Published On: Sep 09,2019
A birthday bash for one of Ontario’s most legendary premiers reminded me that politics wasn’t always so awful. Can we ever return to civility?
Published On: Sep 03,2019
With a new chief of staff in place, Doug Ford has signalled that he wants to change the narrative surrounding his government.
Published On: Aug 23,2019
Six generations back, the Doans and the Willsons fell out over religion. But this summer, they buried the hatchet
Published On: Aug 21,2019
Last week, I met a family of Trump supporters on Manitoulin Island. What they had to say was fascinating.
Ruth Lowe wrote some of Frank Sinatra’s best songs — and she deserves a spot on Canada’s Walk of Fame
Published On: Aug 12,2019
You might not have heard of her, but you’ve heard her songs. It’s time that we honoured one of our best songwriters.
Published On: Aug 02,2019
Steve Paikin weighs in on an issue he's been stewing about.
Published On: Jul 31,2019
She blazed trails for women in both politics and medicine — and struck fear into the hearts of reporters and opponents alike.
Published On: Jul 30,2019
Ontarians picked him as their 18th premier when he was just 41 years old. Today, he turns 90 — and he’s still going strong.
Published On: Jul 29,2019
The former Ontario cabinet minister died last week at the age of 54. On Sunday, family and friends gathered to celebrate his legacy.
Published On: Jul 08,2019
They’ve greased the wheels of our political machine forever — and yet we still can’t seem to get patronage appointments right.
Published On: Jun 24,2019
Dean French’s departure and the most dramatic cabinet shuffle in Ontario history suggest that the Tories are looking for a new way to do business
Published On: Jun 20,2019
The premier’s second cabinet shuffle was one of historic proportions — but will it actually address the problems that Ford’s government is facing?
Published On: Jun 17,2019
Richard Gwyn was a renowned author and commentator for more than half a century. Then, suddenly, his mind began to deteriorate
Published On: Jun 10,2019
The Liberals have chosen to stick to their usual system for picking their new leader, even though a majority of members oppose it. What will that mean for the party’s future?
Published On: Jun 07,2019
They say that a week is a lifetime in politics — and a lot has happened over the past two lifetimes. Here’s what to watch for at the Liberals’ annual general meeting this weekend.
Published On: Jun 05,2019
For decades, experts have thought up ways to improve the most important hour of the day at Queen’s Park. Henry Jacek is one of them.
Published On: May 30,2019
The climb-down on cuts to municipal public-health budgets may signal a change in approach for the Progressive Conservative government.
Published On: May 21,2019
Just when you thought things couldn’t possibly get worse for the Liberals, they did. Here’s why