There's nothing more iconic about Pride month than the various parades throughout the province. But what happens when those public celebrations have been cancelled? Northwestern Ontario Hub journalist Jon Thompson talks about how Fort Frances is adapting Pride activities to pandemic circumstances, and the importance of supporting the LGBTQ populations in Ontario's smaller and rural communities.
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- June 5, 2020 - 18:12University of Toronto epidemiologist Colin Furness explains Ontario's new testing strategy and gives his take on whether it will work to further contain COVID-19 in the province.
- June 5, 2020 - 35:29Anti-Black racism protests underline the need for meaningful discussions - and lasting change.
- June 4, 2020 - 23:02Rabbi Bernard Baskin gives his view of the COVID-19 pandemic from the point of view of a 100-year-old.
- June 4, 2020 - 9:35Leora Eisen about her TVO Original documentary, Rescuing Rex, about international dog adoption.
- June 4, 2020 - 27:37Artists talk about how their projects have been affected by the pandemic.
- June 3, 2020 - 30:37How are post-secondary institutions planning their return to school for September?
- June 3, 2020 - 23:41What will college and university classes look like in September?
- June 2, 2020 - 28:39Has the COVID-19 pandemic added too much risk to Canada-U.S. trade relations?
- June 2, 2020 - 26:27The Agenda discusses the recent protests against the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in the U.S. and around the world.
He played with some of the greatest Hall of Famers ever — and was pretty darned good himself. Al reminds me of how much I miss baseball.
Can you imagine Ken Dryden and Bobby Orr as teammates with the Boston Bruins? It almost happened.
She did hundreds of LTC inspections in Ontario during her career and saw amazing acts of kindness — and indefensible corruption.
What's on This Week
MonJun 08Reopening Ontario by Region; Tracking COVID-19Ontario is now considering reopening the economy on a regional basis. What would a jurisdictional recovery look like and what are some of the health concerns associated with that approach? Then, examining the efficacy of Ontario's contact tracing infrastructure.
TueJun 09Big Issues on the Minds of Canadians; Getting Around 2.0A universal basic income. Financial relief for businesses. An assault-rifle ban. Erin Kelly, CEO of Advanced Symbolics Inc., tells us what her AI tool Polly is saying about some issues that are top-of-mind for many Canadians. Then, how will the approach to urban infrastructure design and transport modes be different after COVID-19?
WedJun 10Mixed Messages on MasksShould all Ontarians be wearing face masks? Experts discuss one of the most enduring debates of the COVID-19 pandemic.
ThuJun 11Toronto's Financial Hardships; Championing Trivial PursuitsWith Toronto poised to lose about $1.5 billion by the end of the year, mayor John Tory addresses the city's financial needs in the wake of COVID-19. Then, three former Jeopardy champions discuss the origins and popularity of trivia, how it is adapting to current events, and what trivia competitions can teach us about learning and memory.
FriJun 12Ontario's Reopening Strategy: Ontario HubsHow is Ontario's reopening going and does the approach to curbing the spread of COVID-19 need to change to spur the economy? Then, regional journalists report on stories affecting the communities they cover.