Opinion

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.
Published On: March 16, 2021
OPINION: The race between virus and vaccines is on, and COVID-19 is winning. We need to stay safe a little longer, folks.
Published On: March 15, 2021
OPINION: This isn’t finished yet. There is still real danger of a third wave. But government had better start planning for — and communicating about — a full reopening.
Published On: March 12, 2021
OPINION: The premier accused the Kiiwetinoong MPP of vaccine queue-jumping. The evidence says he was wrong. So where’s the retraction?
Published On: March 12, 2021
OPINION: Many don’t like MZOs, and fair enough. But the orders reflect issues with the province’s land-use planning that predated the Tories — and will certainly outlast them.
Published On: March 11, 2021
OPINION: The first news from Wuhan. The NBA shutdown. The WHO declaration. We probably all have our own markers for when COVID-19 began — one of mine is Costco.
Published On: March 08, 2021
OPINION: Will Canadians still have to avoid their families after getting the first dose? It’s time for some good, solid public-health guidance.
Published On: March 04, 2021
OPINION: It’s important to understand how the COVID-19 crisis compares to others if we’re going to avoid making the mistakes of the past.
Published On: March 02, 2021
OPINION: If one shot of vaccine massively reduces the odds of death or serious hospitalization, perhaps that’s something the province should consider.
Published On: March 01, 2021
OPINION: We need the logistics for storing and transporting vaccine, sufficient personnel, and digital capacity. These aren’t abstract concerns — and they're going to get even more real very soon.
Published On: March 01, 2021
OPINION: Members of Wabaseemoong Independent Nations isolating in the northwestern city have faced derogatory social-media messages. We must condemn these acts of discrimination.
Published On: February 26, 2021
OPINION: Don’t let the government’s communications missteps fool you — the province’s vaccine rollout is actually in pretty good shape.
Published On: February 25, 2021
OPINION: This country will not be able to “build back better” if we don’t tear down the barriers preventing Black Canadians from contributing to economic prosperity.
Published On: February 25, 2021
OPINION: The province’s vaccination program is just starting to scale up  — a sudden influx of other vaccines could push the system to its breaking point.
Published On: February 24, 2021
OPINION: Our pandemic response has shown how race, class, and gender determine who is most likely to be in the line of fire. We need aggressive reforms to counter systemic racism. 
Published On: February 23, 2021
If progressives want more expansive social services, they have to make — and win — the argument for higher taxes on the middle class.
Published On: February 23, 2021
OPINION: More than 100 schools in eastern Toronto now have take-home COVID-19 testing kits. My kids’ school is one of them — and it’s a step in the right direction.
Published On: February 23, 2021
OPINION: Data has given us significant information about the populations most affected by the coronavirus. Where are the good policies meant to protect them?