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Ari Goldkind

Ari is a media savvy, articulate and passionate professional. Here is some of his most recent media coverage.


10-23 CP24
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Thorough summary of Ari’s campaign on CP24.
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10-22 Star

October 22, 2014
Ari’s More Than a Map plan covered in the Toronto Star.
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10-21 CP24

October 21, 2014
Ari interviewed by Stephen LeDrew on CP24 – topic: his More Than a Map transit plan. 
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10-20 NYT

October 20, 2014
Ari mentioned in New York Times op-ed by Steven Marche
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10-17 Keenan

October 17, 2014
Ari mentioned in Metro Today article by Edward Keenan
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10-15 BT
October 14, 2010
Ari interviewed by Kevin Frankish of Breakfast Television
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10-14 Shalom

October 14, 2014
Ari mentioned in – Shalom Life
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10-09 Observer

October 9, 2014
Ari mentioned in debate review – The Toronto Observer
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10-08 CJN

October 8, 2014
Ari’s performance in the CIJA-UJA hosted debate covered by The Canadian Jewish News
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10-7 NatPo
October 7, 2014
Ari is profiled in the National Post.
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10-06 HuffPo
October 6, 2014
An excellent summary of Ari’s campaign from Samel Getachew in the Huffington Post.
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10-06 The Star

October 6, 2014
An excellent summary of Ari’s campaign from Royson James in the Toronto Star.
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10-06 UJA

October 5, 2014
Ari covered extensively in the media following the debate sponsored by the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto and the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs. Links here:


10-05 CP24

October 5, 2014
Ari is interviewed on CP24’s 12:30 newscast.



10-2 Inside Toronto
October 2, 2014
Ari participates in the Ward 17 debate. Calls out the Ford brothers on their WWF dismissive answering style. Covered by by David Nickle of Inside Toronto.
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10-1 CP24 Debate

October 1, 2014
Ari participates in the Ward 17 debate. Calls out the Ford brothers on their “hogwash.” Covered by CP24.
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10-1 CBC

October 1, 2014
Ari participates in the Ward 17 debate. Covered by CBC News.
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10-01 Green Ribbon

October 1, 2014
Ari is interviewed by Toronto Green Ribbon.
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09-29 CP24

September 29, 2014
Ari is interviewed by Ann Rohmer on CP24.
The video is located on this summary page at CP24.


09-29 Metro

September 29, 2014
Ari’s performance in the Arts debate, covered by Metro Today
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09-26 CBC

September 26, 2014
Ari is featured in Andrew Lupton’s article for the CBC.
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09-24 CBC

September 24, 2014
Interview with CBC’s Matt Galloway.
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09-23 Adler

September 23, 2014
Ari is featured in Mike Adler’s article on disability issues in InsideToronto.
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09-23 Nickle

September 22, 2014
Ari is featured in David Nickle’s article in InsideToronto.
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September 22, 2014
Ari is featured in John Lorinc’s article on policing in Spacing.
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09-16 CP24

September 16, 2014
Great review of Ari’s Evergreen performance, plus status as a serious candidate, from Joshua Freeman of CP24.
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09-15 Star
September 15, 2014
Great review of Ari’s Evergreen performance, plus status as a serious candidate, from Edward Keenan in the Toronto Star.
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September 14, 2014
Ari participates in the debate sponsored by Evergreen CityWorks and CivicAction. This debate was well covered by both CTV and CP24.

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City-seniors

September 8, 2014
Ari participates in the debate hosted by the Toronto Seniors Forum, discussing seniors issues.
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Sun-Sep-5

September 5,2014
Interview with David Akin of the Toronto Sun
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Star-Aug-19

August 19, 2014
A profile of Ari by Daniel Dale in the Toronto Star.
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MetroDebateOverload
August 11 2014
Great piece by Matt Elliott regarding Ari’s “firebrand campaign.”
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Thorncliffe
August 3, 2014
Ari visits the Thorncliffe Park community barbecue to learn about the needs of the neighbourhood, one of many whose cried for help are seldom answered.
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Inside Toronto
July 31, 2014

A great article by David Nickle for Inside Toronto regarding the viability of the Stintz/Socknaki campaigns, and the value that Ari brings to the table.
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July 22 Star
July 22, 2014

Read the Toronto Star article regarding the importance of transparency in the “judging” of judges. Ari is quoted.
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July 21, 2014

Read John Lorinc’s article on the need for a better plan for Toronto’s police – and how Ari is the only candidate to step up.
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Sun-Jul-21

July 21, 2014
Ari reacts to Toronto Island residents’ plans to build housing while clear-cutting trees.
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July 11, 2014
Ari is interviewed by Edward Keenan on CFRB 1010 on the topic of police lapel cameras.
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Sun-Jul-4
July 4, 2014

