Leigh Bursey shares how he became a city councillor at 23-years old. And how he won re-election four years later.
At 28 years old, Mohamed (Mo) Salih is a brand new city councillor in London, Ontario. During his first official week on the job, Mo made time to tell Agenda producer Mark Brosens why he got into politics and what it’s like running for office as a young, black, Muslim.
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the first full-length episode of The Simpsons, The Agenda wants to discuss why there remains interest in the goings-on in Springfield after all these years. And we're wondering if you'd like to be one of our guests.
Jacob Mantle was only 21 years old when he was elected to Uxbridge town council. However, as his first term came to an end, Mantle decided not to seek re-election. Agenda producer Mark Brosens talks to Mantle about his political career (up to this point).
Research shows that much of the campaign financing for municipal politicians in fast growing communities comes from developers. In Bradford West Gwillimbury, all the mayoral candidates have pledged not to take donations from developers. Is that changing the debate?