OLIVIA CHOW TORONTO ELECTION

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Move Over Rob Ford: How I'd Restore Civility in City Hall

As mayor, I will move to adopt ranked ballots, a model that would help to unite our divided city by rewarding candidates with a broad appeal within the electorate. Too much of our current political discourse is spent on negativity, or pitting councillors against one another. Ranked ballots would help eliminate this rancor, fostering a more positive political environment. Ever wonder why political parties choose leaders this way? It's because ranked ballots help maintain a certain level of civility that has been AWOL from Toronto politics for quite some time.
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Ford Takes Swipe At Olivia Chow

Outspoken Toronto City Councillor Doug Ford has taken another swipe at Olivia Chow, the popular NDP MP who may challenge his brother for mayor in 2014. In fact, Ford questioned whether she has already...