PODCAST: Maclean's on the Hill, Feb. 7 - Macleans.ca

PODCAST: Maclean’s on the Hill, Feb. 7

This week: Pierre Poilievre, the federal budget and Rob Ford

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John Geddes, Paul Wells and Aaron Wherry

John Geddes, Paul Wells and Aaron Wherry

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 Kevin Sorenson, the minister of state for finance, and Aaron Wherry talks to Kevin Page about the federal budget. Paul Wells interviews Pierre Poilievre about the Fair Elections Act. John Geddes checks in with Senate Liberal leader James Cowan about life as an independent. Maclean’s columnist Emma Teitel talks to Toronto Star reporter and author Robyn Doolittle about the saga of Rob Ford. And Nick Taylor-Vaisey recaps the highlights of this week in Question Period.
Cormac MacSweeney, Parliament Hill bureau chief for CityTV and Rogers Radio.

THE HEADLINES


ON ELECTORAL REFORM
Pierre Poilievre’s big reform


ON FORD
Robyn Doolittle’s Crazy Town


ON THE BUDGET
Jim Flaherty fights a deficit


ON SOCHI
An Olympic preview


ON THE SENATE
Trudeau’s gambit reverberates


ON QP
Highlights in bickering

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