I hope you’re as happy and proud as I am to see the incredible leaders and community activists that have been coming out to support my vision for Parkdale–High Park. Together they join the scores of people in the riding who’ve been telling us they’ve been waiting for a candidate whose life experience is closer to their own, and one who shares their desire to change the face of Parliament.
Paul Taylor is a true community leader. He has an innate ability to bring people together, to honour their skills and contributions, and to inspire and support them as they stand up for their rights. His own advocacy calling for a higher minimum wage to combat growing food insecurity in Toronto, and the need to address and dismantle racism in the food movement, have led to vital change in the spaces he’s been a part of. He would make an excellent MP for Parkdale–High Park.
Paul Taylor is the real deal. He understands the diverse needs of Parkdale–High Park, and our city. Through his food-justice work, Paul has shown himself to be a champion for social democracy.
Paul will be a strong part of the Toronto NDP team.
Paul Taylor is a wonderful, warm community leader who inspires everyone around him. His work within neighbourhood houses and with the local food bank changed the way they operate, which continues to have an impact on the people they serve.
From the first moment I met Paul, I was struck by his joy and passion. He meets hard social and political issues head-on, and continues to smile throughout. I was thrilled when Paul agreed to be the co-chair of the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition. He is clearly committed to the struggles to end economic and racial injustice. He connects the dots between issues and people with his vision for a more just society for all, and we were so lucky to have him at the helm.
Paul is exceptional at empowering people and, I have no doubt that he will inspire local leadership in Parkdale–High Park. With its different neighbourhoods, Parkdale–High Park needs the kind of bridge builder that Paul is. He will bring so much to this riding. When he moved back east, he left a big gap here, but our loss is Parkdale–High Park's gain.