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It's always number one in the polls, number one in our hearts, and if this week's provincial budget is any indication, number one on the tories' political agenda. Health care received the single biggest funding boost, with spending pegged at a record $25.5 billion for the next year. Where will that money be going? And does Ernie Eves' government have a concrete plan to solve our health care woes? In a moment, we'll talk to the Minister of Health and a health care expert about that.
Jun 23, 2002
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The city halted fare collection in the face of COVID-19. Now a local advocacy coalition wants council to make no-cost travel permanent.
The government has not publicly shared a triage protocol — but what we know about its thinking has experts and advocates worried that Ontarians with disabilities will be denied care.
OPINION: After Roman Baber’s public anti-lockdown message, the premier kicked him out of the caucus — proving that at least some things are beyond the pale.
The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

OPINION: The numbers are still objectively bad — but they aren’t still going up. Even if it’s a blip, the timing couldn’t be better.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.
Shortly after the flight from Tehran to Kyiv claimed dozens of Canadian lives, COVID-19 took over the news cycle. But victims’ friends and relatives continue their fight for answers — and accountability.

The government has released new information about vaccine doses, capacity, and distribution. Read the full update.

Last week, I got to hear the hockey heroes of the ’72 series reminisce about their showdown with the Soviets — and what made it so legendary.