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Word Bomb

In 2020, language has been moving faster than ever, and Word Bomb is here to help. Hosts Pippa Johnstone and Karina Palmitesta return for a third season to unpack one explosive word per week, talk to experts and dive deep into lived experiences to share stories the dictionary doesn't tell you. This season, look out for conversations on the US election, cancel culture, the Black Lives Matter movement, Silicon Valley, and more.
Aired:
Sep 29, 2020
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OPINION: Bill 307 isn’t a bad law because it lacks a purpose. And it’s not bad because it required the notwithstanding clause. It’s bad because it’s sloppy and open to abuse.
OPINION: The idea that the pandemic should make the province rethink its plan to build more subways in Toronto is flawed. Subways were a good idea before COVID-19 — and they’ll be a good idea after it.  

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

Going after grassroots groups, a four-day work week, and big spenders at OLG.

OPINION: Things are looking up in Ontario. But the Tories shouldn’t let recent successes cloud their judgment like they did at the end of the second wave.

Reopening plans, QR codes, and child-care conflict.
Ontario nurses are feeling overworked and undervalued. The pandemic plays a massive role — but experts say it’s part of a long tradition.

The province has released the details of its enhanced COVID-19 vaccine certificate and the Verify Ontario app for businesses. Read the full briefing here.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.