Archive: Show #66

4th Reading

Should Ontario be getting into the VLT business? Steve is joined by two guests on opposite sides of the issue. Marshall Pollock is a former head of the Ontario Lottery Corporation. He's now backing a major private initiative to bring VLT's into the marketplace; and Jim Bradley, a 19-year veteran of the legislature. A former cabinet minister in David Peterson's government; he's the Liberal member for St. Catharines. They join the regular panel: Jane Pepino, Richard Mahoney, Hugh Mackenzie. What do people think of the Tories' first budget? And within a week, the first referendum on this government. A bi-election in the Toronto riding of York South. Jim Coyle of the Ottawa Citizen and freelance journalist Pauline Johnson have the latest word.
May 19, 1996
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OPINION: Will Canadians still have to avoid their families after getting the first dose? It’s time for some good, solid public-health guidance.
With its Green New Democratic Deal, the NDP takes direct aim at the party whose name it will not say.

ANALYSIS: The New Democratic plan contains some measures that would be easy and popular — but it also raises some questions that could prove thorny if the party wins power.

COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting women — and organizations are calling for a permanent funding shift in order to support them now and post-pandemic.
During the pandemic, Indigenous artists are finding innovative ways to stay connected, hone their skills, and make a living.
The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.
When Tom Connors first arrived in town, he couldn’t afford his bar tab — then he started lining up gigs
The government has released new information about vaccine doses, capacity, and distribution. Read the full update.
The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.