When Doug Ford launched his mayoral campaign two weeks ago, he wasn’t wearing the Armani suit he often wears at Toronto council meetings. Instead, he’d chosen a gingham button-down shirt with his sleeves rolled up. Adam Giambrone, former Toronto councillor says it’s smart politicking. “You often notice more established politicians will put on more comfortable shoes and wear khakis, not jeans,” Giambrone said. “Frankly it works to a poorer socio-economic environment than it would in Rosedale.”
Last Wednesday the TTC announced another customer service panel where riders will be able to interact one-on-one with the staff and a forum will be opened up for questions. Scarborough TTC bus driver and commuters expressed their opinions about TTC’s new promises.
When East York resident Trish O’Reilly-Brennan posted a petition online to get the Transit City plan back, she had no idea how quickly it would spread. With minimal promotion, it gathered over 1,600 signatures within a week.
Waiting seems to be a recurring theme when it comes to Ana Bailão’s bid for councillor of Ward 18. Bailão sat in a car outside her victory party last night for close to an hour….
The new councillor for Ward 18 plans to take her new responsibility to the streets of the constituency. Monday night, voters in Ward 18 chose Ana Bailão as their new councillor. She defeated Kevin Beaulieu,…
A long-time Junction resident says that there is no ward in Toronto that ignores a community’s wishes more than her own. The final all-candidates meeting for Ward 18 (Davenport) was held in the Church of…
Like Mel Lastman before him, Rob Ford’s supporters are attracted to his no-nonsense personality, a public relations expert says.
Despite watching his name being dragged through the mud due to public indiscretions — among them a 1999 DUI charge and allegations he assaulted and uttered a death threat against his wife — Rob Ford is still the frontrunner in the race to become Toronto’s next mayor.
A TTC town hall meeting last Sunday was meant to further dialogue between commuters and frontline TTC workers but calls for TTC Chair Adam Giambrone’s head set a different tone.
The chair of a new TTC advisory panel says that responsibility for better customer service rests with both TTC managers and workers.
Small business owners mixed with various other protesters Monday to demonstrate against Toronto city councillor Adam Giambrone’s run for mayor.