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CPAC Today in Politics

By Cable Public Affairs Channel (CPAC)

CPAC Today in Politics starts each weekday in Canadian politics with the latest news headlines, a summary of topical opinions from columnists, editorialists and pundits and a preview of the day’s events and activities. Hosted by veteran writer and broadcaster Mark Sutcliffe, CPAC Today in Politics provides you with the information you need to understand what’s driving public policy and political decision-making and tells you what to watch for in the day ahead. A broadcaster, writer and entrepreneur, Mark Suttcliffe joined CPAC in 2009. He also hosts Ottawa Today, weekday mornings on 1310 NEWS, in Ottawa, and is the CEO of Great River Media. A marathon runner and volunteer, Mark is also the founder of iRun magazine and the author of Long Road to Boston. He was inducted into the Order of Ottawa in 2016.

  1. 1.
    Nov. 27 2020 — Vaccine timelines still uncertain11/27/2020
    15:55
  2. 2.
    Nov. 26 2020 — Ontario A.G. criticizes pandemic response11/26/2020
    15:10
  3. 3.
    Nov. 25 2020 — Alberta declares state of public health emergency11/25/2020
    14:24
  4. 4.
    Nov. 24 2020 — General Rick Hillier to lead vaccine task force11/24/2020
    17:29
  5. 5.
    Nov. 23 2020 — P.M. signals a tough holiday season11/23/2020
    14:06
  6. 6.
    Nov. 20 2020 — Pandemic modelling startles Trudeau11/20/2020
    14:24
  7. 7.
    Nov. 19 2020 — Conservative motion on Huawei passes11/19/2020
    15:52
  8. 8.
    Nov. 18 2020 — P.M.: Hang on a few more months11/18/2020
    16:18
  1. 9.
    Nov. 17 2020 — Green Party wants COVID-19 national task force11/17/2020
    15:08
  2. 10.
    Nov. 16 2020 — Canada’s COVID-19 critical juncture11/16/2020
    17:23
  3. 11.
    Nov. 13 2020 — Will Ontario see another lockdown?11/13/2020
    16:36
  4. 12.
    Nov. 12 2020 — U.K. trade deal within reach11/12/2020
    16:21
  5. 13.
    Nov. 10 2020 — Trudeau reaches out to Biden11/10/2020
    16:49
  6. 14.
    Nov. 09 2020 — What is Biden’s effect on Canada?11/09/2020
    18:29
  7. 15.
    Nov. 06 2020 — Canadians focused on U.S. election results11/06/2020
    14:41
  8. 16.
    Nov. 05 2020 — Canadian reaction to the U.S. election11/05/2020
    16:43
  9. 17.
    Nov. 04 2020 — America is still deciding11/04/2020
    14:49
  10. 18.
    Nov. 03 2020 — Americans head to the polls11/03/2020
    14:31
  11. 19.
    Nov. 02 2020 — Are tougher COVID restrictions coming?11/02/2020
    17:18
  12. 20.
    Oct. 30 2020 — Is a pandemic election even possible?10/30/2020
    15:46
  13. 21.
    Oct. 29 2020 — COVID spending to continue10/29/2020
    15:52
  14. 22.
    Oct. 28 2020 — Dealing with a possible COVID Christmas10/28/2020
    15:40
  15. 23.
    Oct. 27 2020 — Liberals win two by-elections in Toronto10/27/2020
    15:40
  16. 24.
    Oct. 26 2020 — Conservatives need COVID document motion support10/26/2020
    17:12
  17. 25.
    Oct. 23 2020 — O’Toole says Liberals too lax with Canadian health10/23/2020
    16:59
  18. 26.
    Oct. 22 2020 — Liberals survive another confidence vote.10/22/2020
    16:07
  19. 27.
    Oct. 21 2020 — Will a snap election be called?10/21/2020
    15:15
  20. 28.
