Archive: Show #51

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Should the Welfare state be rolled back? That was the topic when outgoing NDP leader Bob Rae debated William Kristol before a packed hall at the University of Toronto Wednesday night. Kristol is a conservative Republican, editor of the new Weekly Standard and was chief of staff to former Vice President Dan Quayle. Highlights are shown from the debate. To pursue the topic Steve is joined by Larry Grossman, a former Tory treasurer now practising law; Patrick Gossage, a Liberal supporter and head of the public relations firm Media Profile; and Ross McClellan was special policy advisor to Bob Rae when Rae was premier. He now works for the Ontario Federation of Labour.
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TVO.org 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.