Monthly Archives: April 2014

#MayorQs with Olivia Chow

We’re happy to welcome mayoral candidate Olivia Chow to the “We can do better, Toronto” (@wecandobetterTO) campaign that was recently launched as a sub-effort to the Robb Not Ford campaign, most notably at the CityNews mayor’s debate: In her #mayorQs profile with … Continue reading

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#MayorQs with John Tory

Going forward, (John) Tory needs to remember the reasons people like him as an advocate and a personality. There’s no need to abandon those qualities just because he’s decided — again — to be a candidate. – Matt Elliott, Metro … Continue reading

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Citizen: Katie Grant

Katie Grant, an entrepreneur and founder of a not for profit design and technology Toronto based group called Indesology operating out of the Centre of Social Innovation, seeks better innovation in social services, transit, cycling, and arts and culture. Read Katie’s full profile HERE. … Continue reading

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No Ford Posters?

This week, the newly-launched No Ford Nation campaign (which includes a feature on other mayoral candidates in the civic election, including yours truly), put up spoof candidate posters in Trinity Bellwoods on Monday to raise awareness of other options for … Continue reading

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To Not Divide Communities: Skedline Interview

“The mayor is only one vote on council… they do have additional responsibilities to do with your ability to listen and facilitate everybody, to not divide communities… I don’t think there’s anything really all that radical in my campaign. It’s nothing … Continue reading

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Today is the Day: Toronto Island Airport to City Council

The issue of whether or not to expand Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport (a.k.a. YTZ / Toronto Island Airport) to include CS100 jets finally comes to vote at City Council today. It’s come up a lot on in my campaign: blog … Continue reading

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