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52:29 | Sep 10th

The CBC's Eric Grenier joins pollsters Shachi Kurl and Christian Bourque to discuss how the parties stack up in the polls. Plus, we bring you an update on a story we brought you yesterday about Elizabeth May and the Green Party.

15:00 | Sep 9th

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May discusses abortion, climate change, her personal hero, and other topics in this episode of the Power Lunch.
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42:41 | Sep 9th

Finance Minister Bill Morneau on his attacks against Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, and next steps for the Trans Mountain Pipeline. CBC Polls Analyst Eric Grenier on how the parties are doing heading into the election.

53:44 | Sep 6th

Big pharmaceutical companies are taking the federal government to court over the fed's attempt to lower drug prices. Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor responds. Plus, two analysts dig into Canada's surprising job numbers and P&P debuts its Yout...Show More

49:18 | Sep 5th

NDP ethics critic Charlie Angus on claims that some of the NDP 'defectors' had never actually jumped ship to the Greens. Pollsters on a new survey suggesting climate change and energy are both top priorities for Canadians. The Power Panel on the late...Show More

1:01:46 | Sep 4th

Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi on the court decision to allow six appeals of the Trans Mountain pipeline approval to go ahead. Former Canadian Ambassador to China Guy Saint-Jacques on the announcement of a new Canadian envoy to Beijing. Plu...Show More

16:24 | Sep 3rd

Chief of Defence Staff Jonathan Vance, who is Canada's top soldier, talks with Power and Politics host Vassy Kapelos to discuss the Vice-Admiral Mark Norman affair, combatting sexual violence in the Canadian Armed Forces, and the re-dedication cerem...Show More

54:08 | Sep 3rd

Fourteen members of the New Brunswick NDP have defected to the federal and provincial Greens. Vassy Kapelos speaks to one of the defectors, and gets reaction to the news from NDP Deputy Leader Alexandre Boulerice. Also on the show, continued Brexit f...Show More

45:38 | Aug 30th

The CBC's Katie Simpson on what Conservative MPs and the Campaign Life Coalition think about Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's comments on same-sex marriage and abortion. Plus, crisis communications expert Barry McLoughlin on how to turn the story ...Show More

39:24 | Aug 29th

Pollsters Shachi Kurl and Christian Bourque on how much the electorate cares about abortion and same-sex marriage as electoral issues. Plus, federal reaction to the Ontario government's decision to appeal the carbon tax decision to the Supreme Court.

44:49 | Aug 28th

Ontario Government House Leader Paul Calandra on why the government has decided to appeal the carbon tax to Canada's top court. New Brunswick Education Minister Dominic Cardy on the mandatory vaccination hearings taking place in Fredericton as a resu...Show More

22:03 | Aug 27th

Former United States trade representative Carla Hills says Chinese and American trade negotiators need to get back to the bargaining table. The Power Panel takes on the abortion debate as it heats up in Quebec. Note: The podcast is shorter today due...Show More

44:05 | Aug 26th

Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction Minister Bill Blair on the $54M plan announced today to tackle guns and gangs in Ontario. Also on the show, marketing expert Eric Blais on the parties' election campaign slogans.

45:25 | Aug 23rd

As the United States and China continue to slap tariffs on each other, economist Brett House and trade expert Adam Taylor weigh in on what that could mean for Canada. Also on the show, diplomat-turned-senator Peter Boehm on the G7 summit taking place...Show More

43:16 | Aug 22nd

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sits down with Vassy Kapelos to discuss the two Canadians detained in China, tensions with Iran in the Strait of Hormuz, and repatriating the fighters who have travelled abroad to support terrorist groups. Also on ...Show More

42:19 | Aug 21st

The Liberal majority on the House ethics committee voted down an opposition motion to have Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion testify about his report which found that Justin Trudeau violated the Conflict of Interest Act over the SNC-Lavalin affair. Vass...Show More

44:24 | Aug 20th

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says Canada won't repatriate Jack Letts, a British-Canadian man who was recently stripped of his British citizenship because he travelled to Syria in 2014 to join ISIS fighters. Also, the Power Panel breaks down C...Show More

45:12 | Aug 19th

Ontario Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Steve Clark discusses municipal funding cuts coming in 2020. CBC News reporter Aaron Wherry on his new book 'Promise and Peril: Justin Trudeau in Power.' The Power Panel analyzes the NDP's election prosp...Show More

44:58 | Aug 16th

Former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould now says she was contacted by the RCMP regarding the SNC-Lavalin controversy. The Power Panel weighs in. Also on the show, Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau is questioned on her government's $1.75-b...Show More

1:12:18 | Aug 15th

Continued fallout today from the Ethics Commissioner's report that found Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke the Conflict of Interest Act by inappropriately pressing former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould to give SNC-Lavalin a deferred prosecut...Show More

1:29:45 | Aug 14th

Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion ruled in a report released today that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau inappropriately pressed former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould over the SNC-Lavalin deal. Guests include: Liberal Marco Mendicino, Deputy Conserv...Show More

44:57 | Aug 13th

Marco Mendicino, parliamentary secretary to the minister of infrastructure, discusses gun violence in Toronto. Former Canadian diplomat Gordon Houlden on the Hong Kong protests. The Power Panel on the People's Party of Canada not yet making the invit...Show More

45:09 | Aug 12th

The federal government will provide the province with $25.7M one-time top-up of legal aid funding for refugees and immigrants in Ontario. Guests: Parliamentary Secretary Arif Virani, Ontario Attorney General Doug Downey. Plus, Eric Grenier with a Pol...Show More

46:53 | Aug 9th

Toronto City Councillors Mike Colle and Jim Karygiannis discuss how federal and provincial governments should move forward with gun control policy, following calls for Ottawa to ban handguns in the city. The Power Panel gives some analysis of new can...Show More

38:24 | Aug 8th

Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. David MacNaughton resigned today, saying he will leave Washington at the end of the month. Katie Simpson discusses the implications of his departure with trade analysts Sarah Goldfeder and Laura Dawson. Also today, Nat...Show More

44:17 | Aug 7th

Manitoba RCMP Assistant Commissioner Jane MacLatchy said the bodies of Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod are believed to have been found. Katie Simpson speaks to former RCMP investigator Steve Marissink about what happens next. Plus, Alberta Premier J...Show More

48:16 | Aug 6th

Seventeen people were shot in Toronto this weekend. Will this prompt the federal government to tighten gun laws? P&P sits down with Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale. Plus, former Canadian ambassador to Venezuela Ben Rowswell on new American sanct...Show More

41:36 | Aug 2nd

Macdonald-Laurier Institute senior fellow Charles Burton discusses Chrystia Freeland's meeting with China's foreign minister. Laura Dawson, director of the Canada Institute at the Wilson Centre, discusses the latest on U.S.-China trade. Plus, Power a...Show More

