Topic: toronto votes 2014


Bonnie Crombie takes over for Hazel McCallion in Mississauga, Susan Fennell out in Brampton

A thunderous classic rock song played as winds of change blew through Peel Region on Monday night, with Brampton and Mississauga voters electing two new civic leaders — the first time in years that either city has had someone new sitting in the mayor's chair.

Toronto election: John Tory elected mayor

John Tory has won the election to be Toronto's next mayor — ending the often gruelling, hotly contested race for the city's top job and the tenure of outgoing mayor Rob Ford.

Toronto election: Rob Ford will return to council

Toronto has elected a handful of new councillors to represent them at City Hall over the next four years, but they also returned more than three dozen familiar faces — including Rob Ford.
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Toronto votes: Follow the latest updates

Follow our live blog for updates in the Toronto municipal election and results after 8 p.m. ET.

Karen Stintz backtracks on pledge not to endorse candidate

Karen Stintz is not running to retain her seat in Ward 16 Eglinton-Lawrence, but she has a preference for her replacement — and it's not her former assistant.

John Tory snags endorsement, Olivia Chow begins 'closing case'

With four days to go before election day, the city's aspiring mayors are eyeing the finish line in the months-long mayoral campaign.

Doug Ford should apologize to reporter, mayoral opponents say

WARNING: Story contains graphic language: Toronto mayoral candidates Olivia Chow and John Tory are demanding Doug Ford apologize for comments allegedly made yesterday to a Toronto Star reporter.

Will Toronto break habit of promoting city councillors to mayor?

If either John Tory or Olivia Chow become the city's next mayor, it will be the first time in recent memory that Toronto will have a mayor who wasn't part of council in the previous term.

Olivia Chow releases donor list, touts $1.7M in donations

Olivia Chow made good on her promise to release the list of her campaign donors on Wednesday, while John Tory provided a general description of the people who have supported his mayoral bid.

Toronto election: John Tory leads mayoral contenders in new poll

Olivia Chow, Doug Ford and John Tory will once again face off in a debate on Wednesday night, as they each make their case to voters just days ahead of the mayoral election.

Stintz says Moeser a 'great' councillor, but wants him to go

Karen Stintz says she worked alongside Ron Moeser on council for more than a decade and thinks he's been "a great councillor, a great person," but also thinks someone else should take on his job this fall.

10 Toronto council rematches playing out this election

In 10 wards across the city, voters will remember seeing a pair of names place first and second on the ballot in a recent election.

Voters surprised to learn they're not on the voter's list

With five days before the Toronto municipal election, CBC news has learned some people appear to have been dropped from the voter's list.

Toronto election: Rob Ford's legacy sparks tense exchange at Scarborough debate

Toronto’s three leading mayoral candidates met Tuesday evening in the final debate of the election campaign focused on issues facing Scarborough.

3 top mayoral candidates clash over transit, land transfer tax

There's not much time left for Toronto's mayoral candidates to make their case to voters, but they are still making time to mix it up with one another during debates.

Olivia Chow says 'the real John Tory is a conservative'

Olivia Chow argues that a vote for John Tory is a vote for a leader of the same political stripe that has run Toronto for the past four years.
Transit grades

Comparing the candidates' transit plans

Who has the best transit plan in the mayor's race?

Mayoral candidates debate Toronto's place among world's best cities

The three leading mayoral candidates squared-off Monday evening in a debate that repeatedly pivoted to the question of whether or not Toronto is a “great” city.

161,147 Toronto voters cast ballots early

More than twice as many people have cast early ballots in Toronto for the upcoming election as compared to four years ago, but that doesn't necessarily guarantee increased turnout on Election Day.

Olivia Chow wants to get tough with Toronto landlords

Olivia Chow says she'd get tough with landlords who aren't taking care of the buildings they rent to tenants, by ramping up inspections, demanding action and taking property owners to court when necessary.

Toronto election: 1 in 5 mayoral, council candidates joined race in September

One in five mayoral and council candidates waited until September to enter their respective election races.

Toronto election signs: What are the rules?

Election signs must confirm to an elaborate set of rules. CBC News has put together a comprehensive guide of everything you need to know.

Mayoral debate poses puzzling questions in Corso Italia

Housing, transit, sidewalk repair and even uranium processing were among the topics discussed Wednesday night as the top four candidates to be Toronto’s next mayor gathered for a debate in Corso Italia.

Vote Compass comes to Toronto's mayoral election

John Tory? Olivia Chow? Doug Ford? Vote Compass generates an analysis of how your views compare to the positions of the candidates.

Doug Ford and John Tory trade barbs at raucous Toronto mayoral debate

Toronto’s political crazy train kept on rolling during Doug Ford’s first mayoral debate Tuesday night, as candidates traded barbs in front of a rowdy, and at times abusive, audience.