LORINC: This ice isn’t transparent

Here’s my question about last week’s deal to have two private firms ante up funds to keep some of the City’s rinks open: Is there any... Read More

The Scarborough Subway and Smart Track are about to collide

Anyone who thinks they can read between the lines of the two sets of council votes this week — about the Scarborough subway and Smart... Read More

LORINC: John Tory and the need for an activist mayor

At their confab in Toronto last week, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities big city mayors caucus welcomed John Tory like the... Read More

LORINC: Local communities to help build Metrolinx projects

Just two weeks after Metrolinx’s boring machines broke through the extraction shaft at Allen Road, the regional agency reached another... Read More

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