The House from CBC Radio

The House from CBC Radio

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CBC Radio's The House takes you behind the scenes in the world of Canadian politics. Parliament may take a summer recess but the business of national politics never stops; nor does The House.

Episodes

Breaking down the 2017 federal budget  

On The House midweek podcast, Chris Hall puts Bill Morneau's second budget under the microscope with former Saskatchewan Finance Minister Janice MacKinnon, former Conservative cabinet minister James Moore and CBC columnist Neil Macdonald.

Donald Trump looms over Budget 2017  

In less than a week, the Liberal government will unveil their second budget since taking power. Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose and NDP Leader Tom Mulcair both discuss the uncertainty of Canada's new neighbour.

In House panel - March 18  

In House panellists John geddes and Mia Rabson discuss "widespread vote rigging" in the race to become leader of the Conservative Party, and look at Justin Trudeau's trip to New York City.

Interview - Jim Carr  

Manitoba MP Jim Carr, the federal natural resources minister, responds to Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister's concerns over the ongoing health deal negotiations.

Interview - Premier Brian Pallister  

Manitoba Brian Pallister talks about the fight with Ottawa over a new health deal and hopes those negotiations won't taint the Liberals' willingness to help on other files.

Interview - Tom Mulcair  

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair discusses the upcoming federal budget, and on dealing with the Trump administration.

Interview - Rona Ambrose  

Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose tells us what she wants to see in next week's Liberal Budget.

First Ottawa visit by Trump cabinet member focuses on security, border  

This week on The House, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly became the first member of Donald Trump's inner circle to come to Ottawa on Friday. What came out of the official visit? We ask Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale.

Midweek podcast: Open or not? The Liberal party's nomination controversies  

On The House midweek podcast, with two candidate nomination controversies on its hands, the Liberal party has been forced to defend the way candidates are chosen. Is the party really as open as the Prime Minister claims?

Trump name-drops Canada: sign Ottawa's approach is working?  

This week on The House, Canada's Transport Minister, and the chair of the cabinet committee on Canada-U.S. relations, Marc Garneau joins us following another visit to Washington.

Canada's cameos during Trump's speech to Congress  

On The House midweek podcast, we're joined by Tamara Keith, NPR White House Correspondent and co-host of the NPR Politics Podcast, to discuss Donald Trump's first address to Congress.

Migrants and pre-clearance: spotlight on the Canada-U.S. border  

This week on The House, with an increasing number of asylum seekers braving the cold and snow to illegally come to Canada, and with concerns about the expanded pre-clearance agreement with the U.S., we talk to Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale.

Midweek podcast: Now let's look at taxes  

We continue to put the spotlight on the upcoming federal budget by taking a look at what the Liberals might do on the tax front with former Saskatchewan finance minister Janice Mackinnon and Aaron Wudrick from the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.

Spotlight on the budget: concerns about jobs, infrastructure and innovation  

On a special edition of The House, Chris Hall travels through south western Ontario to find out what Canadians want to see in the upcoming federal budget.

Midweek pod: The House road trip!  

The House is on the road this week to hear what Canadians want to see in the upcoming federal budget.

What to expect from the first Trudeau-Trump meeting  

This week on The House, the chair of the cabinet committee on Canada-U.S. relations, Marc Garneau, gives us clues about how the upcoming meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump will go.

Midweek podcast: Dominic Barton's latest recommendations  

On The House midweek podcast, the head of the federal government's Advisory Council on Economic Growth, Dominic Barton, talks about his latest recommendations.

Shaping the Canadian approach to Donald Trump  

This week on The House, Canada's Immigration, Refugees, Citizenship Minister Ahmed Hussen joins us to talk about dealing with Donald Trump's administration. We also hear from Randy Hoback and Helene Laverdiere, the foreign affairs critics.

Midweek podcast: Trump decision continues to create uncertainty  

On The House midweek podcast, we talk to Babak Seradjeh and Hadeel Ibrahim about how they are experiencing the aftermath of Donald Trump's executive order cracking down on immigrants and refugees.

Canada starting to feel the Trump effect  

This week on The House, Donald Trump's agenda that could have a big impact on Canada's security and intelligence community. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale joins us to discuss.

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