Published On: Oct 16,2019
Mayor John Tory has never been one for political drama. Now, his way of doing business appears to be paying off for Toronto.
Published On: Oct 15,2019
The federal election is less than a week away, and the NDP leader has unexpectedly found himself in the driver’s seat.
Published On: Oct 07,2019
Pollsters are saying this election could be a close one. So what happens if no party wins a majority of seats? Here’s a civics lesson.
Published On: Oct 03,2019
He served as the MPP for London North for only two years. But Marvin Shore left an indelible mark on the province — and on me.
Published On: Oct 01,2019
Three years ago, Roberto Martella suffered a stroke and fell into a coma. Last week, he staged a concert for his health-care team
Published On: Sep 18,2019
Fifty years ago today, a kind-hearted Anglican priest sent the province’s political establishment reeling
Published On: Sep 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: Sep 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: Sep 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: Aug 23,2019
Six generations back, the Doans and the Willsons fell out over religion. But this summer, they buried the hatchet
Published On: Aug 21,2019
Last week, I met a family of Trump supporters on Manitoulin Island. What they had to say was fascinating.
Ruth Lowe wrote some of Frank Sinatra’s best songs — and she deserves a spot on Canada’s Walk of Fame
Published On: Aug 12,2019
You might not have heard of her, but you’ve heard her songs. It’s time that we honoured one of our best songwriters.
Published On: Aug 02,2019
Steve Paikin weighs in on an issue he's been stewing about.
Published On: Jul 31,2019
She blazed trails for women in both politics and medicine — and struck fear into the hearts of reporters and opponents alike.
Published On: Jul 30,2019
Ontarians picked him as their 18th premier when he was just 41 years old. Today, he turns 90 — and he’s still going strong.
Published On: Jul 29,2019
The former Ontario cabinet minister died last week at the age of 54. On Sunday, family and friends gathered to celebrate his legacy.
Published On: Jul 08,2019
They’ve greased the wheels of our political machine forever — and yet we still can’t seem to get patronage appointments right.
Published On: Jun 24,2019
Dean French’s departure and the most dramatic cabinet shuffle in Ontario history suggest that the Tories are looking for a new way to do business