Category Archives: Buses

Ward 12: Lekan Olawoye, A Pledge of Service

Lekan Olawoye has been campaigning hard from day one for council in Ward 12 (York South – Weston) — I know because I’ve been getting newsletters and updates from him on the most regular basis of anyone in this election. … Continue reading

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Ward 18: Jolene Hunt, Just Like You (But Actually)

Jolene Hunt, running for city council in Ward 18 (Davenport), takes former mayoral candidate Karen Stintz‘s notorious “I’m just like you” line and gives it a realistic application, addressing the long-standing divide between candidates and communities that has been at … Continue reading

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Why I Can’t Get Behind John Tory

As we enter the final week of Toronto’s 2014 civic election race with record numbers of voters turning out at advanced polls (which are now closed), mainstream media has been claiming John Tory is the sure-bet to win the mayoral … Continue reading

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John Tory and the Not-so-Smart Track

In an election predicated on improving transit, reducing congestion, and making Toronto more sustainable and accessible — it’s discouraging to see apparent mayoral frontrunner John Tory withdraw participation on two key debates: 1) the TTC Riders debate; and 2) the … Continue reading

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“Candidate to Watch: Robb Johannes” (via The Grid Toronto)

Thanks to Stephen Spencer Davis of The Grid, who previously discussed Robb’s winning performance at the first mayoral debate in Scarborough, for the following piece: Candidate to watch: Robb Johannes, mayoral hopeful Where you might have seen him: In The Grid, where we … Continue reading

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Move over Rob Ford: NOW Magazine Feature

A new article by Cynthia McQueen of NOW Magazine: NOW talked to the man behind RobbnotFord.com. Robb Johannes doesn’t feel that Ford has been honest or that he reflects our city’s diverse population. The musician hopes to distance himself from the … 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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