44:17 | Aug 1st

Karen McCrimmon, the parliamentary secretary to the minister of Public Safety, discusses the government's new pot pardon process. The U.S. Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams talks about Canada-U.S. plans ahead of next week's meeting ...Show More

44:08 | Jul 31st

In the wake of the Elizabeth Wettlaufer killings, Ontario launched an inquiry into Ontario's long-term care system. Long-Term Care Minister Merrilee Fullerton joins Vassy Kapelos to respond to that inquiry's recommendations. Plus, more on the potenti...Show More

38:46 | Jul 30th

An opposition motion to investigate allegations that the government inappropriately pressured former Canadian diplomats Guy Saint-Jacques and David Mulroney was struck down by Liberal MPs today; Mr. Saint-Jacques reacts. Also today, Alberta Justice M...Show More

40:09 | Jul 29th

Ontario Social Services Minister Todd Smith discusses the decision to change the autism funding system back to a needs-based model. Former RCMP major crimes investigator Steve Marissink gives his latest thoughts on the manhunt for two teenage murder ...Show More

45:56 | Jul 26th

A review of Hassan Diab's extradition finds the justice department acted appropriately - even though Diab spent more than three years in a French prison and was never charged with a crime; the Power Panel weighs in. Plus, Rona Ambrose says Canada sho...Show More

40:24 | Jul 25th

Former RCMP major crimes investigator Steve Marissink discusses the latest on two wanted teens believed to be in northern Manitoba. Meanwhile, the Power Panel discusses the People's Party of Canada immigration policy, which was unveiled by Leader Max...Show More

43:28 | Jul 24th

Former special counsel Robert Mueller spoke at two committee hearings today, and the CBC's Katie Simpson and the Washington Post's Aaron Blake break it down. The manhunt continues for two teens suspected of murders in northern British Columbia. The P...Show More

44:57 | Jul 23rd

Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky are now suspects in the deaths of three people in Northern B.C.; former RCMP investigator Steve Marissink discusses. Plus, Minister of Procurement Carla Qualtrough on next steps in the plan to replace Canada's ageing ...Show More

39:22 | Jul 22nd

Huawei has reached a deal to bring high-speed internet to Canada's North, but security questions continue to dog the company; Huawei Canada official Alykhan Velshi sits down with Vassy Kapelos. Plus, Rocco Rossi, president and CEO of the Ontario Cham...Show More

44:54 | Jul 19th

Iran seized a British oil tanker Friday in the Straight of Hormuz. Middle East analyst Bessma Momani weighs in on the global implications. Plus, Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau on ongoing trade irritants with China. And Ontario Economic Deve...Show More

45:20 | Jul 18th

The CBC's Katie Simpson discusses U.S. President Donald Trump's latest comments on the 'send her back' chant that erupted at his rally last night. International Trade Diversification Minister Jim Carr discusses CETA ratification in light of the E.U. ...Show More

44:18 | Jul 17th

A Canadian man who lost his family in a 737 Max crash testified before a U.S. congressional hearing Wednesday about the impact the crash has had on his life. Former vice-chair of the Canadian Transportation Agency Sam Barone discusses lessons learned...Show More

46:01 | Jul 16th

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discusses Turkey's purchase of a Russian missile defence system and the overall state of the alliance. U.S. immigration policy expert Theresa Brown discusses President Donald Trump's move to restrict asylum see...Show More

45:28 | Jul 15th

U.S. President Donald Trump continued his attacks Monday on four Democratic congresswomen of colour. Then the four Democratic congresswomen held a press conference to respond. The Washington Post's Aaron Blake and the CBC's Katie Simpson discuss. Plu...Show More

44:19 | Jul 12th

Former CSIS insider Phil Gurski weighs in on a letter the Conservatives sent to CSIS to investigate former Canadian ambassador to China John McCallum for election interference, after he made comments to a Chinese media outlet that cautioned Beijing a...Show More

42:29 | Jul 11th

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney discusses pipeline approval. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe discusses interprovincial trade barriers and the problems with the U.S. Buy America Act. CBC Ottawa's Joanne Chianello discusses the Chateau Laurier renovation d...Show More

45:19 | Jul 10th

Political reaction to 550 Bombardier job losses at a plant in Thunder Bay. Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister gives an update on the Council of the Federation meetings. Quebec Parliamentary Assistant Christopher Skeete explains the province's move to i...Show More

48:56 | Jul 9th

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde discusses his meeting with the premiers, which focused on Indigenous child welfare and Bill C-92. Arif Virani, the parliamentary secretary to the minister of democratic institutions, talk abou...Show More

46:58 | Jul 8th

New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs says he will not file a separate constitutional challenge on the carbon tax. He also discusses the informal Calgary meeting some premiers had ahead of the Council of the Federation meeting in Saskatoon, Sask. P.E.I....Show More

39:37 | Jul 5th

Agnès Callamard, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, says the 2020 Saudi G20 Summit should be moved in order to bring attention to Saudi Arabia's role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but former Ca...Show More

41:09 | Jul 4th

Fisheries and Oceans Minister Jonathan Wilkinson responds to calls to protect right whales in the Atlantic Ocean, along with a new report on climate change risks. Meanwhile, former United States diplomat Sarah Goldfeder weighs in on Trudeau's latest ...Show More

39:54 | Jul 3rd

Canadian Council for Refugees executive director Janet Dench responds to a CBC poll suggesting that 57 per cent of Canadians think the country should not accept more refugees. Meanwhile, former Ukrainian prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk discusses Can...Show More

38:15 | Jul 2nd

Former Canadian diplomat Colin Robertson weighs in on the state of Canada-China relations following the G20 summit. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announces new measures to help Ukraine battle Russian aggression.

43:13 | Jun 28th

Former Canadian Ambassador to China Guy Saint-Jacques weighs in on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's "brief, constructive interactions" with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Constitutional law professor Errol Mendes on Ontario losing its court challenge a...Show More

41:51 | Jun 27th

International Trade Diversification Minister Jim Carr discusses the G20 summit and China's move to halt all imports of Canadian meat. Ian Anderson, president of the Trans Mountain Corporation, on next steps in the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion pr...Show More

44:01 | Jun 26th

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale joined Power & Politics Wednesday to discuss the Canadian government's decision to add two neo-Nazi extremist groups to the terror list. Agricultural Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau on China halting imports of Canadi...Show More

38:02 | Jun 25th

Former Canadian Ambassador to China Guy Saint-Jacques on China calling for a halt of Canadian meat exports to China. Plus, the CBC's Hannah Thibedeau on her exclusive interview with former Canadian ambassador to China John McCallum, and the CBC's Mur...Show More

13:31 | Jun 25th

Former prime minister Kim Campbell discusses women in politics, U.S. President Donald Trump, and climate change.

