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Gentili: This kind of public art is not a good use of public funds

Gentili: This kind of public art is not a good use of public funds

A good chunk of taxpayer money was spent on the steel and green glass structure on Durham Street downtown, and for what?
Gentili: Not an emergency? Opioid deaths have flatlined life expectancy in Canada

Gentili: Not an emergency? Opioid deaths have flatlined life expectancy in Canada

Opioids are killing a Sudburian every five days. Overdoses are now the leading cause of accidental death, more than car accidents. This is an emergency
Gentili: For opioids, for overcrowding and for PSWs, the piper must be paid

Gentili: For opioids, for overcrowding and for PSWs, the piper must be paid

The scourge of the opioid crisis, overcrowding at the hospital, a serious shortage of personal support workers — our health care system faces untold pressures
Gentili: Sorry, builders, cutting dev. charges likely won't help you much

Gentili: Sorry, builders, cutting dev. charges likely won't help you much

The data just doesn't bear that out, but the data also shows reducing development charges likely won't hurt taxpayers much either
Gentili: If you’re flirting with privatization, Mr. Ford, just ’fess up, would you?

Gentili: If you’re flirting with privatization, Mr. Ford, just ’fess up, would you?

For months, groups have been saying the Tories have a secret plan to privatize parts of the health care system, and the province hasn't said much to deny it. So what's happening here?
Gentili: Yes, the Ontario budget contains cuts, but the sky isn’t falling

Gentili: Yes, the Ontario budget contains cuts, but the sky isn’t falling

Every budget document is generally pretty vague, and while there are some big cuts in the Tory spending document, it's the first budget in years that mentions Ontario's $343B debt, and that's important
Gentili: It's high time we blindfold the attorney general

Gentili: It's high time we blindfold the attorney general

Technically, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did nothing wrong in attempting to influence his attorney general — and that’s a problem
Gentili: Instead of screaming at the sky about potholes, complain with purpose

Gentili: Instead of screaming at the sky about potholes, complain with purpose

We released an app this week that makes it quick and simple to report potholes to the city. Let’s work together to get through one of the worst pothole seasons on record
Gentili: Paying pothole damages with no checks and balances? No thanks, councillor

Gentili: Paying pothole damages with no checks and balances? No thanks, councillor

Ward 2 Coun. Michael Vagnini’s heart is in the right place, but his emergency motion on potholes would be disastrous
Gentili: The high cost of undervaluing our water will be more than money

Gentili: The high cost of undervaluing our water will be more than money

In the next decade, we may have to spend close to a billion dollars on our water system. Is it time to take a more aggressive approach to managing how we pay for water?