Dramatic changes as half of TDSB trustees are new
It’s a historic shake-up at the Toronto District School Board, where half the 22 trustees are new.
While the scandal-plagued board was guaranteed at least five new faces from trustees retiring, a surprising six more incumbents went down to defeat.
The results “are telling of the desire for change at the TDSB . . . we are in a new era,” said Parthi Kandavel, who beat incumbent Elizabeth Moyer (Ward 18 Scarborough Southwest). Moyer was censured by the board earlier this year for harassing senior staff.
“We need collaboration, cooperation. We have to work together,” Kandavel said. Read more.