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

BURALE: The reality of fighting poverty

If cities had New Year’s resolutions, Toronto’s should be a poverty reduction strategy. According to the new report on child poverty... Read More

The horror of the Rupert Hotel fire still lingers

The fire had been burning out of control at the Rupert Hotel for 17 minutes before someone called 911. As flames and acrid smoke... 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

The grim history of the Ku Klux Klan in Toronto

Two men in hooded Ku Klux Klan uniforms flash Nazi salutes on a porch. Beside them, a woman with “white power” tattooed crudely across... Read More

BURALE: Tory needs to repair trust between police and community

Mayor John Tory said he wanted to improve the relationship between the Toronto Police Service (TPS) and the community, and signaled... 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