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Michael Watier

The Ford campaign claimed that a takeover would cost $160 million per year, but recent estimates from the TTC set a much higher annual value: over $1 billion Read more

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Peter Biesterfeld

Some labour groups and community organizers insist that it is, but in union halls and workplaces across the province others say the strategy risks turning the labour movement into the bogeyman – which is just what Ford wants Read more

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Cheol Joon Baek

Ford was supposed to be good for the legal bud business, but his government's policies are turning out to be mostly smoke and mirrors Read more

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The last time the province entered into a public-private partnership with another transportation asset – Highway 407 – taxpayers got stuck with a toll road only the well-off can afford to use Read more

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Richard Longley

Ontario Place will not be rescued by nostalgia – if the provincial government's desire for a casino is to be snuffed out, options that were rejected in the past might deserve re-examination Read more

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Paul Salvatori

These days, Conservative commentators are eager to pounce on anything that appears to paint Muslims and Islam in a poor light Read more

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Peter Biesterfeld

Now under Doug Ford, the poor are facing overt class warfare Read more

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Canada's Conservatives seem willing to do and say anything to win in 2019, even if it means tearing the country apart Read more

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Indigenous artists say the province's move has put the Ontario Arts Council-administered fund in jeopardy Read more

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Enzo DiMatteo

Plus, NOW's film critics are apparently not critical enough Read more

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The post-truth politics that propelled Donald Trump and Doug Ford to office were invented in the climate wars Read more

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The new regs cap the number of stores that can be owned and operated by a company at 75 but place no limits on licensing or franchising of Big Bud brands through storefront operations Read more

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There are many issues for which his government can be criticized, but that’s irrelevant to the new breed of conservatives, who at heart are really outraged by Trudeau’s genuine social liberalism – and the fact that he is a Trudeau Read more

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Given the chaos and disorder gripping Queen’s Park, it’s hard not to feel wistful about the progressive course the former Grit leader set the province on before Doug Ford's PCs got elected and trashed the entire works Read more

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When the Premier says things like, “There is no place in Ontario for anti-Semitism,” it’s hard not to feel a little sick to your stomach Read more

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Tanja-Tiziana

However conventional it may be to make use of lobbyists who are used to speaking the language of the party in power, the sheer number with connections to Queen's Park is concerning Read more

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The Ford government have set in motion changes that will significantly add to the financial stress for women, including those looking to leave abusive relationships Read more

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The Ford government's plan to eliminate paid sick days and reduce access to personal emergency leave has far-reaching implications for the health of every resident in Ontario Read more

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