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Has the pandemic changed Doug Ford's political philosophy?
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OPINION: Young people will get their day in court to hold Ontario to account on behalf of future generations — if the latest Tory defeat holds up.
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Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss what can be done to prevent a severe December spike in COVID-19 cases.
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OPINION: As cases rise, the premier is calling out “reckless folks” doing “foolish things.” But the bulk of us are behaving responsibly — it’s the government that must do more

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Published On: November 27, 2020
OPINION: Two new documents could provide a sense of whether the government is planning for a less climate-hostile future in Ontario.
Published On: November 26, 2020
The province released updated modelling Thursday. Read what it has to say about hospital capacity, case counts, and what may lie ahead.
Published On: November 25, 2020
Minister of Long-Term Care Merrilee Fullerton discusses the Ontario government's approach to long-term care homes during COVID-19's second wave.
Published On: November 25, 2020
OPINION: The province had plans for what to do in the case of a pandemic. But a new auditor general’s report suggests that, for years, governments ignored the basics.
Published On: November 24, 2020
ANALYSIS: Nominally, Toronto and Peel region are facing a four-week lockdown. But don’t start making holiday plans — it’s almost certain to last longer.
Published On: November 23, 2020
Three Canadian political trailblazers share their thoughts on what it will take to get more women elected.
Published On: November 23, 2020
OPINION: Companies such as Uber Eats and DoorDash charge ruinous commissions. It’s time for Premier Ford and Mayor Tory to stand up for the small businesses being destroyed.
Published On: November 20, 2020
The province has announced heightened measures for hard-hit regions. Read the full details here.
Published On: November 19, 2020
What is the state of Canada-U.S. relations during COVID-19 and beyond?
Published On: November 19, 2020
Many city councils across Ontario are looking to fees as a way to rein in the costs of integrity-commissioner investigations — but critics say that approach threatens local democracy.
Published On: November 19, 2020
OPINION: Late last month, the province’s public-health modellers identified red lines for taking more aggressive action to contain the virus. We might already have crossed the first.
Published On: November 18, 2020
OPINION: According to the auditor general, the province’s environmental performance has been dismal. But the problem doesn’t lie just with the Tories.
Published On: November 16, 2020
Jim Karahalios and Belinda Karahalios discuss their efforts to create a new conservative political party in Ontario.
Published On: November 12, 2020
The impacts of the COVID-19 are not being felt equally — and women are facing unprecedented challenges. How much support will the government give them during and after the pandemic?
Published On: November 12, 2020
Last week, a judicial inquiry released a report on transactions in Collingwood — and highlighted serious issues with lobbying. Should more municipalities establish registries?
Published On: November 12, 2020
OPINION: Listening to expert advice and then not taking requires a compelling explanation — and so far, none has been offered.
Published On: November 11, 2020
Experts and advocates say that the bill is a positive step forward. But they’re worried it doesn’t go far enough to keep children and their mothers safe.
Published On: November 10, 2020
Journalist and author David Frum discusses the unusual era of American politics under Donald Trump.