Rob ford (1969 - 2016) mayor of toronto - 2010-2014 rob ford was elected in october 2014 as the councillor ford ward 2 (etobicoke north) he served as toronto's 64th mayor from 2010-2014, after previously serving 10 years as councillor for ward 2 (etobicoke north. While his brother, councillor doug ford spoke at city council on monday, toronto mayor rob ford made the motion of someone driving while drunk to toronto councillor paul ainslie. Ford was toronto city councillor for ward 2 etobicoke north from 2010 to 2014 at the same time that his brother, rob ford, was mayor of toronto ford ran for the 2014 toronto mayoral election , where he placed second behind john tory. The political families of toronto city council doug is also the former mayor of etobicoke, and received the key to the city from rob ford after the former deputy mayor left council in 2013.
Near the end of ford's term, ford's powers were reduced by council, spurred by ford's personal problems, most notably reports of a video showing ford smoking crack cocaine rob ford's brother doug ford was the toronto city councillor for ward 2 etobicoke north in toronto from 2010 to 2014, during rob's term as mayor. Toronto city council voted to strip mayor rob ford of more of his powers monday evening, following a day of debate that descended into chaos at times and left one councillor with a fat lip. The plastic bag ban came as a complete surprise to toronto mayor rob ford the mayor had already asked toronto's city council to rescind an ordinance that had required retailers to impose a five.
Toronto council descended into a shouting match as councillor doug ford accused his fellow councillors of hypocrisy in considering asking mayor rob ford to apologize for a series of robocalls. Doug ford cutting the size of toronto's bloated and dysfunctional city hall will save money, should improve governance, and is more democratic. From left: then-councillor doug ford and former toronto mayor rob ford at a toronto city council meeting at city hall on november 15, 2013 rob ford died of cancer in 2016. Taking up 5 minutes of council's time on this one motion they eventually voted in favour of part of the filibuster tactic ford is now employing to grind the.
Rob ford wins toronto city council race, brother fails in mayor bid rob ford and his brother, doug, swapped races for mayor and the council seat after rob was found to have a tumor in his abdomen. Toronto mayor rob ford makes his way to the council chamber in toronto on friday, nov 15, 2013 toronto's city council voted overwhelming to strip mayor rob ford of some of his powers in the. (cbs/ap) toronto - toronto mayor rob ford, embroiled in a fight for political survival amid his reluctant disclosure about smoking crack and admitting to heavy drinking, faced another likely.
Rob ford knocked over a councilor during a heated city council debate on monday (youtube) toronto's crack smoking mayor got his own tv show - and finally could speak his mind without all those. In announcing plans to override a judge's decision that blocked cuts to toronto city council, premier doug ford made several questionable statements monday rob ford, as top city officials. Time to remind toronto that you are only human as you have succumbed to appetites of the body and mi nd as opposed to all the crooks and thieves in your city council, our senate and a high percentage of politicians here and around the world. Rob was the first ford to represent ward 2 on toronto city council he was first elected in 2000 and went on to serve three terms in the post, until he won the mayoralty in october 2010. City council voted friday to strip embattled toronto mayor rob ford of his ability to govern in an emergency and to appoint and dismiss committee chairs.
Toronto — cries of shame rose up as toronto mayor rob ford walked up to the podium to honor war veterans one world war ii veteran refused to shake his hand, calling him a druggie unfazed. Rob ford will push to eliminate the vehicle registration tax at the first city council meeting after becoming mayor eliminate the land transfer tax people who buy and sell homes in toronto must pay a new land transfer tax to city hall on top of all the other charges associated with buying or selling a home. Mr ford himself sat on toronto's city council for one term during the tumultuous time when his brother, rob, who admitted to using crack cocaine and going on drinking binges, was mayor. It was a wild day at toronto city council mayor rob ford got a grilling, but still won't resign.
Transcript for rob ford shows off dance moves in toronto city hall this is a special room hello anti hernandez in new york this abc news digital special report just in time for the holidays. Through scandal, humiliation and public outrage, toronto mayor rob ford has never eased up on his belligerent counteroffensive he denied for months last year that a video reportedly showing him. Mayor rob ford has been filmed dancing in the toronto city council to songs including bob marley's 'one love' the toronto mayor refused to resign in november despite a special move by the council.
Toronto mayor rob ford chats with counvince crisanti in council chambers in city hall in toronto, ont on wednesday november 13, 2013 for the past two years crisanti and michael ford have served as city councillors in neighbouring wards in etobicoke, the west toronto community that raised doug and rob ford and propelled them both to political. Ford was also asked if he was targeting toronto city council because of a political grudge he may hold from his own time spent as a city councillor when his brother rob ford was the mayor. Toronto councillor rob ford gives two thumbs up as he poses for a photo before surgery to remove a cancerous tumour from his abdomen in toronto on may 11, 2015, in this handout photo.