Effectively Communicating COVID-19 Guidelines

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Our roundup of this week's Agenda stories starts with a critical look at Ontario's COVID-19 messaging. Is it as effective as it could be? Then, evaluating how the province will recover from the pandemic economy. And, Canadian expats talk about how they see the country from abroad. Does Canada still need the monarchy. And singer-songwriter Jann Arden discusses her new book, "If I Knew Then," on wisdom, aging, and self-acceptance.
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A New Leader for the Green Party
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Oct 30, 2020
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As Ottawa moves closer to allowing medical assistance in dying for those not at end-of-life, people with disabilities warn that MAID should not be an option without social supports in place.

The provincial government says that planned facilities will create jobs and support post-pandemic recovery — but experts suggest that locals don’t generally reap the rewards.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.
OPINION: If one shot of vaccine massively reduces the odds of death or serious hospitalization, perhaps that’s something the province should consider.
ANALYSIS: In the wake of thousands of coronavirus-related deaths in the LTC sector, Minister Merrilee Fullerton and Ontario’s top doctor face questions about the province’s responsibility.

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The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.
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OPINION: We need the logistics for storing and transporting vaccine, sufficient personnel, and digital capacity. These aren’t abstract concerns — and they're going to get even more real very soon.