Notable figures mourn the former mayor of Toronto.
In the wake of Councillor Rob Ford’s death, former colleagues, friends, and politicians from across the country turned to Twitter to share their condolences.
Rob Ford fought cancer with courage and determination. My condolences and best wishes to the Ford family today.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) March 22, 2016
My hope is that Torontonians will remember Rob Ford for his accomplishments and unswerving dedication to our city. #RIPRobFord
— Norm Kelly (@norm) March 22, 2016
All flags on official poles at Toronto civic centres, including City Hall will be flown at half-mast to recognize passing of Councillor Ford
— John Tory (@JohnTory) March 22, 2016
Uncle Rob, You have fought the good fight long enough and now can rest in peace. Love you and will forever miss you. pic.twitter.com/3tIM0KZJdK
— Michael Ford (@MichaelFordTO) March 22, 2016
Rob was a fighter throughout life & dedicated public servant who will be remembered for his courage, love for Toronto & his family. 1/2
— Stephen Harper (@stephenharper) March 22, 2016
My statement on the passing of Rob Ford: https://t.co/BJ12hqfoao
— Rona Ambrose (@RonaAmbrose) March 22, 2016
Sincere condolences to Rob Ford’s family during this difficult time. 46 is far too young to lose a loved one.
— Tom Mulcair (@ThomasMulcair) March 22, 2016
Wishing @TorontoRobFord and his family strength and love.
— Olivia Chow (@oliviachow) March 18, 2016
My sympathies to Rob's wife & children, his Mom, family & many dear friends & supporters. #RIPRobFord
— Shelley Carroll (@shelleycarroll) March 22, 2016
My deepest condolences to the family of my colleague Rob Ford. Sadly too many families are losing their loved ones to cancer.
— Mike Layton (@m_layton) March 22, 2016
— Kristyn Wong-Tam (@kristynwongtam) March 22, 2016
I lost my mom last year to cancer & know how painful it is to lose someone you love. My most heartfelt condolences to Rob Ford’s family.
— Josh Matlow (@JoshMatlow) March 22, 2016
Simply devastating news. My heart goes out to the Ford family. Rob was a fighter until the very end. I'll miss him on the Council floor.
— Joe Cressy (@joe_cressy) March 22, 2016
— Jim Karygiannis (@jimkarygiannis) March 22, 2016
— James Pasternak (@JamesPasternak) March 22, 2016
Sad news that Rob Ford has passed away. My thoughts are with his family at this difficult time.
— Sarah Doucette (@DoucetteWard13) March 22, 2016
Shocked to hear of the passing of Rob Ford. My thoughts and sympathies are with his family, especially his children Stephanie and Doug.
— Maria Augimeri (@MariaAugimeri) March 22, 2016
My condolences to former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's family, following his battle with cancer. May he rest in peace.
— Jason Kenney (@jkenney) March 22, 2016
The Ford family has announced that former Mayor Rob Ford has passed away. Our thoughts are with his family, in particular with his children
— Adam Vaughan (@TOAdamVaughan) March 22, 2016
My deepest condolences to the family Rob leaves behind. He worked hard and passionately served the City he loved. https://t.co/aWAGRNhiqz
— Lisa Raitt (@lraitt) March 22, 2016
Condolences to the #Ford family on this day.
— Tony Clement (@TonyclementCPC) March 22, 2016
My deepest condolences to the family of Rob Ford.
— Michelle Rempel, MP (@MichelleRempel) March 22, 2016
Condolences to the family and fans of @TorontoRobFord - an unforgettable guy who loved his job and city like few men I've met.
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) March 22, 2016
— Bonnie Crombie (@BonnieCrombie) March 22, 2016