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Tonight on 4th Reading, a feature interview with Ontario Premier Mike Harris as his government approaches the mid-point in its mandate. Things seemed to be going well until the Toronto "megacity" plans and the "downloading" of programs to the municipalities, and the plans to close hospitals. Is the Common Sense Revolution going off the rails? After our interview with the Premier, our Fourth Reading commentators; former Ontario NDP MPP Richard Johnston; Richard Mahoney, at one time the President of the Ontario Liberals, now with Fraser and Beatty in Ottawa, and Hugh Segal - senior Progressive Conservative advisor, on the government's track record so far.
The Pioneering Spirit is a behemoth of the shipping world. Weighing over 900,000 tons at maximum draft, at 124 meters wide and up to 477 meters long with equipment deployed, this steel giant is the biggest vessel on the planet.
A mind-altering odyssey about one man's quest to prove a growing imbalance in our brains, and help us understand how this makes us increasingly unable to grapple with critical economic, environmental and social issues.