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.

July 09, 2011 July 8, 2011
This week on The House, guest-host Chris Hall explores the battle over the Keystone XL pipeline, first with Tennessee Congressman Steve Cohen, who is a vocal critic of the project, then with Alberta's Energy Minister, Ron Liepert, who is in favour of the pipeline; CBC reporter Karina Roman looks at …
July 02, 2011 July 1, 2011
This week guest-host James Cudmore brings you a special edition of The House from Afghanistan. James is in Kandahar to cover the end of Canada's combat mission there. He'll bring us the sounds and voices of soldiers, as well as interviews with Canada's Chief of the Defence Staff, General Walter …
June 25, 2011 June 25, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen Petty says goodbye. After five years in Ottawa, she's moving back to her hometown of Calgary. Kathleen's guests include Senator Hugh Segal and Saskatchewan Justice Minister Don Morgan. They both share their views about the government's Senate Reform Act; Kady O'Malley is in with …
June 25, 2011 June 25, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen Petty says goodbye. After five years in Ottawa, she's moving back to her hometown of Calgary. Kathleen's guests include Senator Hugh Segal and Saskatchewan Justice Minister Don Morgan. They both share their views about the government's Senate Reform Act; Kady O'Malley is in with …
June 18, 2011 June 18, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen Petty discusses the Air Canada and Canada Post situations with Labour Minister Lisa Raitt. CBC reporter Alison Crawford travels to Massachusetts to explore the debate over mandatory minimum sentences south of border. Finally, CBC reporter Karina Roman and Joan Bryden from the Canadian Press …
June 11, 2011 June 11, 2011
This week on The House, guest-host Chris Hall heads to the Conservative Party Convention to speak with Jason Kenney about the "one-member-one-vote" issue; Chris then heads back to studio to talk with Janet Ecker and Brian Lee Crowley about the task the Conservative government has in finding billions of dollars …
June 4, 2011 June 4, 2011
This week on The House, guest-host Alison Crawford brings you a complete analysis of Friday's Speech from The Throne, starting with a sit-down interview with Justice Minister Rob Nicholson.
May 28, 2011 May 28, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen Petty catches up with reporter Susan Lunn who is in Europe with PM Stephen Harper. Susan brings us a one-on-one interview with the Prime Minister; Kathleen then sits down with the Leader of the Official Opposition Jack Layton; reporter Karina Roman brings us a …
May 21, 2011 May 21, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen Petty talks cabinet shuffle and B.C. politics with Stockwell Day; reporter James Cudmore examines this week's Senate appointments, and Kady O'Malley is in with her Good Question to explore the history of re-appointing Senators; Green Party Leader Elizabeth May talks with Kathleen about her …
May 14, 2011 May 14, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen Petty has a feature interview with the longest-serving Speaker in the history of the House of Commons, Peter Milliken; Kathleen talks with Tony Clement about his efforts to try and figure out what's behind rising gas prices; Kathleen discusses the future of the Liberal …
May 07, 2011 May 8, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen Petty talks with former federal NDP Leader Ed Broadbent about this week's election results ; Kady O'Malley is back with her Good Question segment; reporter Louise Elliott takes a look at what the new Conservative majority agenda will include; author Brooke Jeffrey sits down …
May 07, 2011 May 7, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen Petty talks with former federal NDP Leader Ed Broadbent about this week's election results ; Kady O'Malley is back with her Good Question segment; reporter Louise Elliott takes a look at what the new Conservative majority agenda will include; author Brooke Jeffrey sits down …
April 30, 2011 May 3, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen Petty talks to former Premiers Roy Romanow and David Peterson about the implications of the current federal election campaigns; reporter Susan Lunn looks at how the environment wasn't a major issue on the campaign trail; our panel of outgoing MPs - Chuck Strahl, Keith …
April 23, 2011 May 3, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen speaks to NDP leader Jack Layton. He's the leader with momentum heading into the last week of the campaign, but what does the NDP have to offer you? Reporter James Fitz-Morris reports from the Bloc Quebecois campaign bus. CBC's New Brunswick provincial affairs reporter …
April 16,2011 May 3, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen Petty asks Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff about his party's platform and the final stretch before election day; she also discusses the future of health care funding in Canada with Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty; Kady O'Malley drops by to talk about what was happening on …
April 09,2011 May 3, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen Petty takes a closer look at the Conservative Party's platform with Finance Minister Jim Flaherty; reporter James Cudmore compares the NDP and Liberal platforms; we reconvene our panel of outgoing MPs; Kady O'Malley makes a return to the show to tell us how the …
April 30, 2011 April 30, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen Petty talks to former Premiers Roy Romanow and David Peterson about the implications of the current federal election campaigns; reporter Susan Lunn looks at how the environment wasn't a major issue on the campaign trail; our panel of outgoing MPs - Chuck Strahl, Keith …
The house- April 23 2011 April 23, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen speaks to NDP leader Jack Layton. He's the leader with momentum heading into the last week of the campaign, but what does the NDP have to offer you? Reporter James Fitz-Morris reports from the Bloc Quebecois campaign bus. CBC's New Brunswick provincial affairs reporter …
April 23, 2011 April 22, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen speaks to NDP leader Jack Layton. He's the leader with momentum heading into the last week of the campaign, but what does the NDP have to offer you? Reporter James Fitz-Morris reports from the Bloc Quebecois campaign bus. CBC's New Brunswick provincial affairs reporter …
April 16,2011 April 16, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen Petty asks Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff about his party's platform and the final stretch before election day; she also discusses the future of health care funding in Canada with Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty; Kady O'Malley drops by to talk about what was happening on …