Bonnie Crombie vs Mississauga’s race-baiters: Are symbolic gestures enough?

Earlier this month, Mississauga mayor Bonnie Crombie was lauded for standing up against racism for the second time in a year. On... Read More

LORINC: Let’s actually talk about investing in housing

On and off since the early 1990s, when Paul Martin and Joe Fontana concocted an impossibly progressive policy agenda that became Jean... Read More

LORINC: Housing affordability, not hydro bills, is what’s really hurting Ontario

As has been widely reported, the showpiece of Kathleen Wynne’s Monday Throne Speech is a pledge to reduce runaway hydro bills by... Read More

LORINC: Why a Patrick Brown government will target Greenbelt and Metrolinx

At this stage of the game, it would be foolish to depict Raymond Cho’s by-election victory for the Tories last week as a harbinger of... Read More

LORINC: Tory tries to position himself for 2018 election

When John Tory launched a pointed broadside against the TTC two weeks ago over the agency’s reluctance to make deep cuts to its... Read More

LORINC: The Rail Deck Park considered

About two years ago, deputy city manager John Livey, Toronto’s top planner, realized the strategy of creating pocket parks and little... Read More

LORINC: Why transit has become Toronto’s moral hazard

If I have to be brutally candid about my gut reaction to last week’s transit decision, I’ll confess that part of me felt the people of... Read More

Misleading Leaside: Lobbyists score a hat trick with digital billboard

Outfront Media wants to construct a massive digital billboard in the residential community of Leaside. The problem is, no one wants... Read More

LORINC: The Attack of the Killer Revenue Tools

There was a wonderfully revealing moment at yesterday’s executive committee meeting, when Toronto’s city manager Peter Wallace... Read More

Top 5 reasons to roll out the Bike Plan as soon as possible

A cross-post from Cycle Toronto Since 2014, we’ve been calling on City Council to build a city-wide Minimum Grid of 100km of... Read More