Tell Council to Stop Ford’s TTC Grab!

Tell Council to Stop Ford’s TTC Grab!

Thursday city council debates Premier Ford’s plan to steal valuable pieces of our TTC — including our subway system. Use our action form send an email directly to your councillor and the mayor.

Ford’s grab of the TTC won’t improve our commutes. It will make fares even higher and leave us with less say over our transit system.

City Council votes this Thursday. Tell Mayor Tory and your city councillor to stand up to Ford and vote to the stop the giveaway of the TTC. Take action now: https://www.progresstoronto.ca/ttc-grab-take-action.

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Rally at City Hall

Rally at City Hall

On Thursday, December 13, city council will debate Premier Doug Ford’s plan to break apart our TTC and steal away valuable pieces of it — including our subway system.

Ford’s grab of the TTC won’t improve our commutes. It will make fares even higher and leave us with less say over our transit system.

TTCriders, Progress Toronto, and organizations from across the city are rallying at 12:30pm at City Hall this Thursday. Join us! https://www.progresstoronto.ca/rally-for-ttc

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The New Term of Council

This is an exciting week in local politics! It is the beginning of the new term of city council and the school board. Councillors and trustees are being sworn in and decision-making processes are being set up!

At Progress Toronto, we are getting ready for the work ahead and we need your help!

We want to send you updates and actions that are most relevant to you — to let you know how your local councillor or trustee is voting on key issues and help you get in touch with them to advocate for a more progressive Toronto.

To do this, make sure you’re subscribed to our email list and with your postal code. With your postal code, we are able to determine what ward you live in and your councillor.

Add your information here so we can send you local and relevant emails: http://eepurl.com/doMMqP

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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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