Municipal Election 2022: Our Thoughts & Questions

Municipal councils are responsible for the conditions that affect our daily lives.  We highlight some issues that are important to older adults and encourage readers to ask candidates about them. 

Ontario Municipal Elections 2022: Don’t Stop Asking

November 2, 2022

On October 24th, cities across Ontario elected councillors and mayors. The votes were cast and the candidates were chosen. We’d understand if you thought that was the end of a story, but it’s really a beginning. Now is when the hard work starts.

Ontario Municipal Elections 2022: There’s Still Time

October 21, 2022

If you’ve already voted in the municipal election, congratulations. You’ve added your voice to those of others in your community. If you haven’t voted yet, don’t worry. There’s still time.

Ontario Municipal Elections 2022: Questions from Older Ontarians

October 19, 2022

Cities play a large role in making communities healthy for older Ontarians. They deliver and contribute to services that keep older adults in their homes. Those same policies and services create healthy communities for everyone. Here are some of the concerns of older Ontarians along with some questions to candidates.

Ontario Municipal Elections 2022: Ask and Think Before you Vote

October 14, 2022

The municipal elections are coming, and candidates want your vote. Almost every day, you hear from them. They send you emails, leave telephone messages, and fill your mailbox with flyers. But it’s not enough to ask for your vote. They have to earn it.

Ontario Municipal Elections 2022: Health and the City

October 12, 2022

When we think of health services, we often think first of our provincial and territorial governments. They establish the policies and programs for the services we use. But that’s only part of the story.