Crisis at Queen's Park and Other Top Stories

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Our roundup of the week's stories begins with a look at the Ford government's COVID-19 third-wave blunders. Then, what would a national child-care program look like? And, we hear from women on the front lines of the pandemic. Finally, we check in with the Ontario NDP's Black Caucus two years after its formation.
Episode:
Ontario's ICU Surge and Triage Policies
Aired:
Apr 23, 2021
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