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Thank you for your support!
Dear friends, family and neighbours, Thank you for putting your trust and hope in me that I would make a good candidate for councillor. The past several months have been an incredible learning experience for me. Despite not being successful … Continue reading
Featured in the Toronto Observer
I was recently interviewed by The Toronto Observer for a feature about life on the campaign trail. In it, they describe the challenges of juggling a professional career with campaigning for City Councillor. Check it out!
Endorsed in Metro News
“There’s a strong slate of people running for council this year. Among non-incumbents, I’d have few second thoughts about voting for Paul Bocking (Ward 35).” Thank you, Matt Elliott, for the warm endorsement! Read the rest of his guide to … Continue reading
Featured in the Scarborough Mirror: Q&A with Paul Bocking!
I was recently interviewed by the Scarborough Mirror about the top issues in Ward 35 and in Toronto as a whole. We spoke about economic inequality, community recreation programmes, public transit, and more. To read the full interview, click here.
Endorsement by CUPE Ontario
I am proud to have received the endorsement of CUPE Ontario, with my name listed alongside many great candidates for City Council. Thank you for your support. To see their full list of endorsed candidates, click here.
Featured in NOW Magazine!
In the NOW Magazine today: Residents could find a champion in Paul Bocking, a high school teacher and PhD candidate who wants to freeze TTC fares, improve bus service, and bring businesses back into the area’s vacant industrial lands. Read … Continue reading
Press Conference: Speaking Out On Subpar Housing Conditions
More than forty Gordonridge residents joined us this evening at our press conference, where we spoke out about about subpar housing conditions, bed bugs, and the need for urgent maintenance and repairs. Thank you all for your support. Together, we … Continue reading
Endorsement by Toronto Feral Cat Coalition
I’m very proud to have received the endorsement of the Toronto Feral Cat Coalition. They’re an important force in promoting Trap, Neuter, and Return (TRN) programmes — a compassionate way to control the overpopulation of feral cats in our community
Meet & Greet with Seniors at Chester Village
I spent a lovely afternoon with the residents at Chester Village Long-Term Care Facility today, speaking about many of the policies I’m advocating — including making rent and transit more affordable for retired residents of Ward 35. After working hard all their lives, … Continue reading
Frequent Bus Service in Scarborough
I’m glad we were able to catch so many residents on the Danforth this morning on their daily commute! We had some great conversations about my plans for improving public transit in Scarborough — such as freezing adult fares for … Continue reading