It’s extremely unusual for opposition parties to come together at Queen’s Park, particularly during an election year. But these are not normal times.
Our roundup of the week begins with a discussion on the state of division in the United States and whether it will trigger a civil war. Then, should Ontario just let Omicron rip through the province to come closer to "community immunity?" Has society and its individuals lost the ability to look forward, strive, and be hopeful about the future? And author and journalist Ethan Lou discusses his book, "Once A Bitcoin Miner."
January 14, 2022 - 24:54
January 14, 2022 - 7:14
Hamilton-Niagara Hub journalist Justin Chandler looked into how virus metrics have had to change with the new variant.
January 14, 2022 - 22:44
Could this be the beginning of the end of the years-long challenge of the global health crisis?
January 13, 2022 - 23:00
Lauro Monteiro, executive director of Haven Toronto, a drop-in centre for older unhoused males, discusses the circumstances under which men experience homelessness.
January 12, 2022 - 20:17
Author and journalist Ethan Lou discusses his book, "Once A Bitcoin Miner," and his experiences in the wild-west of cryptocurrency.
January 12, 2022 - 34:58
What is the best approach to Omicron, and what some people signals the end of the pandemic?
January 11, 2022 - 12:36
Is mitigation for an airborne virus different than what the province has already been doing?
January 11, 2022 - 45:18
Is the U.S. on the brink of civil war? Stephen Marche, author of "The Next Civil War," and others discuss the future of a divided country.
January 10, 2022 - 29:16
Has the pandemic altered people's ability to look forward in hope and strive toward their goals?
January 7, 2022 - 17:23
We review our week of programming, including a look at Ontario's handling of Omicron, and the return to online learning.
The Toronto mayor has told friends he’ll decide by year’s end whether to seek a third term. Here’s my prediction.
In 1996, the most unlikely Liberal contestant emerged victorious at Maple Leaf Gardens.
What's on This Week
MonJan 17The Threat of Thawing PermafrostNew scientific data suggests that the Arctic is heating up twice as fast as the rest of the world. What are the implications for Canada? Then, psychologist Paul Bloom explores the reasons why people sometimes seek out unpleasant experiences, the subject of his book, "The Sweet Spot: Suffering, Pleasure and the Key to a Good Life."
TueJan 18Unvaccinated People: Accommodated or Restricted?Are punitive measures the best way to crackdown on those who remain unvaccinated in Canada? Then, social medicine and population health expert Dr. Andrew Boozary discusses why equity issues have persisted in Ontario's vaccine rollout.
WedJan 19Has Allyship Become A Buzzword?Allyship was chosen as word of the year for 2021 by dictionary.com. How has term evolved to take on a more nuanced and specific meaning? Then, has the pandemic disrupted people's photographic documentation of their lives?
ThuJan 20Spotlighting Addiction ChallengesFilmmakers Derreck Roemer and Neil Graham discuss their fly-on-the-wall feature documentary, "Come Clean," about a rural addiction treatment centre in Canada. Then, two of the film's subjects discuss their experience with addiction and recovery. And Toronto's medical officer of health Dr. Eileen de Villa discusses a new effort she hopes will combat the opioid overdose crisis.
FriJan 21Ontario News UpdateThe latest on what concerns Ontarians this week. Then, we remember the legacy of former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Lincoln Alexander. We learn about TVO Arts, a new initiative highlighting great works of visual art. And northwestern Ontario Hub journalist Charnel Anderson provides an update on the COVID-19 outbreak in Bearskin Lake.