John Tory

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John Tory said : “There was some damage done to the electrical system both by fire and water and so the authorities need to make sure that building is completely safe,” External link

globalnews Monday, November 18, 2019 4:39:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "There has been good co-operation from landlord drying out the electrical system and assessing damage," External link

thespec Monday, November 18, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I think it speaks to the fact that we all celebrate together,” External link

barrie Monday, November 18, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I think it's a first important step in terms of trying to make this community and the community surrounding this intersection safer,” External link

cp24 Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “The co-ordinator will literally be the city's eyes and ears and everybody's eyes and ears on the ground every single day to make sure that these areas are first and foremost kept safe,” External link

cp24 Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I'm confident that this pilot is going to see better planned projects in the public right away, which is going to help to keep people safer, save money, and protect public assets in addition to reducing construction-related impacts in the city,” External link

cp24 Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “Her death was a tragedy as is every death on our roads, but we got together in the immediate aftermath of that and promised to take action and today we’re taking the first step,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 15, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Don Cherry ) : "For this individual to say events with Cherry gives him an excuse to deface a monument dedicated to soldiers is not acceptable," External link

ctvnews Friday, November 15, 2019 10:22:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Don Cherry ) : "For this individual to say events with Cherry gives him an excuse to deface a monument dedicated to soldiers is not acceptable," External link

barrie Friday, November 15, 2019 9:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s disgraceful and unacceptable that someone would deface a public monument,” External link

globalnews Friday, November 15, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “Poverty is not a problem that arose overnight and it is not one that will be solved overnight. Certainly not by one government alone,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 15, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : "My thoughts are with the family involved and the people in that building," External link

thespec Wednesday, November 13, 2019 1:17:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “It is just disgraceful and unacceptable that anyone would deface a public monument like this,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This morning we take the time to pause and remember the commitment and the sacrifice of all those who supported the Canadian military efforts from the front lines to the home front during the First World War, the Second World War, the Korean War, peacekeeping operations in Afghanistan and in other places around the world,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, November 11, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Don Cherry ) : “Don Cherry is way off base to question the devotion of newer Canadians to the very same veterans and the sacrifices we will honour tomorrow on Remembrance Day,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, November 11, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "Right now, the city is not set up to encourage [late-night] enterprises ... I think we have to take a look at the laws, regulations and practices," External link

CBC Sunday, November 10, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Toronto is proud of our Toronto FC and ready to cheer them on to victory on Sunday. Our Reds are determined to hoist the MLS Cup once again to help complete a year of championships in Toronto,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, November 9, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "Toronto is proud of our Toronto FC and ready to cheer them on to victory on Sunday. Our Reds are determined to hoist the MLS Cup once again to help complete a year of championships in Toronto," External link

cp24 Friday, November 8, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Soccer Cup ) : “Toronto is proud of our Toronto FC and ready to cheer them on to victory on Sunday. Our Reds are determined to hoist the MLS Cup once again to help complete a year of championships in Toronto,” External link

barrie Friday, November 8, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Today's news is another huge win for our Toronto Wolfpack," External link

wrcbtv Friday, November 8, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Jim Karygiannis ) : “Councillor Karygiannis worked hard over the last five years at City Hall to serve the residents of Scarborough-Agincourt,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

John Tory said ( about Jim Karygiannis ) : "Councillor Karygiannis worked hard over the last five years at city hall to serve the residents of Scarborough-Agincourt. I will be working to make sure those residents continue to be well-served by the city," External link

CBC Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This is sudden and shocking news and an unfortunate situation for everyone involved, including the councillor, his office staff, the city clerk, and the residents he was elected to serve,” External link

cp24 Thursday, November 7, 2019 1:43:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We have 450,000 single-family homes (in Toronto) and I know the number of people that have taken advantage of our this home-energy home program, for example, has been relatively small,” “The problem has been that people don’t really know these programs exist and ... if they do find about these encouragements I think many more will take part. We want them to use these programs” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 6, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "They do such a fantastic job for us," "We're saying a prayer for them. We are all thinking about their captain" External link

CBC Sunday, November 3, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s not bad red tape, it’s necessary stuff, but we’ve got to get it done faster,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, November 3, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "The captain is obviously someone they had very much looked up to," External link

timescolonist Saturday, November 2, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We just can't have firefighters or other people put at risk by unauthorized access to these heritage buildings while they're awaiting a transition, so we're going to have to do more to secure them," External link

timescolonist Saturday, November 2, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Even our deputy chief here at one time, this was his captain… (he) could have retired by now but like a lot of them, they have a great passion for their work," External link

cp24 Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The building is one of those older buildings that they think somebody might have been inside… that somehow set a fire. This has been a recurring problem for them (firefighters) in the last few months, these closed heritage buildings," External link

cp24 Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We just cannot have the lives of people… put at risk by the fact that people can get into these buildings over and over again," External link

cp24 Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Even our deputy chief here at one time, this was his captain… (he) could have retired by now but like a lot of them, they have a great passion for their work," External link

cp24 Saturday, November 2, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The building is one of those older buildings that they think somebody might have been inside… that somehow set a fire. This has been a recurring problem for them (firefighters) in the last few months, these closed heritage buildings," External link

cp24 Saturday, November 2, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We just cannot have the lives of people… put at risk by the fact that people can get into these buildings over and over again," External link

cp24 Saturday, November 2, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Even our deputy chief here at one time, this was his captain… (he) could have retired by now but like a lot of them, they have a great passion for their work," External link

cp24 Saturday, November 2, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The building is one of those older buildings that they think somebody might have been inside… that somehow set a fire. This has been a recurring problem for them (firefighters) in the last few months, these closed heritage buildings," External link

cp24 Saturday, November 2, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We just cannot have the lives of people… put at risk by the fact that people can get into these buildings over and over again," External link

cp24 Saturday, November 2, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s not bad red tape, it’s necessary stuff, but we’ve got to get it done faster,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, November 2, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I am perplexed by the fact people seem to be prepared to engage in random acts of violence in the city," External link

barrie Friday, November 1, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Anybody would know from the most basic driver's handbook, driver's course or common sense that cars shouldn't drive on sidewalks," External link

CBC Friday, November 1, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "People just have to sort of remember that we're in this together, that every step they take to do something that's dangerous ... is putting someone else's life in danger," External link

CBC Friday, November 1, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "It is going to require people to change their behaviour — for drivers in particular — to pay closer attention if we are going to achieve our goal of reducing the number of people seriously injured and lives lost," "Please, slow down. Pay attention. Stop distracted driving" External link

CBC Friday, November 1, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "It's one of those situations where it would almost be impossible to police it because you can't possibly have a police officer stationed outside every Halloween party," External link

thespec Friday, November 1, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "It's one of those situations where it would almost be impossible to police it because you can't possibly have a police officer stationed outside every Halloween party," External link

thespec Friday, November 1, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I think people know that this time of year is one of the most dangerous times of year for pedestrians and cyclists,” “It is going to require people to change their behaviour, for drivers in particular to pay closer attention, if we are going to achieve our goal of reducing the number of people seriously injured and lives lost as a result of pedestrian- and cyclist-related collisions” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 1, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "These are families and neighbourhoods that are torn apart by this and I remain deeply troubled by it," External link

CBC Friday, November 1, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I remember it being cold and damp many times,” External link

barrie Thursday, October 31, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Waterfront Toronto ) : "We all know that we must develop our waterfront in the right way — that's why we are moving through this process so carefully," "I believe this process has led to an exciting proposal for Quayside that has the potential to create new jobs and economic development opportunities, a carbon-neutral neighbourhood, and more affordable housing units. It is a real opportunity for Toronto" External link

CBC Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “You don’t want to think that someone in the back of a police car or anyone else for that matter has a gun after they’ve been searched. So I guess there will have to be an investigation. Indications are there will. And it will be up to the police to sort out how a search could happen but a gun could somehow remain in the custody of a suspect in a police car,” “I look forward to seeing what comes out of that (investigation) and what recommendations come out of that… It certainly would have placed the officers at risk, let alone the public if this person had that gun” External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 30, 2019 3:12:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “In the end this is going to be more transit built faster to more parts of the city and on a very favourable basis to the taxpayers of the City of Toronto,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 30, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Thorncliffe is the first point of destination for many people who come to Toronto from other countries, and they are not adequately served by transit,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 30, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

John Tory maintained : “I believe this is our very best way forward,” External link

barrie Wednesday, October 30, 2019 12:08:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Those who would say you’re either in favour of safety or against it — what a ridiculous articulation of what we’re dealing with here that is,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s a disconcerting story to think that somebody who is inside a police car or anywhere else, for that matter, has a gun, especially after they’ve been searched,” “It’s a matter for the police to sort out as to how a search could happen and a gun could nonetheless remain in the custody of a suspect in a police car,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “You don’t want to think that someone in the back of a police car or anyone else for that matter has a gun after they’ve been searched. So I guess there will have to be an investigation. Indications are there will. And it will be up to the police to sort out how a search could happen but a gun could somehow remain in the custody of a suspect in a police car,” “I look forward to seeing what comes out of that (investigation) and what recommendations come out of that… It certainly would have placed the officers at risk, let alone the public if this person had that gun” External link

cp24 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "It certainly would have placed the officers at risk," External link

CBC Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “You don’t want to think that someone in the back of a police car or anyone else for that matter has a gun after they’ve been searched. So I guess there will have to be an investigation. Indications are there will. And it will be up to the police to sort out how a search could happen but a gun could somehow remain in the custody of a suspect in a police car,” “I look forward to seeing what comes out of that (investigation) and what recommendations come out of that… It certainly would have placed the officers at risk, let alone the public if this person had that gun” External link

cp24 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “You don’t want to think that someone in the back of a police car or anyone else for that matter has a gun after they’ve been searched. So I guess there will have to be an investigation. Indications are there will. And it will be up to the police to sort out how a search could happen but a gun could somehow remain in the custody of a suspect in a police car,” “I look forward to seeing what comes out of that (investigation) and what recommendations come out of that… It certainly would have placed the officers at risk, let alone the public if this person had that gun” External link

cp24 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Since her election in 2010, Jaye has established herself as one of the toughest and most determined councillors at city hall,” “Even after she was diagnosed and began treatment, Jaye was at city hall last Thursday leading the TTC commission meeting. I’m confident that strength, grit and determination will serve her well as she undergoes treatment” External link

globalnews Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Even after she was diagnosed and began treatment, Jaye was at City Hall last Thursday leading the TTC Commission meeting. I’m confident that strength, grit, and determination will serve her well as she undergoes treatment,” “I know I speak for all members of council, when I say we are all praying for her recovery from this illness and we hope to see her back at City Hall very soon” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Even after she was diagnosed and began treatment, Jaye was at City Hall last Thursday leading the TTC Commission meeting. I’m confident that strength, grit, and determination will serve her well as she undergoes treatment,” “I know I speak for all members of council, when I say we are all praying for her recovery from this illness and we hope to see her back at City Hall very soon” External link

