Why the Star is backing Sandra Pupatello to lead Ontario's Liberal party

Today we talk about the future of the Ontario Liberal party, and we debate the merits of President Obama’s second inaugural address.

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Ontario Liberal Leadership: Sizing up the race in the final week

This week we look at how the Ontario Liberal leadership race is shaping up going into its last week, and we debate whether U.S. President Barack Obama’s gun control plan is enough.

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Attawapiskat chief Theresa Spence should stop changing her tune

Today we talk about Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence's hunger strike and the Idle No More Movement, as well as the future of the crumbling Gardiner Expressway.

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Podcast: 2012 in review

In our last podcast of 2012, we look back on the year that was: the biggest winners and losers, mistakes and triumphs.


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Who decides when to withdraw life support?

This week we look at a Supreme Court case about who gets to decide when to withdraw a person’s life support. We also look at whether Ontario is ready for an openly gay premier and why we seem to care so much about the Ikea monkey.

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Should liquor be sold in corner stores?

Today we talk about Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak’s proposal to put booze in corner stores; and with a future Canadian head of state on the way, we examine our fascination with the British monarchy.

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What’s next for Toronto?

Today we’re talking about the ouster of Mayor Rob Ford: Was it right? Will it stick? And what’s next for Toronto?

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Can Justin Trudeau save the Liberals?

Today we're talking about the federal Liberal leadership race, as well as the fate of a dog that attacked and injured a young Toronto girl. Should the dog be put down after the attack?

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Did Petraeus have to go?

Today we discuss the consequences of the Petraeus affair -- or affairs -- and we debate whether transgendered students should be allowed to use the bathroom of their choice in schools.

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Why Obama was re-elected and what it means

Today we look back at Romney vs. Obama and look ahead to four more years of Barack.

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