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ANALYSIS: The online retailing giant has a reputation for tough working conditions — and there’s evidence the company destroys as many jobs as it creates, writes Adam McDowell.
Empty buses were once a common sight in the city. Now, thanks to a few simple tactics, ridership is booming.
ANALYSIS: The PCs plan to use legislation to cancel a wind power project and save taxpayers $100 million — but it’s likely that someone will pay the price, writes John Michael McGrath.
Sudbury’s proposed NEO Kids hospital would help families with seriously ill children avoid frequent, gruelling road trips to the south — but with a new government in place, its future is uncertain.
OPINION: Greyhound just announced dramatic service cuts, but their most lucrative routes in this province will be protected. That doesn’t make sense for Ontarians in the north or the south, writes John Michael McGrath.
ANALYSIS: The Tories are poised to make big program and policy changes — partly because the previous government gave them an opening to do so, writes John Michael McGrath.
ANALYSIS: The latest data on foreign ownership shows that the highest concentration isn’t in Toronto — it’s in cottage country and border towns, writes John Michael McGrath.
One of Canada’s most respected urbanists says local opposition to tall condo projects is making Kingston’s housing crunch worse — and allowing low-quality designs to flourish.
The CN-owned James Street bridge closed to vehicular traffic after a fire damaged it in 2013. Now an agreement from 1906 may force the railway to reopen it.
OPINION: Premier-designate Doug Ford won the election despite a campaign devoid of policy details. That could come back to bite the Tories now that they’re nearly in government, writes John Michael McGrath.
The Green Party made modest electoral gains in northern Ontario and believe they can continue to build an environmental movement in resource-extraction regions.
Many residents see tall condo buildings as a threat to the historic heart of the “Limestone City” — but business leaders and developers favour greater intensification.
During the election campaign, the Tories said they’d put an end to hallway medicine — but in London, where patient advocates say the problem is worst, that may not be easy.
We ask Carol Hopkins of the Thunderbird Partnership Foundation about the role that land plays in Indigenous culture — and the effects it can have on health and wellness.
ANALYSIS: The premier-designate planted the idea during the election campaign — and several members of the PC caucus have an agricultural background, writes David Rockne Corrigan.
ANALYSIS: We talk to experts about the policies that defined the premierships of Dalton McGuinty and Kathleen Wynne — for better and for worse.