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Robyn Urback: The best and worst of the Olivia Chow campaign, in a day

Over the course of about two hours on Monday, Olivia Chow paraded the very best and the very worst of her campaign to become mayor. 780 more words

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Toronto residents less happy with their mayor than other GTA cities: survey

Toronto residents think the city’s $957-million police budget is a top candidate for cuts, according to a new study of voter attitudes across the region. 778 more words


Allan Levine: Never mind Ford Nation. Hogtown has a long history of drunks, tyrants and loudmouths running City Hall

Toronto mayor Rob Ford, who is now recovering from cancer and has withdrawn from this month’s mayoral election, has produced his share of shenanigans over the past four years. 2,246 more words

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Doug Ford promises to phase out portion of land transfer tax

ABOVE: Doug Ford rails against the “unfair” municipal land transfer tax

TORONTO – Councillor Doug Ford promises to phase out a portion of the city’s municipal land transfer tax by 15 per cent every year for four years if elected mayor of Toronto. 307 more words


Ford releases attack ads aimed at Tory

TORONTO – Doug Ford says he released a slate of new attack ads to make sure voters knew John Tory’s record.

Most of Tory’s resume is… 210 more words


John Tory builds 10 point lead over Doug Ford: Poll

TORONTO – John Tory continues to maintain a comfortable lead among his competitors in the Toronto mayoral race, according to a new poll.

A survey conducted by Forum Research on Sept. 207 more words


Do political endorsements make a difference?

TORONTO – Do political endorsements move the electoral needle in the late stages of a campaign?

Candidates obviously seem to think so: Why else would John Tory and Olivia Chow post a polished list of supporters and city builders on their campaign sites? 479 more words