Posts Tagged ‘mayor’

Doug Ford refuses to distance himself from far-right mayoral candidate..

September 25, 2018

Premier Doug Ford is standing by his decision to be photographed with a far-right Toronto mayoral candidate and her supporters.

Asked twice by the NDP in the legislature Monday to denounce Faith Goldy and the picture taken at the annual Ford Fest barbecue in Vaughan on Saturday night, Ford did not.

https://www.thestar.com/news/queenspark/2018/09/24/doug-ford-refuses-to-distance-himself-from-far-right-mayoral-candidate.html

Saron Gebresellassi: ‘We are absolutely capable of getting more votes than John Tory and Jennifer Keesmaat’..

September 18, 2018

When registration for Toronto’s mayoral election opened on May 1, Saron Gebresellassi was one of four candidates to add her name to the list. A proud alumnus of WomenWinTO, an organization that trains women from diverse backgrounds to run for political office, Gebresellassi spent more than a year planning her run and boasts over a decade of community organizing experience. She says that her decision to run was not only about bringing a progressive agenda to Toronto but was also a response to the many communities that have been encouraging her to run for years. “I have ties to so many communities that have never seen political representation at City Hall ever and so that was a big driving force for me,” says Gebresellassi.

http://rabble.ca/news/2018/09/saron-gebresellassi-we-are-absolutely-capable-getting-more-votes-john-tory-and-jennifer

Toronto needs bold ideas and Jennifer Keesmaat has given us one..

August 30, 2018

During her campaign launch last week, mayoral candidate Jennifer Keesmaat established the premise of her campaign: “It’s time for bold ideas and real leadership,” she said in the speech. “So let’s talk about some bold ideas.”

Amen.

https://www.thestar.com/opinion/star-columnists/2018/08/29/toronto-needs-bold-ideas-and-jennifer-keesmaat-has-given-us-one.html

Mayor John Tory gets his first Toronto report card

October 25, 2015

A year in office, John Tory has ended the city hall circus, restored civility, shows up to work and is a visible, respectable face of Canada’s largest city. Yet, he stumbled needlessly on policing, broke some promises and has miles to go before Toronto can decide if he’s worth keeping.

http://www.thestar.com/news/city_hall/2015/10/24/mayor-john-tory-gets-his-first-toronto-report-card.html