17 episodes

One of Canada’s best political analysts, Paul Wells, sits down with leading political figures and social influencers for a conversation on the most compelling issues and news of the day. The monthly series is produced by CPAC in partnership with Maclean’s and the National Arts Centre.

Maclean’s magazine senior writer Paul Wells is one of Canada’s leading political journalists. In nearly a quarter century on Parliament Hill he has covered four prime ministers and seven federal elections. His award-winning book The Longer I’m Prime Minister was a national best-seller. Wells was the moderator of the first national televised leaders’ debate in the 2015 election. He has won three gold National Magazine Awards and is a frequent commentator on French- and English-language television and radio.

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    • 4.3 • 11 Ratings

One of Canada’s best political analysts, Paul Wells, sits down with leading political figures and social influencers for a conversation on the most compelling issues and news of the day. The monthly series is produced by CPAC in partnership with Maclean’s and the National Arts Centre.

Maclean’s magazine senior writer Paul Wells is one of Canada’s leading political journalists. In nearly a quarter century on Parliament Hill he has covered four prime ministers and seven federal elections. His award-winning book The Longer I’m Prime Minister was a national best-seller. Wells was the moderator of the first national televised leaders’ debate in the 2015 election. He has won three gold National Magazine Awards and is a frequent commentator on French- and English-language television and radio.

    Paula Simons, Jane Cordy and Denise Batters in conversation with Paul Wells

    Paula Simons, Jane Cordy and Denise Batters in conversation with Paul Wells

    Senators Paula Simons, Jane Cordy, and Denise Batters join Maclean’s senior writer Paul Wells for a conversation at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

    • 58 min
    Yves-François Blanchet in conversation with Paul Wells

    Yves-François Blanchet in conversation with Paul Wells

    Yves-François Blanchet, leader of the Bloc Québécois, joins Maclean’s senior writer Paul Wells for a candid conversation in front of a live audience at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

    • 58 min
    David Frum in Conversation with Paul Wells

    David Frum in Conversation with Paul Wells

    David Frum, senior editor at The Atlantic and former speechwriter for President George W. Bush, joins Maclean’s senior writer Paul Wells for a candid conversation in front of a live audience at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

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    Elizabeth May In Conversation With Paul Wells

    Elizabeth May In Conversation With Paul Wells

    Green Party Leader Elizabeth May joins Maclean’s senior writer Paul Wells for a candid conversation in front of a live audience at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

    • 56 min
    Joanne Liu in Conversation with Paul Wells

    Joanne Liu in Conversation with Paul Wells

    The international president of Doctors Without Borders, Dr. Joanne Liu, joins Maclean’s senior writer Paul Wells for a candid conversation in front of a live audience at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

    • 57 min
    Stephen Poloz in conversation with Paul Wells

    Stephen Poloz in conversation with Paul Wells

    The governor of the Bank of Canada, Stephen Poloz, sat down for a candid conversation with Maclean’s senior writer Paul Wells.

    • 57 min

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Paul Wells Knows His Stuff

Paul’s calm, yet targeted approach to his subject matter makes him an important voice in Canadian journalism. Was so excited when I found out about this podcast!

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