Each week, the Maclean’s politics team and Cormac MacSweeney sit down to hash out the week’s news in Ottawa. This week, interviews with NDP leader Thomas Mulcair about his party’s proposal for child care and Conservative MP Steven Fletcher about the Supreme Court’s hearings on assisted suicide. Maclean’s columnist Emma Teitel sits down with writer Carol Toller to discuss Toller’s much-debated profile of Justin Trudeau for Chatelaine magazine, University of Ottawa professor Carissima Mathen joins us to discuss the Supreme Court’s considerations and Aaron Wherry and John Geddes get together to debate what we saw and heard from Tom Mulcair and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau this week.
Emma Teitel talks to Chatelaine writer Carol Toller about her profile on Justin Trudeau:
NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair speaks to Aaron Wherry about his childcare proposals:
Conservative MP Steven Fletcher in conversation with Cormac MacSweeny on the right to assisted suicide:
ON ASSISTED SUICIDE
The top Court debates the end of life
Michael Petrou on the frontlines
ON ATTACK ADS
A conundrum for parties and networks
Doing the math on the NDP plan
How about a Speak no Evil Day?
The PM’s not-so-hard-right turn