    Oct. 20 2020 — Anti-corruption committee vote may be forced10/20/2020
    14:44
  21. 29.
    Oct. 19 2020 — Liberals being pushed to a snap election?10/19/2020
    15:18
  22. 30.
    Oct. 16 2020 — China issues warning to Canada10/16/2020
    16:10
  23. 31.
    Oct. 15 2020 — China takes offense to Trudeau comments10/15/2020
    15:45
  24. 32.
    Oct. 14 2020 — Trudeau vows to stand up to China10/14/2020
    14:25
  25. 33.
    Oct. 13 2020 — Various COVID strategies across Canada10/13/2020
    15:48
  26. 34.
    Oct. 09 2020 — P.M. comments on U.S. election10/09/2020
    14:47
  27. 35.
    Oct. 08 2020 — How do we lower the COVID case spike?10/08/2020
    16:31
  28. 36.
    Oct. 07 2020 — Two-tiered COVID testing?10/07/2020
    16:51
  29. 37.
    Oct. 06 2020 — Coronavirus 2nd wave: Expect the unexpected10/06/2020
    15:56
  30. 38.
    Oct. 05 2020 — The new Green Party leader speaks with reporters10/05/2020
    16:11
  31. 39.
    Oct. 02 2020 — Provinces altering COVID tactics10/02/2020
    15:46
  32. 40.
    Oct. 01 2020 — Rapid COVID tests to the rescue?10/01/2020
    15:31
  33. 41.
    Sept. 30 2020 — Pandemic benefit bill passes unanimously09/30/2020
    13:24
  34. 42.
    Sept. 29 2020 — Ontario’s 2nd wave of COVID-1909/29/2020
    16:17
  35. 43.
    Sept. 28 2020 — Next steps in tackling the Coronavirus09/28/2020
    14:28
  36. 44.
    Sept. 25 2020 — Conditions come for NDP support of the Throne Speech09/25/2020
    14:47
  37. 45.
    Sept. 24 2020 — Pandemic plan revealed09/24/2020
    16:38
  38. 46.
    Sept. 23 2020 — Throne Speech day09/23/2020
    14:39
  39. 47.
    Sept. 22 2020 — Economic plan expected in Throne Speech09/22/2020
    16:11
  40. 48.
    Sept. 21 2020 - Parliament set to resume this week09/21/2020
    13:57
  41. 49.
    June 19 2020 — Testing begins on COVID-19 contact tracing app.06/19/2020
    15:14
  42. 50.
    June 18 2020 — Canada will not sit on the UN Security Council.06/18/2020
    15:54
  43. 51.
    June 17 2020 — How much will the CERB extension cost?06/17/2020
    16:01
  44. 52.
    June 16 2020 — How will gov’t address deaths of racialized Canadians?06/16/2020
    16:14
  45. 53.
    June 15 2020 — Final week of Parliament includes crucial vote.06/15/2020
    14:21
  46. 54.
    June 12 2020 — Is there systemic racism within government?06/12/2020
    17:01
  47. 55.
    June 11 2020 — Quick passage of emergency COVID-19 aid bill rejected.06/11/2020
    14:34
  48. 56.
    June 10 2020 — NDP not on board with tough CERB fraud bill.06/10/2020
    17:07
  49. 57.
    June 09 2020 — More provinces look to reopen economies.06/09/2020
    16:59
  50. 58.
    June 08 2020 — Government urged to address racism.06/08/2020
    16:35
  51. 59.
    June 05 2020 — PM focusing on racism in Canada, not U.S.06/05/2020
    16:58
  52. 60.
    June 04 2020 — Singh says Canada must speak up in U.S. protester support.06/04/2020
    16:03
  53. 61.
    June 03 2020 — The pause heard around the world.06/03/2020
    15:57
  54. 62.
    June 02 2020 — Racism exists in Canada: PM06/02/2020
    16:57
  55. 63.
