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Globe Columnists Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018
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Marcus Gee

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Toronto will get along quite nicely without Amazon, thanks
There was little mourning when New York and Northern Virginia bested Ontario’s capital to win the competition for Amazon’s secondary headquarters. Nor should there have been.

By Marcus Gee
Monday, November 19, 2018

There was little mourning when New York and Northern Virginia bested Ontario’s capital to win the competition for Amazon’s secondary headquarters. Nor should there have been.  FULL STORY 

HAZEL MCCALLION ELECTED MAYOR OF MISSISSAUGA
By MARCUS GEE
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 – Page A2

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A day in the life of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
How have we let things go so wrong for Canada's roughest neighbourhood?

By MARCUS GEE
Saturday, November 10, 2018 – Page A21

VANCOUVER -- It's just another day on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.A young man sits on the wet sidewalk, his legs spread wide, sucking the smoke from a burning fragment of dope with a plastic tube. A man...  FULL STORY 

What I saw in a day on the Downtown Eastside shocked me
How have we let things go so wrong for Canada’s roughest neighbourhood?

By Marcus Gee
Friday, November 9, 2018

How have we let things go so wrong for Canada’s roughest neighbourhood?  FULL STORY 

Oshawa, Ont., hospital is treating opioid users as people, not just addicts
A hospital in Oshawa is trying to break the cycle of overdose, emergency visit and repeat

By Marcus Gee
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

A hospital in Oshawa is trying to break the cycle of overdose, emergency visit and repeat  FULL STORY 

How one Ontario hospital treats patients, not just opioid overdoses
By Marcus Gee
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 – Page A1

OSHAWA, ONT. -- Angelica Helpard has had six drug overdoses this year. In the age of fentanyl, the potent synthetic opioid, any one of them might have killed her. She showed up in the busy emergency department...  FULL STORY 

The opioid crisis hit Barrie, Ont., with a painful shock. Now provincial relief seems more elusive than ever
A drug epidemic is decimating the poor and vulnerable in this city of 150,000, but a decision by the Ford government means it may not get a prevention site in time to save lives

By Marcus Gee
Saturday, October 27, 2018

A drug epidemic is decimating the poor and vulnerable in this city of 150,000, but a decision by the Ford government means it may not get a prevention site in time to save lives  FULL STORY 

Rocked by opioids, Barrie struggles to find relief
The Ford government's recent decision to cap provincial resources threatens to leave city's vulnerable in the lurch

By Marcus Gee
Saturday, October 27, 2018 – Page A15

BARRIE, ONT. -- Barrie's downtown is looking up. Boutiques selling yoga wear, chocolates, crepes and cappuccinos welcome customers strolling along the once-rundown main drag, Dunlop Street East.But walk a minute...  FULL STORY 

Tory's re-election proves that bland still works
Voters seem to want a steady hand at the helm now, and the incumbent mayor offers just that

By Marcus Gee
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 – Page A8

-- Hugh Winsor, a long-time political writer for The Globe and Mail, once asked the premier of Ontario, Bill Davis, why he ran such a dull, bland government. Well, Mr. Davis famously replied, '...  FULL STORY 

John Tory’s Toronto election victory proves that bland still works
Tory will never bring a crowd to its feet with his oratory. And, yet, there he was on Monday night, celebrating a convincing win in his bid to gain a second term as mayor of Toronto

By Marcus Gee
Monday, October 22, 2018

Tory will never bring a crowd to its feet with his oratory. And, yet, there he was on Monday night, celebrating a convincing win in his bid to gain a second term as mayor of Toronto  FULL STORY 

Disappointing campaign is no reason to avoid voting
By Marcus Gee
Monday, October 22, 2018 – Page A3

-- Toronto's municipal election campaign has been disappointing in many ways.Elections are most compelling when they feature a big issue or a close race for the top spot. Neither has emerged in...  FULL STORY 

Disappointing Toronto election campaign is no reason to pass on voting
Elections are most compelling when they feature a big issue or a close race for the top spot. Neither has emerged in this contest.

By Marcus Gee
Sunday, October 21, 2018

Elections are most compelling when they feature a big issue or a close race for the top spot. Neither has emerged in this contest.  FULL STORY 

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