Category Archives: Nightlife

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

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 … Continue reading

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Canadian Music Week Is Here

A rare crossing of the streams, as we discuss BETTER arts and culture in Toronto. Campaigns such as 4479 have been pushing to make Toronto a music tourism destination similar to Austin, Texas — and rightfully so, as Toronto is … 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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Q&A with the Toronto Star

Rob Ford and former city budget chief David Soknacki participated in the first debate of the mayoral election in early February — but the winner might have been a guy named Robb Johannes, who impressed the University of Toronto Scarborough student crowd … 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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Last Call on Last Call?

This past week, my social media feed was bombarded by responses to a BlogTO posting, brought upon by Last Call Toronto, asking: “Should last call in Toronto be moved to 4am?” Section 62.1(1) of the Liquor Licence Act states that: … 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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