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by Mike Colle on October 29, 2010
As a parent, a grandparent, and the MPP for the riding of Eglinton-Lawrence, I know how important the safety and security of our children is to parents in the community.

Which is why on Oct. 8, 2010, I was pleased to join OPP Commissioner Chris Lewis and Jordan Banks, managing...(More)
by Gesilayefa Azorbo on October 28, 2010
Long after the mayoralty race had been decided the poll numbers continued to roll in for Ward 10.

The uncertainty of the race was to be expected with a dozen candidates on the ballot following the retirement of long time councillor Mike Feldman.

When the polls closed at...(More)
by Sharon Ko on October 28, 2010
Ward 24 residents welcomed back David Shiner as their councillor as he cruised to victory with 52 percent of the vote.

The incumbent beat his closest opponent, Sunny Cho by more than 5,000 votes.

Shiner said that he was overwhelmed by the support he received from voters...(More)
by Sharon Ko on October 28, 2010
The Ward 23 councillor race was no real contest as long-time rep John Filion obliterated the competition bringing in over 65 percent of the ballots cast.

The incumbent beat his closest challenger, Dusan Kralik by over 11,000 votes.

Not surprisingly, Filion was pleased...(More)
by Brian Baker on October 25, 2010
In the political mosh pit of Ward 16, incumbent Karen Stintz proved that clashes over urban development were not top of mind come election day.

Winning with 60.7 percent of the vote as of 10:30 p.m., Stintz was visibly relieved when it was announced not 10 minutes after 8 p.m. she was...(More)
by Jim Humphrey on October 28, 2010
Surrounded by friends, family, supporters and volunteers, Josh Colle vowed to start working for the residents of Ward 15 right away.

During his victory speech, he asked campaign volunteers to be at his headquarters early Oct. 26 to start taking down his campaign signs, while he gets...(More)
by Monte Mazin on October 28, 2010
Toronto's 52.6 percent of eligible voters who cast a ballot is certainly a good improvement on the 40 percent in the last two elections. However, in no way does it compare to the remarkable 86 percent turnout of eligible voters living at the Reuben Cipin Healthy Living Community, a seniors...(More)
by Karolyn Coorsh on October 27, 2010
Perhaps taking a page out of Mel Lastman’s handbook, Mayor-elect Rob Ford announced today retiring Toronto-Danforth councillor Case Ootes will serve as chair of his transition team.

A council veteran, Ootes has 22 years of council experience and was deputy mayor during former mayor...(More)
by Randy Rovinski on October 27, 2010
Parkdale-High Park did not escape the anti-incumbent wave that swept across the city on Election Day.

Garnering 47 percent of the vote, political newcomer Sarah Doucette emerged the victor in the race for Ward 13, effectively knocking out council veteran Bill Saundercook who received...(More)
by Staff on October 26, 2010
Councillor Cesar Palacio has been re-elected for a third term in Davenport Ward 17 beating out top challenger Jonah Schein.

Palacio won 6,124 votes, while Schein, despite receiving backing from popular community activist Alejandra Bravo came second with 4,764 votes.
by Gesilayefa Azorbo on October 26, 2010
It was anyone’s game and James Pasternak won it.

With just over 19 percent of the vote, Pasternak has effectively taken the reins from retiring Councillor Mike Feldman tonight to represent Ward 10 York-Centre at city hall for the next four years.

Amid cheers and...(More)
by Shawn Star on October 26, 2010
The race for Ward 32 never had a dull moment, and now as Mary-Margaret McMahon has been declared winner Beach residents will be waking up to a new face for the first time in over a decade.

McMahon defeated incumbent councillor Sandra Bussin by a landslide, garnering a massive 65...(More)
by Staff on October 26, 2010
There was no chance for any candidate to challenge Howard Goodman, as he was re-elected as a Public school trustee for the Eglinton-Lawrence community.

Goodman won by a landslide taking 76.84 percent of the votes over is closes competitor, John Vassal who received 13.62 percent. (More)
by Shawn Star on October 26, 2010
Incumbent councillor Janet Davis has secured another term, after defeating six opponents in the race for Ward 31.

With 11,137 votes, for around 63 percent, Davis says she’s happy to be heading back to city hall.

“I’m thrilled,” she said. “I got a resounding number of...(More)
by Tyler Edwards on October 26, 2010
The second time was the charm for Jaye Robinson in Ward 25.

After losing the 2003 election for Don Valley West city council to Cliff Jenkins by just 80 votes, Robinson prevailed over the incumbent this time around, winning another close race by 798 votes Monday night.

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