Post Tagged with: "John"

Ryersonian poll: split between Tory and Chow

Ryersonian poll: split between Tory and Chow

A poll conducted by The Ryersonian Monday shows that students are split between Olivia Chow and John Tory in the upcoming municipal election. Students’ voting plans have dramatically changed since February, when The Ryersonian last polled students. While Chow’s support is approximately the same at 26 per cent, Tory’s support has gone from 2 per cent to 28.1 per cent. Taking the […]

by Nicole Thompson· · News, On Campus
Doug Ford

Doug woos Ford Nation with clone of Rob’s campaign

Speaking in front of a room full of Ford Nation supporters Tuesday night, Coun. Doug Ford reintroduced his brother’s platform as his own during his first appearance at a mayoral debate. Doug Ford hadn’t participated in any debates since he registered to run Sept. 12, when he took the place of Mayor Rob Ford, who was forced to withdraw after […]

by Sarah Traynor· · News, Off Campus, Top stories
John Tory speaks at a media event on Tuesday. The previous day, the mayoral candidate cancelled on two appearances at Ryerson. (Kayla Hoolwerf/Ryersonian)

John Tory’s absence disappoints another student group

Mayoral candidate John Tory’s cancellation of campus appearances has managed to disappoint not just one, but two student groups at Ryerson. The budding Mobilizing Actively Political Students (MAPS) organized a week-long series of question-and-answer sessions starting Monday as its first major project — but it was struck by disappointment before the week even began. The office of Tory, who was slated to […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News
Mayoral candidate John Tory (far right), at a debate hosted by Ryerson earlier this year. Tory was scheduled for two debates at Ryerson on Monday, but withdrew from both. (Russell Sabio/Ryersonian)

John Tory bails on Ryerson

The Ryerson Students’ Union voiced its disappointment on Monday after mayoral candidate John Tory cancelled two separate campus appearances. “The specific line that they gave us was they had competing campaign priorities and that in this new phase of the campaign, that those priorities were more important,” said Jesse Root, RSU’s vice-president for education. Tory was set to debate Olivia […]

by sidneyhannah.cohen· · News, On Campus, Top stories