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2012 Villain Nominees: The Dividers

Setting us against one another.


Torontoist is ending the year by naming our Heroes and Villains: the very best and very worst people, places, things, and ideas that have had an influence on the city over the past 12 months. From December 10 to 19, we’ll unveil the nominees, grouped by category. Vote for your favourites from each batch, every single day! On December 19 and 20 the winners from each category go head-to-head in the final round of voting, and on December 21, we will reveal your choices for Toronto’s Superhero and Supervillain of the year.




The Nominees: The Dividers


CLICK ON EACH NOMINEE to learn more about them.


Sue-Ann Levy

Using her position to deride instead of reason.
  Michael Bryant

An astonishingly tone-deaf response to a tragic death.
  Frances Nunziata

Treating her colleagues like wayward schoolchildren.


Unsubstantiated “Safety Concerns”

Using race as an indicator of crime.
  Yunel Escobar
 

Homophobic slurs and frustrating non-apologies.
  Doug Holyday
 

Trying to turn an already divided house even more against itself.


  James Pasternak and QuAIA Alarmism

Undermining Pride Toronto, and Toronto’s commitment to diversity.
 




Voting has now closed on this category. The final round of voting begins Wednesday, December 19.


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