100 episodes

Power Play, a daily look at Canada’s political landscape. Recorded in Ottawa featuring all the political news and issues that matter most. Hosted by CTV’s Evan Solomon, the program is a must for political insiders.

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    • 3.6 • 93 Ratings

Power Play, a daily look at Canada’s political landscape. Recorded in Ottawa featuring all the political news and issues that matter most. Hosted by CTV’s Evan Solomon, the program is a must for political insiders.

    Episode 1103: G7 Leaders Meet in the U.K.

    Episode 1103: G7 Leaders Meet in the U.K.

    Glen McGregor, CTV News; Rob Oliphant, Liberal MP; Michael Chong, Conservative MP; Jack Harris, NDP MP; Susan le Jeune d’Allegeershecque, British High Commissioner to Canada; Austin Delaney, CTV News; Nik Nanos, Nanos Research; Greg MacEachern, Proof Strategies; Adrienne Batra, The Toronto Sun; Anne McGrath, NDP National Director; and Greg Weston, Earnscliffe Strategy Group.

    • 46 min
    Episode 1102: Green MP Crosses the Floor to Join Liberals

    Episode 1102: Green MP Crosses the Floor to Join Liberals

    Bill Blair, Public Safety Minister; Annamie Paul, Green Party Leader; Glen McGregor, CTV News; Paul Calandra, Ontario Government House Leader; Joyce Napier, CTV News, John Ivison, National Post; Senator Peter Boehm, Independent Senators Group; and Tom Mulcair; CTV News Political Analyst.

    • 49 min
    Episode 1101: Government to Ease Travel Quarantine Measures

    Episode 1101: Government to Ease Travel Quarantine Measures

    Merella Fernandez, CTV News; Patty Hajdu, Health Minister; Brian Pallister, Manitoba Premier; Cindy Blackstock, First Nations Children and Family Caring Society; Colin D’Mello, CTV News; Annie Bergeron-Oliver, CTV News; Robert Benzie, the Toronto Star; and Mustafa Farooq, National Council of Canadian Muslims.

    • 47 min
    Episode 1100: PM Trudeau says London Attack was “Terrorism”

    Episode 1100: PM Trudeau says London Attack was “Terrorism”

    Imam Aarij Anwer, London Muslim Mosque; Yasmin Khan, family friend of victims of the London, Ont., attack; Omar Sachedina, CTV News; Iqra Khalid, Liberal MP; Brian Bowman, Winnipeg Mayor;  Stephanie Levitz, The Toronto Star; Ian Bailey, The Globe and Mail; and Samer Majzoub, Canadian Muslim Forum.

    • 47 min
    Episode 1099: Police say London, Ont., Crash was Hate-Motivated

    Episode 1099: Police say London, Ont., Crash was Hate-Motivated

    Nick Paparella, CTV News; Ed Holder, London Mayor; Amira Elghawaby, Canadian Anti-Hate Network; Jagmeet Singh, NDP Leader; Tonda MacCharles, Toronto Star; Karl Dockstader, One Dish, One Mic; Mubin Shaikh, Seneca College; and Cindy Blackstock, First Nations Children and Family Caring Society.

    • 48 min
    Episode 1098: PM Calls for Apology from Catholic Church

    Episode 1098: PM Calls for Apology from Catholic Church

    Dan Vandal, Northern Affairs Minister; Jaime Schmale, Conservative MP; Niki Ashton, NDP MP; Michèle Audette, former MMIWG Inquiry commissioner; Drew Dilkens, Mayor of Windsor; Greg MacEachern, Proof Strategies; Maureen Harquail, Conservative commentator; Anne McGrath, NDP National Director; and Greg Weston, Earnscliffe Strategy Group.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

3.6 out of 5
93 Ratings

93 Ratings

regsop ,

Getting better

A great daily update on the Canadian political scene, I prefer the press galleries and MP sessions, some of the one off guest speakers can be a little dry.

The early problems with truncated episodes and problems downloading seem to be gone. It went away for a few months and since coming back has been reliable.

Programmer Bee ,

Keep asking tough questions!

I often disagree with Power Play’s take on events but so long as they keep throwing pointed questions at our politicians I don’t care. Politicians need to be scrutinized to the bone regardless of the party and they should be able to answer whatever is thrown at them.

Mick McDavid ,

Posted days later

I like the show a lot but they aren’t updated everyday and sometimes they cut off half way through.

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