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PrimeTime Politics is a comprehensive round-up of the day in Canadian politics, from breaking stories to developments on longstanding issues. Key moments, feature interviews, panels, in-depth analysis and more. It’s the day in an hour.

Michael Serapio is a renowned television anchor and reporter, whose broadcasting career has spanned more than two decades of covering some of the most challenging news stories in real time. In addition to being the face of CPAC's live programming, he hosts the channel's nightly political round-up, PrimeTime Politics, and is the first Filipino-Canadian male to anchor a national newscast in Canada. In 2023, Michael was recognized with a Canadian Screen Award for his work anchoring a breaking news special on the Ottawa occupation in February 2022.

Prior to joining CPAC in 2022, Michael spent 12 years as a host and anchor with CBC News Network. Before that, he was a reporter with CTV British Columbia and CityNews Toronto.

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PrimeTime Politics is a comprehensive round-up of the day in Canadian politics, from breaking stories to developments on longstanding issues. Key moments, feature interviews, panels, in-depth analysis and more. It’s the day in an hour.

Michael Serapio is a renowned television anchor and reporter, whose broadcasting career has spanned more than two decades of covering some of the most challenging news stories in real time. In addition to being the face of CPAC's live programming, he hosts the channel's nightly political round-up, PrimeTime Politics, and is the first Filipino-Canadian male to anchor a national newscast in Canada. In 2023, Michael was recognized with a Canadian Screen Award for his work anchoring a breaking news special on the Ottawa occupation in February 2022.

Prior to joining CPAC in 2022, Michael spent 12 years as a host and anchor with CBC News Network. Before that, he was a reporter with CTV British Columbia and CityNews Toronto.

    Questions Remain Following NSICOP Report – June 12, 2024

    Questions Remain Following NSICOP Report – June 12, 2024

    National security expert Stephanie Carvin comments on the latest developments, following the release of an NSICOP report last week.

    NDP MP Laurel Collins talks about her private member's bill to criminalize coercive control.

    Philippe Dunsky, chair of the Canada Electricity Advisory Council discusses a recent report from the council on decarbonizing Canada's electricity grid.

    • 26 min
    Elizabeth May Reviews Unredacted NSICOP Report – June 11, 2024

    Elizabeth May Reviews Unredacted NSICOP Report – June 11, 2024

    Green Party Leader Elizabeth May discusses foreign interference after reading the unredacted NSICOP report.

    Former CSIS official Michelle Tessier comments on the release of the NSICOP report last week and the fallout since then.

    Aengus Bridgman, director of the Media Ecosystem Observatory talks about a report released by his organization on the Canadian information ecosystem.

    • 29 min
    Parties Ask Hogue Commission to Investigate NSICOP Findings – June 10, 2024

    Parties Ask Hogue Commission to Investigate NSICOP Findings – June 10, 2024

    MPs Mark Gerretsen (Liberal), Andrew Scheer (Conservative), Jean-Denis Garon (Bloc Québécois) and Alexandre Boulerice (NDP) discuss the Bloc's motion asking that the Hogue Commission's mandate be expanded to allow it to investigate allegations of MPs colluding with foreign states.

    Journalist Catherine Lévesque (National Post) and political analyst Geneviève Tellier comment on today's meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Quebec Premier Francois Legault.

    Liberal MP George Chahal talks about his efforts to prevent the deportation of Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, the truck driver responsible for the accident that killed 16 members of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team in 2018.

    • 29 min
    Opposition Demands Names of MPs Accused of Helping Foreign Actors – June 7, 2024

    Opposition Demands Names of MPs Accused of Helping Foreign Actors – June 7, 2024

    Journalists Tonda MacCharles (The Toronto Star), Joël-Denis Bellavance (La Presse) and Kristy Kirkup (The Globe and Mail) analyze the week's top political stories, including the opposition's ongoing push to get the government to disclose the identities of the parliamentarians who allegedly collaborated with foreign states.

    Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen, one of four crew members preparing for NASA's Artemis II mission to the moon, explains the objectives of the Artemis program.

    Immigration Minister Marc Miller discusses the government's new program to give caregivers from abroad permanent Canadian residency status upon arrival.

    • 29 min
    Canada Marks 80th Anniversary of D-Day – June 6, 2024

    Canada Marks 80th Anniversary of D-Day – June 6, 2024

    Political commentators Stevie O'Brien (Liberal), Cole Hogan (Conservative) and Anne McGrath (NDP) weigh in on the week's top political stories, including the continued fallout from an explosive report on foreign interference from the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians.

    Berkley Lawrence, the dominion first vice-president of the Royal Canadian Legion, discusses today's ceremony in Moncton, New Brunswick, to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.

    • 28 min
    New Intelligence Report Says Some MPs Helped Foreign Actors – June 5, 2024

    New Intelligence Report Says Some MPs Helped Foreign Actors – June 5, 2024

    MPs Ryan Turnbull (Liberal), Michael Chong (Conservative) and Peter Julian (NDP) respond to the explosive report from the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, which said some MPs wittingly helped foreign actors interfere in Canada's democratic process.

    Former London bureau chief for CTV and CBC News, Ann MacMillan, discusses Tuesday night's U.K. election debate, the first between the two party leaders since the snap election call.

    • 29 min

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Missing Perspectives/One Sided

Guest reporters could include; Andray Domise, Nora Loreto, Courtney Skye, Gabrielle Peters and Robyn Maynard. Would be helpful to have a broader class analysis from hosting a variety of guest reporters. There’s a little too much of the same predictable analysis.

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