Tom Parkin for Parkdale-High Park

People are counting on us to win — and fight for them

People with urgent needs are counting on the NDP to win in Parkdale-High Park – and fight for them in Ottawa. But winning here isn’t easy – it never is. Even with all of Peggy Nash’s excellent qualities as a candidate and MP, we could not convert Parkdale-High Park into a safe Federal NDP seat. …

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People are counting on us to win in Parkdale-High Park — and fight for them in Ottawa. We know fighting on housing, pharmacare, transit and climate change matters in people’s lives — that’s why we are New Democrats. I am determined to win and fight — and from 25 years of living in Parkdale-High Park …

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People are disappointed by Justin Trudeau. On housing, transit, pharamacare, climate change — Trudeau put people’s urgent needs on hold so he could take the call of SNC and Big Pharma. But people’s urgent needs didn’t go away – they just got more urgent. Now people are counting on us to win in Parkdale-High Park …

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Keeping our planet from exceeding a 1.5 degree temperature rise is the global collective action problem we need to solve urgently. Canada needs to start doing its part. I was pleased to read NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s plan, Power to Change, which he released last Friday. There’s a lot in that plan we can talk …

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This election couldn’t be more important. The Liberals have disappointed us on electoral reform. Climate change. Housing. Transit. On people’s urgent needs. Justin Trudeau put people on hold so he could take the call of SNC and Big Pharma — but people’s urgent needs didn’t go away. People in Parkdale-High Park are counting on the …

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Teiaiagon was a vibrant Indigenous community of 5000 people in the late 1600s. Located on the point of land now called Baby Point and overlooking what we now call the Humber River, Parkdale-High Park has been built over it. In the 1600s, Teiaiagon was one of two Indigenous communities in what’s now Toronto, the other …

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Public services combat inequality — and I’ve always fought for them. In the 1990s the Conservative government wanted to upload TTC’s Wheel-Trans and privatize it – sound familiar? Because to those guys, nothing’s ever worth anything unless someone can profit off it. I was hired as the Amalgamated Transit Union Canada’s research director to fight …

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I’ve lived in Parkdale-High Park almost all my adult life. My wife and I have raised our three kids here. And that included a lot of fun hot summer days at the Ontario Place, especially at the waterslide. People who live elsewhere maybe don’t understand the relationship people in Parkdale-High Park have with our public …

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