Tag Archives: Rob Ford

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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“Friends and Neighbours” Event at Clinton’s This Sunday

Join us this Sunday, April 27, at Clinton’s Tavern (693 Bloor Street West) (view map) at 2:00p.m., for the “Friends and Neighbours” variety show. Robb Johannes will be one of the featured guests, giving an interview and Q&A on the event-themed … 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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Portraits by Lindsay Lauckner

Thanks to Lindsay Lauckner, whose photos of Robb you may have been already on our campaign’s social media. Her project, The Candidates, which profiles the plethora of personalities in Toronto’s 2014 civic election (article by CP24 HERE), took focus on Robb Johannes recently: Running a … 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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#MayorQs with David Socknacki

The final major candidate in the Metro #MayorQs series, which also included John Tory, Karen Stintz, and Olivia Chow, is former Toronto city budget chief David Soknacki. Although the The Toronto Star, The Grid, and others referred to me as the winner of the first mayor’s debate in Scarborough in February … Continue reading

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#MayorQs with Karen Stintz

Last week, Metro published the results of conversations under the social media tagged #MayorQs with mayoral candidates John Tory, Karen Stintz, David Soknacki, and Olivia Chow. While we do enjoy former TTC Chair Karen Stintz’s enthusiasm towards the City of Toronto, citizens in the 2014 election … 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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#MayorQs with Olivia Chow

We’re happy to welcome mayoral candidate Olivia Chow to the “We can do better, Toronto” (@wecandobetterTO) campaign that was recently launched as a sub-effort to the Robb Not Ford campaign, most notably at the CityNews mayor’s debate: In her #mayorQs profile with … Continue reading

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