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CBC News: At Issue


CBC News: At Issue

The National's Rosemary Barton tackles the week's big political stories with Canada's leading political journalists, including Chantal Hébert and Andrew Coyne. A podcast that helps you understand the why behind the moves and decisions of your elected officials.

Updated: Weekly
Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 months
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At Issue: February 15

The Gerald Stanley verdict resonated through the country, and At Issue is here to take on the politics of it. Also this week, how significant was Justin Trudeau's proposed framework on Indigenous rights? Duncan McCue joins Chantal Hébert and Andrew Coyne for his first time on the panel. Andrew and Chantal stick around for the podcast only topic- the first Ontario PC leadership debate between Caroline Mulroney, Doug Ford, Tanya Granic Allen and Christine Elliot.

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At Issue: February 1

#MeToo is hitting Parliament Hill, and At Issue is here to talk about it. All three major parties are launching independent investigations into harassment or misconduct- what to watch for, and how are the leaders handling the heat? They also talk the Ontario PC leadership race. Caroline Mulroney announced today she would run, touting little political experience but a famous last name. Finally, there's a feud brewing between two NDP Premiers- Rachel Notley and John Horgan aren't seeing eye to eye on pipeline politics. Rosemary Barton hosts Chantal Hébert of the Toronto Star, Jason Markusoff of Macleans and Marie Vastel of Le Devoir.

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At Issue: January 25

It's been an extraordinary few days in Ontario provincial politics- Rosemary Barton hosts Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Althia Raj as they discuss Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown's resignation and the impact of sexual misconduct allegations against him. They also talk similar allegations against Liberal Cabinet Minister Kent Hehr, and the agreement on TPP.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:26]

At Issue: January 18

Andrew Scheer goes to Washington to help Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s NAFTA efforts — and are Ottawa’s new funding rules for summer jobs imposing government values? Rosemary Barton hosts Andrew Coyne, Chantal Hébert and Josh Wingrove.

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At Issue: January 11

Andrew Coyne, Paul Wells and Shachi Kurl are on the first regular At Issue panel of the year. Host Rosemary Barton and the panel talk about all the posturing around NAFTA, the political wisdom in Trudeau's town halls, and Ontario's minimum wage hike.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:27]

At Issue: 2018 Year Starter

It is 2018, so Rosemary and the panel answered YOUR questions on what to expect this year in politics. Chantal, Andrew, and Althia Raj are back in the first edition of At Issue in the new year.

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At Issue: 2017 Year Ender

From the unexpected wins to some not-so-surprising losses. Rosemary Barton asks Chantal, Andrew, and Althia Raj to list the best and the worst moments from this year in Canadian politics.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:52]

At Issue: December 21

Rex Tillerson was in Ottawa on Tuesday. The panel delves into the current state of U.S.-Canada relations. Also, former NDP leader Thomas Mulcair is leaving politics in the spring. Host, Rosemary Barton chats with Chantal, Andrew, and Althia Raj.

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At Issue: December 20

The Prime Minister broke ethics rules when he vacationed on the Aga Khan's private island last year, watchdog finds. Rosemary asks Andrew & Chantal of the consequences in this special Wednesday edition of At Issue.

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At Issue: December 14

Rosemary Barton hosts from New York City where she's on assignment. Panellists Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne, and Kelly Cryderman talk about the changes made to the Supreme Court, the outgoing Chief Justice, and Bill Morneau's revisions to his tax reforms.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:25]

At Issue: December 7

The panel takes on Trudeau's trip to China, end of year by-elections and the impact of Brad Wall's departure on provincial politics. Host Rosemary Barton is joined by Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Jason Markusoff.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:54]

At Issue: November 30

Bill Morneau is under fire in again- will accusations of insider trading stick? The panel also talks Justin Trudeau's official apologies and the closing of community newspapers. Rosemary Barton hosts, with Marie Vastel, Jennifer Ditchburn and Shachi Kurl

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:13]

At Issue: November 23

Host Rosemary Barton talks the Phoenix pay system, the Liberals' housing strategy and the pricey rink on Parliament Hill. Panellists are Andrew Coyne, Chantal Hébert and Paul Wells.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:55]

At Issue: November 16

Rosemary Barton talks Justin Trudeau's peacekeeping announcement with Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Althia Raj. They also take on the idea of the government's new promise tracker. Bonus content for podcast listeners- Julian Fantino's pot business.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:24]

At Issue: November 9

Andrew Coyne, Chantal Hébert and Josh Wingrove discuss the Paradise Papers, Stephen Bronfman and how the revelations affect Justin Trudeau's Liberals. They also talk about Justin Trudeau's relationship with Donald Trump, one year into Trump's presidency.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:40]

Introducing: At Issue Podcast

Rosemary Barton hosts At Issue, Canada's most watched political panel, every Thursday. Find it here in podcast form starting Thursday, November 9.

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