Politics: Canada

Audio clips from Canadian federal, provincial, and municipal politics.


1970-10-00 | Trudeau-Laporte

Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau on Pierre Laporte's death. Date: 1970-10-00 Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada Source: The Canadian Press Length: 59...


2017-12-30 | Alberta-Carbon-Tax

Ontario's cap-and-trade program and Alberta's carbon tax came into effect on January 1st, with higher prices for gasoline (four cents...


1971-05-00 | Trudeau-Margaret

Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau says his wife Margaret is not a public figure. Date: 1971-05-00 Placeline: On A Flight From...


1975-05-04 | Drapeau-Olympic-Funding

Montreal mayor Jean Drapeau says the Montreal Olympics will be self-financing. Date: 1975-05-04 Placeline: Montreal, QC, Canada Source: The Canadian...


2017-04-20 | Ontario-Housing

Ontario announced 16 measures to help cool a hot housing market in the Greater Toronto Area, including a 15 per...


2005-09-27 | GG-Swearing-In

Haitian-born Montrealer Michaelle Jean was sworn-in as Canada's 27th Governor General in a colorful ceremony in the Senate chamber in...


2003-03-29 | SARS

On March 25th, Ontario Health Minster Tony Clement declared SARS a reportable, communicable and virulent disease. Broadcast News reporter Terry...


1998-11-16 | Avalanche-Trudeau

Skiing friends of Pierre Trudeau's youngest son watched helplessly as Michel Trudeau struggled to reach shore after an avalanche swept...


2017-10-02 | Edmonton-Attack

Federal politicians of all stripes condemned an attack on a police officer and four other people in Edmonton. Public Safety...


2017-09-06 | BoC-Interest-Rate

The Bank of Canada raised its overnight lending rate to one per cent with its second 25-basis-point increase since July....