Opinion

Published On: June 21, 2019
OPINION: I don’t look the way that many Canadians expect Indigenous people to look. I’ve been able to blend in with white society. Today, I can repay a younger Haley for all those years of hiding.
Published On: June 20, 2019
The premier’s second cabinet shuffle was one of historic proportions — but will it actually address the problems that Ford’s government is facing?
Published On: June 20, 2019
OPINION: If Toronto wants to talk about protecting its policies from the whims of Queen’s Park, it needs to stop treating the rest of Ontario like some sort of barren wasteland.  
Published On: June 19, 2019
OPINION: Chicken-less fingers. Vegan sausages. Beyond Meat burgers. Canadians are embracing plant-based proteins — and meat-producing companies need to seize the opportunity.  
Published On: June 18, 2019
OPINION: A typical 50-seat cocktail bar fills two compost bins with lime husks every day. If we’re serious about cracking down on food waste, we should follow this pop-up’s lead and start putting them to good use.
Published On: June 18, 2019
OPINION: Queen’s Park is abuzz with rumours of an impending cabinet shuffle. But merely changing the faces around the table won’t change public opinion.
Published On: June 14, 2019
OPINION: Although women still do the bulk of unpaid care work, a new report finds that men want to do their fair share. All that stands in their way are pervasive social attitudes and inadequate government policies.
Published On: June 10, 2019
The Liberals have chosen to stick to their usual system for picking their new leader, even though a majority of members oppose it. What will that mean for the party’s future?  
Published On: June 07, 2019
They say that a week is a lifetime in politics — and a lot has happened over the past two lifetimes. Here’s what to watch for at the Liberals’ annual general meeting this weekend.
Published On: June 05, 2019
For decades, experts have thought up ways to improve the most important hour of the day at Queen’s Park. Henry Jacek is one of them.  
Published On: June 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: June 04, 2019
OPINION: Food critics used to crown restaurant royalty — but their taste-making reign has come to an end.
Published On: May 30, 2019
The climb-down on cuts to municipal public-health budgets may signal a change in approach for the Progressive Conservative government.
Published On: May 28, 2019
OPINION: Whether you drink beer or not, if you’re a progressive voter, you should be rooting for the premier in his government’s battle with beer companies.  
Published On: May 27, 2019
OPINION: The Progressive Conservatives have staked their credibility on major spending cuts — but, for the third time since taking office, they’ve backed down in the face of public outcry  
Published On: May 24, 2019
OPINION: The former cabinet member is running to be the next leader of his party. But can he walk away from the mistakes he made as a minister in the last government?  
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 22, 2019
OPINION: The Progressive Conservatives are offering municipalities $7.35 million to go hunting for “efficiencies.” They’d call it a waste of money if they weren’t in power.