Vote Today!

Vote Today!

Vote before 8pm Today! Progress Toronto volunteers are calling and texting to get out the vote for progressive candidates in key school board and city council races across the city!  

We’ve been running a strong and effective grassroots campaign that mobilized hundreds of volunteers in swing polls across Toronto, focused on unseating some of Toronto’s worst councillors and getting a dozen progressive candidates elected to the school board and city council.

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Progress Toronto launches process for identifying Progressive Champions - and council’s worst villains

Progress Toronto launches process for identifying Progressive Champions - and council’s worst villains

September 19, 2018
For Immediate Release

Toronto, ON - Despite the ongoing chaos Premier Doug Ford has created in Toronto, the election is little more than 30 days away and so is Toronto’s opportunity to elect Progressive Champions and unseat some of city council’s worst villains in key local races.

Today, Progress Toronto launched online surveys for candidates in the upcoming municipal election. One is for candidates for city council, and the other is for candidates for Toronto District School Board trustee. Both surveys ask questions about candidates’ commitment to tackling key issues at stake in building a progressive city.  

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We Won Today's Vote!

We Won Today's Vote!

This is a quick update to let you know some great news! Today we had a victory in our fight against Ford's attack on our city.Thanks to 30,000 people who signed petitions & thousands who rallied over the last few weeks packing Queen's Park & City Hall again & again — City Council voted to stand up to Ford and take him to court.
The fight against Ford's Bill 5 isn't over, but tonight, let's share our win. 

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Stop Ford TownHall August 16 2018

This Thursday, August 16 at 7pm, people from across Toronto are coming together for a city-wide townhall on Ford's plans for Toronto — and you're invited.

We have teamed up with TTCriders, Social Planning Toronto, Commitment TO Community, Toronto and York Region Labour Council, the Toronto Environmental Alliance, 15 and Fairness, ACORN, and the Urban Alliance on Race Relations to host this townhall. Will you join us?

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New Polling Released on Ford's interference in Toronto elections

New Polling Released on Ford's interference in Toronto elections

Following Ford's undemocratic proposal to fundamentally change Toronto's election while it is underway, Progress Toronto and the Broadbent Institute asked Abacus Data to conduct a survey in Toronto.

Abacus Data surveyed Toronto residents and the findings are clear:  2 in 3 Torontonians want Premier Ford to postpone making this decision until after the elections or to scrap this idea entirely. This includes 1 in 3 Ford voters. 

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Keep The Pressure On Ford

Ford’s shady tactics to takeover Toronto City Hall continue.
Without consultation or warning, and in the middle of the election, he tabled a bill to slash city council in half— an autocratic-style power-play to make it easier for him to control City Hall. And just yesterday, in a move that some have never seen before in the history of Queen’s Park, he simply refused to answer questions about the bill.

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Stop Ford Today

In less than five hours, Conservative MPPs are meeting to discuss Ford’s plan to fast-track legislation that would slash Toronto city council in half. This legislation represents a massive abuse of power and will make it easier for Ford to ram his unpopular agenda through at City Hall.
We’re hearing rumours that Ford’s trying to pass this into law in a matter of days — without even letting it go to committee for review.

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July 26 - State of TDSB Race (before Doug Ford changes)

July 26 - State of TDSB Race (before Doug Ford changes)

Please note that this map is no longer an accurate reflection of registered candidates. It was accurate as of July 26, 2018. On July 27, 2018 Doug Ford changed all of the ward boundaries and completely changed the election in the middle of the race.

Check out our map of the state of the race for Toronto District School Board. Click the wards to see who has registered where. This map is timestamped with its last update and we do our best to update it at the end of each day.

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