Opinion

Published On: August 13, 2019
OPINION: Probably not. But the rising trend does say a lot about capitalism, hopelessness, priorities — and how we eat now.
Published On: August 13, 2019
OPINION: Not for the first time, municipal recycling systems are in crisis. If the Tories want to save the blue-bin program, they’ll have to accept that cities can’t do it all.  
Published On: August 12, 2019
You might not have heard of her, but you’ve heard her songs. It’s time that we honoured one of our best songwriters.
Published On: August 09, 2019
OPINION: A new report says that a once-reliable way of bringing homes to the resale market isn’t working like it used to. It’s another indication that our housing policies aren’t keeping up with our housing crisis.    
Published On: August 01, 2019
OPINION: I’ve measured temperatures as high as 58 C near restaurant stoves — but it can get pretty hot in the backyard, too. Follow these steps to beat the heat when you’re at the grill
Published On: August 01, 2019
OPINION: If ethical concerns won’t persuade the government to shut down its propaganda wing, what will? Maybe the fact that it’s not doing its job
Published On: July 26, 2019
OPINION: The Tories may have been their own worst enemy for the first part of this year, but Premier Doug Ford and his cabinet have enemies outside their own caucus — including the federal Liberals.  
Published On: July 24, 2019
OPINION: Queen’s Park has cut ties with Dean French. French has dropped his lawsuit against a former Tory MPP. Things are going better for the government — but will Ford be able to keep it that way?  
Published On: July 16, 2019
OPINION: No reservations. No cheques. No pressure. There’s nothing better than working hard while taking it easy.
Published On: July 12, 2019
OPINION: Prescription-medication coverage would be the ounce of prevention that’s worth a pound of cure in the Canadian health-care system.  
Published On: July 12, 2019
OPINION: Every government talks a big game about reducing interprovincial trade barriers. The Alberta premier is reminding everyone that it’s possible to walk the walk.  
Published On: July 10, 2019
OPINION: Body positivity teaches us that every body is beautiful — but maybe it’s time to stop trying to feel beautiful and start trying to feel good.
Published On: July 09, 2019
OPINION: The government announced Monday that the sprawling 50-acre Ontario Food Terminal will stay put in south Etobicoke. Here’s why that was a smart move.
Published On: July 08, 2019
They’ve greased the wheels of our political machine forever — and yet we still can’t seem to get patronage appointments right.
Published On: July 02, 2019
OPINION: Families making more than $100,000 a year are struggling to afford homes in Ontario’s capital — and that’s a problem for all of us.
Published On: June 26, 2019
OPINION: The government has been accused of favouritism in its appointments of trade envoys. It might have picked the wrong people — but bringing these positions back is the right move.
Published On: June 25, 2019
OPINION: The company unveiled its plan this week. It’s bold and high-tech — but not everyone’s embracing it
Published On: June 24, 2019
Dean French’s departure and the most dramatic cabinet shuffle in Ontario history suggest that the Tories are looking for a new way to do business