About Nadia

Top 10 Things about me:
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    I’m a teacher who paid her dues at Parkdale CI and Ursula Franklin Academy.

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    Since 2008 I have proudly been a (very) familiar face at Hugh's Room, Rhino, Cherry Bomb,Bacchus Roti, Crema Cafe, Equilibrium Furnishings and the good old Film Buff.

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    I’m a very proud supporter of – and sometime participant in – Pia Bouman’s Nut Cracker.

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    I’m a volunteer coach for youths at both the high school and club level. One of the best ways to spend an afternoon (for the last 15 years).

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    I’m a capital-P Progressive who proudly bleeds Red: President of a provincial Liberal riding association, deputy campaign manager of a recent successful federal Liberal campaign, director of a federal Liberal riding association, and a Gerard Kennedy volunteer.

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    I can speak to you about our community and our issues in English, Italian, and Spanish (and muddle my way through Liberal slogans in French and Portuguese).

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    I’ve been elected and re-elected to represent my fellow teachers at my school, to act and advocate on their behalf.

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    In the classroom, I strive to inspire democratic participation, community engagement, and public service through programs that connect students locally and globally through initiatives like #OrwellArt that introduced the Holodomor into the Ontario high school curriculum. #OrwellArt

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    I stand up for our values: my volunteering and community activism includes being on the governance committee and community stewardship committee for Lisgar Park in the Queen West Triangle, to develop and program more engaging public space for our community

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    I believe in the people and neighbourhoods of Parkdale – High Park, and the importance of working together to build a brighter future. It’s time to lead!

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