Opinion

Published On: November 15, 2019
Last weekend, 125 Conservatives from across Ontario gathered to talk — frankly and openly — about why the party failed to connect with voters in the 2019 election.
Published On: November 14, 2019
She had a high profile, plenty of money, and oodles of volunteers. So why didn’t Milton’s Lisa Raitt win her federal-election race?
Published On: November 12, 2019
OPINION: On issues like child care, housing, and climate change, an expanded role for government could actually advance conservative principles.
Published On: November 12, 2019
The Ontario NDP’s showing in last year’s provincial election gave their federal cousins high hopes for this year’s national election. Here’s why they came to nothing.
Published On: November 11, 2019
OPINION: The Tories are doing a post-mortem on why they came up short in the 2019 election. They may want to think about abandoning a vision voters don’t share.
Published On: November 07, 2019
OPINION: The Tories are reversing a number of previously announced cuts. How much of the next three years will they spend trying to move past the previous 12 months?
Published On: November 04, 2019
OPINION: I’ve started to learn my own language — but my experience may not reflect what Canadians want from narratives of Indigenous resilience.
Published On: November 04, 2019
Tewakatáhsawen akateweiénste ne akewén:na — Néktsi tsi niwatierenhá:tie iah tóka’ tha’takahswáthe’te nahò:ten ne Canadians tehonatenhontsó:ni ahotitó:kenhse ne Onkwehón:we aonsahontkwatáko tsi nihotiia’tawénhseron  
Published On: November 01, 2019
The populist revolution has fizzled out — and now Ford is relying on his worst political adversary’s recruits. Will this new approach help turn his premiership around?  
Published On: October 31, 2019
OPINION: This Halloween, thousands of these inoffensive chocolate bars will be handed out to children across the country. Here’s why they’re a part of our heritage.  
Published On: October 30, 2019
Discrimination. Burnout. Depression. Female physicians in Canada face considerable challenges — and we’re all paying the price.
Published On: October 28, 2019
OPINION: After four months off, it’s business as usual again at the legislature. What should you be keeping an eye on?
Published On: October 24, 2019
OPINION: Can Canadians expect a pharmacare plan? How will Ottawa tackle the opioid crisis? Here’s what we’re likely to see from the new government.
Published On: October 23, 2019
In their speeches, Trudeau, Scheer, and Singh showed a complete lack of respect for one another — and for voters.  
Published On: October 22, 2019
The Tories failed to make inroads in Ontario. Maybe the province’s premier could actually have boosted their chances.
Published On: October 21, 2019
This Toronto theatre production focuses on the election that happened four years ago — but it offers lessons for the politics of today.  
Published On: October 16, 2019
Mayor John Tory has never been one for political drama. Now, his way of doing business appears to be paying off for Toronto.
Published On: October 16, 2019
OPINION: Justin Trudeau is hoping Ontarians won’t forget about Doug Ford on election day — but the premier’s unpopularity may not be enough to steer voters away from the Tories.