Josh Sherman's articles
Published On: September 14, 2021
The Liberal platform promises $1 billion for rent-to-own initiatives. Here’s how these programs usually work — and what they mean for investors and would-be homebuyers.
Published On: August 04, 2021
It’s nearly 10 feet tall, weighs five tonnes — and now stands as a monument to a once-thriving local industry.
Published On: July 06, 2021
They’re small. They’re slow. And they’re electric. Proponents say low-speed vehicles can help the province go green — but will Ontarians get behind the wheel?
Published On: May 11, 2021
Fewer Ontarians can access and afford dental care because of the pandemic — and that’s renewing calls for universal public funding.
Published On: April 07, 2021
COVID-19 is driving interest in new modes of transportation, e-scooters among them. But some argue they can be a nuisance — and even a hazard.
Published On: March 16, 2021
High electricity costs have led Latchford’s leadership to lobby for natural-gas infrastructure for years. But is it the right choice?
Published On: January 20, 2021
In December, North Kawartha Township's only grocery store burned down — so locals stepped up.
Published On: December 23, 2020
With another provincewide lockdown on the horizon, trouble is brewing for Ontario’s craft-beer producers — but, so far, they’ve tapped creativity to get through the pandemic.
Published On: December 02, 2020
The Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust aims to buy old buildings and keep rents affordable — with the help of a new bank program.
Published On: November 09, 2020
Hospices have had to find ways to deliver crucial services for patients and their loved ones. Experts say the changes will endure post-pandemic.
Published On: October 28, 2020
By the end of September, shipments on the St. Lawrence Seaway were down 8 per cent from last year — but Thunder Bay is one of the ports that’s been buoyed by a specific kind of cargo.
Published On: October 15, 2020
Now that remote work has allowed people to expand the scope of their house hunts, there are concerns that GTAers will force housing prices in Sudbury and the surrounding area up — and residents out.
Published On: September 21, 2020
When the Town of Latchford saw local media coverage drying up, it launched its own monthly news publication — the “Moose Call."
Published On: August 21, 2020
Cities across the province are looking at bus-hailing services — and the government is encouraging them. But not everyone is on board.
Published On: August 05, 2020
This compilation aims to raise not only funds for the movement — but also awareness of house music’s Black origins.
Published On: July 24, 2020
COVID-19 has hit the tourism industry hard. Will more Ontario developers consider turning hotels into homes?
Published On: December 05, 2019
More than 1,000 condo buildings have gone up in the city in the past 20 years — and most of them are far from energy-efficient. Is it too late to do anything about it?
Published On: November 18, 2019
By buying and renovating derelict properties and arranging forgivable loans, Sault Ste. Marie is aiming to give the working poor a shot at homeownership.