Matt Gurney

Matt Gurney also writes for the National Post from Toronto.

Matt Gurney's articles

Published On: December 02, 2021
OPINION: Thousands of medical procedures and tests were delayed or cancelled because of the pandemic. We’ll be facing the costs well into the future.
Published On: November 29, 2021
OPINION: COVID-19 gave farmers a chance to tout the benefits of domestic food production. Instead, they raised prices more than ever.
Published On: November 25, 2021
OPINION: ICU occupancy remains low. Vaccines are now approved for kids. But now that we’re starting to let our guard down, a whole lot of pent-up stress is coming out.
Published On: November 23, 2021
OPINION: This time, the rollout seems to be going pretty smoothly, and thousands have signed up. Now it’s a question of how long it will take for everyone else to get in line.
Published On: November 18, 2021
OPINION: From what I can tell, no one has ever had a good experience getting a building permit. Whatever you think of the PCs, this is a problem worth solving.
Published On: November 15, 2021
OPINION: My son is set to hit the ice for his first-ever hockey game, and there are more scheduled for the weeks to come. But I can’t honestly reassure him that they’ll happen.
Published On: November 11, 2021
OPINION: The pandemic is the closest thing to a major war that most of us have ever experienced — and the military stepped up, again and again.
Published On: November 08, 2021
OPINION: The province’s case rates have been stable or declining for months. Now our seven-day average is climbing — and that poses a challenge for policymakers.
Published On: November 05, 2021
OPINION: When Canada starts buying up doses for boosters, that’ll mean fewer for the rest of the world — and that calls for a dramatic increase in production capacity.
Published On: November 02, 2021
OPINION: A new study suggests that the mental-health toll on Ontarians was worse in the third wave than the first. That makes sense — and should shape our future planning.
Published On: October 28, 2021
OPINION: When work is home and home is work and your phone is always on, it can be hard to maintain boundaries — which is where a new proposed Ontario law comes in.
Published On: October 25, 2021
OPINION: Yes, many things will return to normal. But that doesn’t mean we won’t have to be vigilant.
Published On: October 21, 2021
OPINION: The city is facing a housing-affordability crisis, and it’s recently suffered a series of pedestrian fatalities. Our officials have failed.
Published On: October 18, 2021
OPINION: Bill 307 isn’t a bad law because it lacks a purpose. And it’s not bad because it required the notwithstanding clause. It’s bad because it’s sloppy and open to abuse.
Published On: October 15, 2021
OPINION: Things are looking up in Ontario. But the Tories shouldn’t let recent successes cloud their judgment like they did at the end of the second wave.
Published On: October 13, 2021
OPINION: The threat of COVID-19 has, for most of us, significantly receded. Some people will be slow to return to normal. Bureaucracies will be even slower.
Published On: October 07, 2021
OPINION: At some point, housing stops being an economic issue and becomes one of escalating social instability —  but it’s hard to trust our elected leaders to spot approaching danger.
Published On: October 05, 2021
OPINION: Doug Ford is now promoting the Tories as the party of yes. But he only says yes after first saying no.