Emma Buchanan is a journalist and fact checker based in Toronto. Her work has appeared in publications like The Tyee and J-Source, and she is currently an Editorial Fellow at The Walrus. You can find more of her work at emma-buchanan.com.
Feature by Emma Buchanan
After a Voided Election, A Surge of Interest in a French School Trustee Race
Last fall, a French school trustee election imploded when it emerged that no one running actually spoke French. Now the by-election in Viamonde Ward 3 — Centre has a crowded slate of eager candidates and an increase in voter enrollment.
Investigation by Emma Buchanan
The Mysterious French School Trustee Candidates Who Don’t Speak French
When parents at the Viamonde school board became suspicious of the only two trustee candidates running in their ward, they investigated. Now one candidate says he’s ready to resign, as the controversy threatens the legitimacy of the entire election.