680news Tuesday, October 29, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We have hammered out an agreement with the province that puts us on the right track and does so in way that is fair to the city and to its residents” External link

globalnews Tuesday, October 29, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This revitalization is about more than bricks and mortar,” External link

barrie Monday, October 28, 2019 11:14:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "This is truly an example of what we can do," External link

CBC Monday, October 28, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “This revitalization is about more than bricks and mortar. It is about creating a new community where renters and TCHC tenants and condo owners live side-by-side,” External link

cp24 Monday, October 28, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It is a great example of what can happen when we partner together… to tackle the key issue that is facing the city at this moment in time,” External link

cp24 Monday, October 28, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s progress, but there’s more work to be done convincing all the governments that they should be stepping up and making sure they bring about no reductions in child care funding and if possible, increase the funding,” External link

680news Sunday, October 27, 2019 4:27:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “They are helping us with our climate change objectives, which a lot of people care very deeply about,” External link

barrie Saturday, October 26, 2019 9:56:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Although no reduction in funding would be best, we have not been notified that we won’t lose as much, now only $2-$5 million,” “While I am happy about this step in the right direction and comment the province on this progress, I will continue to advocate for more child care funding from the other governments and not less” External link

cp24 Saturday, October 26, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I just think it is ironic that they put us through that terrible episode last year, which I think was damaging in many respects, and now they’ve changed their mind,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, October 26, 2019 1:27:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “If you said to me right now, am I prepared to stand here and rule out using Villiers Island for a head office that will have 1,000 jobs for a major global company? No, I'm not,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 25, 2019 11:25:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “We actually have to get on with building as much transit as we possibly can, as quickly as we can, with no excuses,” External link

barrie Wednesday, October 23, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Our officials know, as I do, that the only way to ensure that the transit gets built as soon as possible and in the best interest of the city is to be a partner at the table with the province,” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, October 23, 2019 8:14:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I know there are those who will oppose this initiative," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 23, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "His campaign promised to continue investing in transit expansion in Toronto, in affordable housing, and in kids and families as an important element in addressing the roots of gun violence — three important priorities for our City," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:09:00 PM EAT

John Tory warned : "We'll have to make sure they keep their word on that," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:09:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “As usual, I think there will be a big celebration inside the arena, but I think there will be just as big a one going on outside of the arena with the sign unveiling and with various other things going on for the fans,” “I will be looking forward to donning it again, I’m sure it’s going to bring good luck again but in the meantime it will not be worn by me or anybody else” External link

barrie Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:46:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “The sign is going to be permanent – we haven’t actually changed the name of the street per say because that gets very confusing for residents and tourists, but we’ve got a special sign we are going to unveil tonight that says that Bremner Boulevard, as it runs in front of Scotiabank Arena, is Raptors Way,” External link

barrie Tuesday, October 22, 2019 3:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “As usual, I think there will be a big celebration inside the arena, but I think there will be just as big a one going on outside of the arena with the sign unveiling and with various other things going on for the fans,” External link

barrie Tuesday, October 22, 2019 3:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “To me this is a very happy event, a special event, and I hope people are happy that we’re putting ourselves on the map yet again,” External link

globalnews Monday, October 21, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “That’s what being a Canadian and a Torontonian is all about,” “When something happens in another part of Canada, if Toronto can help I think most Torontonians are Canadians first and they would want to do that. They’ve had a devastation of their trees after the terrible storm they had and we’re sending people to help clean up the mess and preserve the trees” External link

680news Monday, October 21, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “That’s what being a Canadian and a Torontonian is all about,” “When something happens in another part of Canada, if Toronto can help I think most Torontonians are Canadians first and they would want to do that. They’ve had a devastation of their trees after the terrible storm they had and we’re sending people to help clean up the mess and preserve the trees” External link

citynews-ca Monday, October 21, 2019 12:08:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “If some part of Canada is hurting, then that means Toronto is hurting,” External link

cp24 Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:47:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "Our country is built on the value of helping each other out," External link

CBC Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:42:00 PM EAT

John Tory added : "My first instinct, and I think the first instinct of the people that I represent, is when someone else is in trouble in this country, you help out or you offer to help out. In this case, we offered, and they accepted," "We've got these crews and these trucks are going out to make life better for people who live in Winnipeg, who are our fellow Canadians. It's an important statement about us as a country and about us as a city" External link

CBC Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:42:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I don't agree with the decision," External link

CBC Saturday, October 19, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "She has explained her rationale and stands by her decision," External link

CBC Saturday, October 19, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “The previous (Harper) government did not have a national strategy and did not really have any sort of predictable sustainable housing funds,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 18, 2019 10:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “There are shortcomings in their (Conservative) platform that are of concern to me,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 18, 2019 1:15:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “is not in the best interests of Toronto or cities across the country,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 18, 2019 1:15:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We’re trying to set an example in a world that is increasingly polarized that we should set that example and not use public buildings in ways that are divisive,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 18, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “There are shortcomings in their (Conservative) platform that are of concern to me,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 17, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “is not in the best interests of Toronto or cities across the country,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 17, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I don't agree with the decision," External link

CBC Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "She has explained her rationale and stands by her decision," External link

CBC Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’re trying to set an example in a world that is increasingly polarized that we should set that example and not use public buildings in ways that are divisive,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’re trying to set an example in a world that is increasingly polarized that we should set that example and not use public buildings in ways that are divisive,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Politicians don't make these room booking decisions nor should politicians make these decisions – that's why we have professional staff and written policies to govern the use of our public spaces,” External link

barrie Thursday, October 17, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “After almost a year of discussions, I believe we have a way forward that will see close to $30 billion of new transit built in Toronto right across the city and will keep the existing subway system in the hands of Toronto taxpayers,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 17, 2019 2:07:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I sought re-election so that I could carry through with the job I had started, to work tirelessly, with other governments, to actually get things done for Toronto,” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, October 16, 2019 5:50:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “After almost a year of discussions, I believe we have a way forward that will see close to $30 billion dollars of new transit built in Toronto, right across our city, and will keep the existing subway system in the hands of the Toronto taxpayers who built it up and have the most to gain from making sure it continues to be supported in a proper way that focuses more on state of good repair,” “This plan would see us work with the other levels of government to build more transit, including the Ontario Line which will provide real relief for our existing subway system, and to build the Bloor-Danforth subway extension further into Scarborough” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, October 16, 2019 5:50:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "I'm not sure there is anything we could have done as a city government that would have stopped someone who is driving, let’s call it, in erratic circumstances," External link

barrie Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I want to say this to the kids, ‘Please keep coming,’” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, October 13, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Some streets are being treated differently than others and it’s not fair for us to not have our streets cleared,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 11, 2019 9:22:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Without additional federal investments in comprehensive, accessible services and supports directly in communities, we will never help these many individuals that so obviously need a path to recovery, stability, and wellness," External link

CBC Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "While we will continue to care for those who need help as cities are called upon to do every day, it is past time for there to be a real plan in place, in partnership with both other governments, to give people the support they need before they end up in our emergency rooms or on the street," External link

CBC Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I sincerely hope the family will reconsider and reopen the restaurant because we support them, we will continue to support them, and the best way to fight this kind of hate is to support them and their business,” External link

cp24 Thursday, October 10, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I sincerely hope the family will reconsider and reopen the restaurant because we support them, we will continue to support them, and the best way to fight this kind of hate is to support them and their business,” External link

globalnews Thursday, October 10, 2019 12:15:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Today we’re trying something different and it is something I hope will make a big difference,” “We’re going to stop making nice and we’re going to start doing something that represents an important initiative” External link

citynews-ca Monday, October 7, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "keep people moving in different ways, and to keep them safe," External link

CBC Sunday, October 6, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Part of the problem has been over time that when we’ve had this blitz… the towing vehicles have to take the vehicle to a far-away pound,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 4, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “That will allow us to make better decisions after these six weeks are over,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 4, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I look forward to seeing the results of this pilot and I’m confident it will help us in our ongoing efforts to combat congestion on Queen Street and on other busy routes in Toronto,” External link

barrie Friday, October 4, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Gardiner Expressway ) : "The amount we're spending on rebuilding a small part of the Gardiner Expressway pales in comparison to what we're investing in public transit to get people out of their cars entirely," External link

CBC Friday, October 4, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I want to thank the Government of Ontario for listening to the concerns raised about the cancellation of this funding and the impact it would have on families, their housing needs in particular, and the City's emergency shelter system which would have ended up as a destination of last resort for many families,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 4, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I want to thank the Government of Ontario for listening to the concerns raised about the cancellation of this funding and the impact it would have on families, their housing needs in particular, and the City's emergency shelter system which would have ended up as a destination of last resort for many families," External link

barrie Friday, October 4, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I want to thank the government of Ontario for listening to the concerns raised about the cancellation of this funding and the impact it would have on families, their housing needs in particular, and the city’s emergency shelter system, which would have ended up as a destination of last resort for many families,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “In August of this year — and frankly it was not that much different in August of last year — there was a dramatic uptick in shooting incidents taking place in neighbourhoods across the city and I was hearing a lot about it,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 3, 2019 3:19:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "City council sent a strong message today that we support our Toronto police officers as they work to stop gun and gang violence in our city," External link

CBC Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I believe one of the most important things we can is try to calm people, in addition to taking specific measures to address the violence, when these kinds of things come about" External link

