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Don Martin was the host of CTV News Channel's daily marquee political program, POWER PLAY.

One of the most respected journalists on Parliament Hill, Martin has been covering politics in Canada for 32 years at The National Post and Calgary Herald, before joining CTV.

Previously a national affairs columnist based in Ottawa, Martin wrote regularly about federal politics for The Calgary Herald and The National Post with a special eye on western issues of interest to his favourite province, namely Alberta. He has spent the last 30 years covering politics, starting with Calgary city hall and moving to the provincial legislature before heading to the nation's capital in 2000.

Martin authored the bestseller King Ralph in 2002, a biography on the life and times of Alberta Premier Ralph Klein, and in 2006 published Belinda on the private and political life of Belinda Stronach.

Martin posts a weekly take on the federal politics issues of the week.