Ep. 111 - Ford vs. Trudeau


In the early days of the pandemic, the relationship between the federal Liberals and the Progressive Conservatives seemed neutral, maybe even pleasant. Fast forward to today and the Progressive Conservatives have launched a series of attack ads against the federal government about COVID-19 variants allegedly slipping through the border. On this week's podcast, Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath ask why the government is taking this line of attack and what they could possibly get out of it. Also, Ontario's first poet laureate Randell Adjei joins to discuss his new role.
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