Month: November 2017

THE ONTARIO CORONER’S CYCLING REPORT: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE TAKEAWAY

I bike in Toronto. I’ve been hit by a car (and walked away), slipped on street car tracks, cussed out and been cussed out. It’s a great way to get around, [...]

Giorgio Mammoliti and the abuse of language

In his 1946 essay "Politics and the English Language", George Orwell explains how the political use of language is more often employed to obscure meaning than [...]

Confusing weather with climate in the UK Riots

Over at Macleans OnCampus, Robyn Urback shrugs off the political and social causes and implications of the UK riots. Fair enough; you can make a reasoned [...]

COUNT ME IN FOR “ONECITY”

By now you’ve probably heard about TTC Chair Karen Stintz (pictured) and Councilor Glenn DeBaeremaeker mega-plan for transity in Toronto- OneCity. Royson [...]