Power and Politics

Power and Politics

Canada

Get daily access to the movers and shakers when we interview the country's most influential figures, from politicians to writers to leaders from all parts of the country.

Episodes

POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Sept. 11, 2017  

Foreign Affairs Min. Chrystia Freeland on what the government is doing to rescue Canadians trapped by Hurricane Irma as Hurricane Jose closes in. Plus: MPs go into the weeds as the House Health Comm. meets on the looming pot legalization bill.

Power Pod: Monday, Sept. 11, 2017  

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Ian, Rachel, Susan and Josh weigh in on the government's emergency response to Canadians stranded by Hurricane Irma, pot legislation, and more.

POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Sept. 8, 2017  

Ready to roll! Ontario unveils its plans for legalized marijuana. Plus: New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant on TransCanada's plan to halt its Energy East pipeline project, and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on taking President Trump to court over DACA.

Power Pod: Friday, Sept. 8, 2017  

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Aaron, Marie, Paul and Kelly discuss the future of Energy East, Ontario's newly unveiled pot plan, and a Liberal MLA as B.C.'s new Speaker.

POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017  

The Liberals and Conservatives plot their return to Parliament and look ahead to setting fall priorities. Liberal caucus chair Francis Scarpaleggia and deputy Conservative leader Lisa Raitt are here. Plus: the UN's Pierre Peron from Myanmar.

Power Pod: Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017  

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Jason, Supriya, Chad and Robin discuss the Conservatives' fall goals, a hefty UCP leadership entry fee, and whether Aung San Suu Kyi's honorary Canadian citizenship should be revoked.

POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, September 6, 2017  

Barb Shellian on why nurses supports the gov't's proposed tax changes. Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains discusses the Boeing-Bombardier trade dispute. Jake Sullivan, Biden's former national security adviser, talks North Korea, U.S foreign policy & NAFTA.

Power Pod: Wednesday, September 6, 2017  

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel - Amanda, Tim, Kathleen and Althia discuss the government's proposed tax changes and how they are playing out at the Liberal and Conservative caucus meetings this week.

POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017  

The second round of NAFTA talks wraps up - what were the sticking points? Former FTA negotiator Gordon Ritchie on Canada's tactics. Plus: a small business owner on what the government's proposed tax reforms mean for her.

Power Pod: Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017  

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Rick, Yolande, Marty and Kathleen discuss the Liberals' comms roll-out of the proposed tax reforms, NAFTA talks, and Trump's DACA moves.

POWER and POLITICS: Friday, September 1, 2017  

Piya sums up Trudeau's press conference. Cyndee Todgham Cherniak and Brett House dig into round two of NAFTA talks. National Inuit leader Natan Obed weighs in on the government's decision to split INAC. Conservative MP Andrew Percy on Brexit negotiations.

Power Pod: Friday, September 1, 2017  

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kelly Cryderman, Aaron Wherry and Jason Markusoff weigh in on round two of NAFTA negotiations, and Liberal MP Darshan Kang's resignation from the Liberal caucus amid sexual harassment allegations.

POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, August 31, 2017  

What happens if Trump terminates NAFTA? - Int'l Economics analyst Monica de Bolle weighs in. CFIB Vice-President Richard Truscott on why he opposes proposed tax changes. Michael Bociurkiw discusses the recent surge in Haitian asylum seekers.

Power Pod: Thursday, August 31, 2017  

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel - Stockwell, Susan and Robin discuss growing opposition to the federal government's proposed tax changes, and the retirement of Conservative MP Gerry Ritz.

POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, August 30, 2017  

Andrew Scheer unveiled his Conservative shadow cabinet today - Pierre Poilievre discusses his new role as finance critic. Senate-nominee David Adams Richards on his new role. Senator Murray Sinclair weighs in on the John A. Macdonald debate, INAC.

Power Pod: Wednesday, August 30, 2017  

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel - Supriya, Brad and Tim discuss who’s in, who’s out of Andrew Scheer’s Conservative shadow cabinet, and the government’s move to split Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada into two distinct departments.

POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, August 29, 2017  

Andrea Berger and Adam Mount discuss North Korea launching a missile over Japan. B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver calls B.C. NDP fundraising activities "unacceptable." PLUS, CBC's Katie Simpson w/ details on the Cons. shadow cabinet.

Power Pod: Tuesday, August 29, 2017  

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel - Yolande, Rick and Robin dig into the upcoming announcement of Andrew Scheer's shadow cabinet, NDP membership numbers, and the sexual harassment allegations against Calgary MP Darshan Kang.

POWER and POLITICS: Monday, August 28, 2017  

Ministers Jane Philpott and Carolyn Bennett discuss their new files following today's Cabinet shuffle and INAC shakeup. Hayden King weighs in on Trudeau's move to split Indigenous Affairs into two distinct departments.

Power Pod: Monday, August 28, 2017  

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Chad, Todd, Susan and Ian weigh in on Trudeau's cabinet shuffle and the move to split Indigenous Affairs into two distinct departments.

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