Matt Gurney's articles
Published On: September 16, 2021
OPINION: Alberta is facing the worst health-care crisis that any province has faced during the pandemic. Its premier acted too late — but at least he didn’t panic.
Published On: September 13, 2021
OPINION: This must be a red line in our society: access to medical facilities cannot be blocked, disrupted, or impeded.
Published On: September 10, 2021
OPINION: Housing. Infrastructure. Health care. We have enormous work ahead on a variety of fronts, and we’ll need more than just money.
Published On: September 08, 2021
OPINION: We spent five weeks, maybe six, waiting for the premier to come around on vaccine passports. Let’s hope that doesn’t set us back.
Published On: September 02, 2021
OPINION: We’ve heard a lot about how schools should be the last thing to close and the first thing to open. We’re still not doing enough to protect them — or our kids.
Published On: August 30, 2021
OPINION: Sources say Ontario will soon be getting a vaccine passport. Is anyone really surprised?
Published On: August 24, 2021
OPINION: Amid the controversy of epidemiologist David Fisman’s resignation from the table, one thing is clear: our best and brightest are burning out.
Published On: August 20, 2021
TVO.org speaks with urbanism columnist Shawn Micallef about bylaws, patios — and the availability of public bathrooms.
Published On: August 19, 2021
TVO.org speaks with research scientist Stephen Hwang about hidden homelessness, encampments — and making sure people get the supports they need.
Published On: August 18, 2021
TVO.org speaks with Deepy Sur, of the Ontario Association of Social Workers, about wait times, virtual care — and how to get more Ontarians the support they need.
Published On: August 17, 2021
TVO.org speaks with Tony Elenis, of the Ontario Restaurant, Hotel and Motel Association, about restaurants in crisis, consumer confidence, and vaccine passports.
Published On: August 16, 2021
TVO.org speaks with the Smart Prosperity Institute’s Mike Moffatt about zoning, labour-market shortages, and making sure family housing is actually for families.
Published On: August 12, 2021
OPINION: Politicians and advocates have spent entire careers working hard on this issue — and it’s the worst it’s ever been.
Published On: August 09, 2021
OPINION: Let’s make sure politicians are clear on what the goals are — and whether there is a plan to achieve them.
Published On: July 30, 2021
OPINION: Fifty years ago, the province made big moves on alcohol consumption and regulation. It’s well past time that happened again.
Published On: July 27, 2021
OPINION: Doug Ford has to decide whether Ontario will let the unvaccinated jeopardize the hospital system we all rely on.
Published On: July 23, 2021
TVO.org speaks with Osgoode Hall professor Trevor Farrow about access to justice, the culture shift that’s needed — and why more people need to talk about law.
Published On: July 22, 2021
TVO.org speaks with University of Waterloo professor John Hirdes about immediate and long-term challenges — and why all involved in LTC should be vaccinated.