Episode 1: Municipal Elections 2.0

WIRELESS TORONTO
Gabe Sawhney gabe@pwd.ca
URL: http://wirelesstoronto.ca
Wireless Toronto is a not-for-profit group dedicated to bringing no- fee wireless Internet access to Toronto. Their aim is to encourage the growth of wireless networking and to build community in interesting and innovative ways.

WHO RUNS THIS TOWN?
Dave Meslin dave@whorunsthistown.to
URLs: http://www.whorunsthistown.to http://www.cityidol.to
Dave is running a project called Who Runs This Town that is all about using the internet to bring the election into people’s worlds. He is also organizing City Idol -- a project that will attempt to bring one new candidate to Toronto City Hall this fall.

VOTE TORONTO
Jim Rootham jm.rootham@utoronto.ca
URL: www.votetoronto.ca
VoteToronto.ca links candidate fundraising and spending records to councillor voting records and other news.

HAVE YOUR SAY
Joe Murray joe.murray@jmaconsulting.biz
URL: http://www.petertabunsndp.ca
Joe has developed a "Have Your Say" tool for Drupal that displays a Google map showing where supporters live. Quotes from the supporters can popup on mouseovers and clicks.

PICOLIST
Paul Newby paul@dsl.ca
URL: http://toronto.picolist.org/
Picolist provides a location-based e-mail list service and maps of subscribers.

KWESCHUN
Chris Nolan http://ChrisNolan.ca
URL: http://election2006.kekova.ca/ http://kweschun.com/
A site Chris created as a mashup between google maps and http:// kweschun.com/ for the federal election.

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