Gil Penalosa launches mayoral campaign

Gil Penalosa, the founder of the Canadian non-profit organization 8 80 Cities, is launching his mayor campaign Monday. (Kimberley Molina/CBC - image credit)
Gil Penalosa, the founder of the Canadian non-profit organization 8 80 Cities, is launching his mayor campaign Monday. (Kimberley Molina/CBC - image credit)

Gil Penalosa is launching his mayoral campaign Monday after filing his paperwork to run for the city's top job last week.

Penalosa, a well known urbanist, spoke with Ismaila Alfa on CBC Radio's Metro Morning about his vision for the city and how that differs from that of the current mayor, John Tory. You can listen to that interview in the player below:

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