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Columnist Matt Gurney speaks with Sam Hammond of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario about what it will take — and cost — to get students and staff back in class. “The current state of the plan, I think, is chaos,” Hammond says.
Hostile and even racist encounters have been an ongoing part of Rudayna Bahubeshi’s health-care journey. She writes that solutions will require long-term efforts — but the stakes are never higher than when patients are alone, in pain, and more vulnerable than ever.
British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse established herself as a musical force in the early 2000s. A pop star with soul — often described as reminiscent of Sarah Vaughan and Billie Holiday — she was a rare talent whose appeal crossed cultural and demographic boundaries. In this documentary, learn about the woman behind the headlines — and about the inner demons that led to her death at just 27.
Tonight on TVO
8 p.m. — The Agenda in the Summer: Duncan McCue
As a teenager, Duncan McCue spent five months on a Cree trapline in northern Quebec, learning how to live off the land and speak the language. He joins host Nam Kiwanuka to discuss his book The Shoe Boy: A Trapline Memoir as well as his work helping fellow journalists cover Indigenous issues properly.
9 p.m. — Extraordinary Women: Maria Montessori
Maria Montessori challenged convention to pioneer a radical new system of education. She focused on the child as an independent learner, an idea that spread to all corners of the world, affecting the schooling of millions.