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Saron Gebresellassi

The NDP leader looks to break through nationally on the heels of a by-election win inspired by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other left-wing candidates of colour recently elected to congress in the U.S. Read more

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An Ontario Human Rights Commission inquiry found that African-Canadian children and youth made up 32 per cent of those admitted into the care of the Children's Aids Society of Toronto last year Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Failed NDP hopeful Saron Gebresellassi alleges in a human rights complaint that her supporters were improperly excluded from voting at the party's nomination in June Read more

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Matt Fodor

It was a stressful, painful and humiliating experience for the mostly African immigrants who came to support Saron Gebresellassi and participate in the Canadian political process for the first time Read more

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John Tory wins big – too bad we can't say the same for local democracy or council diversity Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Gebresellassi's campaign has prioritized the concerns of disenfranchised immigrants – the ideas that were spoken and quickly dismissed or silenced are now being heard Read more

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Samuel Engelking

"I see my primary mission to convert non-voters to voters," says the Eritrean-Canadian human rights lawyer. “I’m not trying to woo the folks who would vote for John Tory.” Read more

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Norm Wilner

The candidates brought their talking points – and their records – to the ArtsVote debate at TIFF Bell Lightbox Read more

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