Spirits were high at Jennie Worden’s election night party, even though she was not elected for council in Ward 19 Beaches-East York.
The lack of affordable housing has become a prominent issue for east-end residents in this year’s municipal election campaigns.
Residents of Ward 19 Beaches-East York attended a debate on Oct. 3 to hear candidates from the four major parties — although only three showed up.
“We went to 50,000 doors during the campaign,” says new councillor Brad Bradford. “That sort of communication and engagement with residents isn’t going to stop for me now that the election is over.”
Brad Bradford is the new councillor in the new Ward 19 after a close race with presumed front-runner Matthew Kellway.
Each candidate has a unique view of how public infrastructure should be handled going forward in Beaches – East York. Find out who is running in Ward 19.
From affordable housing to park toilets, this week’s Ward 19 all-candidates meeting covered an array of critical topics.
He has been knocking on doors for years. He knows his pitch very well by now. As he approaches one of the doorsteps at Roxton Road, in Little Italy, he gently knocks on a door and patiently waits for someone to open the door. “Hi there, I’m sorry to bother you,” he said. “My name is Mike Layton, I’m running to be your city councillor. I’m just coming by to say hello and see if there are any issues on your mind.”
Scarborough kept one familiar face and banished another in the Oct. 25 TDSB trustee elections.
It came at the loss of three pairs of shoes and two pant sizes, but Mike Layton has come out on top in the race for city council chair in Ward 19 (Trinity-Spadina) with 45…