Editorial: Reclusive Editor Pipes Up
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Brazil Gaffney-Knox
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June 17, 2021
In this editorial, Brazil Gaffney-Knox reflects on her first year as Arthur editor. While the year has been painful and chaotic writ large, Arthur has brought her hope and joy.
Editorial: How It All Hangs Together
In this editorial, Nick Taylor reminisces on the year that has been and all that it requires of journalism. They also attempt to weave a few seemingly-unrelated stories together: CAUT's censure on UofT, the bombing of Al Jazeera and Associated Press offices in Gaza, and the felling and beheading of a statue of Egerton Ryerson.
No More Opioid Deaths in Our Backyard
In this Editorial, Nick Taylor unpacks commentary from local developers and business-owners on the proposed Consumption and Treatment Services (CTS) site at 220 Simcoe Street. Taylor explains how the CTS site -- a long overdue, lifesaving service -- has become a topic of criticism in local headlines and amongst some downtown property owners, despite having widespread support from the community and various levels of government.
With Your Heart and Your Head: A More Strategic Vote
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Danny Taro
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September 16, 2021
In this op-ed, Danny Taro breaks down his strategy of voting for the NDP and encourages those aligned with the party to stay true to their political identity.
Editorial: How It All Hangs Together
By
Nick Taylor
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June 14, 2021
In this editorial, Nick Taylor reminisces on the year that has been and all that it requires of journalism. They also attempt to weave a few seemingly-unrelated stories together: CAUT's censure on UofT, the bombing of Al Jazeera and Associated Press offices in Gaza, and the felling and beheading of a statue of Egerton Ryerson.
No More Opioid Deaths in Our Backyard
By
Nick Taylor
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February 26, 2021
In this Editorial, Nick Taylor unpacks commentary from local developers and business-owners on the proposed Consumption and Treatment Services (CTS) site at 220 Simcoe Street. Taylor explains how the CTS site -- a long overdue, lifesaving service -- has become a topic of criticism in local headlines and amongst some downtown property owners, despite having widespread support from the community and various levels of government.
Consultation, Commercialization, and Confusion On Trent Lands
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Nick Taylor
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Brazil Gaffney-Knox
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December 11, 2020
Nick and Brazil wade into the PR Pond to uncover what the 2020 Trent Lands and Nature Areas Plan actually proposes. This Lands Plan sure does talk the talk, but does it walk the walk? Read this in-depth investigation to learn more about Trent’s plans to commercialize, their consultation process, and the confusion and concern surrounding it all.
In this article, Cheyenne Wood revisits the conversation around the renaming of Champlain College, and for the first time, offers an alternative: Louis Riel. Wood details the contradictions involved in Champlain's name remaining on campus, and builds an argument for replacing it with that of the Métis revolutionary, Louis Riel.
Robert Gibson explores Council’s decision to ignore looking at survey results prior to making a decision and city hall practices that may silence and further oppress individuals and groups who are most impacted by council’s decisions.
As pride month draws to a close, Evan Robins reappraises the discourses that were, from the presence at cops and kink at pride parades, to the annual pride month marketing campaigns. Despite pride's reputation as a family friendly event, she wonders whether this might distract from the plight of queer people still actively targeted by corporations and legislators that claim to support them.