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4th Reading

This week's focus is the Royal Commission on Learning. Our in-studio guest is Education Minister Dave Cooke. We have interviewed the commission's chairperson Gerry Caplan, a pro-child-centred teacher, a representative of a parent reform group and the Globe and Mail's Michael Valpy, who has written on societal factors affecting the learning process. Our secondary topic will be the Ontario government's newly announced moves to fight NAFTA.
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Rod Phillips says goodbye, Ford vows no anti-vax tax, and the province goes back to court over testing teachers. 
Staff in the Township of Zorra now work longer workdays in exchange for a three-day weekend — and the idea could spread, depending on who comes out in top in the next election.
Derailments. Lawsuits. Delays. TVO.org breaks down the dubious milestones in the capital’s years-long transit saga.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

OPINON: COVID-19 has absolutely overwhelmed the system. But there were existing fault lines — and the hard work won’t be over when the immediate crisis has passed.

In the wake of an outbreak that infected close to half its members, the community has received some aid from the government — and from its neighbours.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

The province has released information about testing, monitoring, and staffing in advance of the planned January 17 return to in-person learning. Read the full briefing.

TVO.org speaks with Mandom Hui about the unexpected twists and turns that took him from cooking pig brains to selling masks at cost.