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

Is it time for Canadian cities to think about road pricing? Put it to the people and find out.

Editor: With congestion grinding cities down and road pricing hitting political buffers, is there a better route to a solution... 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

Jackie Shane and archive anger

Jackie Shane (b. May 15, 1940; d. February 22, 2019) is gone, and this time it’s true. I say ‘this time’ because after Jackie left... Read More