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, Cormac talks to Pierre Poilievre about the Fair Elections Act, Luiza Savage investigates the success of Obamacare, John Geddes looks at the latest report on climate change, Paul Wells talks to official languages commissioner Graham Fraser, Martin Patriquin explains the surprising Quebec election and John, Paul and Aaron Wherry consider the Conservative party controversy concerning Eve Adams and Dimitri Soudas.
Online extra: Cormac’s full interview with Minister of State for Democratic Reform Pierre Poilievre
Online extra: Luiza’s full interview with Susan Dentzer
Online extra: Paul’s full interview with official languages commissioner Graham Fraser.
Online extra: Cormac’s full interview with Justice Minister Peter MacKay
The hand-picked loyalist, deposed
ON FAIR ELECTIONS
Poilievre won’t attack Sheila Fraser
ON QUEBEC ELECTIONS
The PQ’s self-destruction
ON CLIMATE CHANGE
Leona Aglukkaq’s bogus claims
The deadline passes
Highlights in bickering