Archive: Show #66

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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.
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May 19, 1996
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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.

TVO.org 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.