Matt Gurney

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Matt Gurney is a Toronto-based freelance journalist and a regular contributor to the National Post.

Matt Gurney's articles

Published On: Jun 21,2019

ANALYSIS: In less than a year and a half, the province went through multiple changes to OHIP+. Ontario’s experience offers a lesson to the rest of the country — but it may not be the one you think.

Published On: Jun 20,2019

ANALYSIS: Under the Liberals’ program, Ontarians under 25 no longer had to pay for prescriptions — and thousands of families in need benefitted. But so did thousands of families willing and able to cover the cost.

Published On: Jun 19,2019

ANALYSIS: Before Eric Hoskins took on pharmacare for Canada, he did so in Ontario. Here’s how this province conducted an accidental A:B test on universal drug coverage.  

Published On: Jun 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: May 31,2019

ANALYSIS: Doug Ford’s proposal to expand Toronto’s transportation network is ambitious. It’s also complicated, risky, and light on details.

Published On: May 30,2019

ANALYSIS: Another premier, another plan to expand the city’s inadequate public-transportation network. How does Ford’s proposal stack up?

Published On: May 29,2019

ANALYSIS: The city’s population keeps growing, but its transit system hasn’t been able to keep up. What went wrong for the TTC — and can it ever be the better way again.

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 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 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.

Published On: Apr 24,2019
OPINION: The Progressive Conservatives are cutting funding for public-health agencies. Critics say that will put Toronto’s school-nutrition program at risk — but only city council can do that.
Published On: Apr 11,2019

ANALYSIS: Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals backed down on some planned changes to the province’s autism program. Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives just did the same thing. So where do we go from here?

Published On: Apr 10,2019

ANALYSIS: Some sell their homes. Some quit their jobs to provide therapy full-time. For parents of children with autism in this province, arranging for effective treatment can be a huge financial burden.

Published On: Apr 09,2019

ANALYSIS: To understand the political furor over funding for children with autism in this province, you need to know the basics: What is the disorder — and what does effective treatment look like?