Archive: Show #77

4th Reading

It's Constituency Week at Queen's Park, that break in the Legislative session when our elected representatives head back to their ridings to hear what the folks back home are thinking. And that kind of ear-bending, some say, is the best political polling around. What are the MPP's hearing this week? We ask two of Ontario's top pollsters. How much do governments listen to polls? Does this one? Host Steve Paikin is joined by John Wright, a Senior Vice President at Angus Reid; and Jane Armstrong, Vice President of Environics Research. And 4th Reading's Queen's Park analysts: Senior Conservative advisor Hugh Segal; Liberal Richard Mahoney, now at Fraser and Beatty; and former NDP cabinet minister Ruth Grier.
Nov 17, 1996
Thinking of your experience with, how likely are you to recommend to a friend or colleague?
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Extremely Likely 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.