LORINC: Memo to Tory — find a transit quick win

Last week, mayor-elect John Tory went out of his way, via drive-time interviews on talk radio, to assure drivers that their commute... Read More

LORINC: Can Tory get SmartTrack off the launch pad?

Toronto’s last two mayors, though polar opposites, both began their terms of office almost identically — with short, crisp council... Read More

LORINC: Mr. Tory Goes to City Hall

My operating hypothesis about the way mayor-elect John Tory plans to run council is that he’s going to try to emulate Mel Lastman’s... Read More

LORINC: What we didn’t talk about during this election

Remarkably, given the duration of the campaign and the sheer number of debates, the mayoral candidates managed to either completely... Read More

LORINC: Lessons for Toronto from Nenshi Nation

After the interminable awfulness of Toronto’s election campaign, and just hours following the horror show in Ottawa, Calgary... Read More

LORINC: In defense of the strategists

Pop math quiz: what’s a strategic vote worth, anyway? Seventy-five percent of an “authentic” vote, or maybe just 50%? How... Read More

LORINC: Tory has out-smarted Chow

As the major ed-board endorsements start to flow in John Tory’s direction, it seems increasingly clear that his campaign, which... Read More

LORINC: Class divisions at heart of this campaign

During the scrum following Friday night’s shouty debate about priority neighbourhoods, a Global News reporter asked John Tory if he... Read More

LORINC: Doug Ford’s $400,000 question

Amidst media reports that he misled voters about his wife’s allegedly Jewish ancestry and then mischaracterized John Tory’s stint on a... Read More

LORINC: Should Doug Ford prove he’s donated four years of salary to charity?

During his pugilistic interview with Matt Galloway on CBC Metro Morning on Friday, mayoral candidate Doug Ford repeated his oft-made... Read More