Permanent resident voting, ranked ballots, Doug Ford & seizing the moment

When Doug Ford mentions you, seize the moment…

Yesterday, City of Toronto staff reported on Proposed Electoral Reforms (PDF).

Maytree, where I work, came up. And, according to 3 reporters, Councillor Doug Ford made some interesting remarks:

It made for a fun and interesting afternoon, and a great lesson in seizing the moment to showcase our work.

It was suggested that we seize the moment:

which I think we did:

Lots of great tweets ensued, including some fun, but, most importantly, an opportunity to talk about our civic engagement, leadership diversity and inclusion work in the city, and beyond.

Had I been totally on the ball, I would have created and shared some of these images yesterday. I had some fun creating them today and wanted to share them.

Doug Ford also apparently said this:

So I tweeted this, from my own account, today:

One of my colleagues just complained that these images don’t actually follow “the meme rules”, but I’m OK with that. They were fun to make. And, to borrow from the movie Lord of War:

thankyouipreferitmyway

 

You learn something new every day online.

Most importantly, in my opinion, is that there is no right way to do the internet. But, you should try to have fun doing it. 🙂

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marco

Communications in social services/social change, immigration, diversity & inclusion in Toronto. Wannabe librarian, interested in nonprofit tech innovation.

Communications in social services/social change, immigration, diversity & inclusion in Toronto. Wannabe librarian, interested in nonprofit tech innovation.

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