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CBC News At Issue

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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.

Latest Episodes

How Ottawa is handling the Indigenous blockades

At Issue looks at the federal government's response to the anti-pipeline protests across the country. What do these tensions mean for reconciliation efforts? Plus, why John Baird is just the latest Conservative not to run for the leadership. And in the extended At Issue, the panel also tackles Canada's pitch for a seat on the UN security council.

20 MIN3 d ago
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How Ottawa is handling the Indigenous blockades

The politics of pipelines and projects

The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion cleared another big hurdle this week. The Federal Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal by some Indigenous groups. At Issue looks at one of the most divisive debates in this country: how the Trudeau government balances the environment and the economy. Plus, Peter MacKay's bid to be the next Conservative Party leader. Rosemary Barton hosts Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Althia Raj.

20 MIN1 w ago
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The politics of pipelines and projects

Ottawa's response to a global health emergency

Parliament returned this week but external events continued to dominate the agenda. At Issue looks at Ottawa's response to the global coronavirus outbreak. Plus, the government's efforts to push NAFTA 2.0 through the finish line quickly and the latest on the Conservative Party leadership race. Rosemary Barton hosts Chantal Hébert, Althia Raj and Aaron Wherry.

21 MIN2 w ago
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Ottawa's response to a global health emergency

Poilievre, Ambrose and Charest not running for Conservative leadership

It's still early days in the Conservative leadership race, but already a lot has changed. At Issue looks at why three prominent contenders are choosing not to run, what this means for the leadership contest and the future of the party. Plus, what's in store when parliament returns next week? Rosemary Barton hosts Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Althia Raj. This podcast was recorded on Thursday, January 23.

18 MIN3 w ago
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Poilievre, Ambrose and Charest not running for Conservative leadership

The Conservative leadership race begins

At Issue looks at who's in, who's out and the new rules for the Conservative Party's leadership race. Plus, what kind of influence will former Prime Minister Stephen Harper have? And one week after the downing of Flight 752, the panel talks about the political response and what's to come. Rosemary Barton hosts Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Althia Raj. This podcast was recorded on Thursday, January 16.

19 MINJAN 16
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The Conservative leadership race begins

The government's response to tragedy

It's been a difficult week for Canadians and a difficult week for the federal government. At Issue looks at the aftermath of the flight 752 tragedy. How does Canada navigate this complicated situation with Iran? And with the U.S.? Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Althia Raj join Rosemary Barton.

11 MINJAN 9
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The government's response to tragedy

At Issue takes your political questions

It's the perfect way to start the new year. Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Althia Raj join Rosemary Barton to answer your political questions.

18 MINJAN 3
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At Issue takes your political questions

Political winners and losers of 2019

At Issue looks back on the political year that was and looks ahead to 2020. What was the most surprising moment of the election? Or the best political play of the year? Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Althia Raj join Rosemary Barton for this annual At Issue tradition.

18 MIN2019 DEC 27
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Political winners and losers of 2019

SNC-Lavalin's plea deal and the Conservative leadership race

Almost a year after the SNC-Lavalin controversy first broke, the company takes a plea deal. So was all the political turmoil worth it? Plus, from Rona Ambrose to Jean Charest, At Issue looks at the list of possible Conservative leadership contenders. Rosemary Barton host Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Althia Raj.

14 MIN2019 DEC 19
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SNC-Lavalin's plea deal and the Conservative leadership race

Andrew Scheer steps down

After weeks of mounting criticism and pressure, Andrew Scheer announced his resignation today. The At Issue panel looks at the timing of his decision, what went wrong and what's next for the Conservative Party. Rosemary Barton hosts Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Jason Markusoff this week.

16 MIN2019 DEC 12
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Andrew Scheer steps down

Latest Episodes

How Ottawa is handling the Indigenous blockades

At Issue looks at the federal government's response to the anti-pipeline protests across the country. What do these tensions mean for reconciliation efforts? Plus, why John Baird is just the latest Conservative not to run for the leadership. And in the extended At Issue, the panel also tackles Canada's pitch for a seat on the UN security council.

20 MIN3 d ago
Comments
How Ottawa is handling the Indigenous blockades

The politics of pipelines and projects

The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion cleared another big hurdle this week. The Federal Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal by some Indigenous groups. At Issue looks at one of the most divisive debates in this country: how the Trudeau government balances the environment and the economy. Plus, Peter MacKay's bid to be the next Conservative Party leader. Rosemary Barton hosts Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Althia Raj.

20 MIN1 w ago
Comments
The politics of pipelines and projects

Ottawa's response to a global health emergency

Parliament returned this week but external events continued to dominate the agenda. At Issue looks at Ottawa's response to the global coronavirus outbreak. Plus, the government's efforts to push NAFTA 2.0 through the finish line quickly and the latest on the Conservative Party leadership race. Rosemary Barton hosts Chantal Hébert, Althia Raj and Aaron Wherry.

21 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Ottawa's response to a global health emergency

Poilievre, Ambrose and Charest not running for Conservative leadership

It's still early days in the Conservative leadership race, but already a lot has changed. At Issue looks at why three prominent contenders are choosing not to run, what this means for the leadership contest and the future of the party. Plus, what's in store when parliament returns next week? Rosemary Barton hosts Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Althia Raj. This podcast was recorded on Thursday, January 23.

18 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Poilievre, Ambrose and Charest not running for Conservative leadership

The Conservative leadership race begins

At Issue looks at who's in, who's out and the new rules for the Conservative Party's leadership race. Plus, what kind of influence will former Prime Minister Stephen Harper have? And one week after the downing of Flight 752, the panel talks about the political response and what's to come. Rosemary Barton hosts Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Althia Raj. This podcast was recorded on Thursday, January 16.

19 MINJAN 16
Comments
The Conservative leadership race begins

The government's response to tragedy

It's been a difficult week for Canadians and a difficult week for the federal government. At Issue looks at the aftermath of the flight 752 tragedy. How does Canada navigate this complicated situation with Iran? And with the U.S.? Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Althia Raj join Rosemary Barton.

11 MINJAN 9
Comments
The government's response to tragedy

At Issue takes your political questions

It's the perfect way to start the new year. Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Althia Raj join Rosemary Barton to answer your political questions.

18 MINJAN 3
Comments
At Issue takes your political questions

Political winners and losers of 2019

At Issue looks back on the political year that was and looks ahead to 2020. What was the most surprising moment of the election? Or the best political play of the year? Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Althia Raj join Rosemary Barton for this annual At Issue tradition.

18 MIN2019 DEC 27
Comments
Political winners and losers of 2019

SNC-Lavalin's plea deal and the Conservative leadership race

Almost a year after the SNC-Lavalin controversy first broke, the company takes a plea deal. So was all the political turmoil worth it? Plus, from Rona Ambrose to Jean Charest, At Issue looks at the list of possible Conservative leadership contenders. Rosemary Barton host Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Althia Raj.

14 MIN2019 DEC 19
Comments
SNC-Lavalin's plea deal and the Conservative leadership race

Andrew Scheer steps down

After weeks of mounting criticism and pressure, Andrew Scheer announced his resignation today. The At Issue panel looks at the timing of his decision, what went wrong and what's next for the Conservative Party. Rosemary Barton hosts Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Jason Markusoff this week.

16 MIN2019 DEC 12
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Andrew Scheer steps down
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