The Big Story

An in-depth look at the issues, culture and personalities
shaping Canada and the world today



Are governments cashing in on gambling addiction?

Gambling addiction is a serious mental illness, but one that isn’t talked much about. There have been cases of people with gambling addictions...


How do you cover controversial politicians?

One of the candidates in the race to become the next mayor of Toronto is being described as having alt-right and white nationalist...


Women are angry. That anger can change the world.

Brett Kavanaugh was accused of sexual misconduct. He was also nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court. Days after she testified in front of...


The Leafs have been losers forever. What happens when they finally win?

Toronto loves hockey – mostly the Maple Leafs. Canada loves hockey, but mostly hates Toronto. These facts just belong together. But now, the...


Does Tori Stafford’s killer belong in a healing lodge?

The three-month-long search for nine-year-old Tori Stafford’s body in 2009 was the largest in Ontario history. When it was over, the crimes committed...