Opinion

Published On: November 23, 2020
OPINION: Companies such as Uber Eats and DoorDash charge ruinous commissions. It’s time for Premier Ford and Mayor Tory to stand up for the small businesses being destroyed.
Published On: November 19, 2020
OPINION: Late last month, the province’s public-health modellers identified red lines for taking more aggressive action to contain the virus. We might already have crossed the first.
Published On: November 18, 2020
OPINION: According to the auditor general, the province’s environmental performance has been dismal. But the problem doesn’t lie just with the Tories.
Published On: November 17, 2020
OPINION: If the second wave is as bad as feared, we may again find our system overwhelmed with cases and short on supplies. But, for now, there is at least some cause for optimism about one thing: PPE.
Published On: November 16, 2020
OPINION: Young people will get their day in court to hold Ontario to account on behalf of future generations — if the latest Tory defeat holds up.
Published On: November 13, 2020
OPINION: As cases rise, the premier is calling out “reckless folks” doing “foolish things.” But the bulk of us are behaving responsibly — it’s the government that must do more
Published On: November 13, 2020
OPINION: The premier owes Ontarians his best during the pandemic. The prime minister owes Canadians his best during the pandemic. Let’s focus on the results, not who gets them.
Published On: November 12, 2020
OPINION: Listening to expert advice and then not taking requires a compelling explanation — and so far, none has been offered.
Published On: November 11, 2020
OPINION: The pandemic is spreading through hot spots like wildfire, and closures aren’t stopping it. The province needs to go big with new measures to make it easier for people to stop the spread.
Published On: November 09, 2020
OPINION: In the face of changing guidelines and terminology — and dismal government communications — Ontarians could use more local outlets to tell us what’s what.
Published On: November 05, 2020
OPINION: Recent government announcements on LTC are good news for many. But if change takes too long, most current residents won’t see the benefits
Published On: November 04, 2020
OPINION: Long before the pandemic, Toronto’s condo market showed signs of vulnerability. Now, new legislation and COVID-19 are putting it on track for a massive correction
Published On: November 03, 2020
OPINION: Canada’s conservative movement has identified a promising group of voters in coming election contests — labour unions. Don’t laugh.
Published On: November 03, 2020
OPINION: Canada’s freedom-of-information system has never been perfect, but we owe to it our freedom and democracy. Its erosion during COVID-19 is an erosion of our society.
Published On: November 02, 2020
OPINION: My wife and I booked appointments for the whole family. They were cancelled “due to a lack of vaccine supply.” That’s politically embarrassing for the government — and a warning of things to come.
Published On: November 02, 2020
OPINION: Housing is a human right, writes Ena Chadha, chief commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission. So how can we ensure that marginalized populations will not be exiled to the streets during a pandemic?
Published On: October 30, 2020
OPINION: The government released new modelling Thursday that answers some questions, poses more questions — and is all-around frustrating.
Published On: October 29, 2020
OPINION: Something needs to be done about long-term care in Ontario. But there’s a gigantic issue with the NDP plan to fix it.