Opinion Columns

Putting the brakes on climate breakdown starts with this election

Crunch time. For students, that can mean exams.  For teachers, report card deadlines.  For accountants, tax season. For all of us, collectively, the stress test of meeting our climate targets.

Voters deserve a debate that includes their MPP

With the election less than three weeks away, it appears that incumbent Progressive Conservative member of provincial parliament Laurie Scott is not going to participate in a single live debate.

Freedom: Not an idiot in a hot tub

Remember back last fall when some of us were getting hopeful for 2022, after a very difficult year and a half?

Charest could oversee a strong Tory reboot

Even before Jean Charest had made it official that he was entering the Conservative leadership race, Pierre Poilievre, the party’s most adroit malcontent, had already become unglued at the prospect of the former Progressive Conservative Party leader running to regain his old job.

Is it really cheaper to replace it?

Cool Tips for a Hot Planet series

Say you have a budget for the year and spend everything you have in seven months. Then, to get by, you rack up credit card debt.

National childcare plan great for women, society

My grandfather, may he rest in peace, was a bit of a practical joker and also a lifelong true blue Progressive Conservative.

Benns’ Belief: Avis Glaze helped break down barriers

The theme for International Women’s Day this year was Break The Bias. 

What a great opportunity, then, to highlight my mentor and friend, Dr. Avis Glaze.