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Where do they stand? Trinity-Spadina candidates answer your questions

September 14th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Compiled by Emina Gamulin, Mike Radoslav, and Lindsay Tsuji

Click on the links below for more information about Trinity-Spadina and our Q & A with the MPP candidates in the upcoming provincial election on Oct 6.

The Riding
Trin-Spa Statistics

The Candidates

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Your community needs you: ask your west-downtown MPP candidates some tough questions

August 12th, 2011 · 9 Comments

It’s that time again!

The Gleaner is interviewing MPP candidates for Trinity-Spadina and Parkdale-High Park in advance of the Oct. 6 provincial election. We are soliciting questions from our readers that we will compile and pose to candidates on your behalf.

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TDSB green energy program in danger

June 10th, 2011 · Comments Off on TDSB green energy program in danger

Jennet Poffenroth, teacher and leader of the Solar Inventors Club at Hillcrest. Julia Manoukian/GLEANER NEWS

By Julia Manoukian

The Toronto District School Board has jumped on the green bandwagon with a long-term solution that seemingly kills two birds with one stone, but the upcoming provincial election could bring all this to a halt.

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Election results for your ward

October 26th, 2010 · Comments Off on Election results for your ward

In Ward 20, Adam Vaughan easily won re-election with 74 per cent of the vote. Mike Yen, whose platform was very similar to Mayor-elect Rob Ford, and whose message of “Stop the War on Fun” resonated with local fraternities and bars, including the Brunswick House, came in a distant second with 3,601 votes. Dean Maher, Roman Polochansky and Ken Osadchuck picked up 6, 2, and 1 per cent of the vote, respectively.

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Asked, answered: Street merchant restrictions, garbage, and cycling big issues in Ward 20

October 17th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Compiled by Perry King and Emina Gamulin

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Frats fight back, but can they win the battle against Vaughan?

September 17th, 2010 · Comments Off on Frats fight back, but can they win the battle against Vaughan?

Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity members cleaning up Taddle Creek Park over the summer. Courtesy Delta Kappa Epsilon.

By Tim Legault

Fraternity houses are voicing their concerns over the proposed changes in rooming house bylaws and licensing rules that Councillor Adam Vaughan (Ward 20 Trinity-Spadina) has been championing for some time.

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