The House from CBC Radio

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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.

As one decade ends and another begins, atmospheric scientist Katharine Hayhoe and sustainable energy economist Mark Jaccard join Chris Hall to highlight the urgent and specific actions needed from everyday citizens and governments alike because the evidence is clear: doing nothing isn’t an option. Plus, feature interviews with Donald Savoie, …
As 2019 draws to a close, how much do you remember? It's time for The House's annual end-of-year political quiz. Play along with our panel of journalists and test your knowledge.
This week on The House, Champagne joins host Chris Hall to discuss the China Question, infrastructure and city planning expert Nadine Ibrahim talks about high-speed rail and Chris Hall talks with former political strategists David Herle, Jenni Byrne and Scott Reid of the Herle Burly podcast.
This week on The House, two Conservatives join us to talk about what's next for the party now that Andrew Scheer has resigned. Bloc MP Stephane Bergeron lays out his party's demands to work cooperatively with the Liberals. Finally, the parents of a soldier who died in Afghanistan talk about …
This week on The House, Liberal House Leader Pablo Rodriguez and the NDP's Rachel Blaney recap the throne speech and talk about the path forward in this minority. Two women who were at Polytechnique on that fateful date in 1989 talk to Chris Hall about gender-based violence and gun control. …
This week on The House, Chris Hall meets new Conservative deputy leader Leona Alleslev, who defends Andrew Scheer's right to his own personal beliefs on same-sex marriage. But it's a position Rachel Curran, a key advisor to former prime minister Stephen Harper, calls a "dealbreaker" for her and other party …
This week on The House, Canada’s new deputy prime minister and intergovernmental affairs minister Chrystia Freeland tells host Chris Hall about the challenges of cooling down Canada’s simmering regional tensions. Rookie Oakville MP Anita Anand talks about taking a seat at the cabinet table. Meanwhile, Conservative foreign affairs critic Erin …
This week on The House, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe joins host Chris Hall to talk about what he has labelled an unsatisfactory meeting this week with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Tom Devine talks about Canada's whistleblower protection rules and Chris Hall talks to two strategists who have been behind- the-scenes …
This week on The House, Liberal Whip Mark Holland talks about how his party will manage the challenges of working across the aisle. P.E.I. Premier Dennis King walks us through his advice to the prime minister on working in his own minority government. Finally, interim Green Party Leader Jo-Ann Roberts …
This week on The House, we talk to a Conservative strategist and a member of Campaign Life Coalition about whether Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's stance on social issues cost him votes. We dive into the Wexit debate with two former MPs from Alberta. And: A political researcher shares her thoughts …
This week on The House, defeated cabinet minster Ralph Goodale talks about where the Liberals went wrong and what's next for him. Three party strategists walk us through the workings of a minority parliament. Finally, we talk to three MPs about how pipelines and the environment will factor into this …
The House takes a look at some of the big issues in the final days before the vote.
This week The House heads to Quebec to hear from voters and politicians in key ridings across the province. Federal party leaders need to win over Quebeckers to win the election and there are many tight three-way races in the province’s 78 ridings. Polls suggest the political ground is shifting …
This week on The House, we look at how the rest of Canada views Quebec's religious symbols bill. We do a feature interview with Elizabeth May on the Green Party platform. Two candidates debate the merits and pitfalls of addressing the opioid crisis. Finally, two journalists break down the French …
This special edition of The House from New Brunswick tackles the economy, cost of living, immigration and Indigenous reconciliation.
This week on The House, we talk about Justin Trudeau's blackface photos with candidates, journalists and other experts. We also kick off our round of federal leader interviews with the NDP's Jagmeet Singh and PPC leader Maxime Bernier.
This week on The House: How do the parties deal with crisis during the campaign? And why do candidates with questionable pasts often slip past vetters? We ask strategists from the parties. We examine the broken promise of electoral reform and hear from our In House panel about the federal …
This week on The House, three Quebec MPs join us to debate the province's controversial religious symbols legislation. We wade into the week's drama between the Greens and NDP in New Brunswick. Finally, Jean Charest talks about the appointment of a new ambassador to China.
This week on The House, deputy Conservative Party leader Lisa Raitt joins us to talk about Andrew Scheer's latest comments on same-sex marriage and abortion. A panel of undecided voters is here to talk climate change. And two political strategists walk us through the pros and cons of the parties' …
This week on The House, we discuss whether Jack 'Jihadi' Letts should be repatriated to Canada with two global security experts. We look at the government's new international development funding with Minister Maryam Monsef. Rachel Giese joins us to talk about the resurfacing of an anti-gay marriage speech by Andrew …