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Rob Ford’s Conflict of Interest Case

Your guide to the issues, the judicial decisions, and where things go from here.





The Process Currently Underway
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  Original Decision: Removal from Office   Appeal Decision: Removal Overturnedford-appeals-decision-tile  




More on Rob Ford’s Conflict of Interest Case

Video: The Mayor Responds   Ford’s Testimony in Court   Original Decision: Legal Analysis




More on Rob Ford’s Mayoralty

Context:
A History of Formal Complaints
  Commentary:
Ten Things About Rob Ford
  Commentary:
Governance in the Age of Ford




Archived Rob Ford Coverage
  • dulyquoted Duly Quoted: Rob Ford, on His Secrets Feb. 12, 2015 10:20 AM - “If you want to go write a book, knock yourself out…I am looking right now in my closet, I think I have two hangers left in my closet. Everything is out there that people want to know. People already heard all the stories.” —Councillor Rob Ford (Ward 2, Etobicoke North), speaks to Newstalk 1010 host […]
  • Photo by Greg Stacey from the Torontoist Flickr Pool. Extra, Extra: A Possible Rob Ford Terror Plot, Participatory Budgeting, and the 2015 Field Trip Lineup Feb. 4, 2015 5:01 PM - Was Rob Ford the target of an assassination plot? Well…maybe. A man named Raed Jaser is alleged to have had the ex-mayor in his crosshairs, reportedly telling an undercover FBI agent that because “the Toronto mayor travels on the subway system,” he made for an easy target. Jaser, along with his co-accused friend Chiheb Esseghaier, […]
  • hero14_shirtless 2014 Hero: Shirtless Jogger Dec. 23, 2014 12:51 PM - Torontoist is ending the year by naming our Heroes and Villains—the people, places, things, and ideas that have had the most positive and negative impacts on the city over the past 12 months. Cast your ballot until 5 p.m. on December 30. At noon on December 31, we’ll reveal your choices for Toronto’s Superhero and […]
  • bigotry 2014 Villain: Not-So-Latent Bigotry on the Campaign Trail Dec. 23, 2014 12:47 PM - Torontoist is ending the year by naming our Heroes and Villains—the people, places, things, and ideas that have had the most positive and negative impacts on the city over the past 12 months. Cast your ballot until 5 p.m. on December 30. At noon on December 31, we’ll reveal your choices for Toronto’s Superhero and […]
  • HeroesAndVillains2014_DougFord 2014 Villain: Doug Ford Dec. 23, 2014 12:47 PM - Torontoist is ending the year by naming our Heroes and Villains—the people, places, things, and ideas that have had the most positive and negative impacts on the city over the past 12 months. Cast your ballot until 5 p.m. on December 30. At noon on December 31, we’ll reveal your choices for Toronto’s Superhero and […]
  • robford 2014 Villain: Rob Ford Dec. 23, 2014 12:46 PM - Torontoist is ending the year by naming our Heroes and Villains—the people, places, things, and ideas that have had the most positive and negative impacts on the city over the past 12 months. Cast your ballot until 5 p.m. on December 30. At noon on December 31, we’ll reveal your choices for Toronto’s Superhero and […]
  • 20130531minnanwong John Tory Chooses Denzil Minnan-Wong to Be Deputy Mayor Dec. 1, 2014 2:10 PM - Umbrella enthusiasts beware: Mayor John Tory has chosen right-wing councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Ward 34, Don Valley East) to serve as deputy mayor, and wants to put him on the Waterfront Toronto board, too. Tory will also ask council to appoint three additional (and largely ceremonial) deputy mayors—Vincent Crisanti (Ward 1, Etobicoke North), Glenn De Baeremaeker […]
  • Lessons from Rob Ford’s City Hall Oct. 28, 2014 10:00 AM - I was an unlikely attendee at my first city council meeting, in May 2011. I wasn’t a journalist at the time and didn’t have a particular stake in any of the issues being debated that day, but I found myself in the council chamber, feeling out of place, yet compelled to be there. As I […]
  • john-tory Liveblog: Municipal Election 2014 Oct. 27, 2014 7:34 PM - Click on any ward to see council results. Colours indicate which mayoral candidate won in each ward: We’ve been in campaign mode so long we can barely remember what anything else feels like, but today Torontonians finally went to the polls, and tonight we’ll learn what the last ten months of debates, slogans, and surprises […]
