Category Archives: Youth

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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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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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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Focus on Food (part 1)

I had introduced the topic of student meal programs with Daniel Dale of The Toronto Star in this feature. We have been and will continue to do ongoing entries on many platform pieces in the Robb Not Ford campaign, so let’s start … Continue reading

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Turnout Toronto Podcast

Being Mayor is not about having power, it’s about empowering, and giving your city a voice… as soon as you bring politics into the picture, that’s when you start to divide communities. – Robb Johannes In case you missed the … 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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Citizen: Katie Grant

Katie Grant, an entrepreneur and founder of a not for profit design and technology Toronto based group called Indesology operating out of the Centre of Social Innovation, seeks better innovation in social services, transit, cycling, and arts and culture. Read Katie’s full profile HERE. … Continue reading

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