Maclean's on the Hill: Budget date, Mike Duffy, Shad

A political podcast on the stories behind this week's headlines


Each week, the Maclean’s Ottawa bureau sits down with Cormac MacSweeney to discuss the headlines of the week. This week, the bureau chats about the coming federal budget date with Aron Gampel, Deputy Chief Economist of Scotiabank. Julie Smyth talks healthcare with former Saskatchewan Premier Roy Romanow. Aaron Wherry sat down with Shad, host of CBC’s Q. And the Maclean’s panel convened for a discussion of Sen. Mike Duffy’s trial in Ottawa that gets underway on April 7.

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