The Green Action Agenda's Role in Election 2014

2014

October 28: Election Results: Some Good News for the Environment!

A majority of the new Council has shown support for building a Greener City for All. See TEA's summary of the election results.

2014

October 9: TEA issues Enviro Report Cards for Mayoral Candidates

TEA graded the results of the Green Action Agenda Survey, with a special Report Card for the 3 top Mayoral Candidates.
Also available: Results for the other Mayoral Candidates and Results for Council Candidates by Ward. Here is the TEA Press Release and the Media Response.

2014

September 27: TEA holds a Mayoral Debate on the Environmental Issues

TEA invited the top mayoral candidates to our debate, based on the Green Action Agenda. John Tory and Olivia Chow had a lively discussion.  Doug Ford did not attend. The big winner? The Environment!
Debate Report by TEA Executive Director, Franz Hartmann.

 

2014

August 7: TEA surveys candidates on the Green Action Agenda

TEA asked all candidates for Mayor and Council fill out our environmental survey. The responses allowed us to tell Toronto residents who was willing to invest in the crucial environmental issues contained in TEA's Green Action Agenda.

2014

August 1: TEA asks voters to question their candidates

TEA provided voters with questions to ask the candidates to see where they stood on environment issues. The questions went to audience members at all-candidates meetings, to comunity events and to residents visited our Canvass Team.  See the Questions here.

2014

July 31: Volunteers ready to engage voters.

Over 30 enthusiastic volunteers became Green Action Agenda advocates. After attending training on the five key environmental issues, they attended community events, all candidates meetings and debates to encourage concerned Torontonians to discuss the issues and talk to their candidates.

2014

June 28: TEA releases the Green Action Agenda

TEA developed the Green Action Agenda to put environmental issues on the table in the 2014 Toronto election campaign. Media Response: GAA Issues & Actions. Download the full document (PDF)

 

2014

June 28: TEA issues Enviro Report Card for 2010-2014 Toronto Council

TEA grades City Councillors and the Mayor on their environmental performance over the past 4 years based on how they voted on 31 crucial issues.  Summary of the Results. Download the full Report Card (PDF) TEA Press Release: Scholars vs. Slackers