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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 49

    Matt Krupovich @1310Matt 0

    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 0

    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.

  • Maclean’s on the Hill – Episode 44

    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, Jason Kirby sits down with Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz, Aaron Wherry talks to NDP leader Thomas Mulcair, John Geddes interviews Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt and new AFN chief Perry Bellegarde, and the bureau sits down to discuss the fall sitting of Parliament.​

  • Maclean’s on the Hill – Episode 43

    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, the bureau discusses the Veterans Affairs controversy, the government’s commitment to Syrian refugees, the NDP’s proposal for proportional representation, Stephen Harper’s understanding of the Senate and how Justin Trudeau is proposing to resolve the allegations of misconduct against two Liberal MPs.

  • Maclean’s on the Hill – Episode 42

    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, the bureau discusses the latest controversy over services for veterans, the latest appointment to the Supreme Court, the questions surrounding sexual harassment on Parliament Hill, the government’s pursuit of transparency for First Nations finances and Justin Trudeau’s interest in data.

  • Maclean’s on the Hill – Episode 41

    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, the bureau discusses this week’s Parliamentarian of the Year Awards, the misconduct allegations that still hang over Parliament Hill, Canada’s role in the battle for Iraq and a new book on John F. Kennedy.​