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OPINION: Electrifying the world comes with challenges

OPINION: Electrifying the world comes with challenges

'Ontario is not a great fit for solar power. We are a cloudy region, and winter, when future heat pump demand will be high, offers brief daylight hours,' says science columnist
OPINION: Get the tea steeping for coronation pomp, pageantry

OPINION: Get the tea steeping for coronation pomp, pageantry

Columnist Wendy King urges the Royals to 'put down the spears and come together for the King’s big day' on May 6
OPINION: Miigwech, thank you, Mr. Lightfoot from Christian Island

OPINION: Miigwech, thank you, Mr. Lightfoot from Christian Island

Gordon Lightfoot's words and music inspired a young boy on Christian Island to become a singer who is thankful for 'the music that he gifted us' and the soundtrack he provided
OPINION: More houses means more sewage, more problems

OPINION: More houses means more sewage, more problems

Few regions seem prepared to meet costs, recruit expertise or understand land-use implications of wastewater management needed for housing expansion, says writer
OPINION: ADHD can feel like ticking timebomb

OPINION: ADHD can feel like ticking timebomb

'Due to my inability to deal with my lifelong ADHD, I have many so-called 'legacy' projects that I have been working on for the past 15 years,' writes photojournalist Kevin Lamb
OPINION: Has Tupperware's fate been sealed?

OPINION: Has Tupperware's fate been sealed?

Columnist Wendy King wonders if brand loyalty is enough to preserve this iconic product
ROAD HOME: Unjustifed fear behind rejection of social housing in your neighbourhood

ROAD HOME: Unjustifed fear behind rejection of social housing in your neighbourhood

In this month's column, Michael Braithwaite answers the question, 'Why is it that people understand the need for affordable housing and have empathy for people in need, but don’t want housing solutions in their communities?'
OPINION: Carbon tax a nudge that became a push

OPINION: Carbon tax a nudge that became a push

MPP's pitch to halt federal carbon tax is likely popular, but would be wrong on two counts
OPINION: Thrifting has become newest form of retail therapy

OPINION: Thrifting has become newest form of retail therapy

Wendy King shares 10 tips for successful thrift shopping, after having the trend thrust upon her
ROAD HOME: Housing benefit could slow wave of new homelessness

ROAD HOME: Housing benefit could slow wave of new homelessness

In his new column, Blue Door CEO says there are solutions to our homelessness and housing crisis, which is the result of bad government policy choices