Toronto Votes 2022: Candidates’ meetings planned for Beaches-East York on Oct. 6, 14 and 16

A trio of candidates' meetings for Ward 19 Beaches-East York are set for this month in advance of Toronto's O)ct. 24 municipal election.

Ward 19 Beaches-East York residents will have a number of opportunities to meet with the candidates in this month’s municipal election.

On Thursday, Oct. 6, the Beaches Interfaith Committee of local congregations within the Ward 19 boundaries hosts an event at Kimbourne United Church at 200 Wolverleigh Blvd. starting at 7 p.m.

The event will be held in a “meet-and-greet style,” and is not a political debate.

Organizers said the meeting format will be “informal.” Candidates will be offered two minutes to introduce themselves and then voters and candidates are invited to mingle.

The theme of is City Building with Equity.

For more information about this event, please contact Paul Dowling, (chair of the Beaches Interfaith Group) at

On Friday, Oct. 14, the Danforth East Community Association (DECA) hosts a Councillor candidates meeting for Beaches-East York at Hope United Church, corner of Main Street and Danforth Avenue. It starts at 7 p.m.

On Sunday, Oct. 16, the Balmy Beach Residents Association, Beach Metro Community News and Community Centre 55 host a Councillor candidates meeting at Kingston Road United Church.

It starts at 7 p.m. and will be moderated by Alan Carter of Global News. Send questions you would like asked to Alan Shackleton at

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