Archive for 2008 September

2008 Oct 3: Sharon Howarth on Goldhawk Live

Toronto-Danforth candidates on Goldhawk Live
Friday, 2008 October 3, 7 pm
Rogers TV cable channels 10 and 63

Catch Sharon and the other Toronto-Danforth candidates on the Rogers televised debate with Dale Goldhawk. There will be one minute openings and one minute closings, with questions from Dale Goldhawk and phone-in questions for the rest of the hour.

Sharon Howarth in a minute

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Involving youth and their future

Recently, I have been spending a lot of time talking to people in the subway stations. I have come across a number of young people and especially high school students who are concerned about their future, especially in regards to the environment.     Read more »

Toronto Mayor David Miller suggests Green Party is best for Toronto, cities

From last week’s CBC article:

[Toronto Mayor David Miller] spoke about the need for a ban on handguns on a day that saw three homicides in the GTA, as well as the shooting of a 16-year-old in a city high school.

See our statement on fighting gun crime.

But Miller also pointed out that so far, only the Green party has directly addressed the growing needs of Canadian cities. [Emphasis added.]

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Toronto-Danforth all-candidates meeting

Update:  This is an old post.  Click here for 2011.

Toronto-Danforth All-candidates meeting
Tuesday, 2008 October 7, 8 pm
Riverdale Collegiate, 1094 Gerrard St East
not: St Barnabas Anglican Church

Update: Now combined with Ralph Thornton debate, so some of the debate-format information below may have changed… Each of the candidates will be given 10 minutes to speak to the audience. There will be a 45-minute question and answer period and then each candidate will be given 2 minutes to summarize their position.     Read more »

2008 Sep 21: Sharon in East Chinatown

Sharon will be on the streets in Riverdale’s East Chinatown:

Sunday, 2008 September 21, 1 pm
Gerrard St from Broadview to Logan

2008 Sep 21: Sharon in Little India

Sharon Howarth will be meeting people on the street at the Gerrard India Bazaar:

Sunday, 2008 September 21, 2 pm
Gerrard St from Greenwood to Coxwell

Homeless Response Alliance all-candidates meeting

Homeless Response Alliance all-candidates meeting
Tuesday, 2008 September 23, 12:30 pm
WoodGreen, 875 Queen St East

Toronto-Danforth candidates to speak about homelessness and poverty, including the connections to immigration and refugees. Sharon Howarth will be there. For more information, contact Holly Kraer at 416-850-8785 or 647-222-4420.

Here’s Elizabeth May talking about poverty and homelessness:
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And here she is talking about poverty and seniors:
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Update: The links above went missing, sadly, when Google Video closed up shop.  Here are some additional videos of Elizabeth talking about poverty:

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Sharon Howarth wins the race…

Sharon Howarth and Ed Chin signing candidate registration papers…or, more accurately, Ed Chin, our Official Agent, aided by Mary Ann Grainger, our Campaign Manager, and also all the volunteers who collected signatures, has won the race to make Sharon Howarth the first candidate officially registered in our riding. Ed is shown here signing the final registration papers with Sharon.

Vote for tomorrow

The official Green Party of Canada election platform was released today to wide acclaim by Elizabeth May at a news conference.

Read the 8-page document (large type) for yourself. You can find it here… Looking Forward: A Fresh Perspective on Canada’s Future (