What I learned at a local candidates debate

On Tuesday evening, I walked into the Parkway Forest Community Centre for an all-candidates debate. This debate wasn’t held in a large stadium. There were no microphones, signage, or party supporters yelling or booing at every statement made. Stephen Harper, Justin Trudeau, Thomas Mulcair, and Elizabeth May were not present. There were […]

Morgan Baskin: the 18-year-old who would be mayor

It was clear from the beginning that Morgan Baskin’s campaign to become Toronto’s next mayor was going to be different. One of her first campaign meetings was held in a small church, with about 20 people in attendance. The majority were students from the University of Toronto or York University. […]

Don’t play the politics game Toronto

Even though we are still eight months away from the Toronto election, things have already started to get heated, especially since Karen Stintz and John Tory have officially registered to run in the mayoral race. Since January I’ve heard a number of people, politicians, and journalists suggest that certain candidates […]