Local organizations combating voter apathy and low voter turnout.
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Interviews with three councillor candidates on transit, public safety, and housing.
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Toronto Mayoral Candidates Sound off at Second Debate
Despite interruptions, candidates stay on track for the future.
Kristyn Wong-Tam to Leave City Council, Will Run for NDP in Provincial Election
Toronto City Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam has announced her resignation and will instead run as an NDP candidate in June’s Ontario general election. “To the residents of Ward 13 – Toronto…
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Marina Gerges Says She Is Ready to Rescue the RSU
Marina Gerges rolls her eyes at promises of transparency and accountability. Not because she doesn’t believe they’re important, but because she rarely believes the people promising them. Last week, Gerges…
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RSU Election Results: Independent Candidate Marina Gerges Wins Bid for President
Marina Gerges defeated incumbent president Siddhanth Satish in this year’s Ryerson Students’ Union election, while independent candidates were elected in each of the faculty director positions. Gerges managed to get…
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RSU Elections Inaccessible, Criticize Candidates and Students
Students, candidates, and interest groups are questioning the integrity of this year’s Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) election. At issue, they say are an abrupt election rollout that broke RSU bylaws,…
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Social media the main source for news from the election campaign
Pandemic restrictions are causing many Ryerson students to turn to social media as their main source for election information and, according to some, it’s not working. Although the 2021 election…
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Both parties in RSU elections found breaking election bylaws
Candidates sent messages asking students to vote for them