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Every weekday afternoon, Power & Politics host Vassy Kapelos guides Canadians through the country's political news, with a regular cast of political panellists and the continuously unfolding drama of the Canadian political scene.

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Every weekday afternoon, Power & Politics host Vassy Kapelos guides Canadians through the country's political news, with a regular cast of political panellists and the continuously unfolding drama of the Canadian political scene.

    Special Pod: The Big Fix

    Special Pod: The Big Fix

    A new Power & Politics series asks prominent Canadians what is the biggest problem facing Canada, and how do we solve it. The Big Fix features interviews with Arlene Dickinson, Roméo Dallaire, Jeremy Hansen, Neil Pasricha and Ananya Chadha.

    • 43 min
    Nationwide rail shutdown stretches into second day

    Nationwide rail shutdown stretches into second day

    Power & Politics speaks to Chris Bittle, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, Ry Moran, the director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe about the ongoing rail shutdown. Also on the show, a reality check of the pros and cons of the proposed Teck Frontier oilsands mine.

    • 56 min
    Via Rail cancels trains nationwide

    Via Rail cancels trains nationwide

    CN Rail shuts down Eastern Canadian rail network and Via Rail cancels almost all of its trains across the country as Indigenous protests continue. Power & Politics speaks to B.C. Indigenous Relations Minister Scott Fraser, MPs and the Business Council of Canada's Brian Kingston.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Anti-pipeline protests continue to cripple train network

    Anti-pipeline protests continue to cripple train network

    Power & Politics speaks to AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde about the nation-wide protests in support of the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs, and the Power Panel discusses the issue. Plus, the third installment in P&P's new series 'The Big Fix,' featuring Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen.

    • 59 min
    Anti-pipeline protesters demonstrate across Canada

    Anti-pipeline protesters demonstrate across Canada

    Power & Politics speaks to Alberta Environment Minister Jason Nixon, Conservative leadership candidate Erin O'Toole and the Power Panel. Plus, the second installment in P&P's new series 'The Big Fix,' featuring retired Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire.

    • 55 min
    Kenney implores Trudeau to approve Teck oilsands mine

    Kenney implores Trudeau to approve Teck oilsands mine

    Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson responds to Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's letter asking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to approve the Teck Frontier mine, and Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Chief Allan Adam discusses why he's not so sure about the project. Also on the show, our new series The Big Fix premieres. Canadian businesswoman Arlene Dickinson is up first.

    • 55 min

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