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Published On: July 31, 2020
OPINION: The Ontario government took three gambles in July that could make for a painful fall.
Published On: July 30, 2020
The government unveiled its back-to-school plan on Thursday. Read what it has to say about part-time vs. full-time, masks, and COVID-19 screening.
Published On: July 28, 2020
OPINION: The province has managed to get by so far without the eye-watering levels of new spending we’ve seen federally. But that’s set to change.
Published On: July 24, 2020 speaks with a caretaker from a GTA public school about staffing issues, what goes into a regular workday — and why, starting in the fall, workdays will be anything but regular.
Published On: July 24, 2020
OPINION: A new report shows that, on top of all their environmental benefits, electric cars could be a boon for Ontario’s nuclear power plants.
Published On: July 23, 2020 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.
Published On: July 23, 2020
Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss why a Progressive Conservative MPP was kicked out of caucus for voting against a government bill.
Published On: July 22, 2020 speaks with an elementary-school teacher about instructing and comforting students from six feet away — and why they think we’re headed for another shutdown.
Published On: July 22, 2020
William Lyon Mackenzie King was our longest-serving prime minister — Oliver Mowat, Ontario’s longest-serving premier. For both, this was a date of significance.
Published On: July 21, 2020
Taking stock of how the pandemic has altered provincial politics.
Published On: July 21, 2020 speaks with Zain Chagla, an associate professor at McMaster University, about hygiene, classroom quarantines — and what the science says.
Published On: July 21, 2020
ANALYSIS: Ontario and Canadian policymakers are desperate to restart the economy. Given our trade ties to the United States, the recovery may be out of their hands.
Published On: July 20, 2020
Bill 175 changes who is responsible for administering home and community care. But does it open the door to further privatization?
Published On: July 15, 2020
OPINION: Canadians like to throw stones at our southern neighbour about its messy conflicts of interest involving politics and family — but the WE scandal shows we should be focusing more on our own glass house.
Published On: July 14, 2020
Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss the move to Stage 3 of the reopening plan and whether it's too soon.
Published On: July 14, 2020
Podcast hosts Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss how the debate over wearing masks is playing out in two very different parts of the province. 
Published On: July 13, 2020
A former premier and national party leader, Bob Rae now heads to New York to take on the same job his father once had.
Published On: July 10, 2020 speaks with Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Steve Clark about the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, the government’s policy changes — and how the Tories see their relationship with municipalities.