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Last week, Premier Doug Ford publicly called out Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk for her report on the provincial government's COVID-19 pandemic response, telling her to "stick with the numbers." Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss why you don't normally hear a response like this coming from a premier.
Also, you may not know his name, but Peter Weltman is the numbers guy at Queen's Park. As Ontario's financial accountability officer, he digs deep into government spending. He joins the podcast to discuss his latest report on infrastructure.
Dr. Williams & Dr. Pettifer team up to figure out if a 21 year old cat will survive tooth surgery; Dr. Bryer treats a tiny dog with a deadly virus; Dr. Boyd performs surgery on a working dog with bone fragments in its legs.
When the summer beach season ended, Port Dover became a sleepy little town. That changed in 1981 when a small group of motorcyclists came together on Friday the 13th. Now, over 100,000 bikers gather in this lakeside community every Friday the 13th.
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.