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#50 “Leveraged” Health Care on Ontario’s Dime
Conservatives don’t like Canada’s public healthcare system. They think it makes us like Cuba and North Korea.
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#49 For Whom the Greenbelt Tolls
Allison and Jonathan look at who benefits from dismantling the Greenbelt and then trade fav findings from the latest Auditor General’s report.
The Church, the Conservatives, and the COVID contracts
A tiny evangelical sect is connected to millions in controversial PPE spending
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#48 CUPE Ki Yay, MotherFORDer!
This week, Doug Ford learned that while it’s stunningly easy to toss out constitutional rights, it’s a heck of a lot harder to get away with that.
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#825 Low Blow, Loblaws!
Loblaws takes the heat over a tone-deaf price freeze.
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#47 The Power of the Doug
With electricity demand set to rise and Pickering’s nuclear plant set to close, Doug Ford’s government is now scrambling to keep the province’s lights on.
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#44 Ford More Years
The PCs are up seven seats from last time, and the opposition parties are down two leaders. We were going to record this from Doug Ford’s election-night event, but Jonathan wasn’t allowed in. So he and Allison met up after to talk about life in the Second Age of Ford, and what it means when a vindictive government also believes it’s a vindicated one. 
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#43 Running On Fumes In A Chicken Suit
As Doug Ford campaigns against fumes, his opponents are increasingly running on them. Less than a week away, the election’s outcome is hardly a foregone conclusion, but the Liberals, at least, have reached chicken-suit levels of desperation. Are they telling us there’s no candour available in all of Del Duca’s vista? Also, Allison and Jonathan consider whether Doug Ford has actually “evolved” (he hasn’t) and why the Star’s Queen’s Park columnist is so convinced that he has.
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#783 Doug Ford Because We Hate Ourselves
A glowing opinion piece about Doug Ford has us wondering how he miraculously overturned his sinking approval ratings. And why Jesse can't report on the Online News Act anymore. Stephen Maher co-hosts. 
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#41 Research and Destroy
On week two of the election campaign, the dirt starts to surface about candidates, the leaders participate in their first debate and the Liberals release their fully-costed platform.