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A made-in-Ontario app called COVID Alert will launch in July to help with contact tracing and stopping the spread of coronavirus. Podcast hosts Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath examine how it will work and some of the privacy concerns. They also discuss NDP leader Jagmeet Singh’s response after he was ejected from Parliament this week for calling a Bloc Québécois member racist.
China produces 90 per cent of the world's consumer electronics, but the toxic chemicals used in the supply chain take a heavy toll on its young workforce. This documentary visits factories to reveal workplace health hazards.
Columnist Matt Gurney wonders why Ontario fell behind in allowing people to widen their social circles. “Bubbling joins a discouragingly long list of concepts and ideas that our government leaders were frustratingly slow to adopt,” he writes. “These delays probably cost lives in some cases and certainly contributed to economic damage. When this is finally over, we'll have to ask ourselves what the hold-up was.”
With telecommuting on the rise, realtors say more urbanites are looking to escape city life. “As COVID-19 has forced many employees to work from home, it’s made moving out of big centres more feasible for some. Andrew Galvin, of the Galvin Team, in Peterborough, says he’s been getting calls from telecommuters and that he looks to be on track for a record year,” writes journalist Diane Peters.
Tonight on TVO
7 p.m. — The Secret History of the British Garden
In the first of a four-part series, horticulturalist Monty Don explores the stories behind Britain's 17th-century gardens, starting at Levens Hall in Cumbria.
8 p.m. — The Agenda: The university that Sara built
Sara Diamond led OCAD University for 15 years. Now, she’s stepping down as president. She joins Steve Paikin talks to discuss her time at the helm of Canada’s largest university of art, design, and media.