Power Play, a daily look at Canada’s political landscape. Recorded in Ottawa featuring all the political news and issues that matter most.
Hosted by CTV’s Don Martin, the program is a must for political insiders.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be releasing progress reports on his cabinet ministers, leading CTV's Power Play host Don Martin to give some of his own mid-term marks. Find out at CTVNews.ca who passes with flying colours and who needs a major improvement.
The opposition largely avoided questions about the Liberal government's new foreign and defence policies because they know Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet hit a grand slam with them, Don Martin writes.
The Great Divide doesn't just refer to the towering mountain range between British Columbia and Alberta -- it's also an apt description for the split over pipelines. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is going to have to side with the economy, Don Martin writes.
Almost within sight of Parliament Hill on the Quebec side of the river, there’s a slightly-shabby but always-busy store where a law now headed for the Supreme Court is broken dozens of times every day.
You have to experience a bust to fear the bubble. That’s why Ontario is taking politically smart and economically necessary steps to open a small leak in what many experts call a hyper-inflated housing bubble in the Toronto area.
Marijuana, outlawed in 1923 without parliamentary debate or any serious public pressure, will become legal to grow, buy and consume in 2018 under today’s federal legislation. But there’s a catch, which smacks of Liberal campaign promise remorse.