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The truth behind why you’re so unhappy

As public awareness of mental illness has grown in the past few years, people have become much more open about using therapy, medication, or...

Protesting union members block entrance to major Canada Post plant

In solidarity with Canadian postal workers who were forced to abandon their picket lines and go back to work, members of various local unions...

Workers, renters set to lose in Toronto mayoral election

The hectic 2018 Toronto mayoral election has been marred by no-shows, heckling, and even violent brawls. This should no longer be surprising in a...

Survey reveals sharp demographic divisions over support of Doug Ford

Last week, BASICS surveyed 500 Torontonians on what they thought about the reduction of City Council from 47 to 25 wards, and of the...

You don’t have to pay for the TTC

As the cost of living in Ontario continues to outpace wages, the TTC is experiencing a rather predictable fare evasion problem. People can’t afford...

More than a bailout: Why the Canadian government bought the Trans...

by Liam Fox // Analysis On May 29, Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau made a stunning announcement that left people across the political spectrum in...

Indigenous youth wrap up Soaring Eagle Camp protesting racist criminal justice...

Since March 4, Indigenous activists have been sleeping inside tents they pitched on the front yard of Toronto’s Old City Hall in peaceful protest...

TTC riders should expect more policing, less accountability

In the aftermath of multiple assaults by TTC Transit Enforcement, the TTC Board has voted to use $2.2 million of its budget to hire...

“Nothing about us, without us”: Drug users take on the opioid...

A year ago, Zoe Dodd became a local celebrity when she challenged Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a live streamed town hall sponsored by...