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Every weekday afternoon, Power & Politics guides Canadians through the country's political news, with a regular cast of political panellists and the continuously unfolding drama of the Canadian political scene.
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Wrap your day with the world’s biggest stories. From the CBC News teams behind ‘The World at Six’ and ‘The World This Weekend’ comes a vibrant evening news program, updated seven days a week. Hosts Susan Bonner, Tom Harrington and Stephanie Skenderis sort out what's real, what's relevant and what’s truly new, from a Canadian perspective. We offer context, analysis and surprise — all in about 20 mins. We set the bar on the daily news catch-up, going deeper and further on news stories that spe ...
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Cross Country Checkup is Canada's only national phone-in show, broadcasting live from coast to coast to coast. Checkup is Canada's weekly town hall — a place for raw, honest perspectives on the most pressing issues of the week. For over 55 years, it's where Canadians gather to listen to each other every Sunday afternoon. Call us: 1-888-416-8333.
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CBC News' Chief Correspondent Peter Mansbridge hosts The National Mobile weekdays at 6:00 p.m. (ET). It's a unique and dynamic digest of the days top stories for people who are on the go and online, and a preview of what's coming up on The National.
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BC Today is where British Columbians connect on issues facing their lives and their community. Every week day at noon PT and 1pm MT, BC Today host Michelle Eliot delves into the top story for the province.
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There are concerns over safety protocols around Prime Minister Justin Trudeau - after protests led to the cancellation of an event with another G-7 leader. Also: Fake websites of real businesses are popping up. We'll tell you how to spot them when you're shopping online. Plus: Have you ever heard of cricket flour? One producer in Italy has created …
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The agreement between the federal Liberals and NDP to fund certain contraceptive and diabetes drugs has been called the first step to a national universal pharmacare plan in Canada. However, the Parliamentary Budget Office estimates the cost of true, universal pharmacare would be 40 billion dollars. Are you able to afford your medications? Do you t…
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The U.S. has begun air-dropping food and other aid into Gaza - as the United Nations warns a famine in the region is "almost inevitable". Also: The new commander in chief of Ukraine's armed forces makes personnel changes in the face of recent losses in its fight against Russia. Plus: Two men in Saint John, New Brunswick who were wrongfully convicte…
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The Supreme Court rules police need a warrant to access IP addresses. Law enforcement says it will make parts of their job, like tracking down online child exploitation, much harder. A plan to help reduce mortgage payments for first-time buyers comes to an end. Also: Brian Mulroney will be remembered for free trade, the GST and the fight against ap…
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March 1, 2024 - Canadians remember Brian Mulroney, one of the country's most influential prime ministers. We speak to former prime minister Kim Campbell, who succeeded Mulroney. Plus, Bill Browder, head of the Global Magnitsky Justice Campaign, is here to discuss the funeral of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.…
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Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney has died. He left his mark on Canada and is remembered by friends and political foes. Also: Israeli troops fire towards Palestinians seeking food - Israel says the scene was a deadly stampede. In the chaos - At least 100 Palestinians are dead. Plus: Are your vaccinations up to date? Doctors are concerne…
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Federal Health Minister Mark Holland has released the long-awaited details for a national pharmacare plan. We talk to a family physician who thinks the legislation doesn't go far enough. Next, amid an increase in demand for IVF treatment, the province will soon pay for one round of treatment. We hear why this is important to people in B.C.…
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A long line of "ice swirls," churned by ocean currents just off the Labrador coast, caught an astronaut's eye earlier this month. So the anonymous astronaut took a photo of the spiraling sea ice, photographed from their vantage point on the International Space Station. A NASA satellite also recorded the sea ice swirls in the Labrador Sea and both p…
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CBC NL has learned the German Air Force is requesting to bring low-level flying back to 5 Wing Goose Bay. Based on documents obtained by the CBC, Premier Andrew Furey wrote a letter to the Defense Minister in the fall where he said he was "keen to get an update on the request" and "his government stands ready and willing to host the German Air Forc…
