Opinion

Published On: January 22, 2020
OPINION: So far, the unions have been pretty smart about all this. But public opinion could still easily turn against them  
Published On: January 21, 2020
OPINION: We may not agree that cities need more money. We should at least agree that they need different sources of money.  
Published On: January 17, 2020
OPINION: For the first time in a generation, there are work stoppages at public schools across Ontario. The government doesn’t have to take action now — but it’s unclear how it will win this fight.  
Published On: January 15, 2020
OPINION: Alerts may have to be issued by frightened people via disrupted communication networks — so the system has to be simple. But it also has to be idiot-proof.
Published On: January 14, 2020
OPINION: Nuclear accidents can trigger hasty and ill-advised reactions from governments. What about false alarms?
Published On: January 08, 2020
The party will be picking a new leader in March. Members need to start seriously considering the choices that lie ahead — and what they think of Kathleen Wynne’s legacy
Published On: January 07, 2020
OPINION: Women got fed up and made change over the past 10 years. So how can we keep fighting for a better and more equitable world in the next decade?
Published On: December 20, 2019
OPINION: After a bruising spring and summer, the Tories tried to end their year on a calmer, respectful tone — and then had their plans ruined by stubborn facts.
Published On: December 19, 2019
By delaying its leadership contest, the party could have had a bigger — and better — field of candidates
Published On: December 17, 2019
OPINION: There will be roughly as many pedestrian road deaths in Toronto this year as there will be gun deaths, but little is being done about the former.
Published On: December 13, 2019
OPINION: The legislature recessed Thursday and isn’t supposed to be back until February — but the Ontario government has taught us to expect the unexpected.
Published On: December 09, 2019
OPINION: If the Ontario Liberals are trying to choose a leader without starting any new feuds, Sunday’s debate was a decent start. But if they’re trying to figure out what went wrong in 2018, it wasn’t.
Published On: December 06, 2019
OPINION: We’ve made progress since 1989, but we need to continue to shape engineering into a field characterized by balance and inclusivity  
Published On: December 04, 2019
OPINION: A one-day strike is a shrewd move, but it leaves teachers with only two options — surrender or escalate.
Published On: December 03, 2019
It might not have been the point — but an agreement signed by premiers on Sunday could be the closest thing to a climate policy that Ford and Justin Trudeau can agree on.
Published On: November 29, 2019
OPINION: We saw a minister state that climate change is caused by humans. We saw the release of a government report on flooding. What we haven’t seen is aggressive action to reduce emissions  
Published On: November 27, 2019
OPINION: For a government working to rebrand itself as kinder, gentler, and more reasonable, a teachers’ strike represents a very real risk.
Published On: November 21, 2019
Red Tories have never had a better chance to unify Canada’s Conservatives. The question is: under whose leadership.