LORINC: Why developing the Lower Don is a century-defining opportunity

Ever since then-Progressive Conservative prime minister Brian Mulroney appointed David Crombie to head up a royal commission on the... Read More

LORINC: Transit’s “last mile” solution may be mobility-as-a-service companies

I loath Rogers just as much as the next red-blooded Canadian, and, on certain days, possibly even more. But I have to give the telecom... Read More

LORINC: Let’s actually talk about investing in housing

On and off since the early 1990s, when Paul Martin and Joe Fontana concocted an impossibly progressive policy agenda that became Jean... Read More

LORINC: Housing affordability, not hydro bills, is what’s really hurting Ontario

As has been widely reported, the showpiece of Kathleen Wynne’s Monday Throne Speech is a pledge to reduce runaway hydro bills by... Read More

LORINC: Why a Patrick Brown government will target Greenbelt and Metrolinx

At this stage of the game, it would be foolish to depict Raymond Cho’s by-election victory for the Tories last week as a harbinger of... Read More

LORINC: The next massive mural should be at Yonge & Bloor

It seems to me that the act of adornment – indeed, the compulsion to adorn – is a fundamentally human impulse that speaks to our deep... Read More

LORINC: Tory tries to position himself for 2018 election

When John Tory launched a pointed broadside against the TTC two weeks ago over the agency’s reluctance to make deep cuts to its... Read More

LORINC: The Rail Deck Park considered

About two years ago, deputy city manager John Livey, Toronto’s top planner, realized the strategy of creating pocket parks and little... Read More

LORINC: Let’s have a public conversation about our phones and cycling

Here’s a bike safety question: Are more cyclists texting or checking their smart phones while riding? I can’t provide empirical... Read More

LORINC: Why transit has become Toronto’s moral hazard

If I have to be brutally candid about my gut reaction to last week’s transit decision, I’ll confess that part of me felt the people of... Read More