#onpoli

#onpoli, a TVO podcast, is all about Ontario politics. Join hosts Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath for candid interviews and a deeper understanding of how politics touches our day-to-day lives. When it comes to #onpoli, we're here to give you the bigger picture.

Episodes

Air Date: January 12, 2021 - 21:20
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.
Air Date: January 05, 2021 - 25:45
Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss former finance minister Rod Phillips's decision to go abroad while Ontario battles COVID-19.
Air Date: December 15, 2020 - 20:56
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?
Air Date: December 08, 2020 - 31:19
Steve and John Michael discuss the fallout after seven members of the Greenbelt Council resigned in protest of new provincial rules.
Air Date: December 01, 2020 - 36:18
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.
Air Date: November 24, 2020 - 29:24
As parts of Ontario lock down once again, Steve and John Michael look at some unanswered questions.
Air Date: November 16, 2020 - 27:46
Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss what can be done to prevent a severe December spike in COVID-19 cases.
Air Date: November 10, 2020 - 18:02
Hosts Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss the province's pandemic budget.
Air Date: November 03, 2020 - 32:12
Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss the controversy surrounding the provincial government's support of Charles McVety.
Air Date: October 27, 2020 - 34:42
As health restrictions tighten, will businesses push back? Then, Kathleen Wynne discusses her political career - and why it was time to step away.
Air Date: October 20, 2020 - 30:58
NDP leader Andrea Horwath discusses her election promise to overhaul the province's long-term care sector. Then, should Ontarians trick-or-treat?
Air Date: October 13, 2020 - 32:20
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.
Air Date: October 06, 2020 - 26:27
Hosts Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss who has the power to shut down bars and restaurants.
Air Date: September 29, 2020 - 29:24
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?
Air Date: September 21, 2020 - 26:48
Hosts Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss the province's plan to combat increased spread of COVID-19.
Air Date: September 14, 2020 - 28:46
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.
Air Date: September 08, 2020 - 19:12
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.
Air Date: August 18, 2020 - 30:58
Steve Paikin speaks with NDP MPP Marit Stiles about the plan to reopen Ontario's schools.