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Dr. Amanpreet Brar

As case numbers continue to rise in the 905 region.  Specifically in Peel region, one doctor has highlighted a glaring gap in the province’s COVID-19 communication strategy.  Dr. Amanpreet Brar recently wrote an opinion piece in The Toronto Star highlighting the lack of use of multicultural media in Peel regionContinue Reading

Halton Mayors

‘Tis the week before Christmas and all through the province, the 905 was asking … are we going into a lockdown? The Mayor of Mississauga, Bonnie Crombie has come out requesting that lockdown be extended for all red zones in the 905 to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  […] ReadContinue Reading

Pistol Pete's Ribber set up

Our co-host Joel MacLeod, gave his editorial viewpoint from this week’s episode with Audra Williams and Haritha Gnanaratna of Ninetyminutesfrom.com. You can listen to that episode by visiting our subscription page here. You can read the original post by Joel on his webpage here: I like to think that everyContinue Reading

Zac Spicer episode preview

This week we discuss the provincial background to how our cities are run with Zac Spicer, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Administration in Canada. Zac provides a wealth of insight, based on his years as a researcher into Ontario’s municipalities, about the background context which shaped how Burlington’s controversial OP was written and then rewritten, and how debates in other 905 cities are taking shape.Continue Reading

This week we speak to Jason Cassis, founder and partner of Equal Parts Hospitality Inc which owns some of Hamilton’s best known eateries, about the experience of having to shut down operations almost overnight as Covid hit, and his new venture Mamma Rossa Italian Kitchen (mammarossa.ca) – a new type of restaurant that has no physical location and sells exclusively through Uber Eats.Continue Reading