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Rick Salutin | A provincial election's a year away in Ontario, but even now subjugates the pandemic.
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford. Image credit: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Rick Salutin | Ford's re-election plan has been bracingly clear since he went full Build That Wall and told Justin to shut the airports.
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Joyce Nelson | The Lake Erie Connector is a proposed 117-kilometre, 1,000-megawatt, high-voltage direct-current transmission line under Lake Erie. It would connect with the largest electricity market in the U.S.
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford at the Humber River Hospital Mass Immunization Centre in Toronto. Image credit: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Ken Grafton | It has been obvious for some time that Doug Ford has no idea what needs to be done to protect the public from COVID-19, and also lacks the leadership skills to lead Ontario through the pandemic.
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford at the Humber River Hospital Mass Immunization Centre in Toronto. Image credit: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Rick Salutin | Ontario's new proposal for paid sick leave only covers a piddling three days directly. Then, if you're sick, you have to go the federal website, fill out the form, and wait awhile for some money.
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Ontario Premier Ford visits vaccination program for employees organized by Humber River Hospital. Image credit: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Ford said he was sorry more than once. But he failed to make a single concrete new commitment to deal with the ravages wrought by the pandemic's third wave in Ontario.
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Min Sook Lee | A combination of fiscal mismanagement by administration and the chronic underfunding of Ontario universities has produced the Laurentian University disaster.
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Ontario Premier Ford on a tour of the Niagara Health Mass Vaccination Site in St. Catharines. Image credit: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Health officials in Ontario say the province has not had it so bad since the beginning of the pandemic. By contrast, in Quebec the current rate of increase is not nearly as severe.
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford. Image credit: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Rick Salutin | Let's be clear on what refusing to protect essential workers with sick pay essentially means in the Ford lexicon: it means refusing to protect workers, period, with sick pay or anything else.
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Joyce Arthur | Overt racism is a bridge too far for the Ontario PC party. Even homophobia must be kept fairly muted. Yet open misogyny is perfectly acceptable.
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | The Ontario government is planning to release a new budget on March 24. Labour says it needs to include adequate sick days, a decent minimum wage, safety for workers and more.
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Chelsea Nash | The sex worker rights organization Work Safe Twerk Safe says the Ontario government's order to close strip clubs while bars remained open was discriminatory.