Archive: Show #210

4th Reading

Remember the ,Ontario, Yours To Discover, tourism ads? Many of us grew up with an image of a province brimming with sparkling water, clean air and pristine parks. And we expected our government to keep it that way. But a scathing report released by Ontario's Environmental Commissioner this week says all is far from pristine on the environmental front. Gord Miller lays the blame for most of those problems squarely at the feet of the Mike Harris government. And worse, he says no one's minding the store to prevent more tragedies such as Walkerton from happening again. Tonight Gord Miller joins Fourth Reading pundits Mac Penney, Ruth Grier and Richard Mahoney to discuss the substance and the politics of the report.
Nov 05, 2000
Thinking of your experience with, how likely are you to recommend to a friend or colleague?
Not at all Likely
Extremely Likely 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.