Category Archives: Winning

Record Turnout at Advanced Polls

Advanced polls for Toronto’s 2014 civic election have now closed. In the six days polls were open, 161,147 citizens cast ballots that will determine the next four years of Toronto’s City Council and Mayoral roles. This is up from 77,000 in 2010. … Continue reading

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And Then There Were… 67.

Yesterday, mayoral candidate David Soknacki withdrew his bid for office in October 27‘s election. I had the pleasure of debating Mr. Soknacki and have long held that his evidence-based platform and practical action plans were truly the most sensible, achievable, and … 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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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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In It For Toronto

This Monday was St. Patrick’s Day, and I was pleased to see a fellow Mayoral candidate, John Tory, visiting my neighbourhood of Toronto-Danforth (Ward 30). John’s team kindly escorted him my way and set aside a few moments for me … 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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The First Time I Beat Rob Ford

The first time I beat Rob Ford, it was in court. Allow me to elaborate. In November 2011, myself and Tim Broughton, one of the managers of Toronto’s C’est What? venue, stood in court to challenge two Rob Ford-championed anti-graffiti … Continue reading

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