NEWSTALK 1010 Presents Live Forum with Toronto Mayoral Candidates, October 15

— October 10, 2014

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TORONTO (October 10, 2014) – As Torontonians prepare to head to the polls, THELIVE DRIVE host Ryan Doyle moderates NEWSTALK1010 GOES IN-DEPTH AND INTERACTIVE WITHTHE TORONTO MAYORAL CANDIDATES, alive, 90-minute,commercial-free, and candid conversation with Toronto’s three leading candidatesOlivia Chow, Doug Ford, and John Tory. Taking place on Wednesday,Oct. 15 at 4:30 p.m. ET, listeners can tune-in to NEWSTALK 1010,online at, and via the NEWSTALK 1010 app to participate in the unique dialogue featuringthe mayoral frontrunners. Deconstructing the typical debate format, the programdelivers an intimate conversation with the candidates in addition to tacklingthe topics and issues critical to the daily lives of Torontonians.

**MEDIA NOTE:To attendNEWSTALK 1010’s mayoral forum, please RSVP to Jon-Ross Gabriel, BellMedia Radio,, byTuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.**

“Weare proud to deliver listeners up-close access to the mayoral candidates thatthey may not otherwise have,” said Mike Bendixen, Program Director, NEWSTALK1010. “Our goal is to provide access to the candidates for voters across thecity, in a forum for in-depth civic engagement that is crucial as the electionnears.”

NEWSTALK1010’s open forum also presents an opportunity for listeners to get involved.Throughout the discussion, the mayoral candidates will field questions directlyfrom constituents as they are posted via Twitter with the hashtag #VOTE1010 andas they are received via text at 71010.





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For more information, please contact:

Jon-Ross Gabriel, Bell Media Radio, 416.384.6836

Julie MacFarlane, Bell Media Radio,416.384.4623 or