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Ontario Premier Mike Harris is calling it a major change of players but not of the agenda. Thursday morning before taking off for China, the premier unveiled his most ambitious cabinet shuffle since becoming premier in 1995. The shuffle was necessitated by the recent departures of Ernie Eves and Al Palladini, two ministers with senior economic portfolios. The big story of this shuffle: the elevation of former attorney-general James Flaherty to the two most prestigious jobs in cabinet, minister of finance and deputy premier. Our 4th Reading panelists Mac Penney, Ruth Grier and Richard Mahoney deconstruct the political shift.
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TVO.org speaks with the editor of “Road Today” about the Ottawa protest, the South Asian trucking community — and the issues the media should actually be focusing on.
A court loss for the province, online gambling, and big consulting fees.
Amid Omicron, this Ontario hospital has decided to suspend its vax mandate — but experts say that could do more harm than good.
OPINION: Ontario’s planning policies have repeatedly centred on projections that don’t pan out. A new report outlines the problem — and suggests some fixes.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province. 

Two years into the pandemic, this U of T psychology professor is less optimistic about our ability to “snap back.”

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

OPINION: I told a joke on CBC Radio and got an angry email from a white listener. Turns out, I’m the one who’s privileged.
ANALYSIS: No one knows whether it’s possible. No one knows how much we could store if it is. But the southwest may be fertile ground for carbon sequestration.