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An open letter from the margins to the Toronto mayoral candidates | Oct 21 2014 | Jason Samilski | Can any major Toronto mayoral candidate directly address this larger issue: what role does politics play in changing conditions for people who are historically marginalized and disenfranchised?
Why we must vote: The right place for Black community members on Oct. 27 is at the ballot box | Oct 20 2014 | Grace-Edward Galabuzi | After one writer wrote that Black voters should spoil their ballots in Toronto's Mayoral election, Grace-Edward Galabuzi thought it was time to talk about Black voter engagement and creating change.
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Olivia Chow can stop the Ford/Tory agenda. Here's how! | Oct 17 2014 | Camilo Cahis, Chris Brisbane | How do we stop the Ford/Tory agenda in the Toronto mayoral election? Progressives voters are looking to Olivia Chow to provide strong anti-austerity programs.
There's no place for racism in the Toronto mayoral election | Oct 15 2014 | Dr. Joseph Y.K. Wong | How did race enter the mayoral race? There is no place for such covert racism, or "perpetual foreigner syndrome," which has permeated the 2014 mayoral election.
Toronto still waiting for a transit champion | Oct 14 2014 | Jessica Bell | Who will be our transit champion?
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The meaning of politics: Impressions from Toronto's mayoral race | Oct 10 2014 | Rick Salutin | I once crisscrossed Canada during an election to explore what politics means to people. Here are some potential incitements from the mayoral race in Toronto.
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Olivia Chow can win Toronto's mayoral race | Oct 9 2014 | Judy Rebick | John Tory isn't the only option to beat Doug Ford. If progressive women, people of colour and young people get out to vote, Olivia Chow can win. Here's why Judy Rebick thinks it's worth it.
How do we build a more equitable Toronto? | Oct 8 2014 | Women in Toronto Politics | It's an important question during Toronto's mayoral election. So how do we do it? Women in Toronto Politics have a few ideas (and a position primer!).
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Why don't women's issues matter in the Toronto mayoral election? | Oct 7 2014 | Michele Landsberg | John Tory and Doug Ford sit idly by as racist and sexist comments are hurled at Olivia Chow. Tory and Ford ignore women's issues, while Chow continues to fight for them. What gives?
Use the Position Primer | Sep 29 2014 | On Oct 27 2014 there is an election in Toronto - use this tool to find the right candidate for you!
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Why I will vote for Olivia Chow | Sep 24 2014 | Cathy Crowe | Olivia Chow is an important community-builder in Toronto and we need her strengths more than ever says Cathy Crowe.
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Politics doesn't stand a chance in the Ford family psychodrama | Sep 19 2014 | Rick Salutin | Here's what's truly unforgivable about the Fords. It's their implacable need and ability to suck up attention in the public arena so there never seems room for anything or anyone else in the city.
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Bad Emperor: The saga of Rob Ford | Sep 18 2014 | Michael Laxer | While it may take many years to fully grasp or understand Rob Ford and what he meant as a political phenomenon, the entertainment is now over.
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How Doug Ford challenges the progressive vote | Sep 15 2014 | Heather Morgan | Progressive voters, awake! Doug Ford took Rob's place in the run for Mayor of Toronto. Rob Ford is replacing his nephew Mike in a run for council. Mike will run for school trustee. What's going on?
What if we started talking about transit savings? | Sep 4 2014 | Albert Koehl | "Who will pay?" This question usually dominates our transit debate, but what if the focus was on "how much would we save by investing in transit?"

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Ontario mayoral races | Geoff said... In Hamilton, Brad Clark, a former cabinet minister from the Mike Harris government, is running for...
Toronto municipal election City Coucil | ctrl190 said... A couple of interesting races: Ward 17: Alejandra Bravo is running against Ford lackey (and Liberal...
Ontario election results | Rebecca West said... Open for business. in
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Ontario General Election 2014 | mark_alfred said... The election will be held on June 12, 2014.  General information about this election can be...
Who's running - ONDP 2014 | ctrl190 said... Some official candidates:   Ajax-Pickering: Jermaine King Brampton-Springdale: Ghurpreet...

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