Tag Archives: Rob Ford

A Wynne for Toronto?

Congratulations to Kathleen Wynne and the Ontario Liberal Party on securing a majority government in last week’s provincial election. It was a night of firsts, as Ms. Wynne is not only the first woman ever elected Premier of Ontario, but … Continue reading

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“Investment in Citizens”: 1 Love T.O. feature

The 2010 Civic Election in Toronto was a potent example of what happens where there is a disconnect between candidates and communities. I felt that simply voting in 2014 was not enough. The Robb Not Ford campaign had its nucleus … Continue reading

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All You Need is Dog

This is Hannah (as previously made famous in the local blog Toronto is Awesome). In August she will be five years old, which, in human years, makes her older than me. She was brought to me from Eldorado, Ontario when she … 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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Move over Rob Ford: NOW Magazine Feature

A new article by Cynthia McQueen of NOW Magazine: NOW talked to the man behind RobbnotFord.com. Robb Johannes doesn’t feel that Ford has been honest or that he reflects our city’s diverse population. The musician hopes to distance himself from the … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Rob Ford to “Take a Break” from Campaign

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has allegedly told The Toronto Sun that he is “ready to take a break” from the mayoral election campaign to “go get help” — likely in light of a new video discussed by Robyn Doolittle at her … 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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