and we need your help. Then, the interim leader of the Conservative Party, Rona Ambrose, joins us before hitting the road to talk about, you've guessed it, the economy.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau will hold a town hall meeting with students at the University of Calgary during a Facebook Live event at 2:00 p.m. local time today. (Canadian Press)

This week on The House, with a growing number of questions surrounding the state of the Canadian economy, what options is the Liberal government considering?

Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci shares his clear message for Ottawa: the solution is more pipelines and we need your help. Then, the interim leader of the Conservative Party, Rona Ambrose, joins us before hitting the road to talk about, you've guessed it, the economy. 

We also hear from Emanuella Enenajor, the Bank of America economist who became the first to hint at Canada's lagging economy back in July, when she said Canada was in a 'technical recession', and Scott Clark, president of C. S. Clark Consulting and a former deputy finance minister in Ottawa.

Then, the current mission against ISIS is coming to an end. What will Canada do next? Will the Liberals live up to their promise of bringing the country's CF-18s home? Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan discusses the tough choices ahead.

Finally, In House panelists Joël-Denis Bellavance and Susan Delacourt talk about Friday's decision by the Supreme Court to give the federal government an extra four months to deal with the sensitive issue of physician-assisted death, as well as what the Liberals, Conservatives and NDP will be focusing on in the days leading up to Parliament's return.

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