    June 01 2020 — Long-term care fixes demanded.06/01/2020
    14:56
  56. 64.
    May 29 2020 — Wanzhou decision blowback expected.05/29/2020
    16:07
  57. 65.
    May 28 2020 — Wanzhou extradition proceedings move forward.05/28/2020
    16:37
  58. 66.
    May 27 2020 — Military report rips Ontario nursing home care.05/27/2020
    14:54
  59. 67.
    May 26 2020 — Trudeau explains his party’s wage subsidy application.05/26/2020
    18:34
  60. 68.
    May 25 2020 — Ontario opens testing for all.05/25/2020
    16:57
  61. 69.
    May 22 2020 — What if there’s another lockdown?05/22/2020
    14:19
  62. 70.
    May 21 2020 — All Canadians urged to wear non-medical face masks.05/21/2020
    15:54
  63. 71.
    May 20 2020 — Border to stay closed another month.05/20/2020
    15:20
  64. 72.
    May 19 2020 — Ontario takes another step in reopening the economy.05/19/2020
    15:48
  65. 73.
    May 15 2020 — Government defends not chasing CERB fraudsters.05/15/2020
    15:07
  66. 74.
    May 14 2020 — No federal budget any time soon.05/14/2020
    16:40
  67. 75.
    May 13 2020 — Reopening borders requires caution: PM05/13/2020
    15:58
  68. 76.
    May 12 2020 — Government offering bridge loans, not 'bailouts'.05/12/2020
    16:31
  69. 77.
    May 11 2020 — Reopening Quebec worries Trudeau.05/11/2020
    15:45
  70. 78.
    May 08 2020 — Topping up wages of some essential workers.05/08/2020
    14:52
  71. 79.
    May 07 2020 — Will benefit programs get extension?05/07/2020
    15:29
  72. 80.
    May 06 2020 — Helicopter crash reporting delays questioned.05/06/2020
    14:38
  73. 81.
    May 05 2020 — Canada commits to Coronavirus Global Response.05/05/2020
    16:22
  74. 82.
    May 04 2020 — Softer coronavirus restrictions coming.05/04/2020
    15:57
  75. 83.
    May 01 2020 — Assault-style weapon announcement expected today.05/01/2020
    15:39
  76. 84.
    Apr. 30 2020 — $9 billion student aid package passed.04/30/2020
    13:58
  77. 85.
    Apr. 29 2020 — House of Commons goes virtual.04/29/2020
    16:03
  78. 86.
    Apr. 28 2020 — Some provinces lay out reopening plans.04/28/2020
    15:36
  79. 87.
    Apr. 27 2020 — Tam: Herd immunity is not the answer right now.04/27/2020
    15:49
  80. 88.
    Apr. 24 2020 — Conservative MP draws ire for tirade against Dr. Theresa Tam.04/24/2020
    17:15
  81. 89.
    Apr. 23 2020 — Ontario seeks army assistance against COVID-19.04/23/2020
    16:07
  82. 90.
    Apr. 22 2020 — PM’s gun control timeline scrutinized.04/22/2020
    13:02
  83. 91.
    Apr. 21 2020 — PM says gun control is still a priority.04/21/2020
    13:43
  84. 92.
    Apr. 20 2020 — How often should MPs be in Parliament?04/20/2020
    15:03
  85. 93.
    Apr. 17 2020 — Canada not reopening the border in the near future.04/17/2020
    15:06
  86. 94.
    Apr. 16 2020 — Cautious optimism in the COVID-19 fight.04/16/2020
    15:49
  87. 95.
    Apr. 15 2020 — PM faces criticism after Easter cottage trip.04/15/2020
    15:32
  88. 96.
    Apr. 14 2020 — Kenney not waiting for Health Canada to play catch up.04/14/2020
    14:59
  89. 97.
    Apr. 13 2020 — Is extra help coming to help struggling industries?04/13/2020
    14:47
  90. 98.
