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Marcus Gee

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A clash of classes: The other side of Oshawa, Ont.
Ontario’s Motor City in the midst of a comeback, but as an income disparity grows, some of the neediest residents are being left behind

By Marcus Gee
Monday, July 16, 2018

Ontario’s Motor City in the midst of a comeback, but as an income disparity grows, some of the neediest residents are being left behind  FULL STORY 

How Oshawa's comeback left some residents behind
By MARCUS GEE
Monday, July 16, 2018 – Page A7

OSHAWA, ONT. -- Oshawa Creek wends its way through the heart of this Toronto-area city to empty into Lake Ontario. In earlier times, tanneries and other polluting industries lined its banks. Today, salmon and...  FULL STORY 

Gun violence must not stop the police transformation
By MARCUS GEE
Saturday, July 14, 2018 – Page A17

-- The last thing that Toronto needs as it struggles with a surge in gun violence is a fight between its police union and its city leaders. But this summer the fight is on - and it's a bitter one...  FULL STORY 

Gun violence must not stop the police transformation in Toronto
Police Chief Mark Saunders and Mayor John Tory should keep standing up to police-union head Mike McCormack and press ahead

By Marcus Gee
Friday, July 13, 2018

Police Chief Mark Saunders and Mayor John Tory should keep standing up to police-union head Mike McCormack and press ahead  FULL STORY 

A futile shouting match over the city's gun violence
By Marcus Gee
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 – Page A9

-- When Canadians look at the goings on south of the border, they are often appalled. American politics has become so polarized. Everything is being reduced to us and them, with him or against him...  FULL STORY 

A futile shouting match on Toronto’s gun violence
Polarization comes to Canada: It is playing out every day in the current gun-crime debate

By Marcus Gee
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Polarization comes to Canada: It is playing out every day in the current gun-crime debate  FULL STORY 

Ontario takes 'Trumpian' tone on Toronto's migrant issues
By Marcus Gee
Saturday, July 7, 2018 – Page A4

-- Ontario's government has a sort of parental relationship to Toronto's. It is the senior level of authority and, as such, it has a responsibility to help the junior one in times of urgent need...  FULL STORY 

Ontario takes ‘Trumpian’ tone on Toronto’s asylum-seeker problem
Ford government points fingers at Ottawa rather than offering help for serious humanitarian challenge

By Marcus Gee
Friday, July 6, 2018

Ford government points fingers at Ottawa rather than offering help for serious humanitarian challenge  FULL STORY 

What Toronto can learn from New York about fighting violent crime
A sociology professor’s new book provides an excellent road map for how to transform a city

By Marcus Gee
Thursday, July 5, 2018

A sociology professor’s new book provides an excellent road map for how to transform a city  FULL STORY 

A road map for transformation: What Toronto can learn from New York about fighting crime
By Marcus Gee
Thursday, July 5, 2018 – Page A9

-- In the worst years of New York's violentcrime wave, in the early 1990s, the city was seeing more than 2,000 murders a year. Last year, it had fewer than 300.  FULL STORY 

The trouble with the black list
By Marcus Gee
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 – Page A5

-- Being aware of racial issues and on guard against racism is one thing, being fixated on race quite another. These days we seem to have drifted into an unhealthy fixation.  FULL STORY 

The trouble with the Toronto high-school black list
An uproar at the Etobicoke School of the Arts highlights a fixation with race

By Marcus Gee
Tuesday, July 3, 2018

An uproar at the Etobicoke School of the Arts highlights a fixation with race  FULL STORY 

Pity the children! A pot shop is opening up nearby
Marijuana being sold in stores legally doesn’t pose any direct danger to schoolchildren – but try to tell the hand wringers that

By Marcus Gee
Friday, June 29, 2018

Marijuana being sold in stores legally doesn’t pose any direct danger to schoolchildren – but try to tell the hand wringers that  FULL STORY 

CN TOWER OPENS TO THE PUBLIC
By Marcus Gee
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – Page A2

-- The CN Tower was a triumph of engineering: rivers of concrete poured into a giant mould to fashion a heavens-piercing spire.  FULL STORY 

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