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

LORINC: The real Olivia Chow just stood up

Throughout this gruelling campaign, voters have been treated to the uninspiring spectacle of a progressive candidate who has spoken to... Read More

LORINC: Lawsuits are no way to conduct a campaign

In an election featuring several highly competitive ward races, few have the mood of a grudge match quite as distinctively as the... Read More

LORINC: The election and the de-policing problem

In less than a year, tens of thousands of tourists, sports fans, and athletes will descend on Toronto for the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan... Read More

LORINC: Rob Ford’s tragedy

Not for the first time, but never quite so intensely, I felt yesterday afternoon as if Toronto had become the backdrop (or chorus) in... Read More

LORINC: Don’t count out Doug Ford just yet

The dominant media narrative in the wake of Friday’s mind-blowing events was that Doug Ford — to paraphrase Lloyd Bensten — is no Rob... Read More