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Open Letter: Why I shouldn’t have to pay a parking ticket (originally published on old blog November 6, 2013)

Dear City of Toronto Parking Services,

Yesterday, I received a notice that I have an unpaid parking ticket.  I feel that I would be remiss if I did not point out to you the error of this notification. 319 more words

Reposts From Previous Blog

Connecting the dots: Exposing the influence of lobbyists at City Hall

Five years ago, Toronto City Council banned all corporate and union contributions for municipal election campaigns. This was supposed to eliminate the influence of big money at City Hall, and give power back to you and me – the voters. 1,626 more words

I Have Too Much Time On My Hands

Canadian Human Rights Voice: 2015 Women's Rights Seminar - "Empower Women"

The Canadian Human Rights Voice is honoured to present Ms. Almas Jiwani – President of UN Women Canada as the chief guest for our upcoming Women’s Rights Seminar. 239 more words

WiTOPoli Weekly: Friday, January 30

A roundup of some of the latest news in women, Toronto, and/or politics this week. What stories did you read this week? Tell us in the comments. 329 more words

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Not so SmartTrack?

In an election that seemed as much about personal issues as political issues, one of the biggest points of emphasis was creating a practical, cost-effective way to expand the TTC. 138 more words



As a journalism student, I don’t like to use my blog to talk about the news because it feels like too much like school work. Also, the news is upsetting 77% of the time. 985 more words

The WiTOPoli Guide to the #TOBudget

The City budget process can seem overwhelming and intimidating – it’s full of jargon and residents have a small window for having a direct say in the process. 670 more words