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It's been one week since our last episode, and to say much has changed would be an understatement. Playgrounds closed. Then opened. New police powers granted, which were then rejected by most police departments. Then there was the announcement the government would be closing the legislature early, despite promises to keep it going until June. On this week's podcast, hosts Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss the fall-out for the provincial government. Also, Dr. Isaac Bogoch, member of the province's vaccine distribution task force, joins to discuss whether vaccines really are languishing in freezers.
Cobalt was once a booming town built on the silver mining industry. Just as the silver ran out, the town was ravaged by a fire in 1977. Now, Cobalt is poised for a renaissance thanks to its namesake, cobalt.
When The Bookshelf first opened in 1973, downtown Guelph was vibrant and full of well-established shops. Businesses came and went, but The Bookshelf grew to include a café, cinema, and event space, becoming a home for local artists and authors.
The St. Catharines Standard was at the forefront of breaking news in the golden age of newspapers. Run by four generations of the Burgoyne family, The Standard's intrepid reporters delivered hard-hitting news and exposed environmental injustices.
Nicole Moore discusses her book, "Shark Assault: An Amazing Story of Survival." Then, Hamilton-Niagara Hub journalist Justin Chandler recounts the way Niagara-on-the-Lake commemorates the Spanish Flu experience there.