Category Archives: Volunteering

Ward 12: Lekan Olawoye, A Pledge of Service

Lekan Olawoye has been campaigning hard from day one for council in Ward 12 (York South – Weston) — I know because I’ve been getting newsletters and updates from him on the most regular basis of anyone in this election. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Volunteer with the Campaign TODAY

The 2010 Toronto Civic Election was a good example of what can happen when there is a disconnect between candidates and communities; disaffected voters without candidates they can identify with or who speak for them is perhaps a major reason … Continue reading

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