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CHATTER: NDP’s pattern of prevailing in the Annex continues (July 2020)

July 18th, 2022 · Comments Off on CHATTER: NDP’s pattern of prevailing in the Annex continues (July 2020)

Jessica Bell of the New Democratic Party (NDP), has represented the University-Rosedale riding (District 112) since her success in the 2018 election. She was re-elected on June 2. Of the 49,412 votes cast in the University-Rosedale riding in 2018,  Bell earned 24,537 of them (49.66 per cent), followed by Liberal candidate Jo-Ann Davis who earned 10,898 votes (22.06 per cent), PC candidate Gillian Smith who earned 10,431 votes (21.11 per cent) , and Green Party candidate Tim Grant who earned 2,652 votes (5.37 per cent).

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Rosario Marchese: Local produce or aggregates?

September 20th, 2012 · 5 Comments

By Rosario Marchese, Member of Provincial Parliament for Trinity-Spadina

Part of my job as a Member of Provincial Parliament involves participating on the committees that evaluate the effectiveness of existing laws. Earlier this year, my colleagues and I held committee hearings on the Aggregate Resources Act, the legislation that governs the operation of pits and quarries in Ontario.

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Harbord Village cleans up

June 12th, 2012 · 1 Comment


A mother and her son remove old posters from a light post during the Harbord Village clean-up event held on Apr. 21. Justin Crann/Gleaner News.

By Justin Crann

As part of the mayor’s city-wide initiative, Harbord Village residents have come together with local businesses to clean up their community.

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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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Legendary hangout Dooney’s returns to Annex

August 31st, 2011 · 1 Comment

By Michael Radoslav

Signage has begun to change over at the Annex Live. Photo by Michael Radoslav/GLEANER NEWS

After a three year hiatus, a legendary Annex hangout is reborn. Dooney’s Café, a once popular destination for artists and politicians in Toronto has returned, replacing the Annex Live.

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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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Thomson eyes Trinity-Spadina

July 1st, 2011 · Comments Off on Thomson eyes Trinity-Spadina











By Lindsay Tsuji

Former mayoral candidate to run for provincial seat. Perry King/Gleaner News

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Rosario Marchese’s 50 years in Toronto

May 10th, 2011 · 2 Comments

By Susan Oppenheim

Rosario Marchese, right, has been a sitting MP in Trinity-Spadina since 1990. Photo credit: Perry King/Gleaner News

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Grant goes Green: Harbord Village chair jumps into provincial race

February 10th, 2011 · 2 Comments

With the nomination of Tim Grant (above) in December, the HVRA chair seat will be temporarily filled by former chair Gus Sinclair. Perry King/Gleaner News.

By Perry King

When Tim Grant went to a Green Party policy conference two years ago to hear more about their platform, he was “prepared to be unimpressed.”

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Bitter pill to swallow: Snowdon Pharmacy afraid for future

May 18th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Perry King/ Gleaner News

By Emina Gamulin

Snowdon Pharmacy (264 Bloor St. W.) has had many tough times in its 104-year history, but the changes the provincial government proposes to cut drug costs may be the biggest challenge the community institution has faced thus far.

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