Doug Ford has created an image of himself as an ordinary dude fighting for the little guy. But the truth is, his dad was a Conservative MPP with a multi-million dollar printing company. Instead of fighting for the little guy, Doug will always choose billionaires, business associates and political insiders. 1995-1999 – Doug Ford (Sr.) … Continue reading Doug’s Dubious Donors and Insidious Insiders: A Timeline
What happened? What’s next?
Well, we didn't get the result we wanted of course, but our June 3 mood chart held up. We were angry and saddened, but we weren't devastated in the same way we were in 2018 when Ford's victory fell in our laps like a ton of bricks. Instead of feeling hopeless and powerless our brains … Continue reading What happened? What’s next?
Last Chance to Get Out the Vote – Who do you know?
Even if you couldn't make it this evening... If you know someone in a close riding, we suggest that you drop them a quick, personal note using the following format. State why the election is important to you - just be honest hereMention that their riding is very close and could determine the whole electionRemember … Continue reading Last Chance to Get Out the Vote – Who do you know?
Who should I vote for?
First and foremost, we recommend you look at our summaries of key issues and challenges and each party's platform promises. While there are meaningful differences between the three progressive parties, there is considerable overlap as well and they agree on many beneficial policies. In almost every issue area, we have recommended that people can get … Continue reading Who should I vote for?
The upcoming June Ontario provincial election is a crucial one. We have an opportunity to both demand accountability from the current government and to choose a new one with our votes. Ontarians are diverse and so are the issues that concern us. That means that we can speak with each other and learn about our … Continue reading Volunteer!
Deep Canvassing Facilitator Bio
Meet Tim Ellis Tim's eclectic background has included careers as a rave DJ, farm hand, freelance writer, gym technician, bond market analyst, and most recently as a digital organizer and campaign manager. An immigrant from the US who has lived in Canada since 2012, Tim has brought his jack-of-all-trades approach to the progressive movement since … Continue reading Deep Canvassing Facilitator Bio
Become A Trained Canvasser
Learn how to have persuasive conversations about the upcoming Ontario election. Meaningful discussions start with listening and understanding what issues and values are important to people. Hosted by veteran campaigner Tim Ellis of Leadnow, this training will introduce participants to deep canvassing the most effective technique for having conversations that actually change people's minds. … Continue reading Become A Trained Canvasser