After the recent municipal election, seven of Toronto’s 25 city councillors are BIPOC, including incumbent Michael Thompson and six newly elected councillors.
In Canada, young voters make up the biggest voting bloc, but their participation is the lowest. How do we get them engaged?
Diane Dyson’s first run as city councilor wasn’t what she expected. She doesn’t know her ward, her competition or her budget, but she does know one thing about this election — “it’s making voter’s heads spin.”
There are certain unwritten rules in politics that our politicians have always abided by until now.
Four years ago, Jon Burnside came up just short in his bid to defeat long-time incumbent councillor John Parker in the Toronto municipal election. This fall, Burnside got his revenge. He surged past Parker Oct. 27, and became the only challenger to beat an incumbent.