36:44 | Jun 24th

Former justice minister Peter MacKay gives his perspective on the letter Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou's lawyers penned to Justice Minister David Lametti. Trade lawyer Jesse Goldman, who represents steel fabricators, discusses Bill C-101. It passed l...Show More

46:54 | Jun 21st

Government House Leader Bardish Chagger discusses what legislation passed before Parliament rose for the summer. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney reacts to Bill C-69 becoming law. Former Canadian ambassador to the United States Derek Burney says that Can...Show More

45:08 | Jun 20th

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau traveled to Washington today, meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump and U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to discuss the ratification of the new NAFTA, China, and global security. Power and Politics talks to experts abo...Show More

43:37 | Jun 19th

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer unveils his climate plan, which mainly focuses on using green technology to reduce emissions. Power and Politics speaks to Mr. Scheer, and then the Power Panel and the Premier's League both weigh in.

42:51 | Jun 18th

The government has approved the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The Power Panel weighs in, along with representatives from the business community and one Indigenous community opposing the pipeline. In other news, two former classmates say Conserva...Show More

46:12 | Jun 17th

Christopher Skeete, the parliamentary assistant to the Quebec premier, discusses Bill 21, which bans some public servants from wearing religious symbols. National Council of Canadian Muslims executive director Mustafa Farooq talks about his organizat...Show More

52:16 | Jun 14th

Rob Oliphant, parliamentary secretary to the minister of foreign affairs, on Canada's decision to end the mission to Mali one month later than scheduled. Hexo CEO Sebastien St. Louis weighs in on Health Canada's regulations on cannabis edibles and ex...Show More

48:45 | Jun 13th

Former Canadian ambassador to China Guy Saint-Jacques weighs in on the idea of dropping the extradition case against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou. Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux discusses his newest report on the carbon tax and meeting the...Show More

1:00:46 | Jun 12th

The Prime Minister personally reached out to China's premier to discuss the detainment of Canadians, but the request was ignored. Former Canadian Ambassador to China David Mulroney weighs in. Plus, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna on Bill C-69 ...Show More

55:54 | Jun 11th

Six premiers wrote to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accusing him of pushing through legislation that will hurt national unity. We ask Premiers Blaine Higgs and Scott Moe, two of letter's signatories, about their concerns.

41:29 | Jun 10th

Sean Fraser, the parliamentary secretary to the minister of environment, talks about the government's plan to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale discusses the state of border security talks.

55:39 | Jun 7th

U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to hit Mexico with tariffs on all goods if they don't clamp down on migrants coming from Central America. What would that mean for CUSMA ratification? We speak with former Mexican congressman Agustín Barrios...Show More

47:39 | Jun 6th

Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay discusses D-Day commemorations. Project 44 co-founder Julien Brown talks about his website, which maps the Normandy campaign day-by-day. The Power Panel analyzes the Ontario legislature's early rise.

44:44 | Jun 5th

Former Canadian ambassador to China Guy Saint-Jacques says that Chinese Ambassador to Canada Lu Shaye is moving to Paris. Given that a new ambassador will have to be approved, the federal government now has leverage in getting their own envoy in plac...Show More

39:22 | Jun 4th

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer accused Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today of turning his back on Western Canada and vowed that a Scheer government would unite the country by creating a national energy corridor, freeing provincial trade and empowe...Show More

39:28 | Jun 3rd

MMIWG Chief Commissioner Marion Buller and Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett give their perspectives on the report's findings. Power and Politics also speaks to Maria Jacko, aunt of teen Maisy Odjick, who went missing in 2008. The P...Show More

42:16 | May 31st

Mexican Ambassador to Canada Juan Jose Gomez Camacho is back to discuss the U.S. tariffs announced today on the country, while former U.S. ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman talks NAFTA 2.0 implementation. Meanwhile, the Power Panel weighs in on the M...Show More

50:41 | May 30th

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has had conversations about the ratification of the new NAFTA and its progressive elements with U.S. Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, says Parliamentary Secretary Rob Oliphant. Meanwhile...Show More

47:24 | May 29th

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tabled legislation to implement the new NAFTA agreement Tuesday, ahead of United States Vice President Mike Pence's arrival in Ottawa Wednesday -- Power and Politics catches up with the CBC's Katie Simpson and a panel of...Show More

52:10 | May 28th

Former Liberal cabinet minister-turned-independent MP Jody Wilson-Raybould says she doesn't see herself as helping the Conservatives, which many have suggested could happen as her independent candidacy has the potential to split the progressive vote....Show More

1:00:09 | May 27th

After being kicked out of the Liberal caucus amid the SNC-Lavalin controversy, Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott announced today that they plan to run in the 2019 election as independent candidates. Vassy Kapelos talks to the CBC's Eric Grenier ...Show More

50:11 | May 24th

Following a meeting with Ontario mayors concerned about funding cuts, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Steve Clark said he was encouraged and looking forward to working together. Meanwhile, Vassy Kapelos speaks to former judge Mary Ellen Tur...Show More

38:01 | May 23rd

Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott says that vaccines, clean water, maternal care won't be cut despite smaller public health budgets. Plus, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment Sean Fraser responds to the Philippines rejectin...Show More

12:58 | May 23rd

British High Commissioner to Canada Susan le Jeune d'Allegeershecque sat down with Vassy Kapelos to discuss the state of Brexit negotiations and her role in negotiating the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

44:20 | May 22nd

A mother of soldier killed in Afghanistan says she's insulted by the fact that she and other families of the fallen weren't invited to a dedication ceremony for a memorial. Meanwhile, new numbers were released on sexual misconduct in the Canadian Arm...Show More

47:11 | May 21st

Guelph Mayor Cam Guthrie and Ontario MPP Stephen Lecce, the Parliamentary Assistant to Ontario Premier Doug Ford, weigh in on what the province's budget cuts could mean for municipalities. Meanwhile, Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says significant...Show More

52:05 | May 17th

Finance Minister Bill Morneau discusses how deal with the United States to lift steel and aluminium tariffs came together, while analysts debate what it means for Canada. Meanwhile, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May talks about her new climate action ...Show More

32:49 | May 16th

Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau talks canola and responds to Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig being formally arrested in China today. Plus, the Power Panel weighs in on parts of Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's newly unveiled e...Show More

46:37 | May 15th

Mexico's chief NAFTA negotiator Jesus Seade says Mexico is close to a deal to lift U.S. tariffs on steal and aluminum; we speak to the negotiator, two former American diplomats to Canada and the Power Panel. Plus, former Ontario premier Bob Rae discu...Show More

52:00 | May 14th

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh on his plan to fight climate change. Former Canadian Ambassador to China Guy Saint-Jacques on the escalating U.S.-China trade war. Mexican Secretary of Economy Graciela Márquez Colín on the the state of Mexico-U.S. negotiatio...Show More

44:27 | May 13th

CBC News has learned that Vice-Admiral Mark Norman was authorized by the Harper cabinet to talk to the Davie shipyard; MPs react before the Power Panel digs in. Plus, stock markets tumbled Monday after China retaliated against the U.S. with tariffs o...Show More

24:31 | May 4th

Globe & Mail Ottawa Bureau Chief Robert Fife sat down with Vassy Kapelos to talk SNC-Lavalin, the state of political journalism, and his advice for young journalists.