CBC Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “The city certainly has a very keen interest in activating that public space and making sure it is used for the benefit of what is a bustling, growing, dynamic neighbourhood in the city and not sitting largely dormant,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 2, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “When you have a public asset like this, that is owned by the public, and you see it being underutilized and not put to the uses for which it might have been intended, then I think you do have some responsibility to look at ways at which we can recapture the availability of that public asset and make sure it is put to better use,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 2, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I’m determined to grow the Green Will initiative to include every major building operator in the city, public or private sector,” “Our city is joining 800 other municipalities in declaring a climate emergency, and now we are working collaboratively with everyone we can to take decisive action” External link

globalnews Wednesday, October 2, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This emergency declaration serves to join cities across the world in tackling climate change, framing the impact of climate change on our residents and businesses and enhancing Toronto’s commitment to a net zero carbon future,” External link

barrie Wednesday, October 2, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "I think a lot of people understand that this wasn't a problem that arose overnight and so it's not a problem that's going to go away overnight," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 2, 2019 4:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We should be redoubling our own efforts to make sure we make whatever contribution we can to actually dealing with it here," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 2, 2019 4:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I think unfortunately that was demonized by a previous administration and I'm just not sure that is something I will be in any rush at all to bring back forward because it's so polarizing among the people," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 2, 2019 4:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I'm proud to officially open this important piece of active transportation infrastructure that will connect key downtown communities," External link

CBC Tuesday, October 1, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I’m proud to officially open this important piece of active transportation infrastructure that will connect key downtown community,” External link

barrie Tuesday, October 1, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I believe these investments, coupled with tougher gun and bail laws, support for our police and increased efforts to combat gun trafficking across the border, will help address the rise in gun violence we are seeing across Canada,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, September 30, 2019 5:09:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "When there is a threat, when there are people our promoting division and polarization and stigmatization against the LGBTQ community or anybody else, I think it's my job to stand up and say no, that's not the way we live here, that's not what we're about in Toronto," External link

CBC Sunday, September 29, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "It's fragile you know, human rights are fragile, the kind of respect we've built up here is fragile in a certain way," "Every single time there's somebody who wants to threaten the sense of inclusion, the sense of support, the sense of embracing, the sense of unity that we're trying to bring about in this, the most diverse city in the world, that you stand up and say no" External link

CBC Sunday, September 29, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “When there is a threat, when there are people our promoting division and polarization and stigmatization against the LGBTQ community or anybody else, i think it’s my job to stand up and say no, that’s not the way we live here, that’s not what we’re about in Toronto,” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, September 28, 2019 10:54:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s fragile you know, human rights are fragile, the kind of respect we’ve built up here is fragile in a certain way,” “Every single time there’s somebody who wants to threaten the sense of inclusion, the sense of support, the sense of embracing, the sense of unity that we’re trying to bring about in this, the most diverse city in the world, that you stand up and say no” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, September 28, 2019 10:54:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "When there is a threat, when there are people our promoting division and polarization and stigmatization against the LGBTQ community or anybody else, I think it's my job to stand up and say no, that's not the way we live here, that's not what we're about in Toronto," External link

barrie Saturday, September 28, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "It's fragile you know, human rights are fragile, the kind of respect we've built up here is fragile in a certain way," "Every single time there's somebody who wants to threaten the sense of inclusion, the sense of support, the sense of embracing, the sense of unity that we're trying to bring about in this, the most diverse city in the world, that you stand up and say no" External link

barrie Saturday, September 28, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This case continues to be important as a means of helping to limit future intrusions of a similar nature in the absence of constitutional change,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, September 28, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Climate change and global warming poses a major risk to our city’s residents and businesses,” External link

barrie Friday, September 27, 2019 10:59:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Climate Action ) : “Climate change and global warming poses a major risk to our city’s residents and businesses,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 27, 2019 9:08:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Climate change and global warming poses a major risk to our city’s residents and businesses,” External link

barrie Friday, September 27, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It does represent one more way and one more step we’re taking today to make life more affordable for families with limited means who call Toronto home,” External link

barrie Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We obviously would like to be in a position where we can have as many people as possible who are qualified to receive a [child care] subsidy, and in turn, if they receive a subsidy they would qualify for this program,” External link

barrie Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “I’m not in a position to say what it will mean in terms of resources we will expend in 2020, or in the years thereafter, except to say that the motion specifically contemplates our staff being asked to identify measures to accelerate our progress,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 26, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Gardiner Expressway ) : “The amount we’re spending on rebuilding a small part of the Gardiner Expressway pales in comparison to what we’re investing in public transit to get people out of their cars entirely,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 26, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The City of or Toronto and its residents know that an affordable and reliable transit system is key to everyday life because it connects people to jobs, to services and just to life in the city. If they can’t afford transit they may not, for example, be able to take a specific job or go to a necessary medical appointment and these are things that are going to help lift people out of poverty,” “That is why we introduced the fare pass discount program, that is why we introduced the kids ride free program and that is one of the reason we introduced the two-hour transfer” External link

cp24 Thursday, September 26, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I think that was certainly the intent of the city council was to speed these things up,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 26, 2019 4:18:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “There probably is no area in North America experiencing more intense development pressures,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 26, 2019 4:18:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Every single day, far too many residents of Toronto Community Housing continue to feel unsafe in their own homes because criminals were being let back into their buildings after eviction for criminal behaviour,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 26, 2019 3:12:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “As this service has evolved, it has become important not only as a means of transportation from the airport to downtown, and vice versa, but also as a commuter train,” “And so anything that improves that service, any investment that can be made to make that service better and cleaner and greener, we would support” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 26, 2019 1:58:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This morning, on the very piece of roadway where the young man lost his life last night, there were people clocking cars doing 79 kilometres per hour in a 50 kilometres per hour zone,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 25, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

John Tory wrote ( about Juno Awards ) : “Toronto is proud to host the Juno Awards for their 50 th anniversary” External link

globalnews Tuesday, September 24, 2019 6:00:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “I am with the scientists and the scientists overwhelmingly say across the globe that these vaccinations do a great deal to keep people healthy and make sure they don’t spread disease to others,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 24, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “We have seen measles, which were basically eradicated, now starting to come back. Not in large numbers but that is not the point. If you want to keep measles from coming back and becoming the sort of widespread disease it was when I was a child you want to make sure that people are vaccinated so that doesn’t happen,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 24, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “I am with the scientists and the scientists overwhelmingly say across the globe that these vaccinations do a great deal to keep people healthy and make sure they don’t spread disease to others,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 24, 2019 1:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I think that we – we meaning the public – should have that data available,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, September 23, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "We will not stop continuing to advocate, as overwhelmingly endorsed by Toronto city council, for a national handgun ban," "There's nobody who argues it won't do some good if we really believe a big part of the problem is the easy availability of too many handguns in the city of Toronto and elsewhere for that matter" External link

CBC Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:31:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : "Based on what we've heard from today's announcement, I believe Mr. Trudeau, his ministers — including minister Bill Blair, with whom I've discussed this matter many times — have listened to our calls for more gun control and they have put forward a response," External link

CBC Saturday, September 21, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "This is a step towards tighter gun control," External link

CBC Saturday, September 21, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We will not stop continuing to advocate, as overwhelmingly endorsed by Toronto city council, for a national handgun ban,” “There’s nobody who argues it won’t do some good if we really believe a big part of the problem is the easy availability of too many handguns in the city of Toronto and elsewhere for that matter” External link

cknw Saturday, September 21, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We will not stop continuing to advocate, as overwhelmingly endorsed by Toronto city council, for a national handgun ban,” “There’s nobody who argues it won’t do some good if we really believe a big part of the problem is the easy availability of too many handguns in the city of Toronto and elsewhere for that matter” External link

globalnews Saturday, September 21, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “The initiative announced today would ban assault weapons - that is a step in the right direction,” External link

cp24 Saturday, September 21, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We will not stop to continue to advocate... for a national handgun ban, along with our allies in this, which include the families and friends of those who have lost their lives or have been seriously injured by gun violence, and the doctors and nurses who have been working hard to bring about gun control,” External link

cp24 Saturday, September 21, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "Climate change and global warming poses a major risk to our city's residents and businesses," External link

barrie Friday, September 20, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Climate change and global warming poses a major risk to our city's residents and businesses," External link

CBC Friday, September 20, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I have opposed and continue to oppose the provincial government’s actions on this matter – they were unfair, unnecessary and unprecedented,” “As I have said many times, you don’t just change the rules of an election in the middle of an election” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, September 20, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “What you will see now is the collection of information, the analysis of that information by an independent civilian body and then identification coming out of that analysis of problems that may or may not exist,” External link

680news Friday, September 20, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I have opposed and continue to oppose the provincial government's actions on this matter — they were unfair, unnecessary and unprecedented. As I have said many times, you don't just change the rules of an election in the middle of an election," External link

thespec Friday, September 20, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This is just one of those things that is a common sense business-like thing to do,” “Just to put this into perspective, the $30 million a year (in savings) is equal to one point in property tax and I do think there are many things people would like us to do with that property tax money instead of real estate leases on outdated spaces” External link

barrie Wednesday, September 18, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It is 2019 and quite frankly this kind of thing should have been done earlier than now in the interest of running an efficient city,” “We have to stop spending money on outdated cubicles and outdated uses of space and frankly expensive leases that build in a profit for the landlords. I am not against people making a profit but if we own spaces of our own we should use that first before we rent space from somebody else” External link

barrie Wednesday, September 18, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It is something in the 21st century we should do,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This will be done in a responsible way and will enhance front line service,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This is just one of those things that is a common sense business-like thing to do,” “Just to put this into perspective, the $30 million a year (in savings) is equal to one point in property tax and I do think there are many things people would like us to do with that property tax money instead of real estate leases on outdated spaces” External link

cp24 Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We will continue to deliver city services and this has nothing to do with that. If anything it will allow us to deliver city services better because we can start from scratch with real estate and offices that have been designed to offer services better,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It is 2019 and quite frankly this kind of thing should have been done earlier than now in the interest of running an efficient city,” “We have to stop spending money on outdated cubicles and outdated uses of space and frankly expensive leases that build in a profit for the landlords. I am not against people making a profit but if we own spaces of our own we should use that first before we rent space from somebody else” External link

cp24 Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s a place where a lot of kids have over many years had a place to go and a place to be given the proper kind of encouragement and some very positive activities and that’s why I stepped in as mayor,” External link

barrie Monday, September 16, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory wrote ( about Bianca Andreescu ) : "Bianca has won the hearts of millions of Torontonians" External link

barrie Monday, September 16, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s one thing to win a major sports championship, this may be the single biggest sports achievement in Canadian history, it’s another thing how you do it,” “It’s about how she handled the win. She did us so proud as Canadians” External link

vanguardngr Monday, September 16, 2019 1:15:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "Well, if you think of the fact that we used to have a hundred plus illegal shops and we're down to a handful now, I think it is working," External link

