LORINC: John Tory’s not-so-hypothetical Scarborough Subway problem

After Olivia Chow’s horrible week last week, John Tory has seen his transit platform placed under a high-power microscope in recent... Read More

LORINC: The mixed legacy of Karen Stintz

In many ways, Karen Stintz’s entirely predictable departure from the mayoral race last week provides a useful dose of clarity in a... Read More

LORINC: The obvious choice for Toronto’s next top cop

Say you’re a cop in your mid-40s, and you run a police force in a largish city in, say, the U.S. north-west, or the United Kingdom, or... Read More

LORINC: Desperately searching for a substantial debate over policing

Besides summer barbeques and pledges to keep the streets clean, there’s nothing quite so as predictable about Toronto’s civic... Read More

LORINC: Rethinking the integrity commissioner’s role

According to media reports from last week’s marathon council session, Toronto politicians slapped Giorgio Mammoliti with toughest... Read More

LORINC: An adult conversation about transit, redux

Last week, I proposed in this space three key moves that Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals could make to signal their seriousness about... Read More

LORINC: How Wynne can repair Liberals public transit credibility

With premier Kathleen Wynne promising to move quickly to deliver a throne speech, re-introduce the budget that won her last week’s... Read More

LORINC: What Ontario election means for Toronto’s mayoral race

Last night’s stunning win for Liberal premier Kathleen Wynne will almost certainly trigger not one but two leadership races — Tim... Read More

SPACING INVESTIGATION, PART 5: The bottom line on the Scarborough subway

During tonight’s provincial election debate, Tim Hudak and Andrea Horwath will spend plenty of time accusing Kathleen Wynne and the... Read More

SPACING INVESTIGATION, PART 4: Won’t somebody think of Bombardier?

According to the November, 2012, master agreement signed by Metrolinx, the City of Toronto and the TTC, the four-line LRT project... Read More