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Counting votes in Ford country

An altered campaign sign hangs from a white picket fence on Islington Avenue. “Get well Mayor Ford,” it reads.

Mayor Rob Ford has been too sick after news of his cancer diagnosis last month to campaign for his old council seat in Ward 2 Etobicoke North, but his presence is still being felt by candidates and voters. 73 more words

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Rob Ford's Ward 2 opponents say bring it on

Toronto’s political juggernaut may have just landed in his lap, but Ward 2 Etobicoke North council candidate Andray Domise says it’s just another day campaigning for change in the heart of Ford Nation. 83 more words

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Why Getting Scarborough Right, Matters!!!

The dog and pony show of the mayoral race here in Toronto is coming into the home stretch and truthfully speaking it can’t end soon enough. 36 more words

When Class and Politics Collide

As a Public Administration and Governance student, there’s bound to be a significant political element to my courses. As someone who cares deeply about lots of issues, especially political involvement, this is quite okay with me. 429 more words

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Thoughts from a 23 year old campaign manager on the Toronto election

After a day of reflection (while taking down dozens of election signs) I have some thoughts to share about election we just had in Toronto. I’d like to start with linking to Morgan Baskin’s recent blog post… 1,146 more words

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He’s a former addict, convict, pimp, homeless man, and the should-be mayor of Toronto: Kevin Clarke.

I talked to him before election day; he was exactly like he sounds. 9 more words