Tag: Politics

The West Block — Episode 38, Season 10 – National

THE WEST BLOCK Episode 38, Season 10 Sunday, June 13, 2021 Host: Mercedes Stephenson Guests: Mohammed Hashim, Canadian Race Relations Foundation Rep. Brian Higgins, D-N.Y., Buffalo, N.Y. Annamie Paul, Green Party Leader Location: Ottawa, Ontario [Announcer] Story continues below

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The West Block — Episode 36, Season 10 – National

THE WEST BLOCK Episode 36, Season 10 Sunday, May 30, 2021 Host: Mercedes Stephenson Guests: Retired Lt.-Col. Mark Popov, former director of cadets, Royal Military College Lt.-Gen. Wayne Eyre, Acting Chief of Defence Staff Location: Ottawa, Ontario Mercedes Stephenson:

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The West Block — Episode 34, Season 10 – National

THE WEST BLOCK Episode 34, Season 10 Sunday, May 16, 2021 Host: Mike Le Couteur Guests: Anita Anand, Public Services and Procurement Minister Professor Jessica Mudry, Ryerson University Dr. Angela Rasmussen, Virologist, VIDOInterVac Robert Fife, The Globe and Mail

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The West Block — Episode 32, Season 10 – National

THE WEST BLOCK Episode 32, Season 10 Sunday, May 2, 2021 Host: Mercedes Stephenson Guests: Harjit Sajjan, National Defence Minister Candice Bergen, Conservative Deputy Leader Patty Hajdu, Health Minister Location: Ottawa, Ontario Mercedes Stephenson: This week on The West

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The West Block — Episode 30, Season 10 – National

THE WEST BLOCK Episode 30, Season 10 Sunday, April 18, 2021 Host: Mercedes Stephenson Guests: Anita Anand, Minister of Public Services and Procurement Erin O’Toole, Official Opposition Leader Dr. Naheed Dosani, Palliative Care Physician Location: Ottawa, Ontario   Mercedes

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The West Block — Episode 27, Season 10 – National

THE WEST BLOCK Episode 27, Season 10 Sunday, March 28, 2021 Host: Mercedes Stephenson Guests: Lt. Heather Macdonald, Royal Canadian Navy Marc Garneau, Foreign Affairs Minister Location: Ottawa, Ontario Mercedes Stephenson: This week on The West Block: International tensions

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The West Block — Episode 25, Season 10 – National

THE WEST BLOCK Episode 25, Season 10 Sunday, March 14, 2021 Host: Mercedes Stephenson Guests: Alexandra Auclair, Department of National Defence Erin O’Toole, Official Opposition Leader Location: Ottawa, Ontario   Mercedes Stephenson: This week on The West Block: Alexandra

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Feds ‘not in a position to block’ provinces from buying COVID-19 vaccines, LeBlanc says

Canada’s intergovernmental affairs minister disputed accusations that the federal government had blocked provinces from purchasing their own COVID-19 vaccines, doubling down that the comments made by the Manitoban premier were incorrect. During an interview with The West Block’s Mercedes Stephenson,

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Canada didn’t start Keystone XL dispute — the president did, Kenney says in rebuke of Biden

Alberta’s premier has offered another sharp rebuke of the U.S. president’s decision to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline, going so far as to accuse him of showing “disrespect for America’s closest friend and ally.” In an interview with The

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Canadians must work to prevent third wave as coronavirus vaccines roll out: expert – National

The annus horribilis that was 2020 is now in the rearview mirror – but when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic, things aren’t over yet. Vaccines are beginning to roll out across the country, with vaccinations for the general

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