45:23 | May 3rd

Premier Scott Moe discusses the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal's ruling on the constitutionality of the carbon tax. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment Sean Fraser responds. University of Ottawa law professor Errol Mendes interprets ...Show More

42:48 | May 2nd

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney on his opposition to Bill C-69; Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi responds before the Power Panel weighs in. Plus, International Trade Minister Jim Carr on the ongoing diplomatic dispute with China.

59:51 | May 1st

Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau on boosting loans for canola farmers. Former Canadian diplomat to China Gordon Houlden weighs in on the ongoing dispute with China. The Power Panel takes on Liberal MP Andrew Leslie's decision not to run in th...Show More

54:15 | Apr 30th

Former Canadian Ambassador to Venezuela Ben Rowswell on the Venezuelan uprising. Senator Pierre Dalphond on the Senate Ethics Committee's call for a suspension of Senator Lynn Beyak. The Power Panel weighs in on Jason Kenney's swearing-in as Alberta ...Show More

1:01:47 | Apr 29th

Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau responds to criticism from the Conservatives that the government isn't doing enough to respond to the canola dispute with China. A former ambassador to China weighs in. Plus, the Power Panel discusses whether ...Show More

47:13 | Apr 26th

As Montreal declares a state of emergency, Ottawa prepares for voluntary evacuations in the west end of the city. City Councillor George Darouze and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety Karen McCrimmon discuss what is being done t...Show More

54:36 | Apr 25th

Democratic Institution's Minister Karina Gould responds to a report that finds Facebook violated Canadian privacy laws. Two privacy watchdogs discuss that report. Plus, federal Infrastructure Minister François-Philippe Champagne on what the federal g...Show More

52:21 | Apr 24th

The PCs fell two seats short of enough seats to form a majority in P.E.I. and the Greens will form the official opposition. Both party's leaders discuss how they plan to move forward. Plus: Former diplomat Colin Robertson weighs in on the canola disp...Show More

36:44 | Apr 23rd

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe on the canola crisis and what he needs from the federal government. Ontario NDP MPP Bhutila Karpoche weighs in on the Ford government's budget cuts to public health and legal aid. The Power Panel digs into election day ...Show More

35:32 | Apr 22nd

Voters in Prince Edward Island will cast their ballots tomorrow with the latest polls suggesting the Green Party is leading a tight, three-way race. Will it be enough to allow them to form their first government? Plus: A comedian has been elected Ukr...Show More

1:07:50 | Apr 18th

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find that Donald Trump or members of his campaign worked with Russia during the 2016 presidential election, but the report appeared to paint a picture of a president taking steps to control the i...Show More

1:11:41 | Apr 17th

The United Conservative Party won a majority government in Alberta. P&P talks to political strategists, Quebec's Christopher Skeete, CBC Polls Analyst Eric Grenier, Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers CEO Tim McMillan and Minister of Natural ...Show More

54:04 | Apr 16th

Albertans head to the polls to decide whether to give Rachel Notley and the NDP government a second mandate, or choose Jason Kenney and the United Conservative Party to lead the province for the next four years.

57:40 | Apr 15th

CBC Polls Analyst Eric Grenier breaks down the numbers ahead of election day. Plus, Vassy speaks with Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi, Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson, and former Deputy Premier (current NDP candidate) Sarah Hoffman, and the Power Panel - Rache...Show More

52:53 | Apr 12th

Ontario Minister of Colleges and Universities Merrilee Fullerton on changes to funding for post-secondary institutions. Canadian Council for Refugees Executive Director Janet Dench on cuts to Legal Aid Ontario. The Power Panel weighs in on the Ontari...Show More

1:01:05 | Apr 11th

Ontario P.C. government tables its first budget; P&P talks to NDP Leader Andrea Horwath,Treasury Board President Peter Bethlenfalvy and Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance President Danny Chang. Plus, Minister of Border Security and Organized Crim...Show More

31:05 | Apr 10th

MPs debate the Liberal government's decision to give $12 million to Loblaws to help the company install more energy-efficient fridges. Then we hear from the Power Panel, a refugee lawyer and former foreign affairs minister on proposed changes to Cana...Show More

58:51 | Apr 9th

Jane Philpott says the Prime Minister violated her rights when he expelled her from caucus; MPs debate. Plus, Ontario wants anti carbon tax stickers at every gas station in the province.

50:52 | Apr 8th

Canadians are vulnerable to foreign interference in this fall's federal election - and the meddling is already underway, according to a new report from Canada's electronic spy agency. Plus: Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has received a lawsuit thr...Show More

48:13 | Apr 5th

SNC-Lavalin, the company at the centre of a national political storm, underscores what it calls new and troubling facts in a fresh court bid for a special agreement to avoid prosecution on corruption charges. Plus: Minister of Environment Catherine M...Show More

41:28 | Apr 4th

Sources tell CBC News that Jody Wilson-Raybould demanded an apology and the firing of three people involved in the affair. Jane Philpott says an apology from the PM would have contained the SNC-Lavalin controversy. Indigenous Services Minister Seamus...Show More

51:57 | Apr 3rd

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government is defending its feminist credentials as Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott, the two women he ejected from the Liberal caucus, say they have no regrets about standing up to the prime minister on principl...Show More

1:01:57 | Apr 2nd

Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott have been kicked out of the Liberal caucus. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the decision in front of his caucus and the media earlier tonight. The Power Panel - Tim Murphy, Tim Powers, Francoise Boivin a...Show More

1:00:15 | Apr 1st

Liberal MPs are mulling whether to remove Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott from caucus in the wake of the SNC-Lavalin controversy. Plus: The federal carbon price takes effect in four provinces.

1:04:58 | Mar 29th

In-depth coverage of the former Attorney General's documents on the SNC-Lavalin affair released today.

39:16 | Mar 28th

A member of the First Nations community reacts to Trudeau's response to protesters of the mercury crisis. Plus: Quebec introduces its controversial secularism bill, and a battle over the right to "bare" arms in the B.C. legislature.

