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The Hill Times' Hot Room

Jun 23, 2022

The Hot Room tees up the summertime agenda for MPs and public servants, then journalist and civics wonk Dale Smith joins the podcast to talk about the government's push to extend semi-virtual proceedings in the House of Commons for another year. 

Jun 17, 2022

Host Peter Mazereeuw previews the final week of Parliament before the summer adjournment. Then, MP Greg Fergus joins the podcast to talk about the proposal to expand the Parliamentary Precinct and close the street in front of the Hill to vehicle traffic for good.

Jun 10, 2022

Prisons, goats, questionable labour practices and exports to China—this story has it all.

Conservative MP Scott Reid joins The Hot Room to walk us through his concerns with a federal government program for prisoners that is raising eyebrows. 

Jun 3, 2022

The government is working to pass a new law that would set lax limits on when border agents can search through your phones and laptops. Senator Paula Simons joins The Hot Room to talk us through it.