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Mayor Elect Bonnie Crombie Announces Transition Team

Mayor Elect Bonnie Crombie Announces Transition Team

Mississauga’s Mayor Elect Bonnie Crombie has announced her Transition Team comprised of leaders in key sectors across Mississauga, including business, academia, health care, government and non-profit sectors. Crombie has divided…

October 2014 Municipal Election Results

October 2014 Municipal Election Results

Mayor Candidate Votes Percent Bonnie Crombie 102,346 63.5% Steven Mahoney 46,224 28.7% Dil Muhammad 2,429 1.5% Stephen King 1,874 1.2% Masood Khan 1,254 0.8% Donald Barber 1,225 0.8% Derek Ramkissoon…

Bonnie Crombie Wins Big!

Bonnie Crombie Wins Big!

Words and photography by Mike Douglas “I am humbled and overwhelmed. Thank you, Mississauga!” Thus began Mississauga’s new Mayor-elect Bonnie Crombie, who, while emotionally overwhelmed and exhausted, could still speak,…

Steve Mahoney Loses to Bonnie Crombie

Steve Mahoney Loses to Bonnie Crombie

Words and photography by Mike Douglas The man many thought superbly prepared and capable of leading Mississauga lost the election for mayor in a landslide after leading the polls through…

Karen Ras a Surprise Winner in Ward 2!

Karen Ras a Surprise Winner in Ward 2!

Words and photo by Mike Douglas One of the most surprised election winners in Mississauga on Monday night was Karen Ras in the city’s southwest Ward 2. Ras won the…

The Crombie/McCallion Rally

The Crombie/McCallion Rally

Words and photography by Mike Douglas Two hundred happy well-wishers, most of them new Canadians, representing dozens of countries waved flags and cheered the name “Bonnie!” “Crombie!” Outside Crombie campaign…

Campaign Notes: Choosing a Mayor for Mississauga!

Campaign Notes: Choosing a Mayor for Mississauga!

Words and photography by Mike Douglas I’ve documented and reported on federal and municipal election campaigns, volunteered on provincial campaigns, fought the Clarkson power plants and have interviewed every elected…

@SaugaToons

@SaugaToons

SaugaToons is a Twitter account dedicated to Mississauga politics with witty comics related to the research and observations the creator, *Ryan Fields finds. “I found there’s a better way to…

October 2014 Municipal Election Mayoral Candidate: Andrew Seitz

October 2014 Municipal Election Mayoral Candidate: Andrew Seitz

Why did you decide to run for mayor? I was born and raised in Mississauga and I remember what it used to be; I see what it is today and…

October 2014 Municipal Election: Ward 11 Candidate George Carlson

October 2014 Municipal Election: Ward 11 Candidate George Carlson

With an election coming up on October 27, Mississauga residents will be voting for ward councillors. Every week until the elections, we’ll be introducing candidates for each ward so that…

October 2014 Municipal Election: Ward 10 Candidates

October 2014 Municipal Election: Ward 10 Candidates

With an election coming up on October 27, Mississauga residents will be voting for ward councillors. Every week until the elections, we’ll be introducing candidates for each ward so that…

October 2014 Municipal Election: Ward 9 Candidates

October 2014 Municipal Election: Ward 9 Candidates

With an election coming up on October 27, Mississauga residents will be voting for ward councillors. Every week until the elections, we’ll be introducing candidates for each ward so that…

October 2014 Municipal Election: Ward 8 Candidates

October 2014 Municipal Election: Ward 8 Candidates

With an election coming up on October 27, Mississauga residents will be voting for ward councillors. Every week until the elections, we’ll be introducing candidates for each ward so that…

[UPDATED] Campaign Notes: Bonnie Crombie on Mahoney’s Claims

[UPDATED] Campaign Notes: Bonnie Crombie on Mahoney’s Claims

Words by Mike Douglas  False and hypocritical is how the Crombie campaign characterizes Steve Mahoney crying foul over this week’s Forum Research poll. Bonnie Crombie and her team were stunned…

[UPDATED] Campaign Notes: Mahoney on the Latest Crombie Poll

[UPDATED] Campaign Notes: Mahoney on the Latest Crombie Poll

Words and photography by Mike Douglas In a phone call with Mississauga mayoral candidate Steve Mahoney, he claimed the Crombie campaign is guilty of dirty tricks and the latest Forum…

Mississauga Votes: Crombie Jumps Ahead in Recent Poll

Mississauga Votes: Crombie Jumps Ahead in Recent Poll

According to a new Forum poll released on October 16, mayoral candidate Bonnie Crombie has leapt ahead to become the frontrunner in the Mississauga municipal election—surpassing former frontrunner Steve Mahoney…

October 2014 Municipal Election: Ward 7 Candidates

October 2014 Municipal Election: Ward 7 Candidates

With an election coming up on October 27, Mississauga residents will be voting for ward councillors. Every week until the elections, we’ll be introducing candidates for each ward so that…

Campaign Notes: Ward 2 Candidates Panel

Campaign Notes: Ward 2 Candidates Panel

Words and photography by Mike Douglas Ward 2 City Council candidates (from left) John Armstrong, Karen Ras, Laurence Kuysten, Sue Shanly and Alvin Tedjo participated in a fulsome Q&A session…

[UPDATED] October 2014 Municipal Election: Ward 6 Candidates

[UPDATED] October 2014 Municipal Election: Ward 6 Candidates

With an election coming up on October 27, Mississauga residents will be voting for ward councillors. Every week until the elections, we’ll be introducing candidates for each ward so that…

October 2014 Municipal Election Mayoral Candidate: Derek Ramkissoon

October 2014 Municipal Election Mayoral Candidate: Derek Ramkissoon

Derek Ramkissoon, 52, has lived in Mississauga for over 25 years. He owns an employment agency called HelpFast, which helps people find employment in the GTA. Ramkissoon is also a…

Weekend News Break: Hazel Endorses Crombie for Mayor

Weekend News Break: Hazel Endorses Crombie for Mayor

The much anticipated public endorsement for the next mayor came from the legendary current Mayor Hazel McCallion, and it came in customary plainspoken terms. The mayor supports the energy and…

Campaign Notes with Candidate Mahoney

Campaign Notes with Candidate Mahoney

Words and photography by Mike Douglas In the busy campaign office in the Erindale plaza, Steve Mahoney introduces more new endorsements saying, “It will take all of us to move…

Campaign Notes with Candidate Crombie

Campaign Notes with Candidate Crombie

Words and photography by Mike Douglas Bonnie Crombie’s day began with serving on a panel of municipal leaders and candidates (including Toronto mayoral candidate John Tory and Markham Mayor Frank…

October 2014 Municipal Election: Ward 4 Candidates

October 2014 Municipal Election: Ward 4 Candidates

Barbara Tabuno Why did you decide to run for councillor? I have the energy, experience, and leadership that will move Mississauga’s downtown and The Valleys forward. We need a leader…

#IVoteBecause

#IVoteBecause

If you are a Mississauga resident between the ages of 17 and 25, tweet, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube the reasons why you vote! The most meaningful and creative reasons could…

October 2014 Municipal Election: Advance Polls Open Next Week

October 2014 Municipal Election: Advance Polls Open Next Week

The 2014 Municipal Election is on October 27, 2014. Eligible voters will be able to vote for Mississauga’s new mayor, plus their ward councillor and their school board trustee. The…

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