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The current state of Ontario: What is the trade off if we don't wear masks?

On the latest episode of Inside the Village, top doctor and president of the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians weighs in on what's at stake.

In this episode of Inside the Village, Dr. Michael Howlett, President of the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians gives his opinion on masking. Check out the full episode, Emergency inside Ontario's emergency rooms

Recently, Village Media polled 21,272 of its readers and asked the question: Do you support the return of mask mandates?

The poll ran from November 9, 2022 to November 24, 2022. Of the total votes, we can determine that 12,678 are from within the Ontario communities Village Media serves.

The full results are as follows:

Yes 65.48 % local, 63.70 % total    
No 34.05 % local, 36.25 % total    
  Local   Total

Results are based on an online study of adult Village Media readers that are located in Ontario. The margin of error - which measures sample variability - is +/- 100%, 19 times out of 20.

Village Media uses a variety of techniques to capture data, detect and prevent fraudulent votes, detect and prevent robots, and filter out non-local and duplicate votes.

Launched in April, Inside the Village is a news and current affairs podcast that provides a weekly window into some of the best local journalism from across Village Media's chain of Ontario newsrooms. The program also explores bigger-picture issues that impact people across the province.

Every episode is available on this news site /insidethevillage. If you prefer the audio version, it is available wherever you find your favourite podcasts.

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