Matt Gurney


Matt Gurney also writes for the National Post from Toronto.

Matt Gurney's articles

Published On: Jun 04,2020 speaks with Doris Grinspun, CEO of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario, about funding, staffing, COVID-19 — and why she calls the LTC system a “disaster.”
Published On: Jun 03,2020 speaks with Michael Hurley, president of the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions, about a 2019 report that outlined the violence LTC staff face — and about what needs to be done to keep them safe.
Published On: May 28,2020 speaks with City of Kawartha Lakes mayor Andy Letham about cottagers, public safety — and concerns about “plague-infested zombies” from the GTA.
Published On: May 22,2020 speaks with Geoff Dillon, president of Dillon’s Small Batch Distillers, about regulatory loopholes, making spirits — and how the company became famous for its hand sanitizer.
Published On: May 21,2020
Toronto’s Great Lakes Brewery is one of Ontario’s oldest craft brewers. speaks with communications manager Troy Burtch about disruptions, spiking sales — and keeping the community alive.
Published On: May 20,2020 speaks with Magdalena Kaiser, of the Wine Marketing Association of Ontario, about how the pandemic is affecting production, tourism — and the bottom line.
Published On: May 13,2020
ANALYSIS: This year’s spring bear hunt will be very different under COVID-19. Which could mean more bears — and more human-bear encounters.
Published On: May 04,2020 speaks with Laurie Marcil, executive director of Nature and Outdoor Tourism Ontario, about cancelled bookings, hunting and fishing operators in crisis — and the prospect of a lost season.
Published On: May 01,2020 speaks with George Friedmann, owner of the Eganridge Resort, in the Kawartha Lakes, about cancelled weddings, the return of golf — and why he’s optimistic about the future of Ontario’s resorts.
Published On: Apr 30,2020 speaks with Sherry Peel, of Bigley Shoes and Clothing, in Bobcaygeon, about inventory challenges, collaboration with competitors, and what businesses need from government.
Published On: Apr 29,2020 speaks with Jim and Kim Krech, of Temagami Marine, about regulatory confusion, year-rounders — and keeping their business afloat.
Published On: Apr 22,2020
OPINION: Public-health officials and politicians weren’t prepared for the spread of COVID-19 in long-term-care facilities — and they should face some hard questions. But so should the rest of us.
Published On: Apr 08,2020 speaks with Carolyn McCoy, from the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists, about health risks, burnout, and keeping up the fight.
Published On: Mar 27,2020
Ontarians are stuck at home. A whole lot of them are binging on Netflix and YouTube. Can the system take it?
Published On: Mar 26,2020 speaks to leaders from Ontario’s funeral associations about best practices during a pandemic — and preparing for worst-case scenarios.
Published On: Mar 25,2020 speaks with a grocery-store employee about public panic, angry customers, and why he and his co-workers need help.
Published On: Mar 19,2020
OPINION: Pre-coronavirus, many objected to the Tories' emphasis on e-learning. The pandemic could change all that.
Published On: Mar 04,2020
OPINION: The province struggled to keep up with health-care demands during normal times — and these are not normal times