Opinion

Published On: June 21, 2021
OPINION: Restaurants workers are not lazy. They’re not coasting on government subsidies. They’re just tired of jobs getting worse without compensation getting better.
Published On: June 18, 2021
OPINION: A cabinet shuffle this far into the last full fiscal year of a government means that new ministers won’t make a lot of difference — and the most important posts are staying in hands Ford trusts.
Published On: June 18, 2021
OPINION: New cases are down. More and more Ontarians are vaccinated. But the numbers aren’t where we need them to be right now.
Published On: June 17, 2021
OPINION: As we get closer to the end of COVID-19, the errors and blunders we spot will matter most for the future.
Published On: June 15, 2021
OPINION: The health minister says there's no need for financial incentives to get the shot. That's okay for now — but things could look different in September.
Published On: June 14, 2021
OPINION: I waited hours this weekend for a shot — and was turned away. Inventory control and simple addition shouldn’t be this hard.
Published On: June 11, 2021
OPINION: There are arguments for having Section 33 in our Constitution — undoing the errors of a government that can’t seem to shoot straight isn’t one of them.
Published On: June 10, 2021
OPINION: A few months ago, we were all scrambling to get our shots. Now we have more than we can use — it’s time to increase capacity.
Published On: June 08, 2021
OPINION: The last bill introduced before the summer recess effectively freezes the progress of a sewage project first proposed in 2014 — and there’s no deadline in sight.
Published On: June 07, 2021
OPINION: Yes, we need to keep an eye on the variants. But there’s now, finally, some hope that we’ll turn the corner on this dark era — and soon.
Published On: June 04, 2021
OPINION: The premier says he’s doing all he can to protect our children. So where was the school plan for this year — and where’s the plan for September?
Published On: June 04, 2021
OPINION: At this point, it’s anyone’s guess who the next premier will be. But these issues will almost certainly shape the race in coming months.
Published On: June 02, 2021
OPINION: Some Ontarians are furious that patios will open while schools remain shut. The frustration is understandable — but the argument doesn’t make any sense.
Published On: June 01, 2021
OPINION: The discovery of 215 children's remains near Kamloops is yet another reminder that residential schools were not merely a dark chapter in the story of an otherwise great nation.
Published On: May 31, 2021
OPINION: Yes, we should open cautiously and prudently. But the news is encouraging — we just need to hang in there a few more weeks.
Published On: May 28, 2021
OPINION: Another variant is in the mix in this province — and filling in the blanks about what we know is going to determine what the next few months look like.
Published On: May 27, 2021
OPINION: Ontario’s public-health and political leaders have not earned any benefit of the doubt when it comes to risk management.
Published On: May 26, 2021
OPINION: Train service to the north won’t pay for itself. But the government doesn’t seem scared of large sticker prices when it comes to transportation.