Taxpayers Voting Guide Unveiled

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Over 275 candidates interviewed to learn their view on important issues.

This morning, Toronto Taxpayers Coalition unveiled their Taxpayers Voting Guide – a first-of-its-kind tool to give taxpayers a better understanding of where candidates for office sit on fiscal matters.

And as an indication of its popularity and importance, over 200 people have RSVPd to attend tonight’s launch party.

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Taxpayers Coalition Launches Stop Chow Now Campaign

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Yesterday, Toronto Taxpayers Coalition unveiled their latest project, the Stop Chow Now campaign. The group placed lawn signs around Toronto to coincide with thousands of letters mailed to supporters announcing the campaign and the launch of its website, www.stopchownow.ca.

The campaign takes a look at Olivia Chow’s track record as a City Councillor and as a Member of Parliament, and closely examines her mayoral platform. The conclusion drawn is that Olivia Chow’s policies would be ruinous for the City and her record backs it up.

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Disaster Planning – What Are Mayoral Candidates Promising?

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On the one year anniversary of a storm that caused extensive damage throughout the city, Toronto Taxpayers Coalition is asking mayoral candidates how they would prepare to better deal with such a disaster in the future.

“The July 8th flood was the first in a series of weather related events that hit Toronto in 2013,” coalition president Matthew McGuire asked. “We want to know: How will each candidate prepare for such a disaster in the future?”

The first July storm cost the city almost $65 million, according to city staff. A second storm followed a few weeks later, and an ice storm brought the city to its knees in late December.

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