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Charles Cirtwill

OPINION: A tale of two refugees

OPINION: A tale of two refugees

Canada is facing two refugee crises, not one.
OPINION: Immigration: it is not us versus them versus them

OPINION: Immigration: it is not us versus them versus them

We also need to help everyone who needs our help to overcome the barriers they face and achieve their personal goals and aspirations.
OPINION: Do we need a Common Voice Northeast?

OPINION: Do we need a Common Voice Northeast?

Does Northern Ontario (or maybe just northeastern Ontario) need to speak with a single voice?
OPINION: Northern Ontario: a digital dead end?

OPINION: Northern Ontario: a digital dead end?

A government serious about a sustainable future for Ontario’s Northern regions would be looking to make the North a digital powerhouse.
OPINION: A carbon tax in Ontario is coming

OPINION: A carbon tax in Ontario is coming

A carbon tax that jacks up government revenues and increases spending on ministerial pet projects will be a failure, let’s be clear on that.
OPINION: Ontario should get Canadian taxpayers to help reduce poverty

OPINION: Ontario should get Canadian taxpayers to help reduce poverty

If the province of Ontario is serious about finding a cost-effective way to alleviate poverty and create consistency in the social safety net, 100 per cent tax filing has to be part of it.
OPINION: Taxes, taxes, taxes. Yes, I said taxes.

OPINION: Taxes, taxes, taxes. Yes, I said taxes.

Let’s see if we can find ways to experiment with taxes in Ontario’s Northern regions.
OPINION: The new Ontario government is different, better get used to it

OPINION: The new Ontario government is different, better get used to it

They are not kidding. Pennies matter to this government.
OPINION: The Northern to-do list of the next government

OPINION: The Northern to-do list of the next government

The new government should open its eyes right at the start of their journey.
OPINION: Testbed – Northern Ontario

OPINION: Testbed – Northern Ontario

Lessons learned here, and solutions proven here, will help us now and help every Ontarian in the long run.