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DOUG FORD JOINS MAYORAL DEBATE FOR A ROWDY SESSION

Doug Ford joined in a mayoral debate for the first time since he entered the race in place of his brother almost two weeks ago. And, as expected, it was a raucous event. Ford chose to enter the debates in … read more

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NEW POLL SHOWS JOHN TORY MAINTAINING STRONG LEAD

A new poll indicates John Tory continues to lead the Toronto mayoral race by a sizable margin. The survey released this morning by Mainstreet Technologies gives Tory 40 per cent. Olivia Chow is in second place at 25 per cent, … read more

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MAYOR HAZEL COMPLAINS ABOUT EXCESSIVE COVERAGE OF TORONTO ELECTION AT EXCLUSION OF OTHER GTA RACES

Mississauga’s outgoing mayor says it’s unfortunate that the Toronto election campaign is overshadowing the municipal election campaigns in other areas of the GTA. Ninty-three year old Hazel McCallion is not running for re-election after 36 years as Mississauga’s Mayor.  She … read more

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TORY AND CHOW TRADE BARBS AT ANOTHER DEBATE; TORY RECEIVES NEW ENDORSEMENTS

John Tory has received endorsements this morning from former Karen Stintz strategist Paul Brown, and former city councillor Gordon Chong, who worked on David Soknacki’s campaign and was part of Rob Ford’s transition team. Chong praised Tory’s work at Civic … read more

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JOHN TORY EXPANDS HIS LEAD; DOUG FORD HOLDS ONTO BROTHER’S SUPPORT

A new poll indicates that Mayor Rob Ford’s supporters are happy to switch to his brother. Even though Doug Ford has not begun campaigning after replacing his brother on the ballot last Friday, a new Ipsos-Reid survey shows him polling … read more

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MAMMOLITI FACES POLICE INVESTIGATION

Toronto police are investigating a city councillor over a payment that has already cost him three months’ pay. The financial crimes unit will investigate Giorgio Mammoliti over an 80-thousand-dollar gift he received from a fundraiser last year. The city’s integrity … read more

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DOUG FORD HASN’T BEGUN HIS MAYORALTY CAMPAIGN; MAY FACE IMMEDIATE SETBACK

Doug Ford has yet to begin his late-entry campaign for Mayor of Toronto. The Councillor and brother of current Mayor Rob Ford took over for his brother on Friday. But Doug Ford spent much of the weekend visiting his brother … read more

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TORONTO MAYORAL RACE NARROWS, TORY GAINS SUPPORT

And then there were three. The race for mayor is down to John Tory, Rob Ford, and Olivia Chow. Early in the day yesterday, Sarah Thomson dropped out of the race. And last night, David Soknacki did the same. Soknacki … read more

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TORONTO NEIGHBOURHOOD DUBBED WORLD’S SECOND COOLEST

Toronto is home to the world’s second coolest neighbourhood. At least, according to Vogue. The magazine says Toronto’s West Queen West is “a veritable artery of indie patisseries, homegrown labels, and hidden-from view galleries.” Vogue also says the stretch of … read more

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FORD GAINS GROUND IN NEW TORONTO POLL

A new poll on the Toronto campaign for mayor shows a tight race between John Tory and Rob Ford. The Forum Research poll shows Tory in the lead with 34 per cent. Ford has picked up six points to close … read more

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