Skip to content
15.9 °Cforecast >
Clear
Jobs | Contact | Tip line: 705-673-0123

MacDonald

<b>MacDonald:</b> Everyone says they're pro-development, just not in their backyard

MacDonald: Everyone says they're pro-development, just not in their backyard

In Ontario, planning laws take a backseat to planning appeals
<b>MacDonald: Thibeault's Fair Hydro Act testimony a case of Liberal schtick meets Tory schtick</b>

MacDonald: Thibeault's Fair Hydro Act testimony a case of Liberal schtick meets Tory schtick

Different parties take different approaches to try to fool voters, but it's a game they both play
MacDonald: New municipal term feels much different from 2014

MacDonald: New municipal term feels much different from 2014

The new council smell is gone, as is funding from the province and the sense of unity from last term
MacDonald: Sudbury is a guinea pig for new planning rules

MacDonald: Sudbury is a guinea pig for new planning rules

Became clear at first LPAT meeting that everyone is figuring it out as they go along
MacDonald: Is it just me, or has mud-slinging been taken to a whole new level this election?

MacDonald: Is it just me, or has mud-slinging been taken to a whole new level this election?

Outrage may be a good way of motivating action, but it's not good for democracy when politicians play so fast and loose with the truth
MacDonald: Plenty of political battles ahead in 2018

MacDonald: Plenty of political battles ahead in 2018

Arena/casino debate and two elections should make for an interesting 12 months
<b>Arena analysis:</b> Where is the money going to come from?

Arena analysis: Where is the money going to come from?

Making sense of city council's $100M arena decision
Clock is ticking for council to make its mark

Clock is ticking for council to make its mark

The debate over whether the city should make completing the four-laning of MR35 a priority offers a lesson in what a local government can accomplish — when it has its priorities straight.
Column: Mulcair's slow and steady message highlight's Trudeau's weakness

Column: Mulcair's slow and steady message highlight's Trudeau's weakness

The fact an NDP leader was in town this week talking about cutting taxes for small business is a testament to how difficult it's getting to tell where the centre and left is these days in Canadian politics.
Tough choices will test mayor’s solid start

Tough choices will test mayor’s solid start

Tom Davies Square is a much happier place these days.