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EDITORIAL (MARCH 2017): Foreign buyers tax a necessary cliff jump

March 22nd, 2017 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL (MARCH 2017): Foreign buyers tax a necessary cliff jump

Pursued to the edge of a cliff by relentless law enforcement, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid were faced with an unenviable choice: jump, be captured, or — the most likely alternative — be killed while being captured. As they contemplate their fate, Butch and Sundance begin to argue over who should jump first, with Sundance finally admitting that he can’t swim.

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EDITORIAL (FEBRUARY 2017): Clement’s petulance diminishes parliament

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL (FEBRUARY 2017): Clement’s petulance diminishes parliament

Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition is contributing little of use to the debate over how best to deal with the hundreds of refugees walking across the Canada-US border through fields and forests. Thanks to Donald Trump’s barrage of rashly conceived executive orders, immigrants to the United States seeking to stay there have become increasingly nervous that they will be deported without due process and are understandably seeking sanctuary in Canada. In Quebec alone, there was a 250 per cent increase in illegal crossings in January.

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EDITORIAL CARTOON (FEBRUARY 2017): A second chance! by Brett Lamb 2037

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON (FEBRUARY 2017): A second chance! by Brett Lamb 2037

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EDITORIAL CARTOON (JANUARY 2017): Not really! It’s actually nice! by Stumpy the Subway

The stages of voting reform! by Joe Proportion (December 2016)

Previously rejected police car designs! by Designed Without Public Consultation (November 2016)

The sincerest form of flattery! by Dow Indepols (October 2016)

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EDITORIAL (JANUARY 2017): Pot a remedy in opioid crises

January 23rd, 2017 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL (JANUARY 2017): Pot a remedy in opioid crises

In December, after just three weeks in business, the Pacifico Life marijuana dispensary at 444 Bloor St. W. was shut down by the building’s landlord. It paid the price for operating outside the current federal law governing the sale of that drug. The government has promised changes to the law including decriminalization, regulation, and retail level access. Meanwhile, not too far away at Bathurst and Queen streets, the City of Toronto awaits federal approval to open a supervised injection drug site, where users like heroin addicts can get help if things go awry with their injection (such as an overdose) and get counselling and treatment. In both cases, it’s a waiting game for the federal government to act.

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EDITORIAL CARTOON (JANUARY 2017): Not really! It’s actually nice! by Stumpy the Subway

January 23rd, 2017 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON (JANUARY 2017): Not really! It’s actually nice! by Stumpy the Subway

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The stages of voting reform! by Joe Proportion (December 2016)

Previously rejected police car designs! by Designed Without Public Consultation (November 2016)

The sincerest form of flattery! by Dow Indepols (October 2016)

A warm carbon blanket! By Hock Estique (September 2016)

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EDITORIAL CARTOON (DECEMBER 2016): The stages of voting reform! by Joe Proportion

December 20th, 2016 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON (DECEMBER 2016): The stages of voting reform! by Joe Proportion

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Previously rejected police car designs! by Designed Without Public Consultation

The sincerest form of flattery! by Dow Indepols (October 2016)

A warm carbon blanket! By Hock Estique (September 2016)

A clear path! by Dot Tedline (August 2016)

Planning! by Train Waits (July 2016)

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EDITORIAL (DECEMBER 2016): Grappling with growth

December 20th, 2016 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL (DECEMBER 2016): Grappling with growth

Toronto is growing. The downtown population residing south of the Canadian Pacific Rail tracks at Dupont south to the lake and from Bathurst in the west to the Don Valley Parkway to the east is presently 250,000 and by 2041 is expected to be 475,000. New condo towers that dominate the skyline south of Queen Street are just the beginning. Like a tsunami, the wave of residential development needed to accommodate this population growth will migrate quickly north to the Annex.

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EDITORIAL (NOVEMBER 2016): Freeland got it done, with flair

November 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL (NOVEMBER 2016): Freeland got it done, with flair

Getting the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) ratified is a big win for Canada, and an equally big win for Chrystia Freeland, not just our Member of Parliament but also our nation’s Minister of International Trade.

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EDITORIAL CARTOON (NOVEMBER 2016): Previously rejected police car designs! by Designed Without Public Consultation

November 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON (NOVEMBER 2016): Previously rejected police car designs! by Designed Without Public Consultation

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The sincerest form of flattery! by Dow Indepols (October 2016)

A warm carbon blanket! By Hock Estique (September 2016)

A clear path! by Dot Tedline (August 2016)

Planning! by Train Waits (July 2016)

 

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EDITORIAL CARTOON (OCTOBER 2016): The sincerest form of flattery! by Dow Indepols

October 28th, 2016 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON (OCTOBER 2016): The sincerest form of flattery! by Dow Indepols

 

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A warm carbon blanket! By Hock Estique (September 2016)

A clear path! by Dot Tedline (August 2016)

Planning! by Train Waits (July 2016)

Water, water, everywhere! by W.H. Consin (June 2016)

How to meet your quota! by Otto Mobile (May 2016)

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