Archive for 2015 September
2015 Sep 24: Proud to vote: LGBTQ issues in the federal election
Wonderful night at the LGBTQ VOTES debate! Thanks to all the Green supporters who came out. (pun intended)
Thursday, 2015 September 24, 6pm
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2015 Sep 15: Toronto-Danforth all-candidates meeting
Tuesday, 2015 September 15, 7pm – 9pm
Ralph Thornton Centre, 2nd floor auditorium
765 Queen St E
All registered candidates have been invited to participate — confirmed candidates to date are:
- Elizabeth Abbot, Animal Alliance Environment Voters Party.
- Julie Dabrusin, Liberal Party.
- Craig Scott, New Democratic Party.
- Chris Tolley, Green Party.
Tim Dutaud, the Conservative ex-candidate, dropped out shortly after people figured out who he was. The important take-away here is this: If you are concerned about stopping Harper, there has never been a danger in this riding of electing a Conservative.
This continues a long tradition of the Conservative candidate being a non-issue in Toronto-Danforth. Katarina von Koenig, for example, remained a woman of mystery throughout the 2011 election. Andrew Keyes, to his credit, took being a candidate seriously in 2012, at least until Conservative HQ apparently told him to stop participating in debates.