Matt Gurney


Matt Gurney also writes for the National Post from Toronto.

Matt Gurney's articles

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
Published On: Feb 25,2020
In an exclusive interview, a judicial official talks to about secessionism and whether Indigenous peoples should really be considered “conquered.”
Published On: Feb 24,2020 speaks with retired Ontario Provincial Police officer Andy Miller about his work with First Nations, political interference, and why all of us need to do better.
Published On: Feb 21,2020 speaks with a former chief federal negotiator about earning goodwill, “outrageous expectations,” and why First Nations currently have leverage.  
Published On: Feb 20,2020 speaks with law professor Dwight Newman about how colonialism has suppressed Indigenous law — and why progress means having tough conversations.
Published On: Feb 19,2020 speaks with law professor Signa Daum Shanks about different views of leadership, keeping promises — and why colonialism doesn’t want Indigenous people to disagree with one another.
Published On: Feb 06,2020
When it comes to teachers, the Tories are being smarter than you’d expect Dek: OPINION: During its first year in office, the Ford government advanced unpopular proposals and then backpedalled. It’s gotten more cautious — and a whole lot shrewder Cutline: Striking teachers from Kew Beach Junior Public School, in Toronto, on January 20.   
Published On: Jan 31,2020
Bonnie Henry was an associate medical officer of health for Toronto in 2003. She tells about the day SARS came to the city — and how the virus changed the system.