The West Block with Tom Clark Lands Exclusive Interview with Prime Minister Stephen Harper

Global News is the Only Network to Secure a One-on-One Interview with the Prime Minister at the G20 Summit in Cannes

The West Block with Tom Clark Premieres Sunday, November 6

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TORONTO, Nov. 4, 2011 /CNW/ - Global News is pleased to announce that its new flagship political program The West Block with Tom Clark has landed an exclusive interview with Prime Minister Stephen Harper as part of the program's premiere this Sunday, November 6 at 11am ET/CT, 10am MT/PT, and 12pm AT.

As the only network to be granted an interview with Stephen Harper, Global News' Chief Political Correspondent Tom Clark will sit down with the Prime Minister to explore his thoughts on the Eurozone crisis, and the very serious implications it could have on the Canadian economy.

"Securing an interview with the Prime Minister speaks to the clout that Tom Clark wields in Canadian politics," says Troy Reeb, Vice-President, Global News. "This interview sets the high standard that Canadians can expect to see every week on The West Block."

An esteemed broadcast veteran with over 40 years of experience, Clark will bring the concerns of ordinary Canadians to the forefront in this interview with the Prime Minister. Clark will pull dig deep to get the answers Canadians need to know about this current economic crisis.

The West Block with Tom Clark airs this Sunday at the following times:

     10am - Global BC, Global Edmonton, Global Calgary
11am - Global Regina, Global Saskatoon, Global Winnipeg, Global Toronto, Global Montreal
12pm - Global Maritimes

Global Television is a Shaw Media network.

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