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

LORINC: Why is Sidewalk Labs so Interested in Your Health?

With the new Waterfront Toronto (WT) directors now officially on the job, the re-constituted board should ask itself why Sidewalk Labs... Read More

LORINC: How to reframe Toronto’s 2020 budget debate

I imagine Mayor John Tory, like all good conservatives of his generation and breeding, worshipped at the alter of Michael Wilson, the... Read More

Ford, Sidewalk Labs, and all the moving parts on Toronto’s waterfront

Through his brief career as a city councillor and now as premier, Doug Ford has returned repeatedly to the fantasy that the private... Read More

LORINC: What’s the big idea behind Housing Now?

John Tory’s executive committee convenes today to consider, among other items, the fleshed out implementation strategy for the first... Read More

LORINC: How reducing development charges will spur the ‘missing middle’

While city council tries to figure out how to confront a made-in-Toronto housing affordability crisis, Ontario’s Progressive... Read More

LORINC: Subway upload: negotiating when you have no cards in your hand

As has been widely noted, the Ford government’s approach to nearly everything has a kind of malevolent Bozo-the-clown vibe, with an... Read More

LORINC: Throwing out the baby with the harbour water?

The long-awaited auditor general’s report on Waterfront Toronto (WT), released yesterday, is really two evaluations for the price of... Read More