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Leaders have been sharing all kinds of ideas on how to improve life in Labrador West, as part of the Future of Lab West summit. On Wednesday, attendees turned their attention to housing issues in the region. Paul Pike is the provincial minister responsible for the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation. He took part in a panel discussion on …
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Cain's Quest is just days away now, but if something happens to go wrong for any racers along the way who should take responsibility for that rescue? And how can racers prepare for these scenarios? Mervin Wiseman, retired search and rescue coordinator and consulting advisor, gives his opinions and advice.…
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If you’re thinking of buying a house in a flood zone in Quebec, you might not be able to get a mortgage. Financial institutions are rethinking their lending policies thanks to climate change. Also: Wildfires spread out of control across northern Texas. Strong winds, unseasonably warm temperatures, and dry conditions are fueling the flames. Plus: CB…
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The fallout continues after Alberta comedy act Danger Cats took their Robert Pickton t-shirts off their sales website and cancelled their upcoming appearances in Alberta, Texas and in New Westminster at Rick Bronson's House of Comedy BC. The t-shirt mocked victims of serial killer Robert Pickton, and their set included disparaging remarks about res…
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Feb. 28, 2024 - Radio-Canada's Louis Blouin brings breaking news on the federal government's plan to reimpose some visa requirements on Mexican nationals visiting Canada. Plus, the CBC's Katie Simpson brings us the latest on former president Donald Trump's Supreme Court case regarding presidential immunity.…
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B.C.’s premier apologizes to Doukhobors, decades after they were removed from their families. Also: As a moratorium on renewable energy projects comes to an end in Alberta, the industry worries about what comes next. Plus: Where you live in Canada can dramatically affect your ability to access IVF to have a baby.…
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A new report by the Carnegie Housing Project says up to 1,500 more shelter beds are needed in Vancouver to address shortfalls and prevent the number of homeless people from increasing. Carnegie Housing Project manager Devin O'Leary tells us more about their recommendations. https://www.carnegiehousingproject.ca/ And, as the federal government unvei…
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Feb. 27, 2024 -The State of Michigan goes to the polls today in both the Republican and Democratic primaries.The result could showcase weaknesses in both the Biden and Trump campaigns. The CBC's Katie Simpson brings us the latest. Plus, Power & Politics speaks to Aaron David Miller, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a…
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Aiming for a safer online experience. The federal government says its law will limit content that sexualizes children, incites violence or qualifies as hate speech. Also: Alberta plans to opt out of any national pharmacare program and wants to be compensated for it. Plus: Breathable. Lightweight. And see-through? Major League Baseball's new uniform…
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Province says home-flipping tax legislation will be introduced this spring. Our guests Brendon Ogmundson, Chief Economist, BC Real Estate Association, and David Hutniak, CEO, Landlord BC, talk about the impact this may have on creating more affordable housing. Child poverty rates are increasing in B.C., our guest Adrienne Montani, the First Call Ch…
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Feb. 26, 2024 - Justice Minister and Attorney General of Canada Arif Virani tabled the Liberals' online harms bill today. It proposes new regulatory bodies and changes to a number of laws aimed at tackling online abuse. Power & Politics asks Virani about the bill. Plus, we speak to Chair of the Big City Mayors' Caucus Mike Savage about his group's …
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Over 42-thousand measles cases were reported across Europe last year according to the WHO. Canada’s chief public health doctor is urging Canadians to make sure they're vaccinated against the highly infectious disease. Our AMA guest Dr. Jacqueline Wong is a pediatric infectious disease doctor at McMaster University. She answered your questions about…
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Budget airline Lynx Air is ceasing operations. With few long-distance alternatives to flying, how costly is it to travel within Canada? Our guest Mckenzie McMillan, The Travel Group travel consultant, walks us through why Canada is so challenging for budget airlines. In our pet segment, we explore the cost of keeping pets healthy with Kathy Powelso…
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Feb. 23, 2024 - The federal Liberal government and the NDP have come to an agreement on pharmacare, clearing the way for the two parties to continue operating under the confidence-and-supply agreement that has helped keep the government in power over the past two years. Power & Politics speaks to the CBC's chief political correspondent Rosemary Bar…
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