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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 20: Anshul Kapoor, Beyond the Waterfront

Previously held by the one and only Adam Vaughan, now the Trinity-Spadina federal Liberal MP, Ward 20 (Trinity-Spadina) could be called the “mayoral race of city council.” With 22 candidates to choose from — and yes, not without its comedy and … Continue reading

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Why I Can’t Get Behind John Tory

As we enter the final week of Toronto’s 2014 civic election race with record numbers of voters turning out at advanced polls (which are now closed), mainstream media has been claiming John Tory is the sure-bet to win the mayoral … Continue reading

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Today is the Day: Toronto Island Airport to City Council

The issue of whether or not to expand Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport (a.k.a. YTZ / Toronto Island Airport) to include CS100 jets finally comes to vote at City Council today. It’s come up a lot on in my campaign: blog … Continue reading

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Executive Committee on Billy Bishop Airport Today

The issue of expanding (or preventing expansion) of Billy Bishop / Toronto Island Airport (YTZ) has come up a few times in my campaign thus far (read Part 1 / read Part 2), as well as attending public consultations and being profiled … 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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Expanding the Airport Conversation

A double-entendre in the title, as we’re expanding the discussion from last week on the proposed expansion to Billy Bishop Airport (a.k.a. “Toronto Island Airport”/YTZ) to include cs100 jets by 2016. So as not to repeat myself, you can read … Continue reading

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