  • Photo by Keith Armstrong from the Torontoist Flickr Pool. Why We Must Talk About White Privilege Oct. 27, 2014 2:45 PM - In the last days of Toronto’s municipal election campaign, front-runner John Tory was asked—in the wake of a growing wave of racist attacks against Olivia Chow and a number of visible minority council and school board candidates—whether white privilege exists. His response: “No, I don’t know that it does.” It is crucial that we distinguish […]
  • Photo by Liam Casey. The Strange Journey of Ari Goldkind Oct. 25, 2014 11:00 AM - There are two Ari Goldkinds: the one before the gunshot, and the one after. “Sometimes talking about it overwhelms me,” he says over lunch in Forest Hill in mid-September. “It’s every day.” It is the only time in six weeks Goldkind cries. During those six weeks, he forced his way into the public conversation as […]
  • Photo by Loozrboy, from the Torontoist Flickr pool. The Fate of the Sheppard East Light Rail Line Oct. 21, 2014 1:30 PM - The Sheppard East LRT once again faces an uncertain future. The $1.1-billion project, nixed by Rob Ford, and then embraced once again in 2012 by Toronto council after public debate and input from an arms-length panel, will face renewed opposition after the municipal election on October 27. Mayoral candidate Doug Ford already intends to cancel […]
  • olivia-chow-endorsement Endorsement: Olivia Chow for Mayor Oct. 17, 2014 10:56 AM - We begin—because given the last four years in the life of Toronto, it is vital to start here—with Doug Ford. His platform is primarily defined by the goal of continuing with the style of governance introduced by his brother outgoing mayor Rob Ford. Rob Ford’s tenure in office has been disastrous for City Hall, and […]
  • Photo from Andray Domise's Facebook page. City Council Endorsement: Andray Domise for Ward 2, Etobicoke North Oct. 14, 2014 11:00 AM - Of all the politicians standing for re-election in Toronto, Rob Ford is the one who has inflicted the greatest damage on the city, the one of whom we most need to be free. He is not, as originally planned, running for mayor: facing a cancer diagnosis, he decided instead to run for councillor in his […]
  • Photo by Martyn, from the Torontoist Flickr pool. Understanding Metrolinx Oct. 8, 2014 2:10 PM - Transit often seems to be the all-consuming issue in Toronto. It’s impossible to live here without griping about the lines we haven’t built, our inability to pay for new transit, and how annoying it is to wait forever for a streetcar and then have three show up at the same time. But wait! We have […]
  • doug-ford-transit-map The Ford Family Subway Plan Oct. 7, 2014 9:00 AM - The Ford mayoralty is built on a few catch phrases and a simple prescription for public transit: Subways! Subways! Subways! Not for Toronto, those pesky streetcars masquerading as “LRT.” Ford built a campaign around the idea that suburbs like Scarborough deserved the same sort of high-capacity transit already enjoyed downtown—and, equally importantly, that roads were […]
  • rob-ford-conflict-of-interest-reaction Rob Ford Issues Audio Statement Sep. 18, 2014 2:45 PM - Mayor Rob Ford, recently diagnosed with a malignant abdominal tumour, has recorded an audio statement in order to “speak directly to the people of this great city.” In it, he thanks his family, his medical team, and Torontonians for their support and reveals that he will begin chemotherapy in a few hours’ time. He also […]
  • Screenshot from www.dougford.ca. Doug Ford Launches Campaign Website Sep. 18, 2014 1:40 PM - Doug Ford, Rob Ford’s brother and campaign manager, entered the mayoral race on September 12 after Rob Ford withdrew because of health concerns—Doug has not been vigorously campaigning, preferring to focus on the challenges currently facing his brother. But the candidate has now taken steps to establish a presence online and in social media, launching […]
  • Photo by bradley.obrien from the Torontoist Flickr Pool. Subway vs LRT: You Do the Math on Scarborough Transit Sep. 18, 2014 12:30 PM - Subways are once again on the city’s agenda. Council has gone back and forth on the issue numerous times. As things stand the signed agreement with the province is to build an LRT, but all three levels of government have since then agreed to construct a subway instead. Council has passed a dedicated property tax […]
  • 20140918GladHand Glad Hand: Reaction Sep. 18, 2014 10:08 AM - Glad Hand is Torontoist‘s political cartoon, created by Brett Lamb and appearing here every Thursday.

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