54:53 | Mar 27th

Lawmakers vote on UK PM's Brexit deal. Plus: Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe on China's Canadian canola ban.

40:58 | Mar 26th

Liberals on the Ethics committee vote against a probe into the SNC-Lavalin affair. Plus: Who is Canada's most popular premier?

49:19 | Mar 25th

Ethics MPs look ahead to tomorrow's meeting on SNC-Lavalin. Plus: the impact of the Mueller report on Trump's presidency, and an Alberta panel weighs in on the latest campaign issues.

39:05 | Mar 22nd

Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and former Canadian ambassador to China Guy Saint-Jacques discuss China's move to stop buying Canadian canola seeds. The Washington Post's Aaron Blake on the conclusion of Mueller's Russia probe.

1:03:48 | Mar 21st

MPs take a break from a marathon voting session to debate parliamentary privilege after Jane Philpott, and a former House of Commons law clerk weighs in. Plus: Doug Ford's government tweaks its controversial autism program changes.

52:22 | Mar 20th

MPs debate the SNC-Lavalin affair and budget 2019. The Power Panel discusses Celina Caesar-Chavannes' departure from caucus, the Conservatives' plan to force a marathon vote in the House and remarks made by SNC-Lavalin CEO Neil Bruce.

1:00:18 | Mar 19th

Finance Min. Bill Morneau delivers his final budget before the election. P&P brings you all the details, analysis and reaction from players, stakeholders and pundits.

1:03:57 | Mar 18th

MPs debate Wernick's departure before communications strategist Jennifer Stewart weighs in on how it will affect the ongoing SNC-Lavalin controversy. Plus, Alberta MLA Derek Fildebrandt discusses the ongoing allegations swirling around Jason Kenney's...Show More

56:24 | Mar 15th

P&P speaks to Parliamentary Secretary to the Justice Minister Arif Virani, Quebec Imam Hassan Guillet, former CSIS analyst Jessica Davis and Amy Tisdale, New Zealand's acting High Commissioner to Canada.

46:45 | Mar 14th

Should economic interests factor into decisions over deferred prosecution? Civil law professor Jennifer Quaid weighs in. The Power Panel discusses rumours that Brian Jean is returning to politics. Plus Ontario promises to use every tool to fight the ...Show More

56:23 | Mar 13th

Transport Minister Marc Garneau on why the government is grounding Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 jets. Plus, Liberals on the justice committee shutdown an emergency committee meeting on SNC-Lavalin; MPs debate. And NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh discusses the SNC...Show More

51:43 | Mar 12th

A number of countries around the world are either grounding or banning Boeing's 737 Max 8 jets from the country's air space following the crash in Ethiopia over the weekend. But Canada's Transport Minister says Ottawa has no plans to keep them out of...Show More

47:35 | Mar 11th

The NDP's deputy leader Alexandre Boulerice on his party's Quebec-specific strategy. Plus: the OECD voices concerns over SNC-Lavalin, and the NYT's Venezuela reporter updates P&P on the blackout currently blanketing the country.

1:00:59 | Mar 8th

Former premiers Christy Clark, Alison Redford, Kathy Dunderdale and Kathleen Wynne joined Power & Politics Friday to discuss the ongoing SNC-Lavalin affair. Plus, the Power Panel - Laura Stone, Jen Gerson, Marie Vastel and Marty Patriquin weigh in.

42:47 | Mar 7th

Min. Carla Qualtrough on Trudeau's regrets over the SNC-Lavalin affair. Plus: Ontario parents protest changes to autism funding.

1:12:34 | Mar 6th

The House of Commons Justice Committee heard new testimony from Gerald Butts, Michael Wernick and Nathalie Drouin on the SNC-Lavalin affair. P&P talks to Employment Minister Patty Hajdu, justice committee MPs, and pollsters Shachi Kurl and Christian ...Show More

57:47 | Mar 5th

Tourism minister Melanie Joly on cabinet solidarity for Trudeau. Plus: former Conservative leader Rona Ambrose, a reality check on SNC-Lavalin's actual economic impact on Canada, and Justice MPs look ahead to tomorrow's testimony from Gerald Butts.

51:19 | Mar 4th

Jane Philpott resigned Monday from Justin Trudeau's cabinet over the handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair. Power & Politics talks to Liberal MP Steven MacKinnon, David McLaughlin, Jaime Watt and Cindy Blackstock. Plus, the Power Panel - Ginny Roth, Bra...Show More

49:16 | Mar 1st

Lawrence MacAulay and Marie-Claude Bibeau on their new roles in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet and the ongoing fallout from the SNC-Lavalin affair. Plus, the Power Panel - Martin Patriquin, Marieke Walsh, Marie Vastel and Paul Wells weigh in...Show More

51:34 | Feb 28th

All the in-depth coverage as the SNC-Lavalin scandal deepens. Featuring cabinet minister Carla Qualtrough, former AGs Peter MacKay and Irwin Cotlin, opposition and legal reaction.

32:20 | Feb 27th

Jody Wilson-Raybould says she faced intense political pressure and veiled threats related to the SNC-Lavalin affair, and was warned directly by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about the negative consequences if the Quebec-based company faced prosecutio...Show More

40:47 | Feb 26th

Ontario's health minister Christine Elliott on the province's new "super" consolidated health system. Plus: Justice committee chair Anthony Housefather on possible 'difficult rulings' when Jody Wilson-Raybould testifies Wednesday, and the Power Panel...Show More

45:46 | Feb 25th

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould can address quote 'revelant matters' on the SNC-Lavalin controversy. What does that mean? MPs and the Power Panel debate. Plus, a law professor who testified before the j...Show More

40:34 | Feb 22nd

Natural Resources Min. Sohi and Alberta Premier Notley react to the NEB's report giving the green light to the Trans Mountain project. Plus: Autism program protests in Ontario, and the father of a Danforth shooting victim on action against gun violen...Show More

54:15 | Feb 21st

Justice committee MPs on the bombshell first day of testimonies. Plus: Minister of Indigenous Services Seamus O'Regan on the Cat Lake housing crisis, why Canada's ambassador to the U.S. is "optimistic" about Trump lifting the steel and aluminium tari...Show More

56:54 | Feb 20th

The Liberals used their majority to vote against a public inquiry into the SNC-Lavalin controversy; MPs debate. Plus, the Power Panel and Eddie Goldenberg, former senior adviser to prime minister Jean Chretien, weighs in on the ongoing affair.

50:02 | Feb 19th

One of Trudeau's cabinet ministers Ralph Goodale discusses his former colleague's surprise appearance today. Plus: Power Panel and MPs weigh in on the ongoing controversy.

