Ford is dangerously promoting health-care privatization as a solution to a problem he willingly helped create.
Robert Hiltz is a columnist at Passage based in Ottawa.
Police forces have abused the idea that politicians should stay out of the justice system, and operate with contempt for the public.
In the coming days, there will be plenty of messages of sympathy for NDP’s Horwath and the Liberal’s Del Duca. They don’t deserve them.
There are a host of issues with the NDP, and they all boil down to the fact the party has no idea what it is or wants to be.
The decision to pull mask mandates may turn out OK, but Doug Ford’s track record throughout this pandemic hints otherwise.
Ford has decided that his feelings are more important than fellow Ontarians who will be put at risk by dropping pandemic measures.
Unfortunately, the most sustained anger at these failures is based on the idea that governments have done too much to prevent death.
Ontario had a chance to improve testing, rapid testing, vaccine rollout and school safety in between waves, but it failed to do so.
Demands to crack down on the convoy will only give police broader license to brutally disrupt progressive protests.