August 27, 2011

from The House from CBC Radio· · · 1 listeners

This week on The House, guest-host Chris Hall looks at the private and public life of Jack Layton with two people who knew him best: Jack Layton's sister Nancy Layton and Jack Layton's long-time friend and former chief of staff Bob Gallagher. Then, voters in B.C. have rejected the controversial HST. Hall talks to NDP leader in B.C. Adrian Dix and CBC's legislative reporter in Victoria Stephen Smart. Plus, international leaders head to Paris next week to discuss Libya's future. Former Canadian ambassador to Libya David Viveash tells Hall Canada can play a role. Finally, we celebrate CBC's 75th anniversary …



This week on The House, guest-host Chris Hall looks at the private and public life of Jack Layton with two people who knew him best: Jack Layton's sister Nancy Layton and Jack Layton's long-time friend and former chief of staff Bob Gallagher. Then, voters in B.C. have rejected the controversial HST. Hall talks to NDP leader in B.C. Adrian Dix and CBC's legislative reporter in Victoria Stephen Smart. Plus, international leaders head to Paris next week to discuss Libya's future. Former Canadian ambassador to Libya David Viveash tells Hall Canada can play a role. Finally, we celebrate CBC's 75th anniversary by turning back the clock to a day that forever changed the way we covered politics on Parliament Hill.