Nathaniel Basen

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Published On: July 30, 2021
This big bull represents the region’s history of farming livestock — and stands as a tribute to the legacy of one man.
Published On: July 21, 2021
Not everyone stops by this course to tee up — some just want to get a closer look at the golf bag said to be the biggest in the world.
Published On: June 23, 2021 speaks with the epidemiologist about Ontario’s progress against COVID-19, school safety — and why the province shouldn’t yet lift restrictions.
Published On: May 25, 2021 speaks with U of T professor Ron Deibert about internet censorship, espionage, and getting threats from authoritarian regimes.
Published On: May 17, 2021 speaks with the infectious-diseases doctor about second-dose timing, the role of primary care — and why we might not be facing a one-dose summer
Published On: April 23, 2021 speaks with the city’s medical officer of health about workplace outbreaks, variants of concern — and the province’s pandemic response.
Published On: April 22, 2021
Lithium-ion batteries are meant to power the future — but that won’t happen if we don't tackle recycling.
Published On: March 31, 2021 speaks with Ontario science table member Laveena Munshi about variants of concerns, the pressures on ICUs — and the prospect of a fourth wave.
Published On: March 24, 2021
Trains. Highways. Electric vehicles. Here’s where the Tories plan to make their transportation investments.
Published On: March 09, 2021 speaks with Michael Garron Hospital’s Janine McCready about variants of concern, testing — and how to keep schools open.
Published On: March 01, 2021
Sidewalk gyms. Training interruptions. Stress and uncertainty. For these athletes, the pandemic means unprecedented challenges — and a career highlight that may not come to pass.
Published On: February 24, 2021 speaks with Kieran Moore, Kingston’s medical officer of health, about the role of public-health units, family doctors and vaccination — and why April could be an important month.
Published On: February 08, 2021 speaks with the University of Toronto professor about school reopening, vaccination — and what the province can do to contain COVID-19 in the coming months.
Published On: January 25, 2021
Building infrastructure that lets the whole province connect will be costly, experts say — but the cost of ignoring the problem would be even higher.
Published On: January 08, 2021
Anthony Dale says he’s more worried than he’s ever been about Ontario’s hospitals. He talks to about how much more our health-care system can take.
Published On: November 05, 2020
ANALYSIS: Unsurprisingly, the government is pushing 2021 as the “year of the staycation.” And the budget highlights a number of ways Ontarians can keep busy while sticking close to home.
Published On: June 10, 2020 is speaking to activists across Ontario to find out what's happening in their communities — and how they're fighting injustice. Today, we interview Syrus Marcus Ware, an artist and core team member with Black Lives Matter Toronto.
Published On: May 29, 2020
Richard Schabas has come under fire — including on — for his views on the pandemic.