Instructions on a federal mask mandate is still displayed on a screen as Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport worked on updating their signage Tuesday, April 19, 2022, in Providence, R.I. David Goldman/AP Photo.

Why we must not 'follow the science'

Politicians have been all-too-happy to embrace the rhetorical dodge of “following the science”. By pinning the responsibility for their decisions on “the science”, they avoid having to explain the true reasoning, which might open them up to criticism and debate.

A builder works on the site of a home in a new subdivision in the Ottawa suburb of Kanata, on Friday, July 30, 2021. Justin Tang/The Canadian Press.

Ontario needs more housing—but where?

It’s clear that we need more housing units not just in Toronto, but throughout Southern Ontario. While densification sounds scary to some, we should be far more afraid of housing becoming permanently unaffordable for young people.