LORINC: Celebration and Toronto’s Public Space Moment

The hundreds of thousands of soccer fans spilling onto St. Clair West after Italy’s 1982 World Cup victory marked a turning point for... Read More

LORINC: Ford Nation’s growth plan cruises across the finish line

Now that Mayor John Tory has put the muzzle back on his political attack puppy, it’s safe to conclude that nothing else stands between... Read More

LORINC: The time to plan for the driverless revolution is now

During a week when the city was buzzing with thousands of tech types here for the ritual in-gathering that is the Collision... Read More

LORINC: Want affordable housing? Then Ford shouldn’t sell publicly-owned land

To my eye, the Ford government’s housing “action plan” — which was released late last week in a conspicuously over-stuffed news cycle... Read More

LORINC: After Toronto loses the game of chicken with Doug Ford

A tweet from the Globe and Mail’s Jeff Gray aptly summarized the noisy feud that broke out last week over the Ford government’s move... Read More

LORINC: 61 questions for Doug Ford

In deference to my forebears, and with a nod to the onset of this spring’s seasonal traditions, I’d like to pose the following... Read More

LORINC: Doug Ford draws a subway map

Okay: credit where credit’s due. First, “Ontario Line,” as a brand, works just fine for me — even, as is likely, if we won’t have... Read More

LORINC: Delaying delivery of waterfront transit

Amidst the symphony of transit yodeling that will emanate today from Queen’s Park — and then, in call-and-response, from City Hall and... Read More

LORINC: Fiddling while Toronto burns

With Doug Ford’s Tories systematically confiscating Toronto council’s capacity to govern – from political representation to transit... Read More