Posts Tagged ‘Mayor’

Candidate Profile: Lil MacPherson

Lil MacPherson excuses herself to answer her phone. Though it’s mid-interview, her campaign manager is on the line. There is silence, then, “Oh shoot.” “Did you know about the bomb threats?” MacPherson, the only challenger to the incumbent mayor Mike Savage, is getting a taste of the situation room. The setting is a corner table…

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Candidate Profile: Mike Savage

The walls of Mike Savage’s Dartmouth campaign office are covered with t-shirts reading “I Like Mike.” Tweens, senior citizens, political veterans, optimistic newcomers, and even a little dog fill the small office with banter, laughs and the smell of the coffee. Everyone is coming together for the purpose of getting Savage reelected as Mayor of…

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Dear Rob Ford

Dear Mayor Ford, I’m going to be honest: you messed up here, big time. I think one of the biggest things that you forgot is that you are not Lindsay Lohan, and you can’t go onto SNL after smoking up and make fun of yourself. You ran for the mayorship of one of the largest…

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Q&A: Mike Savage

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Dal Gazette: Why would students vote for you and what are some of your ideas that would significantly affect the massive student population? Mike Savage: I can provide leadership that’s open and transparent.  We can be the youthful city that we want to be, and most importantly, we can keep the young people right here…

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Q&A: Fred Connors

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On what it means to be the Mayor: Fred Connors: It is the mayor’s job to chair council and to deliver the ambassadorship our city needs and promote the overall higher vision of our municipality to the people who live here, and hopefully the rest of the country and the world. On the city’s finances:…

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Dal student for mayor

Matthew Worona’s mayoral campaign is an oddity, and not just because of his youth. The second-year Dalhousie student says he will not be accepting donations from unions or corporations to fund his campaign. In making that decision he sets himself up against current HRM Mayor Peter Kelly, who received hundreds of donations adding up to…

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Cop and cabbie vying for mayor’s seat

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2012 election candidates stepping up   They’re two of Halifax’s mayoral hopefuls, and hypothetically they could have been out on the same night: one picking up drunks, and the other locking them up. Retired police officer Tom Martin has stepped into the political arena, announcing his intent to take Halifax mayor Peter Kelly’s spot. In…

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