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54:58Canada to the defence

On this week’s present: Ukrainian MP Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze particulars the pleas her colleagues have made to the PM for extra help. CBC’s Vassy Kapelos experiences on the refugee disaster unfolding on the bottom in Poland. NDP Chief Jagmeet Singh lays out his occasion’s price range expectations for investments in well being care and housing. Plus — forward of subsequent week’s price range, a dive into what’s on the purchasing checklist for the army and a take a look at Canada’s fiscal capability. 54:58

Ukrainian MPs deliver their nation’s pleas to Parliament Hill

Ukrainian politicians met face-to-face with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this week to ask instantly for extra army and monetary help for his or her nation.

Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze, an MP with the European Solidarity Get together and Ukraine’s former deputy prime minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration, was a part of the group. She tells The Home why she thinks the go to may make a distinction.

Plus, Energy & Politics host Vassy Kapelos joins the present with highlights from her protection of the refugee disaster in Poland.

15:13Ukrainian MPs deliver their nation’s pleas to Parliament Hill

Ukrainian MP Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze particulars her go to this week with the prime minister and what she hopes it may obtain, and CBC’s Vassy Kapelos experiences on the refugee disaster unfolding on the bottom in Poland. 15:13

The plea for 2 per cent

This week, the federal authorities stated it should begin negotiations to buy 88 F-35 fighter jets — a transfer the procurement minister known as the “most important funding” within the air drive in 30 years. 

The Liberal authorities has hinted at a lift to army spending in subsequent week’s price range. However will that spending transcend the F-35 buy introduced this week? Will Canada push its army spending to 2 per cent of GDP, assembly NATO’s long-established benchmark?

The Home‘s senior producer Jennifer Chevalier spoke to defence consultants Dave Perry, Andrea Charron, Kim Richard Nossal and retired lieutenant common Andrew Leslie to listen to their purchasing checklist for the Canadian army.

8:29The plea for 2 per cent

Senior producer Jennifer Chevalier speaks to defence consultants Dave Perry, Andrea Charron, Kim Richard Nossal and retired Lt.-Gen. Andrew Leslie to listen to their purchasing checklist for the Canadian army forward of subsequent week’s federal price range. 8:29

Jagmeet Singh lays out his expectations for the price range

Subsequent week’s federal price range would be the first take a look at of the Liberal-NDP accord that commits each events to avoiding an election earlier than 2025. 

What leverage does the NDP now have to make sure its priorities — similar to common dental care and large new funding in inexpensive housing — are mirrored within the Liberal authorities’s agenda? Host Chris Corridor sits down with NDP Chief Jagmeet Singh on Parliament Hill.

11:04Jagmeet Singh lays out his expectations for the price range

Host Chris Corridor sits down with NDP Chief Jagmeet Singh on Parliament Hill to speak concerning the first take a look at of the Liberal-NDP accord: the upcoming federal price range. 11:04

One other large price range

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is ready to be an enormous spender once more subsequent week. The brand new federal budget is anticipated to supply main new investments in social applications and the struggle towards local weather change — and will embrace new cash for defence. 

So how would these spending commitments work inside Canada’s fiscal capability, and what would they are saying concerning the authorities’s political priorities? Two journalists be a part of The Home to interrupt all of it down: Theo Argitis, Bloomberg‘s Ottawa bureau chief, and Marieke Walsh, parliamentary reporter with The Globe and Mail.

Bloomberg Ottawa bureau chief Theo Argitis and Globe and Mail reporter Marieke Walsh look forward to problems with fiscal capability and political priorities within the upcoming federal price range. 8:42

Driving down emissions in Canada’s second highest-polluting sector

The federal authorities tabled its first-ever emissions reduction plan this week, mapping out how key sectors like oil and gasoline, agriculture and transportation can cut back carbon air pollution over the subsequent eight years.

Whereas the oil and gasoline sector is the biggest emitter, transportation is available in an in depth second — accounting for 1 / 4 of all emissions in Canada. Now, the federal government needs to drive down air pollution from vehicles and automobiles to 11 per cent under 2005 ranges by the top of the last decade.

Yunsu Park, director of engineering with the North American Council for Freight Effectivity, joins The Home to debate the bold goal and its impression on the trucking business.

6:54Driving down emissions in Canada’s second highest-polluting sector

Yunsu Park, director of engineering with the North American Council for Freight Effectivity, examines the federal government’s drive to scale back emissions within the transportation sector. 6:54

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