Woops! Here is something I almost forgot about which is very relevant to the coming municipal election.
Earlier this year the council voted $75,000 in additional funds for the Tenant Outreach and Organizing Program, meaning FMTA. This reverses a service cut from 2011.
It was moved by Josh Matlow
Here are the 15 councillors who voted against this. Plus, of course, Rob Ford. It is very disappointing that acting mayor Norm Kelly, usually a fairly sensible person, is a long time supporter of the tenant pimps.
Here are the 15 who voted against this. The rest of the councillors should be questioned at forums about why they support a totally useless and very abusive group.
Something encouraging is that Mary-Margaret McMahon, usually considered a more "left" councilor, voted against FMTA.
Vincent Crisanti Ward 1 Etobicoke north
Doug Ford Ward 2 Etobicoke north
Gloria Lindsey Luby ward 4 etobicoke center
Peter Milczyn Ward 05 Etobicoke-Lakeshore
Frank Di Giorgio Ward 12 York South-Weston
Cesar Palacio Ward 17 Davenport
Giorgio Mammoliti Ward 07 York West
Josh Colle Ward 15 Eglinton-Lawrence
John Filion Ward 23 Willowdale
Mary-Margaret McMahon Ward 32 Beaches-East York
Denzil Minnan-Wong Ward 34 Don Valley East
Gary Crawford Ward 36 Scarborough Southwest
Ron Moeser Ward 44 Scarborough East
Chin Lee Ward 41 Scarborough-Rouge River
Mike Del Grande Ward 39 Scarborough-Agincourt