The West Block: March 5, 2023 | What experts are saying regarding tackling foreign election interference

Canadians are calling for immediate action as concerns around alleged meddling in federal elections grow. The NDP and Conservatives say a public inquiry is needed to restore faith in our democracy, but former top public servants say there are other methods worth considering. "The West Block" host Mercedes Stephenson sat down with former privy council clerk Michael Wernick and former Communications Security Establishment assistant deputy minister Artur Wilczynski to discuss what the government can do now to combat foreign interference. Plus, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has dismissed some concerns around foreign interference as partisan. Amid concerns this issue is being exploited for political points, our host speaks with The Globe and Mail Ottawa bureau chief Robert Fife and Stephanie Levitz from the Toronto Star to analyze how foreign interference may shake out for each of the parties when Parliament resumes.