Opinion

Published On: June 07, 2019
They say that a week is a lifetime in politics — and a lot has happened over the past two lifetimes. Here’s what to watch for at the Liberals’ annual general meeting this weekend.
Published On: June 05, 2019
For decades, experts have thought up ways to improve the most important hour of the day at Queen’s Park. Henry Jacek is one of them.  
Published On: June 05, 2019
OPINION: The Progressive Conservative government’s commitment to modernizing alcohol sales in Ontario has critics sounding the alarm. But do corner-store beers actually represent a threat to public health?
Published On: June 04, 2019
OPINION: Food critics used to crown restaurant royalty — but their taste-making reign has come to an end.
Published On: May 30, 2019
The climb-down on cuts to municipal public-health budgets may signal a change in approach for the Progressive Conservative government.
Published On: May 28, 2019
OPINION: Whether you drink beer or not, if you’re a progressive voter, you should be rooting for the premier in his government’s battle with beer companies.  
Published On: May 27, 2019
OPINION: The Progressive Conservatives have staked their credibility on major spending cuts — but, for the third time since taking office, they’ve backed down in the face of public outcry  
Published On: May 24, 2019
OPINION: The former cabinet member is running to be the next leader of his party. But can he walk away from the mistakes he made as a minister in the last government?  
Published On: May 23, 2019
OPINION: Provincial cuts have put the city in a tricky fiscal position — but higher municipal taxes are an option that both the left and the right should support.
Published On: May 22, 2019
OPINION: The Progressive Conservatives are offering municipalities $7.35 million to go hunting for “efficiencies.” They’d call it a waste of money if they weren’t in power.   
Published On: May 21, 2019
Just when you thought things couldn’t possibly get worse for the Liberals, they did. Here’s why  
Published On: May 15, 2019
OPINION: The carmaker will be establishing a parts-manufacturing plant in Oshawa, saving roughly 300 jobs. But it’s still the end of the GM era in the city.
Published On: May 14, 2019
OPINION: Workers at the Rainforest Cafe in Niagara Falls have been on strike for more than a month. What they’re fighting for proves the need for strong employment-standards legislation — and strong unions.
Published On: May 10, 2019
OPINION: Ottawa wants to crack down on the dirty money flowing into Canada’s economy — but there can be no national plan unless Ontario takes action.
Published On: May 08, 2019
OPINION: Child-care expenses are keeping families in poverty and women out of the workforce. So why have the Tories cancelled a fund that helped keep costs down?
Published On: May 08, 2019
Some Ontarians worry that international students are taking spots at universities and colleges away from locals. Instead, they should be grateful that those students are picking up our government’s financial slack.
Published On: May 03, 2019
OPINION: The ink hadn’t even dried on the government’s housing plan before critics charged that it was a giveaway to developers. But if it means that more homes get built, then what’s the problem?  
Published On: May 01, 2019
OPINION: Instead of blasting Tory health-care cuts as attacks on medicare, let’s judge them on their merits — and stop blindly defending the status quo.