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Himy Syed

HiMY SYeD is a Mayoral Candidate in the 2014 Toronto Election.

HiMY SYeD is founder of He is a Mayoral Candidate in the 2014 Toronto Election. You can follow him on Twitter (@HiMYSYeD).

Meet "Al Gore": Toronto Mayoral Candidate 2014

This being a Municipal Election year in Toronto, and the day before nominations officially open, I found numerous potential Mayoral and Council Candidates doing the rounds inside the Rotunda of Toronto City Hall. Among City Council Wannabes wandering the Rotunda was one Al Gore, declared Mayoral Candidate. Oh really? "Al Gore"?
01/05/2014 11:37 EST
Jane's Walks... Dark Age

Jane's Walks... Dark Age Delayed?

Dark Age Delayed ? This was a puzzling realization which haunted me after I completed leading the final of several Jane's Walks last year: Dark Age Ahead -- The Wizard of Ossington Jane's Walk. It was...
05/02/2013 11:32 EDT
How Social Media Affects the Eaton Centre Brian Trinh

How Social Media Affects the Eaton Centre Shooting

On Saturday evening, gunshots replaced the regular sounds at the Toronto Eaton Centre foodcourt. A feeling of the need for a community vigil has organically begun. Unlike December 2005, when it took a week to organize one for victim Jane Creba, today's social media tools have allowed that organizing to coalesce within hours.
06/03/2012 03:58 EDT
Walking with Jane

Walking with Jane Jacobs

The first weekend in May has quickly become known as Jane's Walk weekend in cities the world over -- named for Jane Jacobs, the late author, activist and urban theorist who died in Toronto in 2006.
05/04/2012 09:58 EDT