John Tory

… Himy Syed, also a candidate for mayor, sat patiently beside the others but wasn’t invited to speak – possibly proving even a debate on fairness can’t be fair to all.

“We are a city that has been built upon institutional or institutionalized racism,” Syed said afterward.

People within this city have realized they can create their own institutions,” and the city must do business with them and hire from among them, he said.

“This year’s mayoral debates … look like Toronto of the past, Syed added.

“It is the council debates (in the wards) that are more reflective of the city we are becoming.”

Mike Adler Toronto Community NewsMike Adler | Staff Reporter
Toronto Community News (09/15/2010)

Mayoral Candidate HiMY SYeD and John Tory

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