Opinion

Published On: October 15, 2019
The federal election is less than a week away, and the NDP leader has unexpectedly found himself in the driver’s seat.
Published On: October 11, 2019
OPINION: What happened to the Syrian restaurant in Toronto this week tells us a lot about what immigration policy can — and can’t — do.
Published On: October 02, 2019
OPINION: This year, Canada’s four main parties have nominated an encouragingly high number of female candidates. But we’re still far from gender equality in politics.
Published On: October 01, 2019
OPINION: The Liberal MPP and leadership candidate’s letter to the premier might have been political theatre, but it points toward the need for democratic reform.
Published On: September 27, 2019
OPINION: It takes forever to get infrastructure built in this country. Canadians had better hope things don’t get worse.
Published On: September 26, 2019
OPINION: Teachers’ unions are making their negotiating demands public. But will the public support them?
Published On: September 25, 2019
OPINION: Writing about race and privilege means thinking carefully about complicated, essential things — and then sharing them with a whole lot of people unwilling to listen.  
Published On: September 19, 2019
OPINION: The Conservatives Party claims that the Liberals have a secret plan to tax your house for its capital gains. They almost certainly don’t, but we should all consider this politically impossible good idea.
Published On: September 18, 2019
OPINION: Catherine McKenna. Greta Thunberg. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. All three support climate action, and all three face sexist abuse. Can it really be a coincidence?
Published On: September 16, 2019
He was persona non grata after leaving office in 2013. Now, Ontario Liberals need him to help bring their party back to life.  
Published On: September 13, 2019
OPINION: If we focus on the Tories’ opt-out policy, we risk reinforcing the misleading belief that parents act only as obstacles to their children’s sex education. Let’s recognize them as resources  
Published On: September 09, 2019
A birthday bash for one of Ontario’s most legendary premiers reminded me that politics wasn’t always so awful. Can we ever return to civility?
Published On: September 06, 2019
OPINION: New research indicates that voters in Liberal and Conservative ridings alike know that climate change poses a threat. Politicians should take note.
Published On: September 04, 2019
OPINION: Doug Ford’s government is changing its approach heading into its second year in power. But a fresh start can’t erase bad memories.
Published On: September 04, 2019
OPINION: Reporters need to be careful about being fair during an election. And when it comes to carbon pricing, it’s fair to call the Liberal policy a carbon tax.
Published On: September 03, 2019
With a new chief of staff in place, Doug Ford has signalled that he wants to change the narrative surrounding his government.
Published On: August 26, 2019
OPINION: The federal Liberals are attacking Conservative leader Andrew Scheer’s record on same-sex marriage — but their own record is far from spotless.  
Published On: August 26, 2019
OPINION: The Tories’ new sex-ed curriculum contains an exemption policy. But what message are we sending students when we tell them that subjects like consent and LGBTQ rights are optional?