Toronto-Danforth is bordered on the south by Lake Ontario, on the east by Coxwell Avenue, on the north by Taylor Creek and the Don River East Branch, and on the west by the Don River. It’s an established neighbourhood, with 63 percent of homes built before 1960. Like so many wards, Toronto-Danforth has huge disparities in wealth, with 28 percent of residents having a household income above $125,000, while 46 percent of renters spending more than 30 percent of their income on shelter. Incumbent Paula Fletcher has been on Toronto city council since 2003.

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