    Apr. 09 2020 — Pandemic peak is unknown.04/09/2020
    15:56
  91. 99.
    Apr. 08 2020 — Canada working to make 30,000 ventilators.04/08/2020
    15:40
  92. 100.
    Apr. 07 2020 — Medical masks are coming to Canada.04/07/2020
    15:12
  93. 101.
    Apr. 06 2020 — U.S. block of medical masks irks politicians.04/06/2020
    16:52
  94. 102.
    Apr. 03 2020 — COVID-19 transparency needed.04/03/2020
    14:02
  95. 103.
    Apr. 02 2020 — COVID-19 measures could last until July.04/02/2020
    15:09
  96. 104.
    Apr. 01 2020 — Is there a COVID-19 Plan B?.04/01/2020
    14:42
  97. 105.
    Mar. 31 2020 — Trudeau asks businesses to do the right thing.03/31/2020
    15:44
  98. 106.
    Mar. 30 2020 — A critical week for Canadians.03/30/2020
    15:31
  99. 107.
    Mar. 27 2020 — Conservative leadership race suspended.03/27/2020
    15:44
  100. 108.
    Mar. 26 2020 — Quarantine Act in effect.03/26/2020
    15:29
  101. 109.
    Mar. 25 2020 — Parliament agrees on $82 billion coronavirus aid package.03/25/2020
    12:34
  102. 110.
    Mar. 24 2020 — Liberals back down on controversial spending/taxation bill.03/24/2020
    15:03
  103. 111.
    Mar. 23 2020 — Coronavirus timeline uncertain.03/23/2020
    14:43
  104. 112.
    Mar. 20 2020 — Canada-U.S. border closure is imminent.03/20/2020
    17:25
  105. 113.
    Mar. 19 2020 — Canada unveils $82-billion aid package.03/19/2020
    13:12
  106. 114.
    Mar. 18 2020 — Some provinces declare states of emergency.03/18/2020
    14:35
  107. 115.
    Mar. 17 2020 — Canada tightens the border to slow COVID-19.03/17/2020
    14:48
  108. 116.
    Mar. 16 2020 — Trudeau speaks with G7 leaders about coronavirus spread.03/16/2020
    14:35
  109. 117.
    Mar. 13 2020 — Sophie Grégoire Trudeau tests positive for the coronavirus.03/13/2020
    15:19
  110. 118.
    Mar. 12 2020 — $1 billion coronavirus response.03/12/2020
    15:38
  111. 119.
    Mar. 11 2020 — Coronavirus impacts felt country-wide.03/11/2020
    15:32
  112. 120.
    Mar. 10 2020 — Coronavirus takes its first Canadian life.03/10/2020
    16:15
  113. 121.
    Mar. 09 2020 — Economy can withstand coronavirus: Morneau03/09/2020
    16:15
  114. 122.
    Mar. 06 2020 — Kenney supports O'Toole.03/06/2020
    16:14
  115. 123.
    Mar. 05 2020 — Government tries to minimize coronavirus impact.03/05/2020
    16:16
  116. 124.
    Mar. 04 2020 — Trudeau mum on Wet'suwet'en deal details.03/04/2020
    14:18
  117. 125.
    Mar. 03 2020 — Trudeau seeks input on climate issues.03/03/2020
    15:04
  118. 126.
    Mar. 02 2020 — Proposed agreement reached with Wet’suwet’en.03/02/2020
    15:54
  119. 127.
    Feb. 28 2020 — Meetings continue with Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs.02/28/2020
    14:54
  120. 128.
    Feb. 27 2020 — Actions of some protestors concerns Trudeau.02/27/2020
    13:25
  121. 129.
    Feb. 26 2020 — New blockades pop up across Canada.02/26/2020
    15:49
  122. 130.
    Feb. 25 2020 — Carbon tax ruled unconstitutional in Alberta.02/25/2020
    15:30
  123. 131.
