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Each week, the Maclean's politics team and Cormac MacSweeney sit down to hash out the week's news in Ottawa. Expect incisive analysis and commentary, as well as interviews with the biggest newsmakers of the last seven days.

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  • Maclean’s on the Hill – Episode 53

    Andrew Pinsent @1310Pinsent 0

    Each week, the Maclean’s politics team and Cormac MacSweeney sit down to hash out the week’s news in Ottawa. This week, we talk with Microsoft founder Bill Gates, we discuss the new anti-terror bill with Parliamentary Secretary to Public Safety Roxanne James, and we speak with Minister of Education Liz Sandals on Ontario’s new sex-ed curriculum.

  • Maclean’s on the Hill – Episode 52

    Andrew Pinsent @1310Pinsent

    Each week, the Maclean’s politics team and Cormac MacSweeney sit down to hash out the week’s news in Ottawa.

  • Maclean’s on the Hill – Episode 51

    Matt Krupovich @1310Matt

    Each week, the Maclean’s politics team and Rogers radio’s Cormac MacSweeney sit down to hash out the week’s news in Ottawa. This week, we talk to Liberal MP John McCallum about his new caucus colleague, Eve Adams; we ask Canada’s chief public health officer about measles outbreaks and the anti-vaxxer movement; and we look back at the creation of the Canadian flag with one of the men who helped design it.

  • Maclean’s on the Hill – Episode 50

    Matt Krupovich @1310Matt

    Each week, the Maclean’s politics team and Cormac MacSweeney sit down to hash out the week’s news in Ottawa. This week, we look closer at the Supreme Court’s ruling on assisted suicide, the government’s new anti-terror legislation and John Baird’s resignation.

  • Maclean’s on the Hill – Episode 49

    Matt Krupovich @1310Matt

    Each week, the Maclean’s politics team and Rogers radio’s Cormac Mac Sweeney sit down to hash out the week’s news in Ottawa. This week, we visit the University of Ottawa for a live taping to celebrate our first anniversary and speak with Conservative minister Pierre Poilievre, NDP MP Jean Crowder, Liberal MP Irwin Cotler and Equal Voice’s Nancy Peckford about what to expect from this year’s election. Then Paul Wells and Susan Delacourt talk about where federal politics stands with nine months to go.

  • Maclean’s on the Hill – Episode 48

    Matt Krupovich @1310Matt

    Each week, the Maclean’s politics team and Rogers radio’s Cormac Mac Sweeney sit down to hash out the week’s news in Ottawa. This week, we talk to Finance Minister Joe Oliver about the drop in oil prices and how the economic downturn may affect his budget, we speak with the author of the Maclean’s cover stoary naming Winnipeg as Canada’s most racist city, and the Maclean’s panel discusses the upcoming spring sitting of parliament.

  • Maclean’s on the Hill – Episode 47

    Matt Krupovich @1310Matt

    Each week, the Maclean’s politics team and Rogers radio’s Cormac MacSweeney sit down to hash out the week’s news in Ottawa. This week, we talk to former parliamentary budget officer Kevin Page and TD Bank chief economist Craig Alexander about the state of the federal budget and the economy, Elections Canada explains how it’s getting ready for an election and we consider Toronto police chief Bill Blair’s possible entry into politics and the Harper government’s coming legislation to deal with the threat of terrorism.

  • Maclean’s on the Hill – Episode 46

    Andrew Pinsent @1310Pinsent

    Each week, the Maclean’s politics team and Cormac MacSweeney sit down to hash out the week’s news in Ottawa. This week, Maclean’s Political Editor Paul Wells is in Paris to discuss the terror attacks in France, the Maclean’s Panel talks about the cabinet shuffle that kicked Julian Fantino out of Veterans Affairs, and we celebrate Sir John A MacDonald’s 200th birthday.

  • Maclean’s on the Hill – 2014 Year End Show

    Andrew Pinsent @1310Pinsent

    Each week, the Maclean’s politics team and Cormac MacSweeney sit down to hash out the week’s news in Ottawa. This week, they discuss the biggest political stories of 2014.

  • Maclean’s on the Hill – Episode 45

    Matt Krupovich @1310Matt

    Each week, the Maclean’s politics team and Cormac MacSweeney sit down to hash out the week’s news in Ottawa. This week, we discuss the defection of former NDP MP Glenn Thibeault to the provincial Liberals, and the mass floor-crossing of nine Wildrose MLAs in Alberta—including former leader Danielle Smith.