Posts Filed Under: opinion
Mega-projects keep failing. So why does the mayor love them so?
Pride's remorseful statement wasn't sent to those who needed to hear it most.
If there's one thing to move on from, it's how he shaped the discourse at city hall.
Conversations about mental health can lead to meaningful cultural shifts, writes Lindsay Hill.
The proposed Rail Deck Park could be our last big downtown park, and it's an opportunity we should seize.
Toronto's most vulnerable populations, and the quality of our public discourse, are not much better off today than they were under Rob Ford.
Toronto would be remiss to forget the past four years. A reflection on where to find inspiration in the Ford era, and what we need to do next.
The idea that systemic racism has victims but no beneficiaries is a lie we must confront and destroy.
School Board candidate Ausma Malik has been the target of Islamphobic slurs, and she's not the only one. We need to stand against these vile attacks.
Toronto's motto is "Diversity Our Strength." And in many ways, it is—but, all too often, we shy away from honest conversations about the racial, geographic, and economic inequities that divide us. Join us tonight as we try to start a better discussion.
Nahom Berhane—a community health worker and father—was stabbed to death on the Danforth. The media reported on his death, but took almost 48 hours to mention the details of his life.
Torontoist reporter Wyndham Bettencourt-McCarthy was assaulted by a police officer during the G20—a case in which charges were dropped this week. She writes about how it has reshaped her view of policing in Toronto.
If we want to create a just and diverse society, we have to acknowledge how racism shapes this city.
In a game of municipal musical chairs, multiple Fords are now running for office on the grounds that they are entitled to do so, because they are Fords.
Police militarization, racial profiling, and excessive force—they're not just problems for Ferguson, Missouri.
Looking back at the decade-long legacy of Toronto's outgoing police chief.
Recently Olivia Chow called for a handgun ban. It seems like a standard bit of progressive policy. It isn't—not in Toronto today. This is why.
We need to talk less about the perpetrator and more about his victims.