Category Archives: Cycling

Ward 19: Mike Layton, The Legend Continues

Similar to Josh Matlow’s Ward 22 (St. Paul’s) campaign for re-election, Ward 19 (Trinity-Spadina) incumbent councillor Mike Layton should expect an equally effortless victory — which is a fair reward for his tireless and outspoken community advocacy on issues that matter … Continue reading

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Ward 3: Peter Fenech, Policy Over Politics

His tag line says it all: “Policy over Politics.” I’ve had the pleasure of spending time with Ward 3 (Etobicoke Centre) candidate Peter Fenech, who astutely points out that the only proposed expanded transit line through his ward is a … Continue reading

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Mayoral Candidates’ Forum TONIGHT!

Community Living Toronto is hosting a mayoral candidates’ meeting TONIGHT from 6-8pm discussing issues around disabilities, moderated by Steve Paikin. Robb will be on the panel. Metro Hall Rotunda, Main Floor, 55 John Street. RSVP and details here.

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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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Citizen: Adelaida Blaxley

Adelaida Blaxley, a recent graduate from University of Toronto and is now turning her efforts towards working for a BETTER Toronto, particularly with respect to representing youth, public health and recreation, arts and culture, and nightlife. Read Adelaida’s full profile HERE. If you would … 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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Citizen: Ravi Desai

This week’s Citizen in focus is Ravi Desai, a self-taught computer programmer originally from Mumbai, who was able to find work in Toronto thanks to the mobility afforded by BETTER transit and BETTER cycling. Read Ravi’s full profile HERE. If you are interested in being … Continue reading

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