After reading The Local’s September article, How Toronto’s Councillors Became Nearly Unbeatable, I did a little creative calculation myself, tabulating the average time the 19 incumbents running for re-election on Monday have spent at Toronto’s City Hall. Close observers will immediately spot a discrepancy with my math. 19 incumbents? But there are only 18 running. What gives? Continue reading →
If you don’t spend much time on social media, especially my social media, you might be surprised to learn that there’s a municipal election here in Toronto in less than three weeks. In fact, advance polls begin tomorrow. Time sure flies when you’re in a constant state of disquiet, amirite? Climate crisis. War in Europe. North Korean missiles over Japan. Tactical nuclear strikes. Omicron omnivariant. A ‘King’ Charles. The upcoming wildcard series.