Torontoist's Villains of 2011
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Torontoist‘s Villains of 2011

We've nominated those we've found most worthy, and now it's up to you to vote for Supervillain of 2011.

For two weeks every December, Torontoist recaps the year that’s winding down by nominating the best and worst people, places, things, and ideas which had an influence on the city in the preceeding 12 months. And then, it’s up to you. Here is our full slate of nominees for Supervillain. Click on any one to see why we think each nominee is villainous, and click right here to vote for your favourites. Voting for Villains is open until midnight on December 30; on December 31 we’ll announce the Superhero and Supervillain of 2011, as selected by you.


Rob Ford
Bellicose but not brave
Ford’s Council Friends
Running interference at the expense of good policy.
Tim Hudak
Creating divisions in the name of conservatism

Fat-Phobic Ford Haters
Judging for all the wrong reasons
Toronto Taxpayers Coalition
A coaltion of one?
Occupy Toronto
Squandering a valuable opportunity

Burying the Eglinton LRT
Costing more and delivering less
Astral Media Info Pillars
Taking lots of space to tell us very little
A sloppy approach to city-building

Sun Media
Appealing to the worst in us
Homophobia in Hockey
Poisoning one of our favourite pasttimes
Mitch Mortaza
Treating players in the Lingerie Football League like sex objects, not athletes

Anti-Cycling Sentiments
Perpetuating an attitude that quite literally kills
Chain Store Creep
Prioritizing convenience over character
Emerald Ash Borers
Nibbling their way through our tree canopy

Apathetic Voters
For not caring when caring is most important
Your Candidate
Someone we missed? Send us your write-in option.

Voting has now closed. We’ll unveil the results—your pick for Superhero of 2011—on December 31.