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OPINION: Any widespread restart of the economy depends on schools reopening. Right now, Ontario doesn’t really have a plan.
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Steve Paikin talks to former Ontario premier Mike Harris on the 25th anniversary of his election to the province's top office.
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Journalists discuss the legacy of Mike Harris's policies during his time as Ontario premier.
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