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

February 19, 2011 Feb. 19, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen Petty talks to the Chairman of Caldwell Financial Ltd, Thomas Caldwell, about the proposed TMX-LSE merger and the politics surrounding it; reporters James Fitz-Morris and Kady O'Malley drop by with a look at the controversy surrounding Bev Oda; and Allan Gregg, Chairman of Harris …
February 12, 2011 Feb. 12, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen Petty talks to former Canadian Ambassador to Egypt, Michael Bell, about President Hosni Mubarak's departure; Kathleen also asks Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi to share his thoughts about the relationship between cities and upper levels of government; and finally Kathleen tackles the ongoing debate over …
February 05, 2011 Feb. 5, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen Petty talks with Industry Minister Tony Clement about his disagreement with the CRTC over Usage Based Billing; Kathleen also asks former US Ambassador to Canada David Wilkins and former Canadian Ambassador to the US Frank McKenna to share their thoughts about a possible security …
January 29, 2011 Jan. 29, 2011
This week on The House host Kathleen Petty takes a closer look at the a rocky week in Alberta politics with the Leader of the Wildrose Alliance - Danielle Smith, as well as Graham Thomson of the Edmonton Journal; Kathleen also talks to Manitoba's Finance Minister, Rosann Wowchuk, about her …
January 22, 2011 Jan. 22, 2011
This week on The House, host Kathleen Petty asks Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff about attack ads and election readiness; pollster Nik Nanos tells us about the effectiveness of political ad campaigns; and we eavesdrop on three Hill reporters, John Ivison, Manon Cornellier and Jim Travers as they muse about the …
January 15, 2011 Jan. 15, 2011
This week on The House host Kathleen Petty talks with Finance Minister Jim Flaherty about corporate tax cuts and his upcoming budget; Kathleen also sits down with NDP Leader Jack Layton to talk about his wish list for the upcoming budget and his desire to go to the polls over …
January 08, 2011 Jan. 8, 2011
This week on The House, Kathleen Petty talks to newly promoted Minister of State for Finance Ted Menzies about saving for retirement. We also ask two pension reform experts about the Pooled Registered Pension Plan. Plus, with the Conservatives' new majority in the Senate, CBC's Louise Elliott reports back on …
The House's annual Quiz Show.
This week on The House - our annual Book Show.
This week on The House, guest-host Chris Hall talks with Environment Minister John Baird about the climate change negotiations; CBC reporter Terry Donnelly gives us a sense of the turmoil in BC politics these days; Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall talks about what should be a strategic resource; and Greg Weston …
This week on The House, Kathleen Petty talks with former UN Ambassador Paul Heinbecker about the recent leak of diplomatic notes about Afghanistan; Kathleen sits down with DND Ombudsman Pierre Daigle to discuss the difficulties that families of fallen soldiers have when dealing with; reporter Louise Elliott shares the details …
This week on The House, Kathleen Petty talks to Alberta's Environment Minister Rob Renner about the Cancun Climate Conference; Kathleen also discusses the proposed national securities regulator with Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan; we head back to Afghanistan, this time for a conversation with Major General Stuart Beare, Deputy Commander …
This week on The House host Kathleen Petty discusses the nature of our new commitment in Afghanistan with Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon; Kathleen also talks with the former head of the British Embassy's political team in Kabul, Gerard Russell, about how all of this will be seen by President …
This week on The House guest host Chris Hall talks with MPs Laurie Hawn and Bob Rae about Canada's possible future role in Afghanistan; Chris discusses Canada's Middle East policy with Janice Stein, Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs; and Chris explores the fallout of the BHP-PotashCorp story …
This week on The House host Kathleen Petty discusses the politics of potash with Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff; Kathleen talks with former Prime Minister Paul Martin about the upcoming G-20 meeting in South Korea; and Kathleen sits down with Veterans Ombudsman Pat Stogran as his mandate is about to expire.
This week on The House host Kathleen Petty discusses the latest on the Potash Corporation takeover attempt with Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall; Kathleen talks with former Ambassador Raymond Chretien about what next week's U.S. midterm elections may mean to Canada; Kathleen and pollster Nik Nanos look at how recent municipal …
This week on The House host Kathleen Petty talks with Auditor General Sheila Fraser about her audit into stimulus spending, as well as her thoughts as her term nears its end; Kathleen also chats with Globe & Mail reporter Gordon Pitts about the BHP takeover bid for Saskatchewan Potash Corporation; …
This week on The House host Kathleen Petty tries to unravel the Open Skies problems nbetween the UAE and Canada, first with Warren Everson of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, then with Transportation Critics Martha Hall Findlay of the Liberals and Dennis Bevington of the NDP; reporters Rob Russo and …
This week on The House host Kathleen Petty talks with Finance Minister Jim Flaherty about the International Monetary Fund meetings he attended in Washington this week, also about the latest job numbers and the forthcoming Economic Update; we look forward to Tuesday's vote for the coveted spot on the UN …
This week on The House host Kathleen Petty talks with MPP John Milloy about the letter regarding the census that was sent this week by the Ontario and Quebec governments to Tony Clement; Kathleen and the Chief Economist of TD Bank, Craig Alexander, look at the different job numbers being …