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Globe Columnists Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018
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Marcus Gee

The World
Tory's middle-of-the-road straddling is an awkward stretch on Yonge Street
By MARCUS GEE
Saturday, February 24, 2018 – Page A16

-- John Tory is a moderate, even handed politician who likes to steer a middle course. Since becoming mayor in 2014, he has tried to avoid taking sides in the polarized debate over whether the car...  FULL STORY 

John Tory’s middle-of-the-road straddling is an awkward stretch on Yonge Street
Mayor’s attempt to safely respond to a divisive election-year issue is an obstacle to North York Centre’s arrival in the 21st century

By Marcus Gee
Friday, February 23, 2018

Mayor’s attempt to safely respond to a divisive election-year issue is an obstacle to North York Centre’s arrival in the 21st century  FULL STORY 

The police union's scaremongering is falling flat
To say Chief Saunders is deaf to the demands being placed on the ordinary cop is absurd

By Marcus Gee
Friday, February 23, 2018 – Page A8

-- Toronto's police union has been working hard to frighten the city. It has been saying for months that cuts have left the force so overstretched, its officers so burned out, that public safety...  FULL STORY 

Toronto police union’s scaremongering is falling flat
It’s absurd to say that Chief Mark Saunders is deaf to the demands being placed on the ordinary cop.

By Marcus Gee
Thursday, February 22, 2018

It’s absurd to say that Chief Mark Saunders is deaf to the demands being placed on the ordinary cop.  FULL STORY 

The chimney watcher and the swifts
Amid a recent condo fight, one voice arose to speak on behalf of a silent, and unusually avian, stakeholder

By Marcus Gee
Monday, February 19, 2018 – Page A9

-- On a recent evening, a group of people gathered in the basement of the Parkdale public library to feud over another condominium planned for their downtown Toronto neighbourhood. Like many condo...  FULL STORY 

Toronto’s chimney watcher and her swifts
Amid a recent condo fight, one voice arose to speak on behalf of a silent, and unusually avian, stakeholder

By Marcus Gee
Sunday, February 18, 2018

Amid a recent condo fight, one voice arose to speak on behalf of a silent, and unusually avian, stakeholder  FULL STORY 

Mother's plaintive voice-mail speaks volumes about the hurt caused by dangerous driving
Even veteran OPP officer is moved - the toll that car crashes take is not just on victims, but on people around them

By Marcus Gee
Saturday, February 10, 2018 – Page A17

-- Faced with the sudden death of someone close, most of us shun the light. Heather Turcotte made a different choice.She went public with her grief, hoping to save others from the sort of pain she...  FULL STORY 

Grieving mother’s voice-mail speaks to the hurt caused by dangerous driving
The mother of 22-year-old Nicole Ashley Turcotte, killed in a January car crash, went public with her grief to hopefully spare others from similar pain

By Marcus Gee
Friday, February 9, 2018

The mother of 22-year-old Nicole Ashley Turcotte, killed in a January car crash, went public with her grief to hopefully spare others from similar pain  FULL STORY 

Forget the vision, just make the subways run
The TTC Way, the transit agency's new set of corporate values, is a classic example of management bafflegab

By Marcus Gee
Thursday, February 8, 2018 – Page A9

-- Toronto's public-transit agency has been going through a hard time.Recent subway delays had straphangers seething about the inadequacies of the Toronto Transit Commission. In its wisdom, the...  FULL STORY 

Forget the TTC vision, just make the subways run
The TTC Way, the transit agency’s new set of blindingly obvious corporate values, is a classic of management bafflegab

By Marcus Gee
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

The TTC Way, the transit agency’s new set of blindingly obvious corporate values, is a classic of management bafflegab  FULL STORY 

Ontario politics keep getting curiouser and curiouser
By Marcus Gee
Saturday, February 3, 2018 – Page A16

-- In The Disaster Artist, showing in cinemas now, James Franco plays an oddball film director who makes a movie so bad that people watch it just to marvel at its awfulness.  FULL STORY 

Chaotic times in Ontario politics prove it’s wise to expect the unexpected
If the past few weeks have shown anything, it’s that assumptions that seem unassailable one day can crumble the next

By Marcus Gee
Friday, February 2, 2018

If the past few weeks have shown anything, it’s that assumptions that seem unassailable one day can crumble the next  FULL STORY 

Downtown relief subway cannot be put off any longer
Bloor-Yonge station chaos highlights a mess that will only get worse before the obvious solution can be built

By Marcus Gee
Thursday, February 1, 2018 – Page A8

-- The scene at Toronto's Bloor-Yonge subway station on Tuesday morning looked like something from a science-fiction movie about an overpopulated Earth. After a series of breakdowns that delayed...  FULL STORY 

Toronto’s downtown relief subway line cannot be put off any longer
Bloor-Yonge station chaos highlights a mess that will only get worse before the obvious solution can be built

By Marcus Gee
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Bloor-Yonge station chaos highlights a mess that will only get worse before the obvious solution can be built  FULL STORY 

In the pursuit of suspects, police show their blind spots
By Marcus Gee
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 – Page A1

-- Toronto has known since the arrest of Bruce McArthur earlier this month that a serial killer may have been prowling its streets. Still, the confirmation on Monday came like punch in the gut to...  FULL STORY 

Bruce McArthur case: Police show their blind spots in handling disappearances of marginalized people
Bruce McArthur was charged just a couple of weeks ago, and police say they are throwing ‘unprecedented’ resources at the case, so this is only the beginning

By Marcus Gee
Monday, January 29, 2018

Bruce McArthur was charged just a couple of weeks ago, and police say they are throwing ‘unprecedented’ resources at the case, so this is only the beginning  FULL STORY 

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