Opinion

Published On: January 28, 2022
OPINION: Ontario’s planning policies have repeatedly centred on projections that don’t pan out. A new report outlines the problem — and suggests some fixes.
Published On: January 27, 2022
Two years into the pandemic, this U of T psychology professor is less optimistic about our ability to “snap back.”
Published On: January 26, 2022
OPINION: I told a joke on CBC Radio and got an angry email from a white listener. Turns out, I’m the one who’s privileged.
Published On: January 25, 2022
OPINION: Yes, response times are longer and resources are strained. But 911 dispatchers and paramedics are doing their best in a tough situation.
Published On: January 25, 2022
OPINION: The government is facing a pretty basic choice: make the passports more restrictive — or start winding them down.
Published On: January 24, 2022
OPINION: The pandemic has highlighted flaws in our LTC system. But alternatives exist.
Published On: January 21, 2022
OPINION: The number of adult Ontarians who are vaccinated plus the number who refuse equals… the adult population of Ontario. So how do we end our health crisis despite anti-vaxxers?
Published On: January 20, 2022
OPINION: TVO.org has obtained a draft report from the housing-affordability task force — and some of its suggestions are radical.
Published On: January 19, 2022
OPINION: A substantial number of Canadians are still not fully vaccinated. But that doesn’t mean we should give up trying to convince them.
Published On: January 18, 2022
OPINION: Another key riding is now up for grabs, leaving the Tories with a potentially bleak electoral landscape.
Published On: January 17, 2022
OPINION: The province said it needed eight days of remote learning to keep kids safe. We need to ask what it did with them.
Published On: January 13, 2022
OPINON: COVID-19 has absolutely overwhelmed the system. But there were existing fault lines — and the hard work won’t be over when the immediate crisis has passed.
Published On: January 11, 2022
OPINION: The argument for expanding Ontario’s hospital capacity was strong pre-COVID, and it’s even stronger now. But saying that is easy — making decisions is a whole lot harder.
Published On: January 11, 2022
OPINON: Most people are not performing panic and outrage about COVID-19. They are actually panicked and outraged — and they have good reason.
Published On: January 10, 2022
OPINION: A few months ago, the answer seemed clear: vaccines. Now we have vaccines. Yet here we are again.
Published On: January 10, 2022
OPINION: Parents are climbing the walls while trying to keep their young children stimulated and COVID-free — and the government still isn’t using every tool in its toolbox.
Published On: January 07, 2022
OPINION: No, I don’t think we should recreate the U.S. system here. But we need to start talking about how some other countries achieve more than we do while spending less.
Published On: January 07, 2022
OPINION: Vaccines are still very good at preventing deaths. But rapid transmission and exponential growth mean that services both public and private are in jeopardy.