Midweek podcast: The 2019 to-do list for the LiberalsThe House from CBC Radio add
This week on The House midweek podcast, we ask Government House Leader Bardish Chagger about what her party did in 2018 and what they hope to accomplish next year. Chris Hall talks to her about broken promises and big achievements in anticipation of 2019.
Justin Trudeau confronts the provincial uprisingsThe House from CBC Radio add
This week, The House is in Montreal for the First Ministers' Meeting. We sit down with British Columbia's John Horgan and Alberta's Rachel Notley for an update on the environment and oil. We ask Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil about the barriers to free trade within Canada and finally, get a response from federal minister Dominic LeBlanc on the issues raised at the gathering.
Midweek Podcast: Pot pardons and premiersThe House from CBC Radio add
With pot now legal in Canada, host Chris Hall talks to NDP MP Murray Rankin about his private member's bill that would erase marijuana convictions for an estimated half a million Canadians. Plus, as First Ministers get set to meet in Montreal on Friday, Chris sits down with NWT Premier Bob McLeod to discuss a growing unrest among his fellow Premiers who want to get a discussion about the economic crisis facing this country's oil sector onto the agenda.
Dangerous diplomatic waters and climate concernsThe House from CBC Radio add
This week on The House, Chris talks to German ambassador Sabine Sparwasser about the G20 summit in the context of Putin and Khashoggi, and the future of Europe after Angela Merkel steps down. Then, Chris asks Ontario's Environment Min. Rod Phillips how the province's new climate plan will meet international targets, and Chief of the Defence Staff Jonathan Vance addresses the auditor general's report on the military's efforts to stamp out sexual assault.
Midweek pod: Millenials' money habitsThe House from CBC Radio add
What's going on with Millenials? A new report out today looks at the financial reality of the generational cohort making up 25 per cent of Canada's population. Are they really spending their money on avocado toast? And what smart policy moves can government consider? Jennifer Robson, author of a new Public Policy Forum report out today, gives us her take. Plus: Chris speaks with the mayor of Ajax, Ont. about the ripple effect of GM's Oshawa plant closure.
Profits, policing and parcelsThe House from CBC Radio add
Finance Minister Bill Morneau discusses how targeting corporate Canada in his fall fiscal update will help middle-class Canadians. Kremlin critic Bill Browder's testimony to MPs was cut short due to a vote in the House of Commons, so what warning was he trying to give Canada? We'll hear from him. Plus: we track Newfoundland's largest off-shore oil spill, and the GM of eBay Canada on the impact of the Canada Post labour disruption.
Midweek podcast: Fall fiscal updateThe House from CBC Radio add
This week on The House midweek podcast, host Chris Hall dives into the government's fall fiscal update with CBC parliamentary bureau chief Rob Russo and Power & Politics host Vassy Kapelos.
Threat Assessments at the Halifax International Security ForumThe House from CBC Radio add
Host Chris Hall discusses the most pressing global defence issues with leaders including NATO deputy secretary-general Rose Gottemoeller, Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Jonathan Vance, and NATO military committee chairman Stuart Peach.
Calgary Olympics: failure to launch?The House from CBC Radio add
We hear from two Calgary city councillors with differing opinions on the city's failed bid, and an Olympics expert weighs in on whether the golden allure of the games is too tarnished for taxpayers. Plus, U.S. congresswoman-elect Deb Haaland breaks down barriers as the first Indigenous woman elected to Congress.
Welcome to the data economyThe House from CBC Radio add
The UK's data watchdog blasts Canada's political parties for a lack of transparency around how they use voters' personal information, and a researcher walks us through how she uses data from Statistics Canada to do her job. The NDP's parliamentary leader Guy Caron reacts to Bombardier's massive job cuts, our In House panel tackles Tony Clement's extortion scandal, and Chris visits a special WWI commemoration exhibit in Ottawa.
How to shake up political campaigns, Macron-styleThe House from CBC Radio add
Suffering from a post-midterms political hangover? We've got your cure. Get a dose of positive politics with Guillaume Liegey, the organizer behind French President Emmanuel Macron's innovative campaign strategy, who shares his insights into improving politicians' ground games. Plus: UNHCR assistant High Commissioner Volker Turk on moving beyond using migrants as political props.
Midterms and a rise in populismThe House from CBC Radio add
This week on The House, we talk with Democrat Congressman Ted Deutch on the upcoming U.S. midterms and what a potential shift in the House of Representatives could mean for the House of Commons. Also, Chris Hall chats with former Prime Minister Paul Martin about the shift towards more protectionist leaders heading G20 nations.
Midweek podcast: Pay equity and jurors' mental healthThe House from CBC Radio add
This week on the midweek podcast, Labour Minister Patty Hajdu walks us through the government's pay equity legislation and we talk to a former juror about a new mental health bill aimed at the justice system.
Courting China on trade and human rightsThe House from CBC Radio add
This week on The House, we ask Ambassador John McCallum about the path forward to a trade deal with China, then talk to New Zealand's Trade Minister David Parker on reforming the WTO. We also talk about the carbon tax with Ontario Environment Minister Rod Phillips. Finally, we break down political incivility in the age of social media with a political expert.
Midweek podcast: Gimmick vs. climate incentiveThe House from CBC Radio add
The Liberals are sending a rebate to Canadian families (in four provinces) to offset the higher costs of a carbon tax. This week on The House midweek podcast we ask Environment Minister Catherine McKenna if the incentive payout will pay off in 2019.
Tariff troubles persistThe House from CBC Radio add
This week on The House, we talk about the remaining U.S. tariffs with Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland. We also take a look at food security in Canada's North, and examine how Canadians can prepare for fake news ahead of the 2019 election.
Midweek podcast: Legal pot is hereThe House from CBC Radio add
This week on The House midweek podcast, we talk to Magog, Que., Mayor Vicki-May Hamm about the remaining concerns municipalities have now that cannabis is legal. We also ask MP John McKay about the visit of Kentucky businesses to Canada and their message on trade.
The House: The influences of trade and Trump on votes in KentuckyThe House from CBC Radio add
This week, The House is in Kentucky for a special edition episode focusing on Canada-U.S. trade and a key Republican-Democrat showdown in a swing district. We talk to Ambassador Kelly Craft, Governor Matt Bevin, former Congressman Ben Chandler, as well as Kentucky businesses with Canadian connections and analysts about what trade and Trump mean for Canada's continued relationship with Kentucky.
Midweek podcast: The House talks trade in KentuckyThe House from CBC Radio add
This week, The House is in Kentucky to talk to key players about the Canada-U.S. relationship and how a Congressional race in the state could be a catalyst to flip the House of Representatives from Republican red to Democratic blue.
The House: Ottawa's carbon tax loses another allyThe House from CBC Radio add
This week on the House, we talk to Manitoba's premier Brian Pallister on why he's now prepared to let Ottawa slap a tax on his province. Chris Hall sits down with the U.K.'s High Commissioner to Canada to talk Brexit and we take a look at pot legalization as the date draws closer.