CBC Sunday, September 15, 2019 12:13:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “not only morally right ... but also practically and financially the right thing to do,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, September 13, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We need them to say there’s going to be a funding stream, ideally along the lines of what we’ve seen in recent times, but that stretches out 10 more years, for example, or 20 more years,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, September 13, 2019 3:01:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I've had more visits from federal ministers than, you know, I think probably has ever been the case for any Toronto mayor," External link

thespec Friday, September 13, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “What we have in many cases, and these were significant steps forward, are commitments that take us through the next seven or eight years when it comes to things like housing and transit but everyone knows the planning horizon for projects of that kind actually go much longer than that, between the design and the actual construction,” “That’s why we need these parties to commit to a longer term series of investments that go beyond the investments we have managed to secure in the last number of years” External link

cp24 Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Why is 2019 standing by itself? The need for all of these funds to be invested in all those things and more will continue in 2020, 2021, 2022 and on you go. That is why we need commitments from the parties to say that that one off initiative will be made permanent,” External link

cp24 Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Today, I have had discussions with the Chief Planner and the local councillors, Jaye Robinson and Mike Colle, about what can be done regarding the growth-related issues in the area, including pedestrian safety," External link

barrie Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:22:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Today, I have had discussions with the Chief Planner and the local councillors, Jaye Robinson and Mike Colle, about what can be done regarding the growth-related issues in the area, including pedestrian safety," External link

cp24 Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Good design, innovative design that can allow gentle density that … some people might not even notice,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “If we show some leadership on own end, with our own buildings and how we do things,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Toronto is constantly evolving, but our goal remains the same: to ensure vibrant, diverse, affordable and safe spaces for our residents, today and tomorrow,” “Design must be an important consideration as we go about achieving those things” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 11, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "These are housing units that will come on stream in a reasonable period of time and we are looking for every opportunity in a variety of different ways to expedite that," External link

CBC Wednesday, September 11, 2019 6:29:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We really are trying to focus on not just sort of announcing that things have been approved and that might get build sometime down the road. These are units that will come on stream in a reasonable period of time and we are looking at every opportunity to expedite that,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 10, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “They described it all the way from successful to others who would describe it ... as a gong show,” “We don’t want any gong shows in Toronto, we don’t want people to have their safety imperiled on sidewalks or elsewhere and we don’t want the city to become cluttered” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 10, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “They described it all the way from successful to others who would describe it ... as a gong show,” “We don’t want any gong shows in Toronto, we don’t want people to have their safety imperiled on sidewalks or elsewhere and we don’t want the city to become cluttered” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "Sometimes, people are put on hold, for example, because the operator is getting help from somebody else. They try to stay there with them, but they are oftentimes doing something very constructive while they are dealing with people on hold," "It is a work in progress, a day by day thing — something you can always do better" External link

CBC Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Toronto is growing at an unprecedented rate and with this growth we must focus on transit,” “The pilot for the automated shuttle will help residents access other transit options in the city and encourage more people to use our transit system,” External link

barrie Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "While there have been hundreds of demonstrations and trials of automated transit shuttles globally, this will be the first for Toronto and the only trial in Canada that will be conducted in partnership with transit agencies and which seeks to understand the specific potential of automated shuttles in the transit system," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "Toronto is growing at an unprecedented rate and with this growth we must focus on transit. Today's announcement is another step towards building and expanding our transit system," "The pilot for the automated shuttle will help residents access other transit options in the city and encourage more people to use our transit system" External link

CBC Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Today’s announcement is another step towards building and expanding our transit system. The pilot for the automated shuttle will help residents access other transit options in the city and encourage more people to use our transit system,” External link

citynews-ca Monday, September 9, 2019 11:14:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “One of the things we have not done much of in Canada is to get the mayors together to talk about traffic and transit issues, so we are going to be advocating to the federal parties to say they should all step up and fund transit to a greater extent than they even do now and we also going to be swapping ideas,” External link

cp24 Monday, September 9, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “One of the things we have not done much of i advocating to the federal parties to say they should all step up and fund transit to a greater extent than they even do now and we also going to be swapping ideas,” External link

cp24 Sunday, September 8, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

John Tory added ( about Robbie Robertson ) : “I think we forget sometimes how iconic, globally some sons and daughters have become in the music world, in the film world and the art world and many other places,” “Robbie Robertson is someone who is known throughout the world and people still celebrate the music generations after it was first popular” External link

barrie Friday, September 6, 2019 2:23:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “Maybe what we can do is to have different colours for the Ts and for the rest of the letters so that it can spell Orono and also Toronto,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 5, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I can only say on those two big ones, transit and housing, they came through and did what they said they would,” External link

globalnews Thursday, September 5, 2019 3:45:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “What I’m after is a continuation of that commitment so it goes further out than the sort of seven years that we have left in their current pledges,” External link

globalnews Thursday, September 5, 2019 3:45:00 AM EAT

John Tory said ( about Mr Singh ) : “Mr. Singh and Mr. Scheer have both said they would maintain a commitment to the current money that is allocated over the next few years by the present government,” External link

globalnews Thursday, September 5, 2019 3:45:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “If any of them come to office, then we will have to sort of work at making the parts that they don’t talk about so much are something that are at the forefront of their minds” External link

globalnews Thursday, September 5, 2019 3:45:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : "I am willing to talk to them," External link

barrie Wednesday, September 4, 2019 10:47:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This fundamental focus on paying attention and slowing down is the single most important thing we can do to make sure we can reduce injuries and death,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, September 3, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “These are going to become a common site across the city in 50 locations starting at the end of this year. It has been a long time coming,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, September 3, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “No one’s going to thank you for having some robust number you can report on, bringing policing costs down to zero every year, if the city is not deemed to be properly policed,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 3, 2019 4:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Attacking labour is a very big mistake because these are people who do a great job for us, whether it's in our school system, working for the city, working for various companies that are unionized," External link

CBC Monday, September 2, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Doug Ford ) : "Premier Ford has some tough decisions to make but I think there are ways you can make those decisions that don't involve huge conflicts with people," "I think you can sit down and reason together" External link

CBC Monday, September 2, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The anti-Muslim graffiti found in Dennis Flynn Park is abhorrent and an example of religious hatred that must absolutely be condemned,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, September 2, 2019 3:22:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "Progress in life expectancy in Canada has slowed down for the first time in four decades because an increasing number of young people are dying from overdoses, mostly related to opioid poisoning," External link

CBC Sunday, September 1, 2019 4:39:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "Progress in life expectancy in Canada has slowed down for the first time in four decades because an increasing number of young people are dying from overdoses, mostly related to opioid poisoning," External link

CBC Sunday, September 1, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “It has been a long and arduous task for PortsToronto and city staff to reinstate the Cherry Street bridge safely,” External link

globalnews Saturday, August 31, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Progress in life expectancy in Canada has slowed down for the first time in four decades because an increasing number of young people are dying from overdoses, mostly related to opioid poisoning," External link

CBC Saturday, August 31, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s been a long and arduous task for PortsToronto and city staff to reinstate the Cherry Street bridge safely, and I’m pleased that crews were able to reopen this crucial link to the Port Lands in time for the long weekend,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, August 31, 2019 1:10:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “What measures were put in place to watch over the building? And in this case, it was agreed, obviously, that there would be someone to watch over the building with the assumption that the fire was out. And clearly it wasn’t,” “As the report outlines, it was smoldering, if that’s the right word, inside the walls, inside the floors, and so on and that’s why the smoke, I presume, was observed early in the morning hours. Then, eventually the fire department came, but by the time they came, the fire was well-engaged again, in fact, more so-engaged than in the first chapter. So, those are the questions that now have to be answered” External link

citynews-ca Friday, August 30, 2019 9:01:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I don’t think anyone could imagine Nathan Phillips Square without the Toronto sign now,” External link

citynews-ca Friday, August 30, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I don’t think anyone could imagine Nathan Phillips Square without the Toronto Sign now,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, August 29, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This is probably the single biggest social and economic challenge that we face as a city, and the failure to act will be greatly at the expense of the quality of life and the economic life of the city,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, August 29, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “At my request ... they did an inventory across the country and since they’ve done the inventory they have put up almost next to nothing of their land, compared to cities like Toronto and Vancouver, for example, which have put up multiple pieces of land for the construction of affordable housing,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, August 29, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I think it’s going to give him a great chance to finish a lot of this work on modernization, to keep at some of the very real challenges we face now,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, August 28, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “It turned out the fixing of the bridge was a very complicated matter,” External link

barrie Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “When they have these kinds of repairs on old structures with old mechanisms that were not in the best of shape, sometimes these things can get delayed a bit longer,” External link

barrie Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’ve had to get permissions from the province that frankly a big city like ours should be able to be deal with on our own, but having said that both (are coming) in December,” External link

680news Tuesday, August 27, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’ve had to get permissions from the province that frankly a big city like ours should be able to be deal with on our own, but having said that both (are coming) in December,” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, August 27, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Extending his contract will ensure he can complete more of the important work of that modernization,” “I’m confident that he will continue to provide that leadership over his extended term – ensuring stability within the police service – and leave the service in a much stronger position to provide modern, effective and trusted policing in our growing city” External link

barrie Tuesday, August 27, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Extending his contract will ensure he can complete more of the important work of that modernization," External link

CBC Tuesday, August 27, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “By 2041 the region will have a population of more than 10,000,000 people and that’s a great news story … but we’ve got to make sure the infrastructure is in place to deal with those people and support that growth,” External link

