Archive: Show #78

4th Reading

The Ontario government seems to be proceeding with plans to merge the cities of Metro Toronto into a single municipal government. But the move is opposed by all six current mayors. There's a debate over whether amalgamation will save money or cost more, and whether the Tories' real agenda is getting rid of a pesky, left-wing council in the City of Toronto. Host Steve Paikin welcomes the mayor of the City of York, Frances Nunziata. She joins our "Fourth Reading" panelists Hugh Segal, Ruth Grier and Richard Mahoney.
Dec 08, 1996
Thinking of your experience with, how likely are you to recommend to a friend or colleague?
Not at all Likely
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.