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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.
Jan 27, 2002
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OPINION: This country will not be able to “build back better” if we don’t tear down the barriers preventing Black Canadians from contributing to economic prosperity.

The government has presented updated projections on case numbers, variants of concern, and more. Read the full briefing.

OPINION: The province’s vaccination program is just starting to scale up  — a sudden influx of other vaccines could push the system to its breaking point. speaks with Ryan Patchett-Marble about the possible benefits of psilocybin treatment — and why he thinks it’s important to have direct experience.
The Toronto journalist broke a lot of the rules about keeping your distance from the story. Jeff was all in, all the time.
The latest coronavirus updates from across the province. speaks with Kieran Moore, Kingston’s medical officer of health, about the role of public-health units, family doctors and vaccination — and why April could be an important month.
Ottawa has updated its policy for international graduates — but advocates say it hasn’t gone far enough to address longstanding issues and new pandemic realities.
OPINION: Our pandemic response has shown how race, class, and gender determine who is most likely to be in the line of fire. We need aggressive reforms to counter systemic racism.