‘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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Midtown student serves as legislative page

Arlyne James has just wrapped up a “unique and amazing” one-month stint as a legislative page, where she was paired up with Eglinton-Lawrence MPP Mike Colle. Her activities included delivering messages and water to the MPP, as well as taking classes on the legislative process and mathematics, and meeting with the party leaders and House speaker.

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