OP-ED: City Council is Dull — It Needs Parties

Recently, the PC government proposed giving Toronto and Ottawa “strong mayor” powers, claiming major cities need strong mayors to... Read More

ELECTION: ART vs Art — when artists enlivened a walkover campaign by a bland establishment mayoral incumbent

As far as Toronto mayoral elections go, 1982 was a snoozer. With no prominent competition, Art Eggleton was assured a second term... Read More

ELECTION: The incredible shrinking transit debate

Once upon a time, in a land not so far away, Toronto’s local politicians had ambitions for local transit. The topic was debated... Read More

LORINC: What’s missing from the missing middle debate

City council has spent the past few years chipping away at the walls surrounding that seemingly impregnable fortress otherwise known... Read More

NEW ISSUE: 2022 City Election Issue(s)

Once upon a time, Toronto had ambition. While it was much mocked for wanting to be a “world-class city,” at least it had a goal. Now... Read More

ELECTION: If not housing now, when?

This column has been updated since it was originally published. A debate will be held on Oct. 17th. Is Housing Now dead? In case you... Read More