Be the change you seek

January 2, 2017 0

Happy New Year! “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” – not Gandhi Like me, you’ve probably seen and heard that quotation many […]

Ward 2 By-Election Today

July 25, 2016 0

When former Mayor Rob Ford died in March, he was a sitting Councillor in Toronto. His passing left a vacancy on Toronto City Council that […]

5 easy fixes for political finance

April 5, 2016 0

Improving political fundraising regulations in Ontario, British Columbia and other provinces with outdated or overly opaque regulations doesn’t have to be difficult or time consuming.  […]

Why go long on this campaign?

August 3, 2015 0

So, why did Prime Minister Harper decide to start his campaign early, making this the longest federal election campaign in Canadian history?  Conventional wisdom (including […]

What I want in a new Councillor

July 6, 2014 0

On Monday, Toronto City Council will choose a new Councillor for Ward 5 Etobicoke-Lakeshore and Ward 20 Trinity-Spadina.  Both wards are currently vacant. Ward 5 […]

Rob Ford can’t lose

September 17, 2013 0

Originally published in The Toronto Star 3 Sep 2013 How much democracy is too much? Toronto City Council has an answer. Last Monday, it decided […]