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Poll after poll shows Ontarians are very worried about the state of our health care system. This week the federal government struck a new Royal Commission to look at solutions to the medicare problems that have bedeviled governments of all political stripes. What's the view from Ontario? Where does OUR government think we should be headed? Steve Paikin's guest is Health Minister Tony Clement. And our regular Queen's Park gang will liven up the discussion: Ruth Grier, Richard Mahoney and Mac Penney.
Apr 08, 2001
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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. 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. speaks with Mandom Hui about the unexpected twists and turns that took him from cooking pig brains to selling masks at cost.