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A Pillar of Municipal Support

November 14, 2012, The Eyeopener.

When Kristyn Wong-Tam defeated Kyle Chan in the hotly-contested 2010 race for Ward 27, she inherited the seat of the deeply beloved yet controversial Kyle Rae, who had held the ward for 19 years.

In doing so, she took the reins of one of the most diverse areas in of Toronto – a ward that included Ryerson University. Wong-Tam has made a name for herself beyond the clamshell walls of city hall: she spearheaded a number of community initiatives, including several efforts to improve and expand urban green spaces as well as to increase the availability of affordable, quality housing in the area.

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