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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, host Evan Solomon talks with the former head of Quebec's anti-collusion unit and current CAQ MNA Jacques Duchesneau about the province's corruption problems. Wildrose party Leader Danielle Smith is calling for an inquiry following
Ontario's Liberal government calls 'a time out'
This week on The House, in the aftermath of 15-year-old Amanda Todd's suicide following years of bullying, guest-host Chris Hall talks to two parliamentarians about their personal experiences with the problem and what politicians can do to help. New Democ
This week on The House – are cuts stemming from the last federal budget to blame for the confirmed cases of E. coli associated with the consumption of beef from the XL Foods plant in Alberta? Evan Solomon talks with Treasury Board President Tony Clement.
This week on The House, Evan Solomon gets reaction to CFIA's major beef recall from Pierre Lemieux, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture, and from Malcolm Allen, the NDP's Agriculture critic. Then, Evan talks to Defence Minister Pete
This week on the House, Evan Solomon explores the potential dangers of foreign takeovers as outlined in the latest annual report tabled by Canada's spy agency, CSIS. Then, after a week of Conservatives using the expression "carbon tax" to describe what th
This week on the House, Evan Solomon talks to Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall during his trip to the Asia. Both Premier Wall and former Prime Minister Jean Chretien reminisce about the late Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed. Evan discusses the growing unrest in the middle east with CNN host Fareed Zakaria. …
This week on the House, Evan Solomon talks to Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird about Canada’s decision to close our embassy in Tehran, and to expel Iran’s diplomats from Ottawa. Then, Evan asks the former Assistant Director of Intelligence at CSIS about what’s really going on behind the scenes. Finally, …
This week on The House, guest-host James Cudmore takes the show on the road to Quebec ahead of next week's provincial election in order to gauge the mood of voters, and analyze the candidates' final pitch. First, James goes to one of the key election battlegrounds, the so-called "450", to …
This week on The House, the CRTC has fined the Liberal campaign in the riding of Guelph for breaking the telecommunications act. Guest host Alison Crawford speaks to Liberal MP Frank Valeriote and Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre. Journalists Steve Maher and Greg Weston are also here to examine the findings. …
This week on The House, guest host Chris Hall talks with NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair as he gets ready for a new session of Parliament. Chris speaks with Senator Vern White about the state of the RCMP. Two former Ambassadors, one from Canada, one from the US, look forward to …
This week on the House guest host Louise Elliott tackles the ongoing Northern Gateway Pipeline debate by discussing the latest developments with Robyn Allan, a BC economist keeping a close eye on the hearings, as well as with Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver. Louise talks with CBC reporter Tim Duboyce …
This week on The House, guest-host Louise Elliott asks the Premier of the Northwest Territories, Bob McLeod, about why he thinks Alberta should be looking North, not West, to export its oil overseas. We also hear what the Alberta government makes of the idea. Then, we take a first look …
This week on The House, guest-host Susan Lunn brings you special coverage of the Council of the Federation meeting in Halifax. The dispute between British Columbia and Alberta over the Northern Gateway pipeline project overshadowed the Premiers' annual summer gathering. B.C. premier Christy Clark joins us to explain what she …
This week on The House, guest-host Susan Lunn asks federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson how the government is planning to respond to Monday's deadly shooting in a Toronto suburb. Are tougher gun laws the solution? We also look ahead to next week's council of the federation meeting where Premiers will …
This week on The House, guest-host Susan Lunn asks federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson how the government is planning to respond to Monday's deadly shooting in a Toronto suburb. Are tougher gun laws the solution? We also look ahead to next week's council of the federation meeting where Premiers will …
This week on The House, guest-host James Fitz-Morris talks with interim Liberal leader Bob Rae about his trip to the oil sands and how he wants to reshape the debate over the way they should be developed. Then, in a rare feature interview, Canada’s Ambassador to China, David Mulroney, discusses …
This week on The House, guest-host Chris Hall talks to the new Minister of International Cooperation, Julian Fantino, and looks at where the Canadian International Development Agency stands following Bev Oda’s controversial tenure. The CBC Julianne Hazlewood brings us a view from the backbenches of Parliament, and the growing tension …
This week on The House with Evan Solomon, with all eyes on Elliot Lake, Ontario, where two women died after the roof of a mall collapsed, we ask federal and provincial representatives where the responsibility for this tragedy lies. Then, with the next round of negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership …
This week on The House with Evan Solomon, an exclusive interview with RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson about restoring public trust in the RCMP. Evan also talks with former Bank of Canada Governor David Dodge about new mortgage rules and the global economy. We also hear from both sides of the …