680news Monday, August 26, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "In terms of the inspections, in terms of the new rules that say people have to have a plan so that if something bad happens in a building, there is a plan," External link

cp24 Thursday, August 22, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "We're going to make sure you get back home," External link

cp24 Thursday, August 22, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “While we do not yet have all of the details, these changes are an improvement on previously announced proposals. I appreciate the government’s efforts over the past few months to listen to municipalities, including Toronto, and understand the impacts that changes to established funding formulas will have on the services we deliver for our residents,” External link

barrie Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “In the aftermath of the flooding in 2017, we made investments in the Toronto Islands that made it possible for the islands to carry on in a slightly more normal fashion when we had record levels this past year,” External link

globalnews Monday, August 19, 2019 8:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We have the responsibility to do whatever we can to make a difference in terms of our environmental stewardship and our performance in terms of looking after our own environment in the city of Toronto," External link

barrie Monday, August 19, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We have the responsibility to do whatever we can to make a difference in terms of our environmental stewardship and our performance in terms of looking after our own environment in the city of Toronto," External link

cp24 Monday, August 19, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “We have to address the root cause of gun violence and get much tougher on criminals who often laugh at things like bail and sentencing practices,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, August 14, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “If these experts look at this and find a way to do it less expensively or quicker, I’m all ears,” “But it has to be done very quickly because we’ve got to get on with building the transit” External link

globalnews Wednesday, August 14, 2019 3:43:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “These are areas where there is much to be done and at a time of increased anxiety and troubling criminal activity in our city I’ve asked the prime minister to consider doing more,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, August 14, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “If this can be done quickly and they can have these experts look at this and find a way to do it less expensively or quicker I am all ears. But it has to be done quickly because we have to get on with building transit,” “We have the partnership in place to do it and I just want to get on with it because the city needs it” External link

cp24 Tuesday, August 13, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "These additional resources for our Toronto Police Service will fund an even more intensive focus on those responsible for inflicting gun violence on our neighbourhoods as well as increasing police presence to keep communities safe," External link

thespec Tuesday, August 13, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “They just say ‘we're going to give you this cocktail and you’re going to sleep’ - and I say, ‘how soon?’ And they say ‘right now,’” External link

barrie Monday, August 12, 2019 11:46:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “If we didn’t have a telephone and didn’t have email I would have found it to be beyond any kind of torture that I could imagine,” “I very much like to be plugged in” External link

barrie Monday, August 12, 2019 11:46:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I want to thank the provincial and federal governments for joining with the City of Toronto to take immediate action," External link

CBC Monday, August 12, 2019 11:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “I’m very gratified by the fact that all three levels of government have come together at my request in the case of the province and the federal government to support the Toronto police as a first step in combating street gang activity and in making sure that we have a stronger police presence in neighbourhoods where we need to do that to keep people safe,” External link

barrie Monday, August 12, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The mayor fully supports catching and penalizing drivers who clearly disregard pedestrian safety," External link

thespec Saturday, August 10, 2019 4:45:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We should make whatever changes to the law that are required to give judges the tools they need to address this problem," External link

CBC Saturday, August 10, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Over the last several days, I have been in discussions with federal and provincial leaders about how our governments can work together to further address gun violence. Those discussions have been positive and I hope that will lead to expanded partnerships between the City, the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada on a number of fronts including investing in addressing the root causes of gun violence,” “It is my hope and expectation that we can turn these discussions to further action in the very near future” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, August 10, 2019 4:10:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Over the last several days, I have been in discussions with federal and provincial leaders about how our governments can work together to further address gun violence,” “Those discussions have been positive and I hope that will lead to expanded partnerships between the city, the government of Ontario and the government of Canada on a number of fronts, including investing in addressing the root causes of gun violence” External link

barrie Saturday, August 10, 2019 1:19:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I believe it's important that I publicly declare my interest in this matter extremely early to maintain public trust in our system," External link

barrie Friday, August 9, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Over the last several days, I have been in discussions with federal and provincial leaders about how our governments can work together to further address gun violence. Those discussions have been positive and I hope that will lead to expanded partnerships between the City, the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada on a number of fronts including investing in addressing the root causes of gun violence,” “It is my hope and expectation that we can turn these discussions to further action in the very near future” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 9, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Over the last several days, I have been in discussions with federal and provincial leaders about how our governments can work together to further address gun violence,” “Those discussions have been positive and I hope that will lead to expanded partnerships between the city, the government of Ontario and the government of Canada on a number of fronts, including investing in addressing the root causes of gun violence” External link

ctvnews Friday, August 9, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We have so many other things to do as a city so I have expressed the firm view that these investigations should be suspended,” “I am sure if there is any danger of Las Vegas-style gambling breaking out en masse in our community centres we will know about it” External link

barrie Friday, August 9, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "When this kind of thing happens in a concentrated way, it's very frustrating, angering and sad," External link

CBC Friday, August 9, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "When this kind of thing happens in a concentrated way, it's very frustrating, angering and sad," External link

CBC Friday, August 9, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The benefits of bike-sharing are undeniable, and more and more Torontonians are enjoying them,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, August 7, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Even though our city is very safe, we have an acute problem as we've seen this past weekend," External link

barrie Wednesday, August 7, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This could simply take the form of having one individual review all of the reports and recommendations expected to be forthcoming to make sure every aspect has been covered given the number of organizations involved,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Even though our city is very safe, we have an acute problem as we’ve seen this past weekend,” External link

680news Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:54:00 PM EAT

John Tory wrote : “This was always put forward as a part of the answer to gun violence together with changes to other laws affecting things like bail, additional support for police, and the paramount need for all three governments to invest together in kids, families and neighbourhoods,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "It's frustrating because we are doing a lot to try and get at it," External link

CBC Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I know Toronto police are working non-stop to find those responsible for these shootings and to bring them to justice," "I urge anyone with information that could help investigators solve these shootings to call police or Crime Stoppers" External link

CBC Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "It's frustrating because we are doing a lot to try and get at it," External link

CBC Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I know Toronto police are working non-stop to find those responsible for these shootings and to bring them to justice," "I urge anyone with information that could help investigators solve these shootings to call police or Crime Stoppers" External link

CBC Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:41:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I know Toronto police are working non-stop to find those responsible for these shootings and to bring them to justice," "I urge anyone with information that could help investigators solve these shootings to call police or Crime Stoppers" External link

CBC Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:28:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I know Toronto police are working non-stop to find those responsible for these shootings and to bring them to justice," "I urge anyone with information that could help investigators solve these shootings to call police or Crime Stoppers" External link

CBC Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

John Tory déclaré : «We The North Day» External link

lapresse-CA Monday, June 17, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory commenté : «Je sais que ça a encore l'air loin, mais plus on lance ces projets tôt, plus les gens vont pouvoir l'utiliser tôt, et on aura alors un répit tant attendu depuis des décennies» External link

lapresse-CA Monday, January 21, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

John Tory déclaré : «J'ai un très haut niveau de confiance, sans trahir les confidences qui ne sont pas encore concrètes, que cela se concrétisera» External link

lapresse-CA Thursday, January 10, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

John Tory souligné : «Nous leur avons parlé (depuis Toronto) à plusieurs reprises et ils savent certainement combien nous aimerions les avoir ici» External link

lapresse-CA Thursday, January 10, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

John Tory dijo : “La producción televisiva y de cine en Toronto es una creciente fuente de empleos y desarrollo económico (...) por ello, acompañaré personalmente a las empresas canadienses en su encuentro con las estadunidenses para agradecer su confianza y atraer más producciones a Toronto” External link

uniradioinforma Tuesday, January 24, 2017 2:44:00 AM EAT



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ministre1.10%FR10/29/201729/10/2017
centrist0.27%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
mayor of toronto6.04%EN10/19/201719/10/2017
mayor11.26%EN09/25/201725/09/2017
leader22.25%EN09/16/201716/09/2017
maire2.20%FR09/08/201708/09/2017
alcalde de toronto1.92%ES08/23/201723/08/2017
bürgermeister0.27%DE08/23/201723/08/2017
candidate22.25%EN01/26/201726/01/2017
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commissioner0.27%EN11/26/201626/11/2016
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ancien patron0.82%FR04/19/201419/04/2014
challenger0.82%EN03/12/201412/03/2014
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John ToryFR3.13%
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John Tory said : “There was some damage done to the electrical system both by fire and water and so the authorities need to make sure that building is completely safe,” External link

globalnews Monday, November 18, 2019 4:39:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "There has been good co-operation from landlord drying out the electrical system and assessing damage," External link

thespec Monday, November 18, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I think it speaks to the fact that we all celebrate together,” External link

barrie Monday, November 18, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I think it's a first important step in terms of trying to make this community and the community surrounding this intersection safer,” External link

cp24 Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “The co-ordinator will literally be the city's eyes and ears and everybody's eyes and ears on the ground every single day to make sure that these areas are first and foremost kept safe,” External link

cp24 Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I'm confident that this pilot is going to see better planned projects in the public right away, which is going to help to keep people safer, save money, and protect public assets in addition to reducing construction-related impacts in the city,” External link

cp24 Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “Her death was a tragedy as is every death on our roads, but we got together in the immediate aftermath of that and promised to take action and today we’re taking the first step,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 15, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Don Cherry ) : "For this individual to say events with Cherry gives him an excuse to deface a monument dedicated to soldiers is not acceptable," External link

ctvnews Friday, November 15, 2019 10:22:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Don Cherry ) : "For this individual to say events with Cherry gives him an excuse to deface a monument dedicated to soldiers is not acceptable," External link

barrie Friday, November 15, 2019 9:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s disgraceful and unacceptable that someone would deface a public monument,” External link

globalnews Friday, November 15, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “Poverty is not a problem that arose overnight and it is not one that will be solved overnight. Certainly not by one government alone,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 15, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : "My thoughts are with the family involved and the people in that building," External link

thespec Wednesday, November 13, 2019 1:17:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “It is just disgraceful and unacceptable that anyone would deface a public monument like this,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This morning we take the time to pause and remember the commitment and the sacrifice of all those who supported the Canadian military efforts from the front lines to the home front during the First World War, the Second World War, the Korean War, peacekeeping operations in Afghanistan and in other places around the world,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, November 11, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Don Cherry ) : “Don Cherry is way off base to question the devotion of newer Canadians to the very same veterans and the sacrifices we will honour tomorrow on Remembrance Day,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, November 11, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "Right now, the city is not set up to encourage [late-night] enterprises ... I think we have to take a look at the laws, regulations and practices," External link

CBC Sunday, November 10, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Toronto is proud of our Toronto FC and ready to cheer them on to victory on Sunday. Our Reds are determined to hoist the MLS Cup once again to help complete a year of championships in Toronto,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, November 9, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "Toronto is proud of our Toronto FC and ready to cheer them on to victory on Sunday. Our Reds are determined to hoist the MLS Cup once again to help complete a year of championships in Toronto," External link

cp24 Friday, November 8, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Soccer Cup ) : “Toronto is proud of our Toronto FC and ready to cheer them on to victory on Sunday. Our Reds are determined to hoist the MLS Cup once again to help complete a year of championships in Toronto,” External link

barrie Friday, November 8, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Today's news is another huge win for our Toronto Wolfpack," External link

wrcbtv Friday, November 8, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Jim Karygiannis ) : “Councillor Karygiannis worked hard over the last five years at City Hall to serve the residents of Scarborough-Agincourt,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

