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Toronto Election 2018

The former media magnate's defence of the fringe mayoral candidate's views as somehow within the realm of healthy debate leaves an awful lot of room for racism and Islamophobia more

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

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When will progressive white men make room for progressive women and people of colour? more

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The social determinants of health, like access to public transit and what food we can afford to eat, are bring increasingly determined by where we live in Toronto more

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Jalani Morgan

Black scholars, writers and activists call on candidates running for Toronto council to support policies that ensure the economic and social viability of Black communities more

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The papers say she doesn’t stand a chance, but Toronto’s mayoral contest could do with an unexpected surprise right about now – the city's future may depend on it more

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All eyes have been on the mayor’s race, But it’s the battles for the city’s 25 council seats that will influence Toronto’s course over the next four years. 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.” more

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Malinda Francis

You have a serious credibility problem with Black communities in this city and I don’t think it’s reparable more

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Ethan Eisenberg

He rode into office with ambitious plans for transit and city-building, but a review of the record reveals it's been pretty much downhill from the get-go in the big-deas department for John Tory more

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Former chief planner's bid for mayor has been dragged down by what seems a malaise of indifference hanging over the city more

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She is not your father or grandfather’s white nationalist, the obese guy in the brown shirt holding a flag – she's young, attractive and needs to be noticed – and nobody is more aware of this than Faith Goldy herself more

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Samuel Engelking

Instead of correcting for the deep social, economic and political disadvantages of racism and sexism, media compound them by ignoring racialized candidates more

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Michael Watier

The manner in which the Ford government has changed Toronto’s governing structure in the middle of an election says it all – we need to start recognizing the vulnerability of modern cities more

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Norm Wilner

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

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Jonathan Goldsbie

Sandro Lisi, one of several shady figures at the centre of the Rob Ford crack scandal, is running in Doug Ford's old Etobicoke North backyard – must be a coincidence more

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Doug Ford's plan to cut council in half has created a legal quagmire that is effectively undermining holding a meaningful contest – which suits John Tory just fine more

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Doug Ford’s attack on the 2018 municipal elections has made it clear that neither constitutional convention nor the Charter of Rights and Freedoms will stop him and his government more

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The mayor has been playing both sides on Ford's plan to cut council in half and right now it's looking like he didn’t do enough to protect Toronto when everything was on the line more

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