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Mary Fragedakis

Chester Station second exit

I am so happy I’m not an elected official. I went to the TTC’s meeting about the second exit for Chester Station. My councillor attended and she tweeted this just a moment ago. Since I don’t seek public office I can tell you the truth. What Councillor Fragedakis tweeted can be summed up as such… LIES! That was not a “good discussion.” The angry man who interrupted the session to proclaim that the TTC would have to buy his house if they wanted to put elevators at the main exit of Chester Station was not a good discussion. The man who decided to deride the TTC staff for calling the… Read More »Chester Station second exit

Politics – City and Province

Today was a productive day. Councillors Mary Fragedakis¬†and Paul Fletcher of wards 29 & 30 respectively held an information meeting today in Eastminster United Church. During this event they had speakers from many organizations, including the Toronto Library, Animal Services, and many other fantastic Toronto services speak about the KPMG report’s recommendations for service cuts. This event was simply the left preaching to the left. It was good to hear from these organizations, and give faces to the proposed cuts. Sadly all they talked about was “SAY NO TO CUTS!” It wasn’t anything to motivate those already against the cuts, it did nothing to move the masses. So I asked… Read More »Politics – City and Province

Ward 29 Debate

Last night, I went to the Ward 29 debate at the Eastminster United Church, around the corner from me. The six candidates were (in alphabetical order, by last name): Chris Caldwell Mary Fragedakis Jane Pitfield Mike Restivo John Richardson Jennifer Wood None of the candidates are the incumbent, that was Case Ootes, who is retiring. One thing that bothered me is that all the candidates are upset over how well Toronto’s parking enforcement do their job, and they’d try to get a 10 minute grace period. This is bloody ridiculous, if you park illegally, you park illegally. Don’t expect to not get a ticket if you’re “running in and out.”… Read More »Ward 29 Debate