    Feb. 24 2020 — Blockades remain, despite call to tear them down.02/24/2020
    13:29
  124. 132.
    Feb. 21 2020 — Premiers receive blockade update from Trudeau.02/21/2020
    16:26
  125. 133.
    Feb. 20 2020 — Premiers call for a blockade meeting.02/20/2020
    14:27
  126. 134.
    Feb. 19 2020 — Trudeau asks Canadians for patience.02/19/2020
    16:31
  127. 135.
    Feb. 18 2020 — Trudeau searching for blockade answers.02/18/2020
    16:59
  128. 136.
    Feb. 17 2020 — Trudeau cancels Caribbean trip.02/17/2020
    14:23
  129. 137.
    Feb. 14 2020 — Train service disruption continues.02/14/2020
    15:45
  130. 138.
    Feb. 13 2020 — Pipeline protests and blockades continue.02/13/2020
    16:51
  131. 139.
    Feb. 12 2020 — Protests blocking portions of Canada’s transport network.02/12/2020
    15:09
  132. 140.
    Feb. 11 2020 — Awaiting a Teck Frontier mine decision.02/11/2020
    15:59
  133. 141.
    Feb. 10 2020 — UN Security Council seat bid continues.02/10/2020
    16:02
  134. 142.
    Feb. 07 2020 — Trudeau’s quest for a UN Security Council seat begins.02/07/2020
    14:19
  135. 143.
    Feb. 06 2020 — Trudeau prepares to leave for Africa.02/06/2020
    14:17
  136. 144.
    Feb. 05 2020 — TransMountain pipeline cleared to proceed.02/05/2020
    14:59
  137. 145.
    Feb. 04 2020 — Heritage Minister clarifies controversial comment.02/04/2020
    16:19
  138. 146.
    Feb. 03 2020 — Trudeau’s week of travel.02/03/2020
    13:49
  139. 147.
    Jan. 31 2020 — Coronavirus risk remains low.01/31/2020
    13:42
  140. 148.
    Jan. 30 2020 — Trump signs off on the new NAFTA deal.01/30/2020
    15:50
  141. 149.
    Jan. 29 2020 — Conservative leadership hopefuls talk Pride parades.01/29/2020
    14:18
  142. 150.
    Jan. 28 2020 — Canada closely monitoring coronavirus01/28/2020
    13:26
  143. 151.
    Jan 27 2020 — Parliament resumes01/27/2020
    17:18
  144. 152.
    Dec. 13 2019 — What’s next for the Conservative party?12/13/2019
    16:42
  145. 153.
    Dec. 12 2019 — Trudeau accused of being lax with China.12/12/2019
    15:21
  146. 154.
    Dec 11 2019 — New NAFTA deal reached.12/11/2019
    16:07
  147. 155.
    Dec. 10 2019 — Jason Kenney meets with Trudeau.12/10/2019
    13:09
  148. 156.
    Dec. 09 2019 — Confidence vote today.12/09/2019
    15:41
  149. 157.
    Dec. 06 2019 — Throne speech reaction.12/06/2019
    16:31
  150. 158.
    Dec. 05 2019 — Speech from the Throne today.12/05/2019
    16:54
  151. 159.
    Dec. 04 2019 — Trudeau and Trump meet at the NATO summit.12/04/2019
    16:23
  152. 160.
    Dec. 03 2019 — Premiers present demands to Trudeau.12/03/2019
    16:14
  153. 161.
    Dec. 02 2019 — Trudeau heading to NATO summit.12/02/2019
    16:26
  154. 162.
    Nov. 29 2019 — Andrew Scheer is staying put.11/29/2019
    16:55
  155. 163.
    Nov. 28 2019 — Freeland visits Washington.11/28/2019
    16:32
  156. 164.
    Nov. 27 2019 — Bernier smear campaign audio released.11/27/2019
    15:05
  157. 165.
