Are There Too Many Street Closures In Toronto?

I'm not trying to rain on any specific parade here, but every single weekend during summer in Toronto, streets are closed for something. If our infrastructure was better, perhaps we wouldn't have anything to complain about. But with automobile and pedestrian congestion...

Please Toronto: Raise My Taxes!

Last Saturday night, I met a young man at a party who said, "The property taxes we pay in Toronto are utterly insane, and now the city wants to RAISE them?  Bastards!" I have a rule that when I meet somebody...

The Friday Rant: Hard Work Is Hard

Are we socialists? Is it Canada, Ontario, or Toronto?  Are we a socialist system?  Should the hard-working not benefit from their hard work? Three Toronto city councilors argued last week that the city should purchase waterfront condos with great views...

Shoot First, Ask Questions Later

Everybody is talking about the recent shooting on the TTC streetcar, as they damn well should be. I have a few questions I'd like answered.  It's my coping mechanism with what I deem to be the worst occurrence in Toronto...