Opinion

Published On: April 19, 2021
OPINION: Until someone in the PC caucus accepts that responsibility starts at the top, this is going to get worse, not better.
Published On: April 19, 2021
OPINION: The government has been completely overtaken by events and lost control — not only of the crisis, but of itself.
Published On: April 15, 2021
OPINION: Ontario seems to be doing worse than the worst-case scenarios. We need to get doses out to as many willing people as possible.
Published On: April 13, 2021
OPINION: Since April 1, the government has announced and reversed three different policies. If it can sort out its new Phase 2 rollout, maybe — just maybe — it’ll win voters’ forgiveness.
Published On: April 12, 2021
OPINION: What’s happened with patios and hair salons in the third wave suggests that the province doesn’t have the first clue what it’s doing.
Published On: April 12, 2021
OPINION: Talent drain was a problem even before the pandemic. If restaurants want to reverse it, they’ll have to become better places to work.
Published On: April 09, 2021
OPINION: Voters are unlikely to forget that the province failed to take meaningful action until the third wave showed up in ICUs.
Published On: April 06, 2021
OPINION: The argument for vaccinating essential workers is almost as clear-cut as the one for vaccinating seniors — but we aren’t keeping seniors safe by letting COVID-19 tear through workplaces.
Published On: April 05, 2021
OPINION: Federal rent and wage supports are set to expire in June. But restaurateurs are still struggling — so what comes next?
Published On: April 01, 2021
OPINION: Experts warned of this weeks ago. Events have proved them right. What we have in Ontario is a clear failure of public-health policy.
Published On: April 01, 2021
OPINION: The province has failed, again, to contain the pandemic — and it’s even failed to admit that it’s failed.
Published On: March 30, 2021
OPINION: The Supreme Court has ruled, and a carbon tax could be settled law. Here are the choices Doug Ford is facing now.
Published On: March 26, 2021
OPINION: The Supreme Court has finally delivered its verdict on the federal carbon tax. The result is a total, abject defeat for three provinces and for conservatives generally.
Published On: March 25, 2021
OPINION: The premier was able to sell himself to Ontarians as the right guy to fix a budget mess someone else had made. But that’s off the table now.
Published On: March 24, 2021
OPINION: The PCs aren’t proposing anything that could be called an “austerity” budget — that’s a pretty substantial departure from what they were calling for when they were first elected.
Published On: March 23, 2021
OPINION: I support the age-based framework — but I’d also happily take a jab if a pharmacist had one to spare. It makes sense to bend the rules, slightly, to use a fast-expiring supply.
Published On: March 22, 2021
OPINION: Universities and colleges must take a hard and unflinching look at the ways their policies, practices, and attitudes perpetuate discrimination.
Published On: March 17, 2021
OPINION: Many got laid off. Some found new jobs in sales or delivery. Some collected CERB. All of them are traumatized.