Opinion

Published On: July 30, 2021
OPINION: Fifty years ago, the province made big moves on alcohol consumption and regulation. It’s well past time that happened again.
Published On: July 29, 2021
OPINION: New research suggests that public education is changing minds on the vaccine. Can more people be reached in the weeks ahead?
Published On: July 29, 2021
OPINION: We’re heading into a new stage that will be less scary — but more complicated.
Published On: July 27, 2021
OPINION: Doug Ford has to decide whether Ontario will let the unvaccinated jeopardize the hospital system we all rely on.
Published On: July 26, 2021
OPINION: The vaccine rollout has largely been a success. But if we don’t make inroads with the unvaccinated, there could be a tough fall and winter ahead.
Published On: July 23, 2021
OPINION: Ontario’s science table says vaccine passports would help keep people safe. The premier is against the idea — but a new wave of infections could force his hand.
Published On: July 19, 2021
OPINION: The New Democrats have announced their latest platform proposal supporting electric vehicles. Maybe we should step back and ask what we want to get out of EVs in the first place.
Published On: July 16, 2021
OPINION: This weekend will feel a lot more like pre-pandemic times. But for the next while, we’re going to have to adjust our expectations — and anxieties.
Published On: July 13, 2021
OPINION: The proper role of city government should be to make such spaces safe and well-regulated — not to try to legislate them out of existence.
Published On: July 09, 2021
OPINION: The vast majority of eligible people have now had a first shot. But our best hope of a normal fall depends on finding and immunizing more.
Published On: July 08, 2021
OPINION: Some fully vaccinated people will nevertheless test positive. Instead of fear-mongering headlines, we need a focus on the lives saved.
Published On: July 06, 2021
OPINION: The Ontario government has outlined its vision for transportation networks in the Greater Golden Horseshoe. But transit users need more than colourful lines on a map.
Published On: June 29, 2021
OPINION: Case counts are falling, and vaccines are on the rise — but so is the Delta variant. Patience may be the only answer.
Published On: June 28, 2021
OPINION: It’s June 2021. You probably haven’t eaten at a restaurant in more than a year. Here are some things to keep in mind next time you do.
Published On: June 28, 2021
OPINION: Millions of Ontarians are fully vaccinated, and millions more are well on their way. But before we get too excited, we’ve got to figure out the next few months.
Published On: June 25, 2021
OPINION: A new report shows that the lack of affordable housing in Toronto has pushed people out of Hamilton and is driving sprawl and long commutes across southern Ontario.
Published On: June 24, 2021
OPINION: Moving to Step 2 two days earlier doesn’t bother me much. But a good reopening needs pauses, so let’s hope the premier can stand firm in the face of pressure.
Published On: June 22, 2021
OPINION: The Tories have taken damage recently — and they need to come up with a voter-pleasing plan. I have a suggestion.