51:21 | Feb 15th

Trudeau shares new information on his meetings with the former justice minister before Jody Wilson-Raybould resigned. Plus: Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe on his next steps in his carbon tax court battle, Sarnia mayor Mike Bradley on the importance o...Show More

57:43 | Feb 14th

A legal expert and judge on why "the rule of law can't be shut down" in the SNC-Lavalin case. Plus: Calls for Lisa McLeod to resign over Ontario autism program overhaul, and Trump declares a national emergency to get his border wall funded.

54:45 | Feb 13th

MPs debate the scope of the justice committee's probe of the SNC-Lavalin controversy, before the Power Panel digs in - Melissa Lantsman, Bruce Spence, Amanda Alvaro and Kathleen Monk. Then CBC's Dave Seglins walks us through his investigations of the...Show More

1:18:16 | Feb 12th

After days of silence on the SNC-Lavalin controversy, former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould quit the Prime Minister's cabinet today. P&P speaks to NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen, Jody Wilson-Raybould's fathe...Show More

55:22 | Feb 11th

The federal ethics commissioner announced today that he is looking into the SNC-Lavalin controversy; MPs debate, then the Power Panel and a former clerk of the privy council weigh in.

45:07 | Feb 8th

Opposition parties are calling for an emergency hearing and investigation into allegations the Prime Minister's Office tried to intervene in a criminal case against SNC-Lavalin; MPs debate and the Power Panel digs in. Plus, a corporate law expert dig...Show More

45:25 | Feb 7th

A new report alleges the PMO pressured former Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould to intervene in a criminal case against SNC-Lavalin; the Prime Minister has denied the allegations. MPs debate, then the Power Panel weighs in. Plus, an economist joi...Show More

34:18 | Feb 6th

U.S. President Donald Trump says ISIS is facing imminent territorial defeat. NYT Foreign Correspondent Rukmini Callimachi and former CSIS terrorism analyst Phil Gurski discuss. Plus, Ontario Minister of Children Lisa MacLeod on why her government is ...Show More

41:59 | Feb 5th

P&P looks ahead to Trump's big state of the union address. Plus: Premier Blaine Higgs on the carbon tax, and Perry Bellegarde on the new Indigenous languages bill.
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43:00 | Feb 4th

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, Brazil's foreign minister and the UK's minister for Europe and the Americas discuss today's Lima Group emergency meeting on Venezuela. Plus: the Power Panel digs into a poll on federal party support in Queb...Show More
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40:50 | Feb 1st

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan weighs in on both the U.S. decision to suspend a key nuclear treaty and the ongoing crisis in Venezuela. Former senior white house adviser Eric Farnsworth breaks down the crisis in Caracas. Ontario Health Minister Chris...Show More
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40:08 | Jan 31st

MPs weigh in on a PBO report that says Ottawa may have overpaid for TMX by as much as $1B. Plus, NDP MPs have told CBC News that they warned Jagmeet Singh in June that he's finished as party leader if he doesn't win the Burnaby South byelection, Hann...Show More
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55:23 | Jan 30th

Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould on the government's sweeping plan to fight election interference. N.B Premier Blaine Higgs on cancelling the province's plan to host the 2021 Francophonie Games; Federal Sports Minister Kirsty Duncan resp...Show More
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45:31 | Jan 29th

China reacts to U.S. indictments against Huawei. How will it impact Canada? P&P has analysis and insights. Plus: Green Party leader Elizabeth May on C-69 concerns, and an immigration lawyer weighs in on the government's new "first-come, first-served"...Show More
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40:32 | Jan 28th

MPs react to U.S. announcement of 13 charges against Huawei. Plus: Canada's big city mayors look ahead to federal election as House returns, and the sentencing hearing in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash begins.
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45:57 | Jan 25th

The RCMP have laid terrorism charges against a young man in Kingston, Ontario; Jessica Davis and Pierre-Yves Bourduas discuss. Plus, Aaron Blake catches us up on news stateside. And the Power Panel - Johanna Chiu, Jen Gerson, Martin Patriquin and J.P...Show More
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47:10 | Jan 24th

Former Canadian Ambassador to Venezuela Ben Rowswell weighs in on the political crisis engulfing Venezuela. Former Ambassador David Mulroney weighs in on McCallum's remarks. The Power Panel - Omar Khan, Andrew Thomson, Geoff Norquay and Katie Simpson...Show More
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50:59 | Jan 23rd

Canada's Ambassador to China says Meng Wanzhou has a strong defence to fight extradition; P&P talks to Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice Arif Virani, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, former diplomat to China Gordon Houlden. Plus, t...Show More
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46:34 | Jan 22nd

The U-S confirms it will seek Meng Wanzhou's extradition from Canada. Former state department official Michael Fuchs weighs in. Special adviser to the B.C. Speaker of the House Alan Mullen discusses that explosive spending scandal report. The Power P...Show More
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35:16 | Jan 21st

Ontario Premier Doug Ford rings the warning bell that a carbon tax could lead to a recession. The province's environmental minister is here. Plus: extreme freeze across Canada, Brexit plan B and opting out of pot shops.
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45:50 | Jan 18th

How should the Prime Minister handle deteriorating relations with China? MPs debate before the Power Panel weighs in. Plus, Washington Post reporter Aaron Blake weighs in on a bombshell report about President Trump.
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48:45 | Jan 17th

Canada's Ambassador to China will brief a Parliamentary committee tomorrow; MPs discuss what they want to hear. Ex-Liberal candidate Karen Wang on seeking a second chance in the Burnaby South byelection. The Power Panel - Andrew Thomson, Laura Stone,...Show More
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55:09 | Jan 16th

Former U.K. High Commissioner to Canada Anthony Cary on what's next for Brexit. Ujjal Dossanjh and Olivia Chow on Liberal candidate Karen Wang's exit from the Burnaby by-election following racial comments. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale on civ...Show More
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40:33 | Jan 15th

A British Tory MP looks at the consequences of today's vote and the path forward. Plus: The Power Panel digs into Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains' meeting with GM execs, and Canada's former ambassador to China discusses the case of detained Canadia...Show More
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50:17 | Jan 14th

Trudeau's two new rookie ministers, David Lametti and Bernadette Jordan, discuss their new portfolios. Plus: the latest on a Canadian being sentenced to the death penalty in China, and looking ahead to the Brexit vote.
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44:07 | Jan 11th

Canada has granted a Saudi teen asylum after she allegedly fled family abuse. Bessma Momani and Dennis Horak on what this could mean for Canada-Saudi relations. Plus, Ont. AG Caroline Mulroney on Saturday's pot lottery. And the Power Panel - Marie Va...Show More
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54:42 | Jan 10th

Treasury Board President Scott Brison on why he's leaving politics now. PPC Leader Maxime Bernier on his first two candidates. The Power Panel - Marcella Munro, Jen Gerson, Rob Silver and Tim Powers weigh in on both stories. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh ...Show More
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49:15 | Jan 9th

