Monthly Archives: April 2014

#MayorQs with David Socknacki

The final major candidate in the Metro #MayorQs series, which also included John Tory, Karen Stintz, and Olivia Chow, is former Toronto city budget chief David Soknacki. Although the The Toronto Star, The Grid, and others referred to me as the winner of the first mayor’s debate in Scarborough in February … Continue reading

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#MayorQs with Karen Stintz

Last week, Metro published the results of conversations under the social media tagged #MayorQs with mayoral candidates John Tory, Karen Stintz, David Soknacki, and Olivia Chow. While we do enjoy former TTC Chair Karen Stintz’s enthusiasm towards the City of Toronto, citizens in the 2014 election … Continue reading

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Volunteer with the Campaign TODAY

The 2010 Toronto Civic Election was a good example of what can happen when there is a disconnect between candidates and communities; disaffected voters without candidates they can identify with or who speak for them is perhaps a major reason … Continue reading

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#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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