Archive: Show #50

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Host Steve Paikin is joined by Hugh Mackenzie, Patrick Gossage and Jane Pepino to discuss the latest changes to Ontario Hydro. They're joined by the new Chairman of Ontario Hydro, Bill Farlinger. Despite public denials to the contrary, would-be contenders for Bob Rae's job are already busy feeling out potential support for a leadership bid. Rae steps down as head of the Ontario New Democrats on February 14th. Steve spoke with him earlier this week about why he is leaving now, and what he thinks of those who say the party needs to move farther to the left now that he is resigning.
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A new variant panic, a business registry debacle, and an eye exam truce.
OPINION: Last week, councillors voted against expanding the city’s urban-growth boundary. Ontario has the power to overturn that decision, and it’s hinting it might use it.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province

OPINION: ICU occupancy remains low. Vaccines are now approved for kids. But now that we’re starting to let our guard down, a whole lot of pent-up stress is coming out.
OPINION: Many Canadians don’t have a little plastic jug with bagged milk in their fridge. New research suggests they should.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province. speaks to physicist Sajeev John, recent winner of the Gerhard Herzberg Medal, about his research on trapping light — and what it could lead to.
OPINION: The only real answer to the problems cars create is to cut down on driving. Cities like London are showing us how.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.