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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
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
A fringe mayoral candidate gate-crashed candidate Olivia Chow's question-and-answer session at Ryerson. (Katherine DeClerq/Ryersonian)

Fringe mayoral candidate crashes Olivia Chow Q&A

John Tory may have withdrawn from Monday’s mayoral debate at Ryerson, but Olivia Chow wasn’t alone on stage at the two-candidate event. She was joined shortly after 5 p.m. at the Sears Atrium in the engineering building on Church and Gould streets by someone uninvited — fringe candidate, D!ONNE Renee, who spells her first name entirely in capital letters and with the exclamation mark. […]

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