editorials

EDITORIAL: Get tough on ISIS followers

EDITORIAL: Get tough on ISIS followers

Terrorists walk freely among us. That is not a sensational statement. It’s the troubling truth — describing how at least 60 Canadians who went abroad to wage jihad alongside terror groups, such as
EDITORIAL: Auditors expose false political claims on climate change

EDITORIAL: Auditors expose false political claims on climate change

Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk’s report last week that Premier Doug Ford’s plan to meet Ontario’s greenhouse gas emission reduction targets is “not yet supported by sound evidence” comes as no surprise.
Editorial: Commend Uber for releasing sexual assault data

Editorial: Commend Uber for releasing sexual assault data

Study reveals 3,045 sexual assaults during its US rides last year, but context is important.
EDITORIAL: The economy is still the top concern

EDITORIAL: The economy is still the top concern

Canada received some troubling news Friday morning on the economic front. Jobs numbers are down. They’re much lower than expected. “Statistics Canada said Friday the economy lost 71,200 jobs last
The OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren 5G is the first 5G phone I actually want to buy

The OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren 5G is the first 5G phone I actually want to buy

My time with the OnePlus 7T Pro (deep breath) McLaren 5G has been relatively short, but also pretty dang informative. And my opinion on it has, as a result, formed about as rapidly as the supercars
EDITORIAL: Trudeau gaffe underscores Canada’s defence problems

EDITORIAL: Trudeau gaffe underscores Canada’s defence problems

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was wrong to mock President Donald Trump behind his back at a NATO anniversary event. While the teasing about Trump’s delivery style at press conferences was relatively

Movie Review: Ford v Ferrari

The motion picture industry has been making movies about cars and car racing since the silent film era. After all, they’re called “motion” pictures, and race cars certainly do move. Racing has other

Rare Rides: The 1966 Innocenti 950S Spider, Sprite by Another Name

Innocenti made a name for itself by manufacturing vehicles from British Motors (BMC) under license in Italy. We reported on one of the brand’s later offerings previously, with the hot hatch Innocenti
EDITORIAL: Question Scheer, yes, but don’t forget Trudeau

EDITORIAL: Question Scheer, yes, but don’t forget Trudeau

The breathless and urgent nature of it is all a bit much. The way Conservative leader Andrew Scheer is being covered in the media right now and discussed over the airwaves would make you think the man
EDITORIAL: If Trudeau cares about refugees, he should prove it

EDITORIAL: If Trudeau cares about refugees, he should prove it

Problems caused by federal government policies don’t go away just because there was a federal election. A case in point is the continuing financial pressure on the City of Toronto’s budget, because
EDITORIAL: China needs to correct its ‘mistakes’

EDITORIAL: China needs to correct its ‘mistakes’

The brazen antics from China’s diplomats continue. When Beijing’s former Ambassador to Canada, Lu Shaye, left his post earlier this year, there were many observers who said good riddance. Lu was far
EDITORIAL: How Presto made our money disappear

EDITORIAL: How Presto made our money disappear

Ending one of the most bizarre and expensive odysseys in the history of public transportation in Ontario, the Presto card is finally stumbling towards the finish line as the go-to choice for paying
Editorial: Gov. Newsom’s Delta water plan is merely ‘Trump lite’

Editorial: Gov. Newsom’s Delta water plan is merely ‘Trump lite’

Lawsuit challenging president's environmental threat is welcome, but governor's alternative also ignores science.
EDITORIAL: Police can’t fix everything on their own

EDITORIAL: Police can’t fix everything on their own

The fact that, as we learned last week, traffic collisions in Toronto have skyrocketed since the police disbanded a squad of officers targeting dangerous drivers in 2012 has a depressingly familiar
EDITORIAL: Hatred thrives in our universities

EDITORIAL: Hatred thrives in our universities

While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier Doug Ford have condemned the latest incidence of violence, hatred, racist chants and anti-Semitism at Toronto’s York University, let’s not pretend this
EDITORIAL: New cabinet needs to put Canadians first

EDITORIAL: New cabinet needs to put Canadians first

The swearing in of a slightly revised federal cabinet is only slightly more interesting to regular Canadians than a cabinet shuffle, which is to say hardly at all. These are the sorts of events that

QOTD: The Right Stuff at the Right Time?

In our question of the day post last Wednesday, we asked you to submit the vehicles that left you wondering what the manufacturers behind them were thinking. Today, we’ll take the opposite tack and
EDITORIAL: Are poverty reduction programs working?

EDITORIAL: Are poverty reduction programs working?

Surely it’s not unreasonable for Toronto taxpayers to be informed of how successful the city’s $181-million poverty reduction strategy has been over the past four years. This before the city puts more

Rare Rides: The 1988 Merkur Scorpio, a Luxury Liftback for Nobody

Rare Rides broached the subject of Merkur in the past with a very clean XR4Ti. Today we have a look at Merkur’s only other offering — the luxurious liftback called Scorpio. As mentioned previously,

We’ll Have to Build a Ton of EV Charging Points If Electrification Is Going to Work

If you hop around this country on a semi-regular basis, you’ve likely noticed that California seems better equipped to endure the onslaught of electric vehicles poised to reshape our society. For all