ACORN Report: Who Controls Toronto? People or Developers?
Posted October 13, 2021
Posted October 14, 2021
In the 2018 Toronto Municipal Election, 34% of all campaign contributions came from people with ties to the development industry. Many important decisions on the right to housing are being influenced by these donors, to the detriment of regular people in Toronto.
ACORN has put out a report looking into these developer donations, to get more transparency on the issue ahead of important votes on housing in the next few months.
Read the report here
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And if you’d like to see our research that formed the report, it’s available here or here
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