Archive: Show #73

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Premier Mike Harris promised the Common Sense Revolution would produce 725,000 new jobs by the turn of the century. Sixteen months later, how are the Tories doing on their job creation promises? Are the government's policies creating jobs fast enough? Would the other parties be doing any better? Host Steve Paikin is joined by NDP Leader Howard Hampton , his former cabinet colleague Ruth Grier; Rick Mahoney, lawyer with Fraser & Beatty and former Ontario Liberal Party President; and Peter Van Loan, current president of the Ontario PC party.
Oct 06, 1996
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OPINION: This country will not be able to “build back better” if we don’t tear down the barriers preventing Black Canadians from contributing to economic prosperity.

The government has presented updated projections on case numbers, variants of concern, and more. Read the full briefing.

OPINION: The province’s vaccination program is just starting to scale up  — a sudden influx of other vaccines could push the system to its breaking point. speaks with Ryan Patchett-Marble about the possible benefits of psilocybin treatment — and why he thinks it’s important to have direct experience.
The Toronto journalist broke a lot of the rules about keeping your distance from the story. Jeff was all in, all the time.
The latest coronavirus updates from across the province. speaks with Kieran Moore, Kingston’s medical officer of health, about the role of public-health units, family doctors and vaccination — and why April could be an important month.
Ottawa has updated its policy for international graduates — but advocates say it hasn’t gone far enough to address longstanding issues and new pandemic realities.
OPINION: Our pandemic response has shown how race, class, and gender determine who is most likely to be in the line of fire. We need aggressive reforms to counter systemic racism.