Ontario Sex Ex Curriculum: Old Or New?

Over the last few weeks, I have received many emails from voters, asking about my platform and my stance on various issues. The most frequently asked question by far is this: what is my position on Ontario government’s repeal of the updated sex ed curriculum? Sex ed is one of the most contentious issues facing …

Voter Information

With less than a week left before advance polls open, and 18 days before election day, you might be wondering what your voting options are, who is running in your ward, and which ward you actually live in. Given the confusion over the last few weeks, many people are understandably still not clear. You can …

Some Facts About Me

Many people have been asking me about the journey that led to me running for TDSB trustee. What is it about me that qualifies me for this job? Here are a few highlights: * For fifteen years, I ran the Light of DAE Studios, a not-for-profit venture aimed at helping at-risk youth. During this time, …

Back And Forth – And Back Again

So what exactly is going on with this election? This question has been front and centre in Toronto for several weeks now. To recap: The original plan was to run the election on a 47-ward model. This number was decided upon after two years of review and consultation, and it survived a court challenge. School …

Bill 5 Struck Down – But The Saga Continues

Early this morning, Justice Edward Belobaba struck down the provisions in Bill 5 that would have reduced the size of Toronto’s city council from 47 to 25 seats. He stated the same thing that many Torontonians have been feeling: that the hasty introduction of Bill 5 with no consultation, and in the middle of an …

TDSB Ward 22 Boundaries

After the kerfuffle surrounding the upcoming election, the bill proposed by Premier Doug Ford to cut the number of Toronto city councillors to 25 and redraw the wards accordingly has been passed. The Toronto city clerk has notified candidates that the election, which will still be held on October 22nd, will be conducted for 25 …

Uncertainty Regarding Ward Boundaries

Right now, the TDSB ward boundaries that will be used for the purposes of the upcoming election are up in the air. The current version of Ward 22 could become obsolete if the Provincial government gets its way.  The Toronto school boards, including the TDSB, had very little time in which to draw up a …

I’ll get by with a little help from my friends

Since I announced my decision to run for trustee, several friends have stepped up with offers of help. I have known Peter for a long time, since my first child was a baby. A few days before the August long weekend, I met with him to do a photo shoot and brainstorm campaign ideas. Thank …