Oct 20, 2020
Garima talks with Sané Dube and Dr. Arjumand Siddiqi about what looking at disaggregated data can tell us about how the COVID-19 pandemic is having an unequal impact across the province. We also talk about the NDP Long-Term-Care Plan, increasing hydro rates, and the projected Ontario deficit.
Oct 13, 2020
Toronto, Peel, and Ottawa are back at home, Ford is re-tooling a Ford plant in Oakville, and Harman helps us reflect on the progress of the LGBTQ2S+ movement in Canada. CUPE Senior economist Angella McKewan joins Alvin to talk about what we need to think about when we talk about Basic Income. Big week. Big Pod.
Oct 6, 2020
In this one, we talk to a Rhodes Scholar about long-term care. 2020 continues it's relentless beating of our collective sanity by revealing that Doug Ford's government was totally unprepared for the second wave all along, is implementing small administrative changes to social assistance, and spent about as much money as...
Sep 29, 2020
Ian and Scott from Politicoast join to talk about the "pandemic election fever" that seems to be sweeping the nation, to similar fanfare as the actual deadly fever sweeping the nation. Garima, Alvin, Chris and Alexi talk about the Throne Speech and the Ford government's COVID preparedness.
Sep 22, 2020
Ontario Loud is back! This week, Queen's Park Today reporter Sabrina Nanji joins the pod to talk about how Ontario's parties are nominating candidates, and some rumblings about process in Toronto Centre. Chris, Sam, Alvin and talk about the Ford government's back to school strategy as COVID cases rise, as well as how...