    Nov. 26 2019 — What’s the CN rail strike plan?11/26/2019
    14:34
  158. 166.
    Nov 25 2019 — Scheer dismisses two top staff members.11/25/2019
    16:50
  159. 167.
    Nov. 22 2019 — Justin Trudeau to meet with Doug Ford.11/22/2019
    15:17
  160. 168.
    Nov. 21 2019 — Trudeau’s cabinet revealed.11/21/2019
    15:27
  161. 169.
    Nov. 20 2019 — Trudeau to unveil his new cabinet.11/20/2019
    14:51
  162. 170.
    Nov. 19 2019 — Senator quits the Conservative caucus.11/19/2019
    14:28
  163. 171.
    Nov. 18 2019 — Cabinet speculation continues.11/18/2019
    14:40
  164. 172.
    Nov. 15 2019 — Singh says NDP won’t blindly support Liberals.11/15/2019
    15:09
  165. 173.
    Nov. 14 2019 — Bloc leader won’t support Western oil state.11/14/2019
    15:33
  166. 174.
    Nov. 13 2019 — Scheer and Trudeau find common ground.11/13/2019
    14:18
  167. 175.
    Nov. 12 2019 — Trudeau to meet Scheer/Moe.11/12/2019
    14:33
  168. 176.
    Nov. 08 2019 — What’s next for the newly-formed government?11/08/2019
    14:12
  169. 177.
    Nov 07 2019 — Andrew Scheer avoids leadership vote.11/07/2019
    14:11
  170. 178.
    Nov. 06 2019 — Conservative caucus meets today.11/06/2019
    15:26
  171. 179.
    Nov 05 2019 — May resigns as Green leader11/05/2019
    14:14
  172. 180.
    Nov 04 2019 — Trudeau to meet with opposition leaders.11/04/2019
    12:55
  173. 181.
    Nov 04 2019 — Trudeau to meet with opposition leaders.11/04/2019
    12:55
  174. 182.
    Nov 01 2019 — Kenney blames Trudeau for Encana exit.11/01/2019
    14:08
  175. 183.
    Oct 31 2019 — MacKay comments on Conservative election loss.10/31/2019
    13:47
  176. 184.
    Oct 30 2019 — Conservatives examine election results.10/30/2019
    13:13
  177. 185.
    Oct 29 2019 — Ontario continues carbon tax fight.10/29/2019
    14:20
  178. 186.
    Oct 28 2019 — Trudeau contemplates new agenda.10/28/2019
    14:44
  179. 187.
    Oct 25 2019 — Green party lists conditions to Trudeau for their support.10/25/2019
    15:37
  180. 188.
    Oct 24 2019 — Trans Mountain pipeline expansion still a priority.10/24/2019
    13:40
  181. 189.
    Oct 23 2019 — Trudeau talks to the media today.10/23/2019
    16:58
  182. 190.
    Oct 22 2019 — It’s a Liberal minority!10/22/2019
    18:07
  183. 191.
    Oct 21 2019 — Today’s the day!10/21/2019
    15:03
  184. 192.
    Oct 18 2019 — Three campaign days remain.10/18/2019
    15:28
  185. 193.
    Oct 17 2019 — Trudeau cries foul.10/17/2019
    14:05
  186. 194.
    Oct 16 2019 — Singh talks coalition.10/16/2019
    14:56
  187. 195.
    Oct 15 2019 — Coalition talk begins.10/15/2019
    14:09
  188. 196.
    Oct 11 2019 — The final debate: Recap.10/11/2019
    14:54
  189. 197.
    Oct 10 2019 — The final debate is tonight.10/10/2019
    14:34
  190. 198.
    Oct 09 2019 — Polls show a dead heat.10/09/2019
    16:39
  191. 199.
    Oct 08 2019 — Debate night sparring session.10/08/2019
    14:52
  192. 200.
    Oct 07 2019 — English-language debate night.10/07/2019
    14:00

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