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It was a tough week for the two PC leadership candidates who say the common sense revolution is not over, a good week for the candidate who says it is, while the front runner smiles from on high. We'll have some fresh polling results on just how big Ernie Eves' lead really is. First, the only man in Ontario who today has a chance to ruin the plans of whoever wins the premiership is Dalton McGuinty. The Liberal leader recently unveiled some ideas aimed at improving the way we do democracy in Ontario. We asked Canada's leading constitutional expert, former University of Toronto professor Peter Russel, to de-cipher the plan for us.
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Jan 27, 2002
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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.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

OPINION: Yes, response times are longer and resources are strained. But 911 dispatchers and paramedics are doing their best in a tough situation.
OPINION: The government is facing a pretty basic choice: make the passports more restrictive — or start winding them down.
OPINION: The pandemic has highlighted flaws in our LTC system. But alternatives exist.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

OPINION: The number of adult Ontarians who are vaccinated plus the number who refuse equals… the adult population of Ontario. So how do we end our health crisis despite anti-vaxxers?