CTV Question Period Podcast
with Robert Fife
Question Period, the national political landmark, comes out with a new episode every Sunday. Recorded in Ottawa with the newsmakers who matter.
Hosted by CTV's Ottawa Bureau Chief Robert Fife, the program is a must for political junkies.
Trade Minister Ed Fast; CTV's Daniele Hamamdjian; Liberal MP Chrystia Freeland and Ukrainian Canadian Congress president Paul Grod; political analyst Jean Lapierre and the PM's former Quebec advisor Andre Bachand; Conservative MP Stella Ambler, NDP MP Jean Crowder and Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett; and the Scrum with Laurie Graham, Gloria Galloway, John Ivison and Craig Oliver.
Employment and Social Development Minister Jason Kenney; New York Times columnist Ross Douthat; Independent MP Brent Rathgeber and former Harper advisor Tom Flanagan; CTV's Ottawa Deputy Bureau Chief Laurie Graham; journalist and author Dan Leger; Ukrainian Canadian Congress president Paul Grod; and the Scrum with Tonda MacCharles, Gloria Galloway, John Ivison and Craig Oliver.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau speaks with CTV's Question Period about the plan for the 2015 election campaign; Immigration Minister Chris Alexander on unrest in the Ukraine
Prime Minister Harper's director of communications Jason MacDonald; former U.S. ambassador to Canada David Jacobson; Justin Trudeau's senior advisor Gerald Butts; Conservative strategist Jason Lietaer, Thomas Mulcair's strategic advisor Anne McGrath and Liberal strategist Steve MacKinnon; Conservative Independent MP Dean Del Mastro; and the Scrum with Tonda MacCharles, John Ivison, Heather Scoffield and Craig Oliver.
Chief electoral officer Marc Mayrand; NDP Democratic Reform Critic Craig Scott; Conservative James Bezan; Liberal House Leader Dominic LeBlanc; Finance Minister Jim Flaherty; Liberal Chrystia Freeland; Conservative Stella Ambler; NDP Status of Women Critic Niki Ashton
Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver; Senate Opposition Leader James Cowan; Democratic Reform Minister Pierre Poilievre; Canadian Forces veteran Ronald Clarke; Parliamentary Secretary to the Finance Minister Andrew Saxton, NDP Finance Critic Peggy Nash and Liberal MP Geoff Regan; and the Scrum with Tonda MacCharles, John Ivison, Gloria Galloway and Craig Oliver.
Laurie Graham hosts; International Trade Minister Ed Fast; Government House Leader Peter Van Loan; Opposition House Leader Nathan Cullen and Liberal Deputy Leader Ralph Goodale; Counter Terrorism Expert Ron Crelinsten and Bud Mercer, Head of Security for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics; and the Scrum with Tonda MacCharles, Joel-Denis Bellavance, Gloria Galloway and Craig Oliver.
Immigration Minister Chris Alexander; Mohamed El Rashidy of the Canadian Arab Federation; Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver; Green Party Leader Elizabeth May; Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking one-on-one with Lisa LaFlamme; The Toronto Star’s Tonda Maccharles; CTV Chief Political Correspondent Craig Oliver; The Globe and Mail’s Gloria Galloway; The National Post’s John Ivision.
Israeli ambassador to Canada Rafael Barak; Michael Bourque from the Railway Association of Canada and David Jeans of Transport Action Canada; Scotiabank currency strategist Camilla Sutton and Unifor economist Jim Stanford; Conservative strategist Jason Lietaer, NDP senior advisor Anne McGrath and former Liberal party director Greg Fergus; and the Scrum with Tonda MacCharles, John Ivison, Gloria Galloway and Craig Oliver.
On this special edition of Question Period, host Robert Fife sits down with Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau. The Scrum (Tonda MacCharles, John Ivison, Gloria Galloway and Craig Oliver) discusses each party’s performance in 2013.
On this special edition of Question Period, host Robert Fife counts down the top 10 stories of the year. He is joined by the Scrum (Tonda MacCharles, John Ivison, Gloria Galloway and Craig Oliver) to reflect on each story.
Sex trade workers Valerie Scott, Terri-Jean Bedford and Amy Lebovitch; Minister of Public Safety Steven Blaney; Enbridge vice president of public affairs D’Arcy Levesque; Grand Chief of Tl’azt’en Nation Edward John and Ecojustice staff lawyer Barry Robinson; Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo; and the Scrum with Tonda MacCharles, John Ivison, Gloria Galloway and Craig Oliver.
Transport Minister Lisa Raitt; MPs Nathan Cullen, Tom Lukiwski and Kevin Lamoureux; House Speaker Andrew Scheer; Ontario Justice Colin Westman; and The Scrum with Tonda MacCharles, John Ivison, Gloria Galloway and Craig Oliver.
CTV News' Tom Kennedy; former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney; former Governor General Michaëlle Jean; Conservative MPs Michael Chong and Larry Miller; Canadian Forces veteran Kate MacEachern; and The Scrum with Tonda MacCharles, John Ivison, Gloria Galloway and Craig Oliver.
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau; Conservative communications consultant David Sachs and Matthew Altheim from Grassroots Canada; Frank McNeil, the uncle of soldier Mike McNeil who took his own life last week; Minister of Defence Rob Nicholson; Canadian Forces Ombudsman Pierre Daigle; and The Scrum with Tonda MacCharles, John Ivison, Gloria Galloway and Craig Oliver.
The Prime Minister's director of communications Jason MacDonald; opposition leader Thomas Mulcair; MPs Ralph Goodale, Paul Calandra and Murray Rankin; The Winnipeg Free Press' Dan Lett, Newstalk 1010's John Moore and political analyst Jean Lapierre; and The Scrum with Tonda MacCharles, John Ivison, Gloria Galloway and Craig Oliver.
Toronto city councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong, CP24 Toronto reporter Katie Simpson, Municipal lawyer John Mascarin, CTV News reporter Tom Walters in the Philippines, immigration minister Chris Alexander, Alice Funke, CTV News Winnipeg’s Jill Macyshon, and The Scrum: Tonda Maccharles, John Ivison, Gloria Galloway and Craig Oliver.
Veterans Cpl. David Hawkins and Michael Blais, Canadian Forces Ombudsman Pierre Daigle, Lisa Laflamme, Treasury Board President Tony Clement, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall, and The Scrum: Tonda Maccharles, John Ivison, Gloria Galloway and Craig Oliver.
Minister Jason Kenney, MPs Independent Brent Rathgeber, Liberal Marc Garneau and NDP Nathan Cullen, Alberta Premier Alison Redford, CP24's Katie Simpson talks Rob Ford, and The Scrum: Tonda MacCharles, John Ivison and Don Martin.
Former Govn't Leader in the Senate Marjory Lebreton, MPs NDP Craig Scott, Liberal Ralph Goodale and Parliamentary Secretary to the PM Paula Calandra, Opposition Leader in the Senate James Cowan, radio hosts Steve Madely, Stephen LeDrew and Roger Kingkade and The Scrum: Heather Scoffield, Tonda Maccharles, John Ivison and Craig Oliver.