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EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Spring 2019)

April 23rd, 2019 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Spring 2019)

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EDITORIAL: It’s not your private police force, Mr. Ford (Spring 2019)

April 23rd, 2019 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL: It’s not your private police force, Mr. Ford (Spring 2019)

When an Ontario public servant decided to leak the province’s secret plan to overhaul the healthcare system to the media, Premier Doug Ford shifted into attack mode and demanded  an investigation by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). It seems the Premier has an affinity for calling in the police, in the hopes they’ll do his bidding. The leak story is, as Liberal MPP Mitzie Hunter, and former Minister of Education stated, “Exhibit A of why Ron Taverner cannot be OPP commissioner… the OPP is not the Premier’s private police force.”

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EDITORIAL: It’s hardly ‘for the students’ (Winter 2019)

March 14th, 2019 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL: It’s hardly ‘for the students’ (Winter 2019)

Premier Doug Ford’s latest plan to restructure funding for post-secondary institutions would mean the average college student can look forward to saving $340 in tuition fees this September, while the average arts and science student in university can look forward to saving $660 per year. The plan, however, is little more than a reckless ruse that does nothing for the people it purports to help. The ten per cent cuts to tuition fees for colleges and universities effective in Sept. 2019, and locked down for 2020, are nothing but a shiny populist penny on a regressive policy pie.

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Editorial: Blowing smoke on the climate file (Dec. 2018)

December 30th, 2018 · Comments Off on Editorial: Blowing smoke on the climate file (Dec. 2018)

After axing his predecessor’s carbon tax policies, the premier has offered the province a new climate change plan that asks more questions than it answers.

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EDITORIAL: This premier is not for the people (City Election 2018)

October 17th, 2018 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL: This premier is not for the people (City Election 2018)

On October 2 Premier Doug Ford told the Ontario legislature, “We’re getting rid of Bill 148. We’re going to make sure we protect the front-line workers.”

It’s not clear how these two sentences relate, because the bill he wants to axe — which he said was destroying Ontario and making it uncompetitive — is designed to give workers more protection, not less.

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EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (October 2018)

October 16th, 2018 · 1 Comment

 

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EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Summer 2018)

EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (July 2018)

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EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (May 2018)

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EDITORIAL: Eight weeks lost to Ford’s madness (October 2018)

October 16th, 2018 · 1 Comment

For some time now, perfume and cologne companies have marketed their wares as if the wearer would be donning a new character, not just a new scent. High Endurance, Wild, and More Swagger are just some of the options on offer, to which we humbly suggest another, Just Swagger.

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EDITORIAL: A lost cause worth fighting for (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL: A lost cause worth fighting for (Aug./Sept. 2018)

We believe that lost causes are the ones worth fighting for. A case in point is the City of Toronto’s battle against the premier’s Better Local Government Act, which cut Toronto City Council from 47 to 25 seats.

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EDITORIAL: Reclaiming our city (Summer 2018)

August 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL: Reclaiming our city (Summer 2018)

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 CARTOON: How Nice (Mar. 2018)

EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Dec. 2017)

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