Opinion

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: December 01, 2021
OPINION: People shouldn’t claim to be something they’re not. But the urge to protect Indigenous heritage could take us to a bad place.
Published On: November 30, 2021
OPINION: Is it more transmissible? Are outcomes less severe? Can it evade vaccines? We don’t know yet. But we do know our ICU capacity remains finite.
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 26, 2021
OPINION: Last week, councillors voted against expanding the city’s urban-growth boundary. Ontario has the power to overturn that decision, and it’s hinting it might use it.
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 25, 2021
OPINION: Many Canadians don’t have a little plastic jug with bagged milk in their fridge. New research suggests they should.
Published On: November 24, 2021
OPINION: The only real answer to the problems cars create is to cut down on driving. Cities like London are showing us how.
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 23, 2021
OPINION: The current system is costly, undemocratic — and punishes those who challenge the status quo. The province needs to take action.
Published On: November 22, 2021
OPINION: Some shills endorse restaurants for the price of a meal — and that hurts the places that don’t have the money to pay for hucksterism.
Published On: November 22, 2021
OPINION: It’s possible Infrastructure Ontario did nothing wrong. But there are good reasons for a public inquiry to look at the agency’s actions.
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 17, 2021
OPINION: Ontario is considering legislation that would let workers ignore after-hours messages. What we need, though, is a larger cultural shift.
Published On: November 16, 2021
OPINION: Yes, cases are rising. But there are a number of reasons the premier should feel confident about where Ontario stands now.
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 15, 2021
OPINION: Private firms have been instrumental in designing and implementing public policies — but there is almost no oversight or accountability.
Published On: November 12, 2021
OPINION: The controversial highway has real merits — but its critics are not all downtown activists.