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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.

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 …
SNC-Lavalin, take two Aug. 17, 2019
This week on The House, MPs Jane Philpott and Marc Miller join us to talk about the SNC-Lavalin report. We take a look at the situation in Hong Kong, and get the latest on the Manitoba provincial election. Finally, the Strategists are back to look ahead to the writ drop.
This week on The House, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May talks about part of her platform for the election. Former G7 sherpa Peter Boehm looks ahead to this month's summit. What happens to citizens and the government in the digital age? Two experts join us. Finally, we look at the …
This week on The House, Nunavut Premier Joe Savikataaq joins us to discuss the North's priorities for the upcoming election. We get a NAFTA update from experts on both sides of the border. And Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale talks about what the Five Eyes nations accomplished at their meeting …
This week on The House: Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde talks about what Indigenous voters want out of this election. U.K. professor Simon Usherwood walks us through what Prime Minister Boris Johnson could mean for Canada. And what impact might the Mueller hearings have on the upcoming …
This week on The House, Japanese Ambassador Kimihiro Ishikane talks about what Japan has learned from dealing with China. We also speak to Rear-Admiral Jennifer Bennett about the new settlement for sexual assault victims in the military. Finally, we look at President Trump's racist tweets and identity politics with professor …
This week on The House, CBC senior reporter Salimah Shivji gives a debrief on the premiers' meeting. We talk about the controversial expansion of the Chateau Laurier with architectural historian Peter Coffman. Cartoonist Michael de Adder defends his Trump cartoon and finally, we look at the significance of putting alt-right …
This week on The House, B.C. Premier John Horgan joins us to look ahead to next week's premiers meeting. We look at the stakes for Canadians in Hong Kong amid protests over extradition laws with an activist. Finally, are political cartoons a dying medium? We talk to a communications professor …
This week on The House, we talk about the G20 summit in Japan with a former interpreter and get a fresh update from our reporter there. Our strategist panel is back to talk about the kick off of the pre-writ period. Finally, we look at climate change and the path …
This week on The House we discuss the federal cabinet's decision to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline, again. Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson explains why it won't derail Canada's plan to meet its Paris targets. Deputy Conservative leader Lisa Raitt stops by to tell us why the Conservatives' newly announced environmental …
This week on The House, we talk about Elections Canada's plans to enlist social media influencers to get out the vote with expert Amanda Clarke. We'll review the upcoming energy-related decisions on Trans Mountain and Bill C-69 with Enbridge CEO Al Monaco and Coldwater Chief Lee Spahan. Finally, we look …
This week on the midweek podcast, Dr. Eric Hoskins, head of the government's pharmacare advisory council, talks about the new report recommending universal coverage. We'll also get reaction from Linda Silas, president of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions.
This week on The House, former political strategists Scott Reid and Dennis Matthews join us to talk about why politicians are clinging to the success of the Toronto Raptors. We talk about how environmental issues will affect this election with Sabrina Bowman of GreenPAC. And, after a shooter's manifesto was …
This week on the midweek podcast, we speak to homeless advocate and former Canadian Armed Forces member Tim Richter about the latest motion in Parliament to help homeless veterans.