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The House is Canada's most popular political affairs show. Every Saturday host Chris Hall takes you to Parliament Hill — and around the country — for in- depth coverage and analysis of the week’s major political news.

This week on The House, Evan Solomon sits down with Canada's Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page to discuss his latest report on the purchase of joint support ships. Why did Page conclude that the government's estimated costs are off the mark? We also
This week on The House, Evan Solomon gets National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Shawn Atleo's first reaction to the appointment of a new Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Minister, Bernard Valcourt. Senator Mike Duffy wants to put the
This week on The House, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall joins Evan Solomon to explain why he thinks Barack Obama’s state of the union address pushes the Keystone XL pipeline debate to a new level. Former Auditor General Sheila Fraser discusses how to addre
This week on The House, scandals hit the Red Chamber. What do controversies surrounding Senators Patrick Brazeau, Mike Duffy, and Mac Harb affect the future of the Senate? Retired Progressive Conservative Senator Lowell Murray joins Evan Solomon to with h
This week on The House, Evan Solomon talks with the Parliamentary Budget Officer, Kevin Page, about the end of his term, and his relationship with the federal government. Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has been a critic of the governments promotion of the Ke
This week, The House was at the Ontario Liberal leadership convention where delegates had gathered to vote for a new leader. What are the challenges ahead for Dalton McGuinty's successor? We hear from former Liberal Premier David Peterson, Finance Ministe
This week on The House, Evan Solomon looks at the operational readiness of the Canadian Forces. Retired General Andrew Leslie talks about the consequences of increased spending on things such as consultants, while cutting spending on training for soldiers
This week on The House, Evan Solomon dissects the outcome of the meeting between First Nations leaders and the federal government. First, the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Shawn Atleo discusses what was accomplished at Friday's gathering
This week on The House, Evan Solomon looks forward to next week's meeting between First Nations leaders and the federal government. First, the Grand Chief of the Mushkegowuk Council, Stan Louttit, discusses his expectations for Friday's gathering, whether
The CBC's National Affairs editor Chris Hall, CBC political blogger and House contributor Kady O'Malley, and PostMedia columnist and a long-time member of the CBC's popular At Issue panel on The National, Andrew Coyne, join us for our annual political qui
This week, The House explores the growing tensions between First Nations and the federal government, and recaps the top political moments of 2012 with Tonda McCharles, parliamentary reporter for the Toronto Star, and John Ivison, a political columnist for
This week on The House, Evan Solomon looks back at an eventful few days on Parliament Hill -- from the F-35 file to the aftermath of the CNOOC-Nexen takerover approval -- with the leader of the Official Opposition, Tom Mulcair, Finance Minister Jim Flahe
This week on The House, after the federal government gives two foreign takeovers the green light, Evan Solomon asks Industry Minister Christian Paradis to explain what the CNOOC and Petronas decisions mean. Then the NDP Energy and Natural Resources critic
This week on The House, Evan Solomon sits down with Liberal leadership candidate Justin Trudeau for his first national broadcast interview since he announced his candidacy. Emmanuelle Latraverse, the Ottawa bureau chief for Radio-Canada and host of "Les C
This week on The House, Evan Solomon sits down with Liberal leadership candidate Justin Trudeau for his first national broadcast interview since he announced his candidacy. Emmanuelle Latraverse, the Ottawa bureau chief for Radio-Canada and host of "Les C
This week on The House, Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi weighs in on the controversy surrounding comments by Liberal leadership hopeful Justin Trudeau about Alberta. He also predicts what will happen in Monday's hotly contested by-election in Calgary Centre.
This week on The House, Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi weighs in on the controversy surrounding comments by Liberal leadership hopeful Justin Trudeau about Alberta. He also predicts what will happen in Monday's hotly contested by-election in Calgary Centre.
This week on The House, with a new generation of leaders now in charge of his country, China's Ambassador to Canada, Zhang Junsai, joins Evan Solomon for a rare interview to discuss his new president's vision, how it might affect Canada, the controversial
This week on the House, Evan Solomon asks Canada’s Minister of Veterans Affairs, Steven Blaney, why he shut down an ombudsman investigation into the breach of privacy of veterans' medical records. We also get reaction from the man whose case spurred the p
This week on The House, Evan Solomon previews next week's American election with the current U.S. Ambassador to Canada David Jacobson. Then, former U.S. Ambassador David Wilkins and former Canadian Ambassador to the United States Raymond Chretien join us