Neophyte Mayor Rob Ford may be facing a brand new headache of a moniker on only his second day in office: Mayor of Sex City.
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- Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admits that a year-old video does indeed show him smoking crack cocaine, a charge he had previously denied. Ford refused to resign from office and vowed to pursue re-election efforts.
- Moderate conservative John Tory is elected Mayor of Toronto, Ontario.
- Mayor of Toronto Rob Ford takes a leave of absence to help with substance abuse, according to his lawyer.
- Ontario Superior Court of Justice rules that Toronto mayor Rob Ford breached Ontario's conflict of interest law and orders him to remove from office.
- Two persons are killed, and one injured, in a shooting in downtown Toronto. These are the 49th and 50th murders this year, marking a surge of violence in the city.