John Tory said ( about Jim Karygiannis ) : "Councillor Karygiannis worked hard over the last five years at city hall to serve the residents of Scarborough-Agincourt. I will be working to make sure those residents continue to be well-served by the city," External link

CBC Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This is sudden and shocking news and an unfortunate situation for everyone involved, including the councillor, his office staff, the city clerk, and the residents he was elected to serve,” External link

cp24 Thursday, November 7, 2019 1:43:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We have 450,000 single-family homes (in Toronto) and I know the number of people that have taken advantage of our this home-energy home program, for example, has been relatively small,” “The problem has been that people don’t really know these programs exist and ... if they do find about these encouragements I think many more will take part. We want them to use these programs” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 6, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "They do such a fantastic job for us," "We're saying a prayer for them. We are all thinking about their captain" External link

CBC Sunday, November 3, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s not bad red tape, it’s necessary stuff, but we’ve got to get it done faster,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, November 3, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "The captain is obviously someone they had very much looked up to," External link

timescolonist Saturday, November 2, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We just can't have firefighters or other people put at risk by unauthorized access to these heritage buildings while they're awaiting a transition, so we're going to have to do more to secure them," External link

timescolonist Saturday, November 2, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Even our deputy chief here at one time, this was his captain… (he) could have retired by now but like a lot of them, they have a great passion for their work," External link

cp24 Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The building is one of those older buildings that they think somebody might have been inside… that somehow set a fire. This has been a recurring problem for them (firefighters) in the last few months, these closed heritage buildings," External link

cp24 Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We just cannot have the lives of people… put at risk by the fact that people can get into these buildings over and over again," External link

cp24 Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Even our deputy chief here at one time, this was his captain… (he) could have retired by now but like a lot of them, they have a great passion for their work," External link

cp24 Saturday, November 2, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The building is one of those older buildings that they think somebody might have been inside… that somehow set a fire. This has been a recurring problem for them (firefighters) in the last few months, these closed heritage buildings," External link

cp24 Saturday, November 2, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We just cannot have the lives of people… put at risk by the fact that people can get into these buildings over and over again," External link

cp24 Saturday, November 2, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Even our deputy chief here at one time, this was his captain… (he) could have retired by now but like a lot of them, they have a great passion for their work," External link

cp24 Saturday, November 2, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The building is one of those older buildings that they think somebody might have been inside… that somehow set a fire. This has been a recurring problem for them (firefighters) in the last few months, these closed heritage buildings," External link

cp24 Saturday, November 2, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We just cannot have the lives of people… put at risk by the fact that people can get into these buildings over and over again," External link

cp24 Saturday, November 2, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s not bad red tape, it’s necessary stuff, but we’ve got to get it done faster,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, November 2, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I am perplexed by the fact people seem to be prepared to engage in random acts of violence in the city," External link

barrie Friday, November 1, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Anybody would know from the most basic driver's handbook, driver's course or common sense that cars shouldn't drive on sidewalks," External link

CBC Friday, November 1, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "People just have to sort of remember that we're in this together, that every step they take to do something that's dangerous ... is putting someone else's life in danger," External link

CBC Friday, November 1, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "It is going to require people to change their behaviour — for drivers in particular — to pay closer attention if we are going to achieve our goal of reducing the number of people seriously injured and lives lost," "Please, slow down. Pay attention. Stop distracted driving" External link

CBC Friday, November 1, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "It's one of those situations where it would almost be impossible to police it because you can't possibly have a police officer stationed outside every Halloween party," External link

thespec Friday, November 1, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "It's one of those situations where it would almost be impossible to police it because you can't possibly have a police officer stationed outside every Halloween party," External link

thespec Friday, November 1, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I think people know that this time of year is one of the most dangerous times of year for pedestrians and cyclists,” “It is going to require people to change their behaviour, for drivers in particular to pay closer attention, if we are going to achieve our goal of reducing the number of people seriously injured and lives lost as a result of pedestrian- and cyclist-related collisions” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 1, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "These are families and neighbourhoods that are torn apart by this and I remain deeply troubled by it," External link

CBC Friday, November 1, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I remember it being cold and damp many times,” External link

barrie Thursday, October 31, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Waterfront Toronto ) : "We all know that we must develop our waterfront in the right way — that's why we are moving through this process so carefully," "I believe this process has led to an exciting proposal for Quayside that has the potential to create new jobs and economic development opportunities, a carbon-neutral neighbourhood, and more affordable housing units. It is a real opportunity for Toronto" External link

CBC Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “You don’t want to think that someone in the back of a police car or anyone else for that matter has a gun after they’ve been searched. So I guess there will have to be an investigation. Indications are there will. And it will be up to the police to sort out how a search could happen but a gun could somehow remain in the custody of a suspect in a police car,” “I look forward to seeing what comes out of that (investigation) and what recommendations come out of that… It certainly would have placed the officers at risk, let alone the public if this person had that gun” External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 30, 2019 3:12:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “In the end this is going to be more transit built faster to more parts of the city and on a very favourable basis to the taxpayers of the City of Toronto,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 30, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Thorncliffe is the first point of destination for many people who come to Toronto from other countries, and they are not adequately served by transit,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 30, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

John Tory maintained : “I believe this is our very best way forward,” External link

barrie Wednesday, October 30, 2019 12:08:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Those who would say you’re either in favour of safety or against it — what a ridiculous articulation of what we’re dealing with here that is,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s a disconcerting story to think that somebody who is inside a police car or anywhere else, for that matter, has a gun, especially after they’ve been searched,” “It’s a matter for the police to sort out as to how a search could happen and a gun could nonetheless remain in the custody of a suspect in a police car,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “You don’t want to think that someone in the back of a police car or anyone else for that matter has a gun after they’ve been searched. So I guess there will have to be an investigation. Indications are there will. And it will be up to the police to sort out how a search could happen but a gun could somehow remain in the custody of a suspect in a police car,” “I look forward to seeing what comes out of that (investigation) and what recommendations come out of that… It certainly would have placed the officers at risk, let alone the public if this person had that gun” External link

cp24 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "It certainly would have placed the officers at risk," External link

CBC Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “You don’t want to think that someone in the back of a police car or anyone else for that matter has a gun after they’ve been searched. So I guess there will have to be an investigation. Indications are there will. And it will be up to the police to sort out how a search could happen but a gun could somehow remain in the custody of a suspect in a police car,” “I look forward to seeing what comes out of that (investigation) and what recommendations come out of that… It certainly would have placed the officers at risk, let alone the public if this person had that gun” External link

cp24 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “You don’t want to think that someone in the back of a police car or anyone else for that matter has a gun after they’ve been searched. So I guess there will have to be an investigation. Indications are there will. And it will be up to the police to sort out how a search could happen but a gun could somehow remain in the custody of a suspect in a police car,” “I look forward to seeing what comes out of that (investigation) and what recommendations come out of that… It certainly would have placed the officers at risk, let alone the public if this person had that gun” External link

cp24 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Since her election in 2010, Jaye has established herself as one of the toughest and most determined councillors at city hall,” “Even after she was diagnosed and began treatment, Jaye was at city hall last Thursday leading the TTC commission meeting. I’m confident that strength, grit and determination will serve her well as she undergoes treatment” External link

globalnews Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Even after she was diagnosed and began treatment, Jaye was at City Hall last Thursday leading the TTC Commission meeting. I’m confident that strength, grit, and determination will serve her well as she undergoes treatment,” “I know I speak for all members of council, when I say we are all praying for her recovery from this illness and we hope to see her back at City Hall very soon” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Even after she was diagnosed and began treatment, Jaye was at City Hall last Thursday leading the TTC Commission meeting. I’m confident that strength, grit, and determination will serve her well as she undergoes treatment,” “I know I speak for all members of council, when I say we are all praying for her recovery from this illness and we hope to see her back at City Hall very soon” External link

680news Tuesday, October 29, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We have hammered out an agreement with the province that puts us on the right track and does so in way that is fair to the city and to its residents” External link

globalnews Tuesday, October 29, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This revitalization is about more than bricks and mortar,” External link

barrie Monday, October 28, 2019 11:14:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "This is truly an example of what we can do," External link

CBC Monday, October 28, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “This revitalization is about more than bricks and mortar. It is about creating a new community where renters and TCHC tenants and condo owners live side-by-side,” External link

cp24 Monday, October 28, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It is a great example of what can happen when we partner together… to tackle the key issue that is facing the city at this moment in time,” External link

cp24 Monday, October 28, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s progress, but there’s more work to be done convincing all the governments that they should be stepping up and making sure they bring about no reductions in child care funding and if possible, increase the funding,” External link

680news Sunday, October 27, 2019 4:27:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “They are helping us with our climate change objectives, which a lot of people care very deeply about,” External link

barrie Saturday, October 26, 2019 9:56:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Although no reduction in funding would be best, we have not been notified that we won’t lose as much, now only $2-$5 million,” “While I am happy about this step in the right direction and comment the province on this progress, I will continue to advocate for more child care funding from the other governments and not less” External link

cp24 Saturday, October 26, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I just think it is ironic that they put us through that terrible episode last year, which I think was damaging in many respects, and now they’ve changed their mind,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, October 26, 2019 1:27:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “If you said to me right now, am I prepared to stand here and rule out using Villiers Island for a head office that will have 1,000 jobs for a major global company? No, I'm not,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 25, 2019 11:25:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “We actually have to get on with building as much transit as we possibly can, as quickly as we can, with no excuses,” External link

barrie Wednesday, October 23, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Our officials know, as I do, that the only way to ensure that the transit gets built as soon as possible and in the best interest of the city is to be a partner at the table with the province,” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, October 23, 2019 8:14:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I know there are those who will oppose this initiative," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 23, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "His campaign promised to continue investing in transit expansion in Toronto, in affordable housing, and in kids and families as an important element in addressing the roots of gun violence — three important priorities for our City," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:09:00 PM EAT

