Archive: The Rise and Fall of Rochdale

The Education of Mike McManus

Host Mike McManus is joined by guests Mary Lewis, Heather Macfarlane, and Jim De La Plante who discuss their days at Rochdale, the student college-cum-community in Toronto that folded in 1975. The three ex-tenants stress that it was an excellent place to learn and live despite its reputation as a dirty, drug-infested tenement.
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Jul 26, 2021
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Wastewater testing has its supporters, but it also has limitations. Ontario has the data — how should it use it?

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

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The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

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