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Toronto Ward 41 Candidate Review

Toronto Municipal Election 2014

Welcome to our candidate review page.  We have tried to put together some info on each candidate, mostly from candidate webpages.

 

Information on some candidates may be missing, and we encourage you continue researching candidates using the following tools:

1) The ChoiceStorm Toronto Municipal Election 2014 Candidate List

2) If candidate contact info is missing from our pages, you can also check EveryCandidate.  Link in the references below.

3) The Toronto Position Primer, which provides "a side-by-side comparison of council candidates’ views on the issues that matter."  Link in the references below.

 

 Candidate  Platform  Experience  Campaign

Kladitis, John

Just like many of the people who live in Ward 41 John has been a huge supporter of Rob & Doug Ford for many years & has been very frustrated with how many of the City Councillors have constantly voted against them on many issues. John will be voting for Doug Ford as Mayor but more importantly he will be supporting Doug Ford & following his direction will be his number 1 priority for the next 4 years as well. John will also be supporting the subway expansion into Scarborough. Rob Ford pushed hard for this & John strongly believes it needs to continue. John wants to keep Scarborough moving forward.

 

A vote for John as your City Councillor for Ward 41 is a vote for Doug Ford for Mayor. Next to Rob Ford, John will be Doug Ford's biggest supporter at City Hall.

John is University educated & attended Ryerson University for a bachelors of Commerce program. John studied management courses which gave him a firm grasp of the business environment. He later went on to work as an Admissions Councillor at a College in Toronto so he has been heavily involved with youth & adults & guiding them towards a prosperous future. John's strengths include dealing with people of all nationalities & his experience as an Admissions Councillor has given him the experience he needs to be an effective City Councillor since he had to deal with youth & adults of various age & nationalities helping them out in person & resolving their issues.

John Kladitis' website address is:

http://www.ImVotingForDougFord.ca

 

Find out much more about him through his campaign website. You can also call him any time on his cell at 416-556-2616 or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

If you wish to meet John in person he will be happy to arrange that as well & he will come to you at a location convenient for you. Just contact him to arrange it.

 

 

Lai, Cynthia "My mission is to stand up for Scarborough and send a message to City Council that Scarborough deserves better. I intend to bring the Sheppard subway into Scarborough to provide you with better transportation and service.

I will ensure Scarborough residents access to better hospital care with an improved patient experience. I bring leadership experience along with the ability to connect our various communities with a further goal to provide affordable home ownership and a better quality of life for all Ward 41 residents.”[1]

 "Owner of a real estate brokerage in the GTA, Cynthia Lai has grown a reputation of not only getting things done but also doing the right thing. A Fellow and Faculty Member of the Real Estate Institute of Canada, Cynthia was a recent recipient of the Institute’s “Emeritus” & “Community Service” Awards. She currently serves as a Director of the Toronto Real Estate Board in the role of Chair of the Commercial Committee as well as a member of the City’s Committee of Adjustments, Scarborough Panel."[1] Cynthia Lai’s fully developed website is http://www.cynthialai.com/.  Learn about her and her policy priorities there.
Lee, Chin "In his capacity as a City Councillor, Chin Lee has served on the Toronto Police Services Board and the influential Budget sub-committee. He currently serves on the following city committees, agency, boards and commissions:
  • Scarborough Community Council
  • Economic Development Committee
  • Canadian National Exhibition Association, Municipal Section
  • Community Partnership and Investment Program Appeals Committee
  • Greater Toronto Area Agricultural Action Committee (GTAAAC)
  • Scarborough Hospital Directors Nominating Committee
  • Sheppard East Village BIA
  • Toronto Atmospheric Fund, Board of Directors
  • Greater Toronto Marketing Alliance"[1]

"Prior to entering politics, Chin was a consultant and manager in the private sector in the Information Technology industry. With over 30 years of business experience, he knows the importance of providing excellent and cost effective service. Chin uses his management expertise to ensure Toronto is a model of fiscal accountability, economic prosperity and environmental sustainability. He is a graduate of York University and Ryerson University."[1]

 

Chin is the Incumbent

Chin Lee's incumbent‘s councillor website has information at http://chinlee41.wordpress.com/about/

Learn about him and his policy priorities there.

Prabaharan, Sivavathani   "It has been a delight working for our community for more than 15 years now. As many of you wished for, I hereby proudly stand up to officially support our community"[1] Sivavathani Prabaharan’s under development website is http://sivavathani.com/.  Learn about her and her policy priorities there.
Srivastava, Sandeep

See candidate website for platform with following headings:

  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Compassion
  • Additional Priorities: Accessibility
  • Firefighters Save Lives
  • [No] Jets on the Island Airport
  • Devastation of Our Forests
  • Transit
"I grew up in North York near Yonge & Sheppard. Since 2006, I have been living in Scarborough-Rouge River with my family, strong bond and connection. My love for the city motivates me to enhance and improve Scarborough-Rouge River to make the city as one of the world’s best cities.

As a profession, I am a professor at George Brown College and I am Information Technology Consultant at CCANSI.COM. I am also actively involved in various community services across Toronto for many years."[1]

Sandeep Srivastava’s fully developed website is http://www.sandeepsrivastava.com/.  Learn about him and his policy priorities there.

References:


1)      Candidate Websites, as listed in Toronto Municipal Election 2014 Candidate List

2)      Every Candidate: Ward 41: http://everycandidate.org/toronto-ward/scarborough-rouge-river-41/

3)      Position Primer: Ward 41: http://positionprimer.ca/html/ward_41.html

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