Monthly archive - November 2012

Mayor Rob Ford Relieved as Mayor of Toronto in Conflict of Interest Case

On Monday November 26, 2012, Mr. Justice Charles T. Hackland of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, in declaring Toronto Mayor Rob FordÓł seat vacant, ruled that Toronto Mayor Rob Ford violated the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act when he both spoke and participated in a council vote regarding a matter in which he allegedly had a pecuniary interest ie. violated Toronto City Council’s code of conduct by soliciting donations to his football charity using city materials. The enforcement of the operation of Justice HacklandÓł decision is suspended for 14 days giving time to the City of Toronto to make administrative changes as a result of his decision.

For a copy of the decision please see below:

Rob Ford Decision