Archive: Show #83

4th Reading

As a backbencher, Chris Stockwell was known as Premier Harris' hair shirt in the Tory caucus. As Speaker of the House, he's made rulings that have embarrassed the Conservative government. Steve Paikin goes backstage at Queen's Park for an intimate and entertaining profile of Chris Stockwell. Also, our Fourth Reading political pundits, Hugh Segal, Richard Mahoney and Ruth Grier discuss the Peter Kormos Affair, the NDP member charged with assault. Is the charge politically motivated?
Feb 09, 1997
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The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

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The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.
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The latest coronavirus updates from across the province