Riding to watch: Liberals, NDP face off on affordable housing battlefield in wavering Parkdale-High Park
Incumbent Liberal MP Arif Virani and NDP opponent Paul Taylor are both selling their housing platforms in Parkdale–High Park, where homelessness is a growing issue.
Liberal MP Arif Virani, centre, pictured on Sept. 15, 2019, at the Toronto Ukrainian Festival in Parkdale-High Park. Mr. Virani, who was first elected in 2015 with 42 per cent of the vote, is in a tough battle against the NDP candidate. He beat NDP incumbent Peggy Nash in 2015 by only 1,057 votes. Ms. Nash garnered 40 per cent of the vote in that election. Photograph courtesy of Twitter