LORINC: Tory needs to use new traffic data to fight congestion

To absolutely no one’s surprise, Mayor John Tory has emerged as the kind of leader who looks both ways — all puns and double entendres... Read More

LORINC: What the Hebdo killings, and their aftermath, say about global cities

Yesterday’s massive demonstrations — in Paris, as well capitals around the world, including Toronto – offered a vivid reminder... Read More

LORINC: Waterfront Toronto two steps ahead of Minnan-Wong’s forced outrage

One of the great fictions of the Rob Ford era is that only a tiny clutch of politicians kept watch over all the devious civil servants... Read More

LORINC: Tory lands in middle of island airport mess

During a campaign-style drive-by in Mississauga last week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, according to reports, sought out Toronto’s... Read More

LORINC: Denzil goes to the Waterfront

Not long after amalgamation, when Toronto council still had 57 members and met at Metro Hall, I set up a lunch-time interview with... Read More

LORINC: Welcome to Tory Nation

Four years seems like such a very long time ago. Don Cherry, pinkos, and then a lengthy, nausea-inducing ride on the roller coaster of... Read More

Toronto, Queen’s Park, and the circus at the School Board

If Premier Kathleen Wynne truly had the courage of the convictions that made her a great education advocate a decade ago, she’d ditch... Read More

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