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.

Pak July 9, 2010
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This week on The House, guest host Rita Celli talks with two Vancouver City Councillors who are upset about accusations made by the head of CSIS regarding foreign spies infiltrating Canadian municipal and provincial governments; Rita talks with Brian Lee-Crowley who is co-author of "The Canadian Century: Moving Out of …
The House, June 26, 2010 June 27, 2010
The House goes to Toronto for the G8 and G20 Conferences.
The House, June 19, 2010 June 19, 2010
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty looks ahead to the G20 meeting in Toronto. Reporter Louise Elliott tallies up the unseen costs of the International conference. Quebecor VP Kory Teneycke fields questions about the business plan for Sun TV News. Don Martin of the National Post and Rob Russo of the Canadian …
The House, June 12, 2010 June 12, 2010
This week on The House host Kathleen Petty looks at the effect of the upcoming G20 meetings on Toronto with City Councillor Adam Vaughn and coomunications consultant Allan Bonner; Louise Elliott drops by to discuss the missed opportunities that keep piling up for the Liberals; and we listen to your …
This week on The House host Kathleen Petty heads to the Parliament Hill office of Liberal House Leader Ralph Goodale to talk about the lack of a final deal on detainee documents; we hear from you, our listeners, about MP travel expenses and then discuss those sentiments with pollster Bruce …
This week on The House host Kathleen Petty talks with Linda Yueh of Oxford University about the pros and cons of a global bank tax; Alison Crawford looks at the controversy over MPs' expenses; and we explore omnibus bills, first with James Fitz-Morris, then Kathleen chats with Senator Lowell Murray …
This week on The House host Kathleen Petty gets the scoop from three sides of the document deal, first with NDP MP Jack Harris, then Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc, and finally from Justice Minister Rob Nicholson; reporter Alison Crawford brings us a report on the offshore drilling debate taking place …
This week on The House host Kathleen Petty talks with Treasury Board President Stockwell Day about the future of lobbying regulations, and then Kathleen talks with Liberal MP Siobhan Coady about her motion that started the lobbying ball rolling this week; Peter Bissonnette, President of Shaw Communications, tells Kathleen about …
This week on The House, host Kathleen Petty explores the meaning of Speaker Milliken's ruling. First a conversation with NDP Leader Jack Layton, and then Kathleen talks with Mark Chalmers, an constitutional expert based in London, England; reporter James FitzMorris looks at the debate over the lack of debate on …
The House, April 24, 2010 April 24, 2010
This week on The House host Kathleen Petty convenes a panel of MPs to look at this week's latest revelations regarding Rahim Jaffer and Helena Guergis, then Kathleen talks with the one MP who may have some insight into how Helena Guergis is feeling - Maxime Bernier; reporter James Fitz-Morris …
The House, April 17, 2010 April 17, 2010
This week on The House, host Kathleen Petty gets up to date on the Guergis saga by exploring the timeline of events with reporter Alison Crawford; Kathleen then talks with former MP Sinclair Stevens about his being punted out of Cabinet a quarter century ago; James FitzMorris explores the intersection …
Andre Arthur April 13, 2010
Andre Arthur
The House, April 10, 2010 April 10, 2010
This week on The House host Kathleen Petty tries to make sense of the Helena Guergis resignation. She speaks with former Director Of Communications for Stephen Harper, Kory Teneyke, then she talks to area MPP Garfield Dunlop, and with Ian Adams who is the managing editor of a local newspaper; …
This week on The House, guest host Chris Hall looks at political sin. He talks about apologies with professor Ian Greene, author of "Honest Politics: Seeking Integrity in Canadian Public Life", and then has a panel discussion about political sins with MPs Martha Hall Fidlay, James Rajotte and Peter Stoffer; …
The House, March 27, 2010 March 27, 2010
This week on The House host Kathleen Petty sits down with Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon to talk about Afghanistan and the upcoming G8 Foreign Ministers meeting; we'll hear one health care specialist's thoughts on the US healthcare debate; reporter Karina Roman looks at the policy surrounding maternal health; and …
The House, March 20, 2010 March 20, 2010
This week on The House, host Kathleen Petty talks Parliamentary privilege with Parliamentary Secretary to the Government House Leader Tom Lukiwski, NDP Defence critic Jack Harris and Liberal Derek Lee. Rogers vice-Chairman Phil Lind looks ahead to the CRTC's fee-for-carriage ruling on Monday. Reporter Karina Roman looks at StatsCan's report …
The House, March 13, 2010 March 13, 2010
This week on The House, host Kathleen Petty talks budget with PBO Kevin Page; Kathleen reconvenes MPs Laurie Hawn, Ujjal Dosanjh and Jack Harris to see if the Special Committee on the Canadian Mission in Afghanistan will be able to accomplish it's mandate this session; Conservative Party strategist Tim Powers …
This week on The House, host Kathleen Petty talks with Finance Minister Jim Flaherty for a deeper look at this year's federal budget; reporter Karina Roman looks at whether the budget will help create jobs, and if so, what kind of jobs they will be; and Kathleen convenes a panel …
This week on The House host Kathleen Petty talks with MPs Bob Rae and Paul Dewar about our future in Afghanistan; reporter James Cudmore explores the Tory's love affair with snowmobilers; Kathleen, along with CBC Radio host Rita Celli, looks at Northern Ontario's ongoing clash with foreign-owned mining companies ; …