Each week, the Maclean’s politics team and Cormac MacSweeney sit down to hash out the week’s news in Ottawa. Expect incisive analysis and commentary, as well as interviews with the biggest newsmakers of the last seven days. This week, we look at the big questions of the last seven days. Why is the Prime Minister’s Office challenging the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court? Can the temporary foreign worker program be fixed? Why is the government accessing the personal information of Canadians? What can we expect from an election in Ontario? And is Rob Ford finally going to get the help he needs?
ON THE SUPREMES
The Nadon affair gets messier
The PM stands by law enforcement snooping
ON FOREIGN WORKERS
Jason Kenney defends his government’s record
Pro-Russian forces shoot down a gunship
The beginning of the end?
Highlights in bickering