Category Archives: LGBT Rights

Ward 27: Kristyn Wong-Tam, A Shining Star

The Toronto Star says it best: Ward 27 (Toronto Centre-Rosedale): Kristyn Wong-Tam has been an outstanding presence on city council, one of its best and brightest. I couldn’t say it any better myself. Few other councillors reflect the true diversity and … Continue reading

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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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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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A Wynne for Toronto?

Congratulations to Kathleen Wynne and the Ontario Liberal Party on securing a majority government in last week’s provincial election. It was a night of firsts, as Ms. Wynne is not only the first woman ever elected Premier of Ontario, but … Continue reading

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Citizen: Carolina Pinzon

This week’s Citizen in profile is Carolina Pinzon, a musician and software developer living with chronic illness, who supports BETTER and more accessible transit, inclusive communities, integrated housing developments, and maintaining the integrity of Toronto’s waterfront. Read Carolina’s full profile HERE. If … Continue reading

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Citizen: Ali Tuckey

This week’s Citizen profile is Ali Tuckey, a student at University of Toronto Scarborough who wants BETTER support for the Queer community and increased connectivity in Toronto through BETTER transit. Read Ali’s full profile HERE. We do a new profile every Friday! If you … Continue reading

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Citizen: Katherine Cummings

This week’s Citizen profile is Katherine Cummings, a digital strategist who wants BETTER transit for all employment types and stronger support for the LGBTTIQQ2SA community and artists. Read Katherine’s full profile HERE. We do this every Friday! If you are interested … Continue reading

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