What's at the heart of the Wet'suwet'en Nation pipeline protests? Legal counsel for the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs explains. Plus, Ont. P.C. MPP Paul Calandra on the legal challenge against his government's repeal of the 2015 sex-ed curriculum. A...Show More
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51:39 | Jan 8th

CBC News has learned that Ottawa hosted quiet talks between Canadian and North Korean officials in September 2018 - former Canadian Ambassador to South Korea Marius Grinius weighs in. Unifor President Jerry Dias discusses his meeting with GM, before ...Show More
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40:59 | Jan 7th

Conservative MP Michael Cooper on his conversation with Chinese officials about detained Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig. Former Canadian diplomat to China Gordon Houlden weighs in whether the Canadian delegation to China can make any hea...Show More
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42:23 | Jan 4th

MPs and senators leave for China to strengthen ties during a tense time. Plus: is the Canadian government ready for driverless cars?
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37:58 | Jan 3rd

Vice-Chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee Mark Warner says China is a security threat to Canada. Plus: Power Panel on why the Nanaimo, B.C. byelection is so important.
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39:36 | Jan 2nd

Economists Dawn Desjardins and Royce Mendes discuss volatile stock markets and what they could mean for Canada's economy. The Washington Post's Aaron Blake weighs in on Mitt Romney, Donald Trump and the U.S. government shutdown. The Power Panel takes...Show More
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45:04 | Dec 27th, 2018

How well did the Power Panel follow the political headlines of 2018? We put four of them to the test. Tim Powers, Amanda Alvaro, Eric Grenier and Kathleen Monk battle it out in eight categories to take home the inaugural P&P Quiz Show Trophy.
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43:15 | Dec 26th, 2018

Vassy and the Power Panel count down the year's biggest blunders and boldest moves.
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42:46 | Dec 21st, 2018

The Conservative leader says China's detention of Canadians is 'retaliation' for the Huawei arrest. Plus: all the departures from the White House in 2018.
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39:23 | Dec 20th, 2018

The international community condemns China for cybersecurity violations. Plus: Jagmeet Singh on China, B.C. sticks with the status quo, and feds unveil rules for pot edibles.
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39:14 | Dec 19th, 2018

Global Affairs Canada confirmed Wednesday that a third Canadian has been detained in China. Former foreign affairs minister Peter MacKay weighs in. Plus, Thomas Juneau discusses Trump's decision to pull troops from Syria. And the Power Panel - Tim Mu...Show More
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32:10 | Dec 18th, 2018

Natural Resources Min. Amarjeet Sohi on the feds' $1.6B for the energy sector. Plus: 2018's top five political moves and misses, and former U.S. ambassador to China Gary Locke.
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38:08 | Dec 17th, 2018

The government has outlined a proposed passenger bill of rights, but does it go far enough? Transport Minister Marc Garneau weighs in. Then, passenger rights advocate Gabor Lukacs. Plus, the Power Panel discusses Premier Ford's pick for OPP Commissio...Show More
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43:11 | Dec 14th, 2018

P&P digs into the political and economic consequences of the Canada-China conflict. Plus: the Power Panel recaps 2018's political wins and losses.
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52:22 | Dec 13th, 2018

How should the government respond to China's detention of two Canadians? MPs debate. Plus, Brock University's Charles Burton and Eurasia Group's Michael Hirson discuss the state of Canada-China-U.S. relations. And representative from Canada's agri-fo...Show More
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47:11 | Dec 12th, 2018

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland provides an update on Meng, Kovrig cases; former Canadian diplomat Gordon Houlden weighs in. Former senior state department official Michael Fuchs discusses Trump's remarks about intervening in the Meng case...Show More
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39:36 | Dec 11th, 2018

Should Canadians be worried about travelling to China in light of the detention of Michael Kovrig and the arrest of the Huawei CFO? Public Safety Min. Ralph Goodale is here. Plus: Alberta's energy minister on new refinery pitch.
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41:08 | Dec 10th, 2018

Rodney Stafford on learning that his daughter's killer Michael Rafferty was moved to a medium security prison. Business Council of Canada's Brian Kingston on potential Chinese retaliation over the Huawei arrest. The Power Panel - Brad Lavigne, Yolan...Show More
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44:25 | Dec 7th, 2018

The Prime Minister and premiers met today in Montreal for the first ministers meeting. P&P speaks with Premiers Rachel Notley, Scott Moe, Blaine Higgs and Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic Leblanc. Plus, the Power Panel weighs in on it all.
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41:13 | Dec 6th, 2018

Ontario's economic development minister Todd Smith on Premier Doug Ford's threat to walk out on Trudeau ahead of First Ministers' meeting. Plus: Canada's Huawei arrest consequences, and Jason Kenney seeks to join the fight against the national carbon...Show More
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48:00 | Dec 5th, 2018

Some premiers are upset with the agenda at the upcoming first ministers meeting. Why? We talk to Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister. Then, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna responds. Plus, B.C. Premier discusses his province's new climate plan. Th...Show More
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36:11 | Dec 4th, 2018

MPs debate how Ottawa can help Alberta and Saskatchewan and then the Power Panel offers their snappy take. Plus: Canadian youth at COP24 climate talks, and French fuel tax protests - are there lessons for other countries as the Macron government back...Show More
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52:17 | Dec 3rd, 2018

Natural Resource Minister Amarjeet Sohi and Alberta Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd on temporary oil production cuts in the province. Plus, MPs debate the national security committee's report on Trudeau's ill-fated India trip. The Power Panel - Bra...Show More
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32:33 | Nov 30th, 2018

Canada's Ambassador to the U.S. David MacNaughton on the signing of the new NAFTA. Former U.S. diplomat to Canada Sarah Goldfeder weighs in. Plus, the Power Panel.
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46:34 | Nov 29th, 2018

Ontario Environment Minister Rod Phillips defends his government's new climate plan; federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna reacts. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Border Security Peter Schiefke talks new numbers crunched by the PB...Show More
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55:08 | Nov 28th, 2018

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley on her plan to rescue the record low price of oil. Former Alberta PC cabinet minister Ted Morton offers a reality check. The Power Panel - Amanda Alvaro, Marcella Munro, Tim Powers and Chris Hall - talks oil and the fed...Show More
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36:01 | Nov 27th, 2018

Ontario's Economic Development Minister on the fallout from GM's announcement, and Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan addresses his department's backlog. Plus: Rona Ambrose on sexual assault training bill.
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39:37 | Nov 26th, 2018

P&P gets federal, provincial and union reaction to GM's closure announcement and what it means for Canada's auto industry. Plus: the latest on Canada Post, and Ukraine and Russia's tense face-off.
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37:36 | Nov 23rd, 2018

