Jason McBride is a Toronto freelance writer who regularly contributes to Toronto Life, Maclean’s, The Walrus, and many other publications. His first book, Eat Your Mind: The Radical Life and Work of Kathy Acker, was published in 2022.
The former councillor has been criticized for her allegiance to John Tory and a career of political compromise. But some housing advocates see something different: a savvy, effective consensus-builder. Is Bailão's brand of pragmatism enough for voters looking for bold change?
The Neighbourhood Land Trust has been snapping up buildings across Toronto, taking them off the market and into the community. Over 200 units later, they say they’re ready to do much more.