Welcome again Vassy Kapelos, CBC Ottawa’s host of Energy & Politics.

(Photograph supplied by Vassy Kapelos)

Coming back from maternity go away, Vassy Kapelos is again to internet hosting Energy & Politics on Feb. 22. Take a look at the Q&A with Vassy beneath to study extra about her:

What do you want most about your job?

The individuals I work with. It is such a fantastic staff and a busy (in a enjoyable means) setting.

 What’s one thing you assume everybody ought to do at the least as soon as of their lives?

Journey solo.

 What’s one factor you realized in the course of the pandemic?

My step youngsters are superb. I imply, I already knew it – however they’ve dealt with the out and in of college factor so extremely nicely – I am in awe of them.

What’s your concept of an ideal day?

My husband would get up with the newborn at 7am, whereas I sleep for hours as a substitute of waking up 40 instances. I might have an enormous breakfast stuffed with meals that’s dangerous for me – proceed consuming good meals all day and spend it with my household.

What has been your largest accomplishment up to now?

Getting by means of hyperemesis once I was pregnant and persevering with to work whereas I used to be actually sick. I would not want it on my worst enemy!

Why ought to individuals watch ‘Energy & Politics’?

As a result of the selections politicians make have an effect on your life – and if you wish to know why they’re making these choices, or in what means it’ll have an effect on your life, or simply some plain previous accountability – nicely, that is what we’re all about.

Enjoyable truth about you?

If I weren’t a journalist, I might be a baker 🙂

Each weekday afternoon, Energy & Politics host Vassy Kapelos guides Canadians by means of the nation’s political information, with an everyday forged of political panelists and the constantly unfolding drama of the Canadian political scene. Watch Energy & Politics dwell weekdays on CBC Information Community beginning at 5 ET and on CBC Gem. It’s also possible to hearken to the present on CBC Pay attention. 

You possibly can attain Vassy at [email protected] or @VassyKapelos on social media.

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