Listen: Maclean's on the Hill Live: The early edition

Listen: Maclean’s on the Hill live at the University of Ottawa

The Maclean’s Ottawa bureau and Cormac MacSweeney in conversation with MPs on the election year ahead



Each week, Aaron Wherry and the Maclean’s politics team sit down with Rogers radio’s Cormac MacSweeney to hash out the week’s news in Ottawa.

This week — in celebration of the podcast’s first birthday — we invited listeners in Ottawa to a live taping at the University of Ottawa:


During the noonhour on Friday, we heard from Pierre Poilievre, Minister of State (Democratic Reform):


Irwin Cotler, Liberal MP and Maclean’s Parliamentarian of the Year:


… and NDP MP Jean Crowder:


We also spoke to Nancy Peckford, executive director of Equal Voice:


Later in our show, Ottawa bureau chief John Geddes grilled bestselling authors Paul Wells and Susan Delacourt on what we can expect in the election year ahead:


Here’s a rough cut of this week’s edition. The edited and condensed version of the show is here. 

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