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INSIDE THE VILLAGE: Full combat at Queen's Park

This week's podcast: We check in with The Trillium team at the Ontario legislature, where the Ford government is overhauling how mixed martial arts and other combat sports are run in the province

​Welcome back to Inside the Village, a one-of-a-kind podcast where all news is local — and no topic is off-limits.

On this week's episode: We check in on The Trillium, a new Village Media website devoted to covering Ontario politics and policy at the provincial legislature.

Deputy editor Charlie Pinkerton joins us to talk about the latest stories from Queen's Park, including the Ford government's planned overhaul of how combat sports are operated in Ontario. He also fills us in on where the Integrity Commissioner currently stands on the stag-and-doe controversy.

Hosted by Scott Sexsmith and Michael Friscolanti, the Editor-in-Chief of Village Media, Inside the Village is a news and current affairs podcast that provides a weekly window into some of the best local journalism from across our chain of Ontario newsrooms. Produced by Derek Turner, 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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