Category Archives: Scarborough

Ward 36: Masihullah Mohebzada, A True Youth Candidate

It’s only been one term, but Ward 36 (Scarborough Southwest) has been under the hold of Rob Ford fanatic Gary Crawford long enough (with all due respect to Mr. Crawford’s support of enhancing Toronto’s presence as a music centre). But as … 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: 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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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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Who won this week?

Thanks to The Grid in Toronto, amongst many other media outlets across Canada, for declaring Robb Johannes the winner of last Wednesday’s Toronto Mayoral Forum in the article “Bring the ‘Paign: Robb vs. Rob.” Johannes was articulate, not only in … Continue reading

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