Is reprinting cartoons of Muhammad going to far?
12 murdered and others taken hostage, all over cartoons. French-language media in Canada are republishing the cartoons. Most English outlets are not. Some call it cowardly. Others say it's the right thing t
Call of the Day: Hospitalized after beating in the shelter.
Former homeless man says don't build more shelters, housing needed. Ontario Today asks: Helping the homeless: What works? What doesn't?
Helping the homeless: What works? What doesn't?
The deaths of two homeless men in the bitter cold in Toronto this week have prompted calls for action. But what would actually help?
What would change for you if high school started at 10?
Sleep experts say, wrenching teens out of bed early is messing with their brains and setting them up for failure. How do you like the idea of starting school later? Open lines with Royal Ottawa sleep
Call of the Day: School tried to have later start.
Hamilton Teacher says board rejected the science. Ontario Today asks: What would change for you if High School started at 10?
Can you separate the art from the artist?
Bill Cosby is facing a litany of allegations. But his Ontario shows are going ahead despite planned protests. A debate with Yuk Yuks Mark Breslin, enternment lawyer Layth Gafoor, ticket holders and callers.
Call of the Day: Can't play Miles Davis
After finding out he was a misogynist, says Radio Jazz Producer Ontario Today asks: Can you separate the art from the artist?
Factoring in a real estate crash into your next move?
Investment manager Hilliard MacBeth warns about a major correction in the real estate market in his upcoming book When the Bubble Bursts: Surviving the Canadian Real Estate Crash.
Gardening: Budding trees hit by deep freeze
After a warm, green Christmas and shrubs and trees bursting into bud, Ontario Today's resident gardener Ed Lawrence explains how to deal with the deep freeze.
Travel at Christmas: Is it worth it?
It's a lot of time cramped in cars and planes. Add in bad weather and the cost of hotels and meals on the road. Is it worth it?
Gardening: Unfinished business from the 2013 ice storm
People are still pruning trees after the ice storm that hit southern Ontario a year ago. Hear advice from our resident gardener Ed Lawrence on how to prune without making your tree structurally unsound.
Best and worst gifts
Itchy sweaters? Kitschy art? Did you fake delight? Maybe you're the one who disappointed the person you love. The quest for the perfect gift is a tricky business.
What dance does for you
New research suggests dance can reach people with dementia, autism and mental illness in ways that words cannot. People with Parkinsons disease can become less rigid. What has dance done for you?
When the Premier and the PM aren't talking
It's been more than a year since Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Prime Minister Stephen Harper have talked. What difference does it make? A lot, says Mowat Centre director Matthew Mendelsohn.
Willing to pay a carbon tax?
There is lots of talk about Ontario adopting a carbon tax and making consumers pay to reduce greenhouse gas emisions. It's worked for BC, some argue. But critics say, it's government's hand in your pocket again.
Should we scrap the squeegee kid law?
Ontario's Safe Streets Act was brought in 15 years ago to try to stop aggressive panhandling. Now former Attorney General Michael Bryant says it's a rotten law that targets the homeless, and should be scrapped.
Are smart meters a smart choice?
Ontario's Auditor General says smart meters have gone a billion dollars over budget while not delivering results. Are smart meters a smart choice for Ontario?
Is following your passion a mistake?
A debate with career coach Marty Nemko, who argues that following your passion is the worst kind of career advice.
Millennials and money
Your Facebook page tells one story. Your bank account tells another. Parents pay your phone bill, car insurance, the down payment on your house. Open lines with financial planner Shannon Lee Simmons on the question, "What made you wa
Why a growing number of teens are hurting themselves
Over the last five years there's been an alarming increase in the number of 10 to 17 year olds who harm themselves. Why did you hurt yourself?
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