‘Grassroots’ supporters rally for Mendicino

Letna Allen-Rowe takes the microphone, and like she’s rallying the home side to victory, splits a standing-room-only crowd into two, organizing the first half to chant “Marco!” and the second half “Mendicino!” For the 150 people who’d made their way into Sala Caboto banquet hall on April 28 to be part of a rally in support of local lawyer Marco Mendicino for the federal Liberal nomination for Eglinton-Lawrence, the task was wholly embraced.

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Carmichael Greb is Stintz’s replacement in Ward 16

There were 16 in 16, but now there’s just one: Christin Carmichael Greb. The project manager for Bombardier Aerospace is who will be the replacing Karen Stintz in Ward 16 after taking 3,949 votes to top a field of 16 candidates. She got by lawyer Adam Tanel by a mere 269 votes.

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