The House

CBC Radio's The House takes you behind the scenes in the world of Canadian politics. Parliament may take a summer recess but the business of national politics never stops; nor does The House.

  • 15:51
    Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard sounds confident heading into the upcoming provincial election. But how long will that last? With the campaign officially kicking off next week, CBC's polls analyst Éric Grenier and CBC Montreal's Jonathan Montpetit give us the lay of the land.
    Aug 15, 2018
  • 49:54
    This week on The House, we talk to Vermont Governor Phil Scott about the upcoming meeting between his New England counterparts and eastern Canadian ministers. We'll also dissect the spat between Saudi Arabia and Canada, and chat with Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde about his priorities after being re-elected.
    Aug 11, 2018
  • 08:08
    It's been a busy summer on the political scene, and this week is no exception. Vassy Kapelos, host of CBC's Power & Politics, and Susan Delacourt, columnist with the Toronto Star and iPolitics, help us digest.
    Aug 10, 2018
  • 08:44
    Canada should stick to their position as the diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia picks up momentum, according to Bruce Riedel, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.
    Aug 10, 2018
  • 08:35
    When it comes to the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline, the Assembly of First Nations' recently re-elected national chief says it may be an opportunity for the government to include Canada's Indigenous population as they push more natural resources to international markets.
    Aug 10, 2018
  • 11:17
    From pop culture to patios to controversial government policies, alcohol - beer, especially - is a big part of Canada's identity. But what sort of influence does it have on our politics?
    Aug 10, 2018
  • 07:30
    Vermont's Republican Governor Phil Scott is preparing to host a meeting with his New England colleagues and the five premiers from eastern Canada. He says it's time ton infuse more civility into politics.
    Aug 10, 2018
  • 18:42
    After Jagmeet Singh announces his plan to run for a federal seat, The House host Chris Hall talks to Shachi Kurl, executive director of the Angus Reid Institute, and Sanjay Jeram, a senior political science lecturer at Simon Fraser University, about the NDP's prospects heading into next year's election.
    Aug 8, 2018
  • 50:55
    This week on The House, we ask Minister Bill Blair about addressing the narrative around asylum seekers. We also talk to Environment Minister Catherine McKenna about her government's less strict carbon plan.
    Aug 4, 2018
  • 09:18
    Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna on why her government's updated emission targets for large industrial pollutersare less strict than what was originally pitched.
    Aug 3, 2018
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