John Tory warned : "We'll have to make sure they keep their word on that," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:09:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “As usual, I think there will be a big celebration inside the arena, but I think there will be just as big a one going on outside of the arena with the sign unveiling and with various other things going on for the fans,” “I will be looking forward to donning it again, I’m sure it’s going to bring good luck again but in the meantime it will not be worn by me or anybody else” External link

barrie Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:46:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “The sign is going to be permanent – we haven’t actually changed the name of the street per say because that gets very confusing for residents and tourists, but we’ve got a special sign we are going to unveil tonight that says that Bremner Boulevard, as it runs in front of Scotiabank Arena, is Raptors Way,” External link

barrie Tuesday, October 22, 2019 3:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “As usual, I think there will be a big celebration inside the arena, but I think there will be just as big a one going on outside of the arena with the sign unveiling and with various other things going on for the fans,” External link

barrie Tuesday, October 22, 2019 3:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “To me this is a very happy event, a special event, and I hope people are happy that we’re putting ourselves on the map yet again,” External link

globalnews Monday, October 21, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “That’s what being a Canadian and a Torontonian is all about,” “When something happens in another part of Canada, if Toronto can help I think most Torontonians are Canadians first and they would want to do that. They’ve had a devastation of their trees after the terrible storm they had and we’re sending people to help clean up the mess and preserve the trees” External link

680news Monday, October 21, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “That’s what being a Canadian and a Torontonian is all about,” “When something happens in another part of Canada, if Toronto can help I think most Torontonians are Canadians first and they would want to do that. They’ve had a devastation of their trees after the terrible storm they had and we’re sending people to help clean up the mess and preserve the trees” External link

citynews-ca Monday, October 21, 2019 12:08:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “If some part of Canada is hurting, then that means Toronto is hurting,” External link

cp24 Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:47:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "Our country is built on the value of helping each other out," External link

CBC Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:42:00 PM EAT

John Tory added : "My first instinct, and I think the first instinct of the people that I represent, is when someone else is in trouble in this country, you help out or you offer to help out. In this case, we offered, and they accepted," "We've got these crews and these trucks are going out to make life better for people who live in Winnipeg, who are our fellow Canadians. It's an important statement about us as a country and about us as a city" External link

CBC Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:42:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I don't agree with the decision," External link

CBC Saturday, October 19, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "She has explained her rationale and stands by her decision," External link

CBC Saturday, October 19, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “The previous (Harper) government did not have a national strategy and did not really have any sort of predictable sustainable housing funds,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 18, 2019 10:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “There are shortcomings in their (Conservative) platform that are of concern to me,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 18, 2019 1:15:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “is not in the best interests of Toronto or cities across the country,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 18, 2019 1:15:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We’re trying to set an example in a world that is increasingly polarized that we should set that example and not use public buildings in ways that are divisive,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 18, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “There are shortcomings in their (Conservative) platform that are of concern to me,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 17, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “is not in the best interests of Toronto or cities across the country,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 17, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I don't agree with the decision," External link

CBC Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "She has explained her rationale and stands by her decision," External link

CBC Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’re trying to set an example in a world that is increasingly polarized that we should set that example and not use public buildings in ways that are divisive,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’re trying to set an example in a world that is increasingly polarized that we should set that example and not use public buildings in ways that are divisive,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Politicians don't make these room booking decisions nor should politicians make these decisions – that's why we have professional staff and written policies to govern the use of our public spaces,” External link

barrie Thursday, October 17, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “After almost a year of discussions, I believe we have a way forward that will see close to $30 billion of new transit built in Toronto right across the city and will keep the existing subway system in the hands of Toronto taxpayers,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 17, 2019 2:07:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I sought re-election so that I could carry through with the job I had started, to work tirelessly, with other governments, to actually get things done for Toronto,” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, October 16, 2019 5:50:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “After almost a year of discussions, I believe we have a way forward that will see close to $30 billion dollars of new transit built in Toronto, right across our city, and will keep the existing subway system in the hands of the Toronto taxpayers who built it up and have the most to gain from making sure it continues to be supported in a proper way that focuses more on state of good repair,” “This plan would see us work with the other levels of government to build more transit, including the Ontario Line which will provide real relief for our existing subway system, and to build the Bloor-Danforth subway extension further into Scarborough” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, October 16, 2019 5:50:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "I'm not sure there is anything we could have done as a city government that would have stopped someone who is driving, let’s call it, in erratic circumstances," External link

barrie Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I want to say this to the kids, ‘Please keep coming,’” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, October 13, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Some streets are being treated differently than others and it’s not fair for us to not have our streets cleared,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 11, 2019 9:22:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Without additional federal investments in comprehensive, accessible services and supports directly in communities, we will never help these many individuals that so obviously need a path to recovery, stability, and wellness," External link

CBC Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "While we will continue to care for those who need help as cities are called upon to do every day, it is past time for there to be a real plan in place, in partnership with both other governments, to give people the support they need before they end up in our emergency rooms or on the street," External link

CBC Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I sincerely hope the family will reconsider and reopen the restaurant because we support them, we will continue to support them, and the best way to fight this kind of hate is to support them and their business,” External link

cp24 Thursday, October 10, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I sincerely hope the family will reconsider and reopen the restaurant because we support them, we will continue to support them, and the best way to fight this kind of hate is to support them and their business,” External link

globalnews Thursday, October 10, 2019 12:15:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Today we’re trying something different and it is something I hope will make a big difference,” “We’re going to stop making nice and we’re going to start doing something that represents an important initiative” External link

citynews-ca Monday, October 7, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "keep people moving in different ways, and to keep them safe," External link

CBC Sunday, October 6, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Part of the problem has been over time that when we’ve had this blitz… the towing vehicles have to take the vehicle to a far-away pound,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 4, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “That will allow us to make better decisions after these six weeks are over,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 4, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I look forward to seeing the results of this pilot and I’m confident it will help us in our ongoing efforts to combat congestion on Queen Street and on other busy routes in Toronto,” External link

barrie Friday, October 4, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Gardiner Expressway ) : "The amount we're spending on rebuilding a small part of the Gardiner Expressway pales in comparison to what we're investing in public transit to get people out of their cars entirely," External link

CBC Friday, October 4, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I want to thank the Government of Ontario for listening to the concerns raised about the cancellation of this funding and the impact it would have on families, their housing needs in particular, and the City's emergency shelter system which would have ended up as a destination of last resort for many families,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 4, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I want to thank the Government of Ontario for listening to the concerns raised about the cancellation of this funding and the impact it would have on families, their housing needs in particular, and the City's emergency shelter system which would have ended up as a destination of last resort for many families," External link

barrie Friday, October 4, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I want to thank the government of Ontario for listening to the concerns raised about the cancellation of this funding and the impact it would have on families, their housing needs in particular, and the city’s emergency shelter system, which would have ended up as a destination of last resort for many families,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “In August of this year — and frankly it was not that much different in August of last year — there was a dramatic uptick in shooting incidents taking place in neighbourhoods across the city and I was hearing a lot about it,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 3, 2019 3:19:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "City council sent a strong message today that we support our Toronto police officers as they work to stop gun and gang violence in our city," External link

CBC Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I believe one of the most important things we can is try to calm people, in addition to taking specific measures to address the violence, when these kinds of things come about" External link

CBC Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “The city certainly has a very keen interest in activating that public space and making sure it is used for the benefit of what is a bustling, growing, dynamic neighbourhood in the city and not sitting largely dormant,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 2, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “When you have a public asset like this, that is owned by the public, and you see it being underutilized and not put to the uses for which it might have been intended, then I think you do have some responsibility to look at ways at which we can recapture the availability of that public asset and make sure it is put to better use,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 2, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I’m determined to grow the Green Will initiative to include every major building operator in the city, public or private sector,” “Our city is joining 800 other municipalities in declaring a climate emergency, and now we are working collaboratively with everyone we can to take decisive action” External link

globalnews Wednesday, October 2, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This emergency declaration serves to join cities across the world in tackling climate change, framing the impact of climate change on our residents and businesses and enhancing Toronto’s commitment to a net zero carbon future,” External link

barrie Wednesday, October 2, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "I think a lot of people understand that this wasn't a problem that arose overnight and so it's not a problem that's going to go away overnight," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 2, 2019 4:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We should be redoubling our own efforts to make sure we make whatever contribution we can to actually dealing with it here," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 2, 2019 4:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I think unfortunately that was demonized by a previous administration and I'm just not sure that is something I will be in any rush at all to bring back forward because it's so polarizing among the people," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 2, 2019 4:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I'm proud to officially open this important piece of active transportation infrastructure that will connect key downtown communities," External link

CBC Tuesday, October 1, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I’m proud to officially open this important piece of active transportation infrastructure that will connect key downtown community,” External link

barrie Tuesday, October 1, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I believe these investments, coupled with tougher gun and bail laws, support for our police and increased efforts to combat gun trafficking across the border, will help address the rise in gun violence we are seeing across Canada,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, September 30, 2019 5:09:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "When there is a threat, when there are people our promoting division and polarization and stigmatization against the LGBTQ community or anybody else, I think it's my job to stand up and say no, that's not the way we live here, that's not what we're about in Toronto," External link

CBC Sunday, September 29, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "It's fragile you know, human rights are fragile, the kind of respect we've built up here is fragile in a certain way," "Every single time there's somebody who wants to threaten the sense of inclusion, the sense of support, the sense of embracing, the sense of unity that we're trying to bring about in this, the most diverse city in the world, that you stand up and say no" External link

