Olivia Chow visits Ryerson, urges students to vote

A photo of Olivia Chow in front of Dundas Square on election day.

Olivia Chow visited Ryerson and urged students to vote. She then walked with supporters to Dundas Dquare. (Pema Tsering/ The Ryersonian)


“Did you vote today?” was the first question Toronto mayoral candidate Olivia Chow asked students at her visit to the Ryerson Students’ Union on election day.

Chow’s quick visit on Monday was to urge students on campus to vote if they had not already done so.

Wearing a hard-to-miss bright yellow scarf, Chow posed for pictures and shook hands with students. She received a number of “good lucks” along the way.

From Ryerson Chow and her campaign team moved onto Yonge and Dundas Square, with “Olivia Chow for Mayor” signs in hand, where she was interviewed by a scrum of media and reporters.

Chow told reporters she was impressed by voter engagement at Ryerson and mentioned information tables set up along Gould St. as well as the polling station at Pitman Hall.

“People say students don’t vote but they do,” said Chow. “They’re 100-per-cent voting.”

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