Category Archives: Public Forums

Ward 17: Saeed Selvam, Community-builder

Over the past weekend, Mayor Rob Ford was asked to leave a Ward 17 (Davenport) advanced polling station — perhaps to try and protect incumbent councilor Cesar Palacio from the grassroots efforts of community leader Saeed Selvam. Just a small … Continue reading

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It’s not the moderator that’s f–ked up.

A criminal lawyer, a high school student, and two career politicians walk into a mayoral debate on arts and culture… There is no punchline. The setup is the joke. Meanwhile, a candidate who is actually a member of the arts … Continue reading

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Live Stream Interview TODAY!

Visit ThatChannel.com TODAY at 12:30pm local time in Toronto for a live-streamed interview with Robb on Hugh Reilly’s Liquid Lunch.

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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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“Friends and Neighbours” Event at Clinton’s This Sunday

Join us this Sunday, April 27, at Clinton’s Tavern (693 Bloor Street West) (view map) at 2:00p.m., for the “Friends and Neighbours” variety show. Robb Johannes will be one of the featured guests, giving an interview and Q&A on the event-themed … Continue reading

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Campaign Volunteer Session TONIGHT

Greetings friends, It’s been an inspiring journey towards a BETTER Toronto thus far, and many of you have inquired, discussed, and already started volunteering with the Robb Not Ford / We Can Do Better, Toronto! campaign. Tonight from 7-9pm, we’ll … Continue reading

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A Small Example of Democracy and Public Consultation

Last night I attended a public consultation at Sir Wilfrid Laurier Collegiate Institute in Scarborough on the proposed Billy Bishop Airport (Toronto Island Airport/YTZ) expansion, hosted by Ward 43 (Scarborough East) Councillor Paul Ainslie, Ward 44 (Scarborough East Councillor Ron Moeser, … Continue reading

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