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The National Opposition to pipeline still fierce in B.C.

Opposition to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is still fierce in B.C., and some protesters say the government's decision to buy the project will only strengthen their resolve.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:53
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/27/2018

The National Is Canada keeping its peacekeeping promise?

Canada's contribution to peacekeeping has long been a part of its history, but it appears that lately it's not keeping recent promises. During the 2015 election campaign, the Liberal Party promised to offer more troops and police officers to the UN. But there's little sign those commitments will be kept.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/09/2018

News in Review - November 2017 Canada's 29th Governor General: Julie Payette

Julie Payette has lived an exciting life that very few can even dream about. As an astronaut for Canada, she’s been to the International Space Station twice. She’s a pilot, an athlete, an engineer and speaks six languages. In October 2017, Ms. Payette, who is 53 years old, took on her latest adventure. She became Canada’s 29th Governor General – representing ...
  • 2017
  • 00:15:11
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 11/27/2017

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The Fifth Estate Jagmeet Singh: The Colour of Politics

He pulled off a first-ballot victory to become the new leader of the NDP, becoming the first visible minority to head a major political party in Canada. How did Jagmeet Singh do it? What singular event pushed him into politics — and what keeps driving him to take on the political establishment? Find out more as The Fifth Estate goes behind the ...
  • 2017
  • 00:27:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/22/2017

Power & Politics 'Next step' on the road to reconciliation?

Hayden King, professor of Indigenous Governance at Ryerson University, weighs in on Prime Minister Trudeau's decision to split Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada into two separate ministries, some 20 years after the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) recommended such a division.
  • 2017
  • 00:06:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/13/2017

News in Review - February 2017 One Year On: Canada’s Syrian Refugee Program

A year after settling in Canada, thousands of Syrian refugees are ​facing a new challenge as their government sponsor​ship​ is about to end. It hasn’t been easy for every immigrant, and some are struggling. The CBC​'s​ Susan Ormiston met the Tonbari family​ over a year ago​ in Lebanon as they were fleeing Syria, their war torn homeland. She went back ...
  • 2017
  • 00:22:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/20/2017

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Power & Politics Young voters disappointed after Liberals bail on electoral reform

Does abandoning electoral reform disenfranchise young voters? Jesse Hitchcock of Young Voters of PEI and Eileen Kilgour, Fair Vote Canada, react to the government's decision to turn its back on the promise to change Canada's voting system.
  • 2017
  • 00:07:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/16/2017

Power & Politics O'Leary Bid

Businessman Kevin O'Leary explains his reasons for seeking the Conservative leadership and his plans for defeating the Liberals in 2019.
  • 2017
  • 00:10:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/16/2017

The National Can you speak lousy French and still be prime minister?

In the wake of a Conservative leadership debate, The National's Sunday Talk panelists — Jonathan Kay, editor-in-chief of Walrus magazine, Adrienne Batra, editor-in-chief of the Toronto Sun, and Martin Patriquin, Quebec bureau chief for Maclean's magazine — debate whether the prime minister of Canada needs to speak French. Is Pierre Trudeau’s dream of bilingualism dying?
  • 2016
  • 00:12:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/13/2017

Power & Politics Senate Passes Assisted Dying Bill

Host Rosemary Barton speaks with Senate Liberal Leader James Cowan about whether or not the amended Bill C-14 on assisted dying meets the constitutional bar and why the Senate passed it despite the fact that its narrow scope for access was denounced.
  • 2016
  • 00:04:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/05/2016

The National Majority vs. Minority Government

CBC News' Susan Ormiston fact checks what the party leaders are saying about majority vs. minority governments. From the King-Byng affair to Trudeau the Elder's controversial missteps, take this quick tour through how it works in the Westminster system.
  • 2015
  • 00:02:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/08/2016

News in Review - November 2015 ​Trudeau's Surprising Majority

Canadians went to the polls in October 2015, but this was no ordinary election. For starters, it was the longest federal campaign in recent history, and the Conservatives had held onto power in three prior elections. At the outset, the official opposition, the New Democratic Party led by Thomas Mulcair, was strong. And there was a new player leading the ...
  • 2015
  • 00:20:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/17/2015

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Metro Morning Rick Mercer on the 2015 Election

Comedian Rick Mercer speaks to Metro Morning about the federal election, barriers to voting and the importance of getting youth out to vote.
  • 2015
  • 00:05:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/06/2015