Opinion

Published On: September 27, 2019
OPINION: It takes forever to get infrastructure built in this country. Canadians had better hope things don’t get worse.
Published On: September 26, 2019
OPINION: Teachers’ unions are making their negotiating demands public. But will the public support them?
Published On: September 25, 2019
OPINION: Writing about race and privilege means thinking carefully about complicated, essential things — and then sharing them with a whole lot of people unwilling to listen.  
Published On: September 19, 2019
OPINION: The Conservatives Party claims that the Liberals have a secret plan to tax your house for its capital gains. They almost certainly don’t, but we should all consider this politically impossible good idea.
Published On: September 18, 2019
OPINION: Catherine McKenna. Greta Thunberg. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. All three support climate action, and all three face sexist abuse. Can it really be a coincidence?
Published On: September 16, 2019
He was persona non grata after leaving office in 2013. Now, Ontario Liberals need him to help bring their party back to life.  
Published On: September 13, 2019
OPINION: If we focus on the Tories’ opt-out policy, we risk reinforcing the misleading belief that parents act only as obstacles to their children’s sex education. Let’s recognize them as resources  
Published On: September 09, 2019
A birthday bash for one of Ontario’s most legendary premiers reminded me that politics wasn’t always so awful. Can we ever return to civility?
Published On: September 06, 2019
OPINION: New research indicates that voters in Liberal and Conservative ridings alike know that climate change poses a threat. Politicians should take note.
Published On: September 04, 2019
OPINION: Doug Ford’s government is changing its approach heading into its second year in power. But a fresh start can’t erase bad memories.
Published On: September 04, 2019
OPINION: Reporters need to be careful about being fair during an election. And when it comes to carbon pricing, it’s fair to call the Liberal policy a carbon tax.
Published On: September 03, 2019
With a new chief of staff in place, Doug Ford has signalled that he wants to change the narrative surrounding his government.
Published On: August 26, 2019
OPINION: The federal Liberals are attacking Conservative leader Andrew Scheer’s record on same-sex marriage — but their own record is far from spotless.  
Published On: August 26, 2019
OPINION: The Tories’ new sex-ed curriculum contains an exemption policy. But what message are we sending students when we tell them that subjects like consent and LGBTQ rights are optional?
Published On: August 22, 2019
OPINION: A year of rapid, large-scale policy changes from Queen’s Park has many local officials feeling the strain. Here’s how the Tories could start mending fences.
Published On: August 21, 2019
Last week, I met a family of Trump supporters on Manitoulin Island. What they had to say was fascinating.  
Published On: August 20, 2019
OPINION: MPP Michael Coteau came to this year’s Association of Municipalities of Ontario conference armed with a “New Deal” for cities. So what’s in it for you?
Published On: August 13, 2019
OPINION: Probably not. But the rising trend does say a lot about capitalism, hopelessness, priorities — and how we eat now.