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What will “non-commercial” advertising mean at TDSB?

March 4th, 2011 · Comments Off on What will “non-commercial” advertising mean at TDSB?

By Reem Jazar

March 2010 - Rodrigo Fuentes, Harbord Collegiate's principal, shows off a flatscreen monitor that was a part of a pilot project. Perry King/Gleaner News

The Toronto District School Board is voting on March 9 about bringing video screen ads to as many as 70 Toronto secondary schools. The board is expected to vote in favour of the screens, with some restrictions to commercial advertising.

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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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Trustee challenger accuses TDSB of corruption

October 18th, 2010 · 3 Comments

By Khristopher Reardon

Ward 10 trustee candidate Michael Sims says he is shocked by the “level of corruption and opacity” at the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) following an investigation of incumbent Chris Bolton.

Chris Bolton

Calendars were handed to elementary students bearing incumbent Chris Bolton’s image and campaign website, which is a violation of TDSB election policies.

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