Daily Archives: January 8, 2010

George Smitherman runs for mayor

Smitherman a 2010 candidate for Toronto mayor
Former Liberal MPP officially registers in city election
By Kris Scheuer
(Written for Town Crier Jan eight.)

George Smitherman registered as a Toronto mayoralty candidate Jan. 8. Photo by Francis Crescia/Town Crier.

It’s official. After months of talking about it George Smitherman has registered as a candidate for mayor of Toronto at 10:30 a.m. this morning.
“A vote for my campaign is a vote for a city that works,” Smitherman said at a press conference following his registration.
“I’m going to bring new energy and new direction and leadership to the challenges that confront Toronto.”“We have a lot of work to do to restore opportunities for jobs for people in our city,” said Smitherman. Continue reading