Archive: Show #54

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The Harris Tories have been accused of doing a most un-conservative thing: namely, expanding the power of the state significantly. Opposition critics say the Tories are acting like dictators. The Conservatives say extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. They called Richard Nixon the Imperial President. This week, a discussion about whether Mike Harris is the Imperial Premier. Steve is joined by Robert Vipond, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto. And the regular Queen's Park analysts: Hugh MacKenzie, an activist with the Ontario NDP; Patrick Gossage, Liberal, now heading his own PR firm; and former Conservative Treasurer Larry Grossman. "Omnibus Bill": Rick Green takes a close look at the Omnibus Bill and he's a bit worried about what he sees.
Feb 25, 1996
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OPINION: The pandemic has highlighted flaws in our LTC system. But alternatives exist.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

OPINION: The number of adult Ontarians who are vaccinated plus the number who refuse equals… the adult population of Ontario. So how do we end our health crisis despite anti-vaxxers?
A new reopening plan, money for more housing, and debating what the premier should do in a snowstorm.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

The man everyone called “Linc” was a trailblazer, as well as a kind and decent man.
The city’s first Chinatown developed in the early 1900s, but the roots of the city’s Chinese community go back even further.
OPINION: has obtained a draft report from the housing-affordability task force — and some of its suggestions are radical.