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EDITORIAL: Reclaiming our city (Summer 2018)

August 12th, 2018 · No Comments

Doug Ford announced his intention to cut Toronto City Council from 47 to 25 members last month. Coming when the municipal election had already begun, without notice or consultation, this move is a threat to our right to be represented equitably and effectively. While this bombshell seems to have taken everyone by surprise, it’s certainly nothing new. We thought it fitting to reprint a May 1997 forum piece by Evelyn Rupert in lieu of an editorial. It has been edited for length.

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EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (July 2018)

July 18th, 2018 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (July 2018)

 

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EDITORIAL: City staff ignore bike lanes (July 2018)

July 18th, 2018 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL: City staff ignore bike lanes (July 2018)

In “The Pothole”, the award-winning 150th episode Seinfeld, Cosmo Kramer adopts a one mile stretch of the Arthur Burghardt Expressway after running over an abandoned sewing machine. Kramer decides to make his newly adopted section of a highway a more luxurious experience for drivers by reducing four lanes to two extra-wide ones. What results — to great comedic effect — is mass confusion and chaos and, a lesson in how not to manage a highway.

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EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Election Special 2018)

May 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Election Special 2018)

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EDITORIAL: The market has no moral compass (Election Special 2018)

May 29th, 2018 · 4 Comments

What’s lost in the provincial debate over whether minimum wage should be $14 or $15 an hour is an accompanying discussion of what full-time employment at minimum wage actually pays for. It’s a glaring omission when you consider that many people spent the biggest portion of their money on a place to call home.

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EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (May 2018)

May 9th, 2018 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (May 2018)

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EDITORIAL: They’re poor, Doug, not dumb (May 2018)

May 9th, 2018 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL: They’re poor, Doug, not dumb (May 2018)

“Folks are working their backs off for minimum wage,” said Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario (PC) leader Doug Ford recently, after announcing he would block a promised minimum wage hike in favour of a tax break. According to Ford, this would give a full-time worker earning $14 per hour about $800 more in net income every year.

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EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · 1 Comment

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EDITORIAL: Lessons to be learned from Excessive Force (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · 1 Comment

Sometimes a mea culpa comes in the form of a memoir. Such is the case with Alok Mukherjee, who was the chair of the Toronto Services Board from 2005 to 2015, a period that included the G20 economic summit in June 2010 in Toronto.

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EDITORIAL: Intolerance leading to Quebec’s decline (Dec. 2017)

December 15th, 2017 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL: Intolerance leading to Quebec’s decline (Dec. 2017)

In 1995, Quebec sought independence from Canada through a referendum, the second time since confederation. It failed by the narrowest of margins — 54,288 votes. The leader of the independence movement, the late Parti Québécois leader and premier Jacques Parizeau, upon learning the news of defeat gave a revealing and memorable speech in which he said “Battu par l’argent et le vote ethnique” (we were beat by money and the ethnic vote).

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