“Investment in Citizens”: 1 Love T.O. feature

Robb Johannes for Mayor of Toronto 2014

Photo by Lindsay Lauckner (www.lindsaylaucker.com)

The 2010 Civic Election in Toronto was a potent example of what happens where there is a disconnect between candidates and communities. I felt that simply voting in 2014 was not enough. The Robb Not Ford campaign had its nucleus in the principle of civic engagement, and giving citizens of Toronto, especially young voters and citizens otherwise alienated from the political process, a candidate who is a regular citizen and not a career politician Robb Johannes

Thanks to 1 LOVE T.O. for the feature and Q&A with Robb this week, discussing the emergence of the Robb Not Ford campaign, as well as the need for investment not only in infrastructure but in citizens.

To read the full text, click HERE.

Advertisements

About robbnotford

Mayoral Candidate for Toronto 2014. #robbnotford
This entry was posted in Arts and Culture, Budget, Candidates, Citizens, Civic Participation, Communities, John Tory, Leadership, LRT, My Campaign, Nightlife, Olivia Chow, Participation, Social Services, Subways, Transit, TTC and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s