Ari’s plan to generate revenues through road tolls is covered in the Toronto Sun.
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TrueNorth

June 15, 2014
Ari is profiled in the True North Times –  a savvy online newspaper covering Canadian politics.
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Precedent

Ari is profiled in Precedent, the lifestyle magazine for young lawyers.
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Ari’s platform reviews in the blog Poletical.com

Read more about what Ari stands for here.
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Jewish Tribune Article

Ari covered in the Jewish Tribune
Here is a great article that profiles Ari and summarizes why he is running for mayor.
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Law Times

Ari’s Campaign Launch covered by Law Times TV
Watch a short video of Ari’s May 14 campaign launch here>>


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Ari covered in Metro News
The topic of the police budget was discussed by Matt Elliott in the May 14, 2014 edition of Metro News, Toronto’s commuting daily.  “While Olivia Chow and John Tory have remained mostly silent on the issue, …we’ve also heard much on the issue from candidate Ari Goldkind, who is on record as saying the city needs to “trim the police budget beast.”
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Ari chats with @MoVernie on his show MoVernie on the Move
Local media star @MoVernie welcomes Ari into his studio for a frank discussion on city issues and the campaign.
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Ari chats with Ed Keenan, host of The Keenan Wire – CIUT-89.5 FM
Listen to the soundcloud of Ari’s interview, where he lays down his rules of the road: tough choices, clear leadership and a strong vision for Toronto.
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Meet the longshots: Mayoral candidate Ari Goldkind – The Star – April 22, 2014
Defence lawyer running for the city’s top job would target the police budget and other “sacred cows” other candidates are afraid to touch.
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Ari Goldkind Is A Worthy Mayoral Candidate That Needs To Be Heard – Huffington Post – April 18, 2014
I hope [Ari Goldkind] is given a chance to make an impression on Torontonians as he made on me. He has realistic and thoughtful ideas on a slew of issues much better than some of the brand name candidates.
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Mayoral candidate Ari Goldkind critical of $957-million Toronto police budget – National Post – April 15, 2014
Ari Goldkind, a criminal defence lawyer, said the city “can’t keep up” with increasing police salaries. “We need to trim the police budget beast.”
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Goldkind in race for mayor of Toronto – CANADIAN JEWISH NEWS – April 3, 2014
Ari Goldkind doesn’t seem to mind being called one of the “fringe” candidates for mayor of Toronto. As far as he’s concerned, that’s a temporary situation.
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Porter Airlines expansion proposal debate coming to council – CBC News – March 31, 2014
A proposal to extend the runways at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport has been brought forward by Porter Airlines.
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Toronto election 2014: The fringe question — why run if you can’t win? – TORONTO STAR – March 21, 2014
Yes, many aren’t serious, and those who are may not really believe they have a shot, but “fringe” contenders shouldn’t be written off entirely.
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THE CITY: Fringe candidate raises important question about taxes – InsideToronto.com – March 20, 2014
Mayoral races are a long haul in Toronto – and that leaves plenty of room for little epiphanies.
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Cracking the fringe-candidate paradox – THE GRID – March 20, 2014
Recently, I had a coffee with mayoral candidate Ari Goldkind. He’s a smart, passionate guy, and he laid out a vision of a “no B.S.” administration that would have the guts to make some necessary changes.
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Criminal lawyer running for mayor wants tolls on the DVP, the Gardiner and higher property taxes to pay for transit – NATIONAL POST – March 18, 2014
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Listen to Ari – NEWSTALK 1010 – March 17, 2014


Two more names on the Toronto Elections ballot – CANOE.CA – March 17, 2014
Lawyer Ari Goldkind adds his name to the Mayoral list
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Mayoral candidate Ari Goldkind has no time for ‘Sideshow Rob’ – TORONTO SUN – March 17, 2014
Ari Goldkind speaks to the media after filing his candidacy papers Monday
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Ari Goldkind: newest mayoral candidate – TORONTO STAR – March 17, 2014
Ari Goldkind speaks to the media after filing his candidacy papers Monday
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Defence lawyer Ari Goldkind to run for mayor – TORONTO SUN – March 16, 2014
A criminal defence lawyer who calls himself the “human lie detector” is taking a run at Mayor Rob Ford.
Ari Goldkind will register Monday to put his name on he ballot for the Oct. 27 election.
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Ari Goldkind launches campaign for Mayor of Toronto – PRESS RELEASE – March 17, 2014
Criminal defense lawyer Ari Goldkind announced his candidacy today for Mayor of Toronto.
“I’m running for Mayor because people can handle the truth,” said Goldkind. “They can handle the truth about tolls, transit, taxes, public servant wage hikes, and infrastructure—the realities of keeping this city great.”
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