LORINC: Bombardier’s Mexico problem

According to the latest pronouncements from company executives, the epic shemozzle that is the TTC’s Bombardier streetcar contract... Read More

LORINC: Cops investigating cops

The Ontario coroner’s decision last week to call an inquest into the shooting death of Andrew Loku, a 45-year-old man killed last... Read More

Rob Ford, 1969-2016: A legacy he never intended

If I have to alight on one incident of surpassing significance amidst the mayhem of Rob Ford’s mayoralty, I find myself bypassing the... Read More

LORINC: waiting for the other shoe to drop on inclusionary zoning

In what seemed like one in a series of tactical policy announcements meant to burnish their progressive bone fides, Kathleen Wynne’s... Read More

LORINC: Transit relief is long way down the road

If you have kids or once were one, you may have recognized the tactic that York Region’s politicians attempted last week when they... Read More

The creation of Toronto’s first City Hall and market buildings

EDITOR’S NOTE: This piece was written in 1985 by Stephen Otto for a catalog that was never published to accompany the exhibit... Read More

LORINC: How the City plans to pay for services in the future

The 2016 budget debate, which lands today at executive committee after doing the usual rounds, has offered up a curious mix of urgency... Read More

LORINC: All the evidence points to more stalling

And lo, after the people of the town had spent these six long years wandering blindly in a stormy and seemingly ceaseless night, a... Read More

LORINC: Which track is Smart Track on?

One of the enduring features of Toronto’s so-called transit debate is the uneven and treacherous information terrain that ordinary... Read More

MESLIN: While other cities embrace street murals, Toronto staff reject it

It’s been seven months since I wrote about the Regal Heights street mural, a community-driven art project painted by neighbours... Read More