A note to say “THANK YOU” to all who voted for me in yesterday’s municipal election, recognizing that democracy has to be more than voting every four years. Democracy has to take place every day in our City, where the voices of citizens are recorded, counted and included in the […]
Many planners, architects, politicians, bosses, project leaders and power-holders still dress all variety of manipulations up as ‘participation in the process’, ‘citizen consultation’ and other shades of technobabble. The following is an excerpt from an article originally published as Arnstein, Sherry R. “A Ladder of Citizen Participation,” JAIP, Vol. 35, No. […]
Bring one piece of identification showing your name and qualifying (Toronto) address. The Voter Notice/Information Card cannot be used for identification. Here is the link to Voting Places Ward 6. HAPPY VOTING DAY, WARD 6 !
See what funds are available in your Ward. At the present time, negotiations for Section 37 funds occur behind closed doors between the City (Councillor and staff) and the developer. This process needs to be more open and transparent and formalized. Residents and communities should have major input as to when, how, […]
Residents are not consulted as part of the annual City budget exercise. This can be remedied by legislation creating Community Districts and Community Boards, where residents can list and prioritize the services they want included in the Annual City Budget for their communities. Recent budget cuts to the TORONTO FIRE […]
This evening I stumbled upon a webpage addressed to candidates for City Council and Mayor to comment on a detailed post by Mr. Knapik, who lives in Long Branch, South Etobicoke, ending with the question: “Who is willing to advocate for this community?” What follows is my rather long answer: […]
ANNOUNCEMENT: No fundraisers or donations requested from you. I don’t want your money; I want your VOTE ! THANK YOU ! VOTE PEGGY MOULDER FOR CITY COUNCILLOR – WARD 6
Mr. Ford does not live in Ward 6. He is a highly-paid executive earning $120,000 per annum at LAMP, who talks about income disparity. LAMP is funded entirely from charitable and government grants. Mr. Ford has attended few, if any, public meetings in Ward 6 in the past, and is […]