The West Block reverses the convention of political talk shows, speaking directly with Canadians in communities across the country and bringing their concerns to Ottawa for answers.
The Global News journalists behind the West Block not only ask questions, but seek solutions. The end product is a show that doesn’t just follow the agenda, but helps set it. We ask for your input on this — in fact, we need it.
What do you want to see on the show? What about government concerns you? We will deconstruct the key political issues and present them in clear, concise ways.
The parliamentary secretary to Canada’s minister of foreign affairs says North Korea’s release of a Canadian pastor earlier this year is proof that the so-called hermit kingdom is willing to listen to reason. Continue reading
Watch the full broadcast of The West Block from Sunday, December 3, 2017. Hosted by Vassy Kapelos. Continue reading
One of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s main objectives during a formal visit to China next week will be the take the next steps toward a free-trade agreement with the emerging world power. Continue reading
Watch the full broadcast of The West Block from Sunday, November 26, 2017. Hosted by Vassy Kapelos. Continue reading
Lisa Raitt doesn’t have the luxury to put things off anymore. She talks to Vassy Kapelos about how her life has changed since her husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Continue reading
The government’s focus will remain squarely on fixing the Phoenix pay system, says the parliamentary secretary to the minister in charge of the file, because there’s simply no Plan B if it fails. Continue reading