Published On: July 06, 2020
I made some progress last week in my mission to promote respectful discussion online. Here’s how.
Published On: June 25, 2020
The federal Conservative and Green parties are both trying to pick new standard-bearers. But that’s about all their leadership contests have in common.
Published On: June 15, 2020
Stuart Smith never did become premier of Ontario, but he paved the way for the Liberals to become a modern, urban political force.
Published On: June 08, 2020
Even when the pandemic is over, will people rush back to concerts, museums, or football games?
Published On: June 05, 2020
Can you imagine Ken Dryden and Bobby Orr as teammates with the Boston Bruins? It almost happened.
Published On: June 05, 2020
He played with some of the greatest Hall of Famers ever — and was pretty darned good himself. Al reminds me of how much I miss baseball.
Published On: May 28, 2020
She did hundreds of LTC inspections in Ontario during her career and saw amazing acts of kindness — and indefensible corruption.
Published On: May 25, 2020
Federal and provincial governments have helped bail out employees, employers, seniors, tenants, businesses, post-secondary students, and lower-income people. What about our cities?
Published On: May 20, 2020
Allan Gotlieb, who died last month at the age of 92, was Canada’s longest-serving ambassador to the U.S. He left behind a rich legacy — and an example to follow.
Published On: May 14, 2020
We understand that not every answer at every press conference can be a memorable gem. But the dancing around these days is getting tiresome and frustrating.
Published On: May 11, 2020
The question of whether city dwellers should stay put or drive north on Victoria Day weekend has inflamed some long-standing tensions.
Published On: May 04, 2020
This portfolio manager figures he’s got the right road map to get Ontario moving again.
Published On: May 01, 2020
The premier and top health officials own the microphone, so the Ontario Liberals are getting creative.
Published On: April 27, 2020
Long-time education expert Charles Pascal says that, if you can, you should use this time of self-isolation to do some deep thinking.
Published On: April 23, 2020
Because of COVID-19, the two most intractable problems on the education minister’s desk have gone away.
Published On: April 20, 2020
When businesses and organizations reopen, employees may not recognize the jobs they’re going back to.
Published On: April 11, 2020
If home is the safest place to be these days, shouldn’t Ontario do more to keep seniors out of long-term-care facilities and enable them to live at home again?
Published On: April 08, 2020
Both politicians got elected to disrupt the status quo. Alas, only one of them is rising to the occasion.