Emma Buchanan is a journalist and fact checker based in Toronto. Her work has appeared in The Tyee and in J-Source, where she was the 2021 reporting fellow. She is also a contributor for The Local’s Candidate Tracker. You can follow her on Twitter at @emmabuchanan_.
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.