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Marcus Gee

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The return of Ford Nation
By MARCUS GEE
Saturday, September 16, 2017 – Page M1

-- It is a Friday night in Etobicoke and the tribe that calls itself Ford Nation is gathering for its annual love-in.Hundreds of Ford fans crowd the vast suburban backyard of the family seat on...  FULL STORY 

Doug Ford may look like a long shot in Torontoís mayoral race Ė but donít underestimate Ford†Nation
It would be dangerous to write off the Fords and their followers as a spent force, writes Marcus Gee, the alienation that fuels their movement still lingers

By MARCUS GEE
Friday, September 15, 2017

It would be dangerous to write off the Fords and their followers as a spent force, writes Marcus Gee, the alienation that fuels their movement still lingers  FULL STORY 

The upside of the Atwood uproar: NIMBYs are on the defensive
By MARCUS GEE
Saturday, September 9, 2017 – Page M1

-- An unpleasant whiff of envy and class warfare surrounds the Margaret Atwood affair. The author found herself on the bottom of a social media pile-on when she spoke out over a proposal to build...  FULL STORY 

The upside of the Margaret Atwood uproar: NIMBYs are on the defensive
The author found herself on the bottom of a social media pile-on when she spoke out over a proposal to build an eight-storey condo on Davenport Road, near her house

By MARCUS GEE
Friday, September 8, 2017

The author found herself on the bottom of a social media pile-on when she spoke out over a proposal to build an eight-storey condo on Davenport Road, near her house  FULL STORY 

Doug for mayor? Oh, please, no
One Mayor Ford is quite enough for any city, and there's nothing to suggest Doug's behaviour would be curtailed by office

By MARCUS GEE
Saturday, September 2, 2017 – Page M3

-- Drum roll, please. Doug Ford has decided to get back into politics. He promises to make an announcement at his clan's annual barbecue, Ford Fest, next Friday. The only question - the one that...  FULL STORY 

Doug Ford for mayor of Toronto? Please, no ó Rob was enough
One Mayor Ford is quite enough for any city, and thereís nothing to suggest Dougís behaviour would be curtailed by office

By MARCUS GEE
Friday, September 1, 2017

One Mayor Ford is quite enough for any city, and thereís nothing to suggest Dougís behaviour would be curtailed by office  FULL STORY 

Metrolinx should make decisions based on facts, not the whim of a minister
Political leaders should set the broad goals of the transit system and round up the money to build it, then leave the details to the experts

By MARCUS GEE
Monday, August 28, 2017

Political leaders should set the broad goals of the transit system and round up the money to build it, then leave the details to the experts  FULL STORY 

London falling? Don't be daft
The city has been on such a roll that it's no wonder people are curious if it will soon reach its end

By MARCUS GEE
Monday, August 28, 2017 – Page A5

LONDON -- London, that grandfather of big cities, is going through a rough patch. After three terror attacks in recent months, many Londoners are wondering whether the authorities can protect them. The...  FULL STORY 

Don't be daft, London is still a world-class city
City has been on such a roll that itís no wonder people are wondering if itíll soon reach its end Ė but no, it will keep on carrying on

By MARCUS GEE
Sunday, August 27, 2017

City has been on such a roll that itís no wonder people are wondering if itíll soon reach its end Ė but no, it will keep on carrying on  FULL STORY 

It is time for pedestrians to stand up for their rights
By MARCUS GEE
Saturday, August 26, 2017 – Page M1

-- Jenna Morrison was 38 years with a five-year-old son and another child on the way when she was struck and killed by a truck while riding her bicycle one fall day in 2011. The incident at the...  FULL STORY 

It is time for Toronto pedestrians to stand up for their rights
Cyclists have become a well-organized lobby in the city, but pedestrians are not nearly as forceful

By MARCUS GEE
Friday, August 25, 2017

Cyclists have become a well-organized lobby in the city, but pedestrians are not nearly as forceful  FULL STORY 

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