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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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.