COVID-19 has disproportionately affected low-income neighbourhoods and essential workers. Vulnerable neighbourhoods are densely populated, are comprised of crowded housing arrangements, and bursting bus routes. Essential work is not the type of job that allows for telecommuting, and many workers are disproportionately Black, Indigenous and people of colour. How does this reality affect the collective economic recovery so that it's equal for all?
February 25, 2021 - 30:00
February 25, 2021 - 24:48
The country's top public-health doctor provides an update on the efforts to contain the virus and vaccinate the population.
February 24, 2021 - 30:50
Canada's pipelines are in question. What will this mean for the country's lucrative oil and gas industry?
February 24, 2021 - 23:11
A fresh look at Canada's unique program that keeps Canadian provinces equal. Then, given the cancellation of the Keystone Pipeline, what is the future of pipelines in Canada.
February 23, 2021 - 27:02
How does urban design influence the way people view cities?
February 23, 2021 - 27:18
An examation of the promise and science of the currently banned drugs.
February 22, 2021 - 25:44
Long-time educator Charles Pascal discusses his book derived from five decades in Ontario education, "Leading from the Inside Out."
February 22, 2021 - 33:43
Dispelling the idea that Black voters tend to lean politically left.
February 19, 2021 - 24:34
We review our programming from the week.
February 19, 2021 - 8:10
Northwestern Ontario Hub journalist Nick Dunne reports on a shortage of health-care workers in northern regions of the province.
More sports lovers should have heard of Herb Carnegie — who could have been hockey’s Jackie Robinson.
Broken voting machines. A blizzard. The PC convention at Maple Leaf Gardens was marred by complications — and, in the end, the overwhelming favourite only barely squeaked through.
Steven Del Duca has the toughest job of any new leader in Liberal history. How do you rebuild a once-proud party in the midst of a global pandemic?
What's on This Week
MonFeb 22Black Conservative Voices in CanadaDo Black voters generally lean toward liberal ideologies? Or do right-leaning policies better represent their values today? Then, long-time educator Charles Pascal talks to Steve Paikin about his book, "Leading from the Inside Out."
TueFeb 23Can Psychedelics Treat Mental-Health Conditions?There is growing acceptance of using psychedelics to treat various mental-health conditions such as depression. Is Canada close to opening the door to this form of therapy? Then, we look at how urban design influences the way people view and use their city.
WedFeb 24Does Canada's Equalization Plan Need an Update?Is Canada's unique equalization system in need of reform? Then, assessing the political and economic implications the Keystone Pipeline's cancellation and the uncertain future of Enbridge's Line 5.
ThuFeb 25How Can Canada Defeat COVID-19?Steve Paikin speaks with Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam about how the country's faring in its fight against COVID-19. Then, how has COVID-19 disproportionately affected low-income neighbourhoods and essential workers? And, what policy changes can help address these issues and lead Ontario to recovery based on equity?
FriFeb 26Extended Lockdown ConsequencesThe decision to extend the stay-at-home order for Toronto and Peel is further disrupting businesses in areas that are vital suppliers to the rest of the province. Is it really necessary? Then, Nam Kiwanuka talks to writer/activist Roxane Gay. And, southwestern Ontario Hub journalist Mary Baxter reports on how increased activity in the province's greenspaces might be harming important ecosystems. Finally, we review our week of programming.