OPINION: It’s too late to feel sorry for Rob Ford

Humber Et Cetera Editorial When Rob Ford died on Tuesday, instead of mourning, some people only continued to laugh at the former Toronto mayor.. TMZ ran a headline simply describing him as “Crack Mayor” while international outlets angled their coverage towards his boorish public persona. Meanwhile, on social media, R.I.P.s rolled facetiously proclaiming Ford “the greatest rapper of all time”... More

It’s time to say hello to safe injection sites in Toronto

It’s the hotly contested drug issue Torontonians are talking about this week – and it’s not about legal ganja. Toronto is considering opening three supervised injection sites for drug users, the city’s chief medical officer of health announced on Monday. Before we take the plunge (pun intended), perhaps we should first consider how beneficial these sites would be for drug... More