Podcast

February 16, 2021
As MPPs return to Queen's Park, Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss the issues they'll be facing.
January 19, 2021
Hosts Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath examine MPP Roman Baber's departure. Plus, dissecting Ontario's new stay-at-home lockdown.
January 12, 2021
New COVID-19 modelling shows some dire predictions for Ontario. Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath look at what this means for the province going forward.
December 15, 2020
Steve Paikin and guest host Katie O'Connor look at how much the pandemic is costing municipalities. Plus, can governments block private businesses from buying COVID-19 vaccines?
December 01, 2020
Steve and John Michael discuss the brouhaha over the auditor general's report on Ontario's COVID-19 response. Also, Financial Accountability Officer Peter Weltman joins the podcast to discuss his latest report.
November 16, 2020
Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss what can be done to prevent a severe December spike in COVID-19 cases.
October 20, 2020
NDP leader Andrea Horwath discusses her election promise to overhaul the province's long-term care sector. Then, should Ontarians trick-or-treat?
October 13, 2020
Hosts Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss the new restrictions announced by Doug Ford on Friday - including new measures in Toronto, Ottawa, and Peel Region.
October 06, 2020
Hosts Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss who has the power to shut down bars and restaurants.
October 05, 2020
Steve Paikin speaks with Marney Malabar, TVO's director of Kids TV.
October 02, 2020
Host Colin Ellis speaks with Joel Bakan and Jennifer Abbott about their new documentary, The New Corporation: The Unfortunately Necessary Sequel.
September 29, 2020
Hosts Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath put Ontario's rising case numbers in context. Plus, how effective has the province been at pandemic communication?
September 21, 2020
Hosts Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss the province's plan to combat increased spread of COVID-19.
September 14, 2020
How the province can tamp down a second wave. Plus, Ontario Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner on his party's plan for a Green New Deal.
September 08, 2020
As schools start to reopen and MPPs prepare to return to Queen's Park, hosts Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath look at the weeks ahead.
August 14, 2020
Hosts Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss Ontario's historic budget deficit.
July 30, 2020
Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss Ontario's plan for the 2020 school year.
July 22, 2020
Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss why a Progressive Conservative MPP was kicked out of caucus for voting against a government bill.