From the glass towers of the waterfront to the hipster enclave of Liberty Village, the burgeoning southern portion of Toronto’s Trinity-Spadina riding is a political wildcard that could prove to be the difference in the upcoming by-election.
This one of the youngest neighbourhoods in the country. The sidewalks hum in early evenings with a parade of multicultural professionals. They’re creative types with sunglasses, beards and yoga mats tucked under toned triceps. Children and the elderly are rarer sights. It’s a condo land, running south of Queen Street to the lake shore, from Yonge St. to Dufferin St. – and with new towers rising all the time its political character is still under construction.