Liberal MP Marco Mendicino defends his government's back-to-work legislation. A former adviser to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says we should halt arms exports to Saudi Arabia. Plus, the Power Panel breaks down Premier Doug Ford back tracking on his...Show More
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33:49 | Nov 22nd, 2018

Alberta's Finance Minister Joe Ceci on why he's disappointed with the Liberal government's economic update. Cenovus CEO Alex Pourbaix explains why he says Alberta's oil industry is the victim of the "world's slowest car crash." Scotiabank Deputy Chie...Show More
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53:58 | Nov 21st, 2018

Finance Minister Bill Morneau on the government's fall economic update. Conservative Finance Critic Pierre Poilievre and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh respond. Plus, analysis from the Power Panel and a special business panel.
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41:08 | Nov 20th, 2018

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan responds to the blistering Auditor General report. Plus: the AG says the CRA is treating taxpayers differently - are you one of them? And the Washington Post's Aaron Blake walks us through President Donald Trump's shock...Show More
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42:15 | Nov 19th, 2018

MPs debate possible solutions after Premier Notley blames Ottawa for Albertan oil's record low prices. Plus: Official Languages Min. Joly on Ford's Francophone cuts.
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41:24 | Nov 16th, 2018

Canadian crude has fallen to a record low and industry is divided over what to do. Richard Masson weighs in. Plus, MP Erin O'Toole on why he says he has doubts about the government's numbers on child killer transfers to healing lodges. The Power Pane...Show More
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34:16 | Nov 15th, 2018

Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli discusses what the Ford government plans to do about the 14.5 billion dollar deficit they're projecting. Plus Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath and the Power Panel weigh in.
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40:47 | Nov 14th, 2018

Former Conservative leadership candidate Kevin O'Leary on why he's suing Elections Canada. Peter MacKay discusses child killer transfers to healing lodges. The Power Panel - Amanda Alvaro, Tim Powers, Kathleen Monk and Chris Hall weigh in on both sto...Show More
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45:59 | Nov 13th, 2018

A P&P exclusive on the number of child killers held in Indigenous healing lodges since 2011. Plus: Canada pursues trade with Asia.
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47:16 | Nov 12th, 2018

Justin Trudeau confirms Canada has seen the Khashoggi death tapes. Plus: B.C. will debate electoral reform and the Power Panel on Putin's thumbs-up.
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44:32 | Nov 9th, 2018

Derek Burney and the Power Panel talk NAFTA 2.0.. Christy Clark, Bob Rae and Robert Ghiz talk U.S. midterms and the Canada-U.S. relationship. Plus, N.B. Premier Blaine Higgs.
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47:24 | Nov 8th, 2018

Tony Clement admits to more than one inappropriate exchange. Plus, MPs and the Power Panel debate Bombardier job cuts and Rick Mercer reads a passage from his new book.
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18:03 | Nov 8th, 2018

People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier sat down with Vassy to talk climate change, feminism and what he has in common with Justin Trudeau.
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53:03 | Nov 7th, 2018

MP Tony Clement gets the boot from Conservative caucus amidst his sexting scandal - communications strategist Jaime Watt weighs in. Plus, Canada's Ambassador to the U.S. David MacNaughton on what a divided Congress means for Canada-U.S. relations and...Show More
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44:52 | Nov 5th, 2018

We break down what's at stake in tomorrow's U.S. midterm races, and party strategists debate the tactics behind Premier Ford's surprise shake-up. Plus: the Power Panel on the Ford cabinet shuffle, and retired General Rick Hillier on a special WWI pro...Show More
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54:15 | Nov 2nd, 2018

Outgoing Premier Brian Gallant discusses the fall of the Liberal government in New Brunswick. Plus, the Washington Post's Aaron Blake previews Tuesday's U.S. midterms and former Liberal cabinet minister John Manley joins Vassy for the second instalme...Show More
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59:51 | Nov 1st, 2018

Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen discusses the government's plan to boost immigration targets. Hexo's Terry Lake explains why Canada is facing Cannabis shortages. The Power Panel talks immigration and the carbon tax. Canada Saudi Business Council Pr...Show More
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51:45 | Oct 31st, 2018

Statistics Canada's chief statistician on why the agency wants the financial transaction records of Canadians. Transport Minister Marc Garneau on Greyhound cuts. Marco Mendicino on former GG expenses.
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1:01:15 | Oct 30th, 2018

The father of "Jihadi Jack" says information exists that proves his son was not a supporter of the Islamic State. Plus Minister of Democratic Institutions Karina Gould on the nomination of the first ever debates commissioner.
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40:06 | Oct 29th, 2018

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh blasts Trudeau for byelection delay. Plus: a new report on employee fatigue in the transport industry has Canadians wondering just how safe our skies are.
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44:32 | Oct 26th, 2018

David Frum weighs in on the political climate in the U.S. as authorities arrest a "partisan" suspect in the mail bomb case. Plus, Public Services Minister Carla Qualtrough on the state of the problem-plagued Phoenix pay system. And the Power Panel we...Show More
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39:08 | Oct 25th, 2018

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on the 'right sort' of populist politicians. Plus: can the World Trade Organization save itself? WTO chief Roberto Azevedo is here.
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46:10 | Oct 24th, 2018

Several high-profile Trump-critics were targeted with homemade bombs Wednesday - stateside reporters bring us the latest. Plus, the man behind Manitoba's now defunct climate change strategy weighs in on the pricing carbon in Canada. And Alberta's env...Show More
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44:40 | Oct 23rd, 2018

What will the federally-imposed carbon tax mean for your bank account? Min. Dominic LeBlanc, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe, and Ontario Min. of Environment Rod Phillips are here.
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1:01:15 | Oct 22nd, 2018

MPs debate and Bob Rae weighs in on the Canadian arms deal with Saudi Arabia. Plus, an Ont. MPP plans on tabling a bill aimed at punishing returning ISIS fighters. Eric Grenier and the Power Panel preview the 2019 federal election.
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50:41 | Oct 19th, 2018

Zekelman Industries CEO Barry Zekelman says Canada should accept U.S. quotas on steel and aluminum and former Industry Minister James Moore shares a post-NAFTA update. Plus: Power Panel on New Brunswick's Liberals' throne speech plan.
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46:03 | Oct 18th, 2018

What risk do returning Canadian ISIS fighters pose? Amarnath Amarasingam met with some of the detainees in Syria. Plus: the Power Panel on politicians blocking people on social media and P&P looks ahead to the U.S. midterms.
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52:23 | Oct 17th, 2018

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale discusses the Liberal governments plan to issue pot pardons today. Plus, former premiers Christy Clark and Robert Ghiz and two licensed producers weigh in on day one of legalization.
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