CBC Sunday, September 29, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “When there is a threat, when there are people our promoting division and polarization and stigmatization against the LGBTQ community or anybody else, i think it’s my job to stand up and say no, that’s not the way we live here, that’s not what we’re about in Toronto,” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, September 28, 2019 10:54:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s fragile you know, human rights are fragile, the kind of respect we’ve built up here is fragile in a certain way,” “Every single time there’s somebody who wants to threaten the sense of inclusion, the sense of support, the sense of embracing, the sense of unity that we’re trying to bring about in this, the most diverse city in the world, that you stand up and say no” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, September 28, 2019 10:54:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "When there is a threat, when there are people our promoting division and polarization and stigmatization against the LGBTQ community or anybody else, I think it's my job to stand up and say no, that's not the way we live here, that's not what we're about in Toronto," External link

barrie Saturday, September 28, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "It's fragile you know, human rights are fragile, the kind of respect we've built up here is fragile in a certain way," "Every single time there's somebody who wants to threaten the sense of inclusion, the sense of support, the sense of embracing, the sense of unity that we're trying to bring about in this, the most diverse city in the world, that you stand up and say no" External link

barrie Saturday, September 28, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This case continues to be important as a means of helping to limit future intrusions of a similar nature in the absence of constitutional change,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, September 28, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Climate change and global warming poses a major risk to our city’s residents and businesses,” External link

barrie Friday, September 27, 2019 10:59:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Climate Action ) : “Climate change and global warming poses a major risk to our city’s residents and businesses,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 27, 2019 9:08:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Climate change and global warming poses a major risk to our city’s residents and businesses,” External link

barrie Friday, September 27, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It does represent one more way and one more step we’re taking today to make life more affordable for families with limited means who call Toronto home,” External link

barrie Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We obviously would like to be in a position where we can have as many people as possible who are qualified to receive a [child care] subsidy, and in turn, if they receive a subsidy they would qualify for this program,” External link

barrie Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “I’m not in a position to say what it will mean in terms of resources we will expend in 2020, or in the years thereafter, except to say that the motion specifically contemplates our staff being asked to identify measures to accelerate our progress,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 26, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Gardiner Expressway ) : “The amount we’re spending on rebuilding a small part of the Gardiner Expressway pales in comparison to what we’re investing in public transit to get people out of their cars entirely,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 26, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The City of or Toronto and its residents know that an affordable and reliable transit system is key to everyday life because it connects people to jobs, to services and just to life in the city. If they can’t afford transit they may not, for example, be able to take a specific job or go to a necessary medical appointment and these are things that are going to help lift people out of poverty,” “That is why we introduced the fare pass discount program, that is why we introduced the kids ride free program and that is one of the reason we introduced the two-hour transfer” External link

cp24 Thursday, September 26, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I think that was certainly the intent of the city council was to speed these things up,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 26, 2019 4:18:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “There probably is no area in North America experiencing more intense development pressures,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 26, 2019 4:18:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Every single day, far too many residents of Toronto Community Housing continue to feel unsafe in their own homes because criminals were being let back into their buildings after eviction for criminal behaviour,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 26, 2019 3:12:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “As this service has evolved, it has become important not only as a means of transportation from the airport to downtown, and vice versa, but also as a commuter train,” “And so anything that improves that service, any investment that can be made to make that service better and cleaner and greener, we would support” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 26, 2019 1:58:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This morning, on the very piece of roadway where the young man lost his life last night, there were people clocking cars doing 79 kilometres per hour in a 50 kilometres per hour zone,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 25, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

John Tory wrote ( about Juno Awards ) : “Toronto is proud to host the Juno Awards for their 50 th anniversary” External link

globalnews Tuesday, September 24, 2019 6:00:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “I am with the scientists and the scientists overwhelmingly say across the globe that these vaccinations do a great deal to keep people healthy and make sure they don’t spread disease to others,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 24, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “We have seen measles, which were basically eradicated, now starting to come back. Not in large numbers but that is not the point. If you want to keep measles from coming back and becoming the sort of widespread disease it was when I was a child you want to make sure that people are vaccinated so that doesn’t happen,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 24, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “I am with the scientists and the scientists overwhelmingly say across the globe that these vaccinations do a great deal to keep people healthy and make sure they don’t spread disease to others,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 24, 2019 1:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I think that we – we meaning the public – should have that data available,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, September 23, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "We will not stop continuing to advocate, as overwhelmingly endorsed by Toronto city council, for a national handgun ban," "There's nobody who argues it won't do some good if we really believe a big part of the problem is the easy availability of too many handguns in the city of Toronto and elsewhere for that matter" External link

CBC Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:31:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : "Based on what we've heard from today's announcement, I believe Mr. Trudeau, his ministers — including minister Bill Blair, with whom I've discussed this matter many times — have listened to our calls for more gun control and they have put forward a response," External link

CBC Saturday, September 21, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "This is a step towards tighter gun control," External link

CBC Saturday, September 21, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We will not stop continuing to advocate, as overwhelmingly endorsed by Toronto city council, for a national handgun ban,” “There’s nobody who argues it won’t do some good if we really believe a big part of the problem is the easy availability of too many handguns in the city of Toronto and elsewhere for that matter” External link

cknw Saturday, September 21, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We will not stop continuing to advocate, as overwhelmingly endorsed by Toronto city council, for a national handgun ban,” “There’s nobody who argues it won’t do some good if we really believe a big part of the problem is the easy availability of too many handguns in the city of Toronto and elsewhere for that matter” External link

globalnews Saturday, September 21, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “The initiative announced today would ban assault weapons - that is a step in the right direction,” External link

cp24 Saturday, September 21, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We will not stop to continue to advocate... for a national handgun ban, along with our allies in this, which include the families and friends of those who have lost their lives or have been seriously injured by gun violence, and the doctors and nurses who have been working hard to bring about gun control,” External link

cp24 Saturday, September 21, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "Climate change and global warming poses a major risk to our city's residents and businesses," External link

barrie Friday, September 20, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Climate change and global warming poses a major risk to our city's residents and businesses," External link

CBC Friday, September 20, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I have opposed and continue to oppose the provincial government’s actions on this matter – they were unfair, unnecessary and unprecedented,” “As I have said many times, you don’t just change the rules of an election in the middle of an election” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, September 20, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “What you will see now is the collection of information, the analysis of that information by an independent civilian body and then identification coming out of that analysis of problems that may or may not exist,” External link

680news Friday, September 20, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I have opposed and continue to oppose the provincial government's actions on this matter — they were unfair, unnecessary and unprecedented. As I have said many times, you don't just change the rules of an election in the middle of an election," External link

thespec Friday, September 20, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This is just one of those things that is a common sense business-like thing to do,” “Just to put this into perspective, the $30 million a year (in savings) is equal to one point in property tax and I do think there are many things people would like us to do with that property tax money instead of real estate leases on outdated spaces” External link

barrie Wednesday, September 18, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It is 2019 and quite frankly this kind of thing should have been done earlier than now in the interest of running an efficient city,” “We have to stop spending money on outdated cubicles and outdated uses of space and frankly expensive leases that build in a profit for the landlords. I am not against people making a profit but if we own spaces of our own we should use that first before we rent space from somebody else” External link

barrie Wednesday, September 18, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It is something in the 21st century we should do,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This will be done in a responsible way and will enhance front line service,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This is just one of those things that is a common sense business-like thing to do,” “Just to put this into perspective, the $30 million a year (in savings) is equal to one point in property tax and I do think there are many things people would like us to do with that property tax money instead of real estate leases on outdated spaces” External link

cp24 Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We will continue to deliver city services and this has nothing to do with that. If anything it will allow us to deliver city services better because we can start from scratch with real estate and offices that have been designed to offer services better,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It is 2019 and quite frankly this kind of thing should have been done earlier than now in the interest of running an efficient city,” “We have to stop spending money on outdated cubicles and outdated uses of space and frankly expensive leases that build in a profit for the landlords. I am not against people making a profit but if we own spaces of our own we should use that first before we rent space from somebody else” External link

cp24 Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s a place where a lot of kids have over many years had a place to go and a place to be given the proper kind of encouragement and some very positive activities and that’s why I stepped in as mayor,” External link

barrie Monday, September 16, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory wrote ( about Bianca Andreescu ) : "Bianca has won the hearts of millions of Torontonians" External link

barrie Monday, September 16, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s one thing to win a major sports championship, this may be the single biggest sports achievement in Canadian history, it’s another thing how you do it,” “It’s about how she handled the win. She did us so proud as Canadians” External link

vanguardngr Monday, September 16, 2019 1:15:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "Well, if you think of the fact that we used to have a hundred plus illegal shops and we're down to a handful now, I think it is working," External link

CBC Sunday, September 15, 2019 12:13:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “not only morally right ... but also practically and financially the right thing to do,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, September 13, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We need them to say there’s going to be a funding stream, ideally along the lines of what we’ve seen in recent times, but that stretches out 10 more years, for example, or 20 more years,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, September 13, 2019 3:01:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I've had more visits from federal ministers than, you know, I think probably has ever been the case for any Toronto mayor," External link

thespec Friday, September 13, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “What we have in many cases, and these were significant steps forward, are commitments that take us through the next seven or eight years when it comes to things like housing and transit but everyone knows the planning horizon for projects of that kind actually go much longer than that, between the design and the actual construction,” “That’s why we need these parties to commit to a longer term series of investments that go beyond the investments we have managed to secure in the last number of years” External link

cp24 Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Why is 2019 standing by itself? The need for all of these funds to be invested in all those things and more will continue in 2020, 2021, 2022 and on you go. That is why we need commitments from the parties to say that that one off initiative will be made permanent,” External link

cp24 Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Today, I have had discussions with the Chief Planner and the local councillors, Jaye Robinson and Mike Colle, about what can be done regarding the growth-related issues in the area, including pedestrian safety," External link

barrie Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:22:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Today, I have had discussions with the Chief Planner and the local councillors, Jaye Robinson and Mike Colle, about what can be done regarding the growth-related issues in the area, including pedestrian safety," External link

cp24 Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Good design, innovative design that can allow gentle density that … some people might not even notice,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “If we show some leadership on own end, with our own buildings and how we do things,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Toronto is constantly evolving, but our goal remains the same: to ensure vibrant, diverse, affordable and safe spaces for our residents, today and tomorrow,” “Design must be an important consideration as we go about achieving those things” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 11, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "These are housing units that will come on stream in a reasonable period of time and we are looking for every opportunity in a variety of different ways to expedite that," External link

CBC Wednesday, September 11, 2019 6:29:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We really are trying to focus on not just sort of announcing that things have been approved and that might get build sometime down the road. These are units that will come on stream in a reasonable period of time and we are looking at every opportunity to expedite that,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 10, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “They described it all the way from successful to others who would describe it ... as a gong show,” “We don’t want any gong shows in Toronto, we don’t want people to have their safety imperiled on sidewalks or elsewhere and we don’t want the city to become cluttered” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 10, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “They described it all the way from successful to others who would describe it ... as a gong show,” “We don’t want any gong shows in Toronto, we don’t want people to have their safety imperiled on sidewalks or elsewhere and we don’t want the city to become cluttered” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "Sometimes, people are put on hold, for example, because the operator is getting help from somebody else. They try to stay there with them, but they are oftentimes doing something very constructive while they are dealing with people on hold," "It is a work in progress, a day by day thing — something you can always do better" External link

CBC Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Toronto is growing at an unprecedented rate and with this growth we must focus on transit,” “The pilot for the automated shuttle will help residents access other transit options in the city and encourage more people to use our transit system,” External link

barrie Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "While there have been hundreds of demonstrations and trials of automated transit shuttles globally, this will be the first for Toronto and the only trial in Canada that will be conducted in partnership with transit agencies and which seeks to understand the specific potential of automated shuttles in the transit system," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "Toronto is growing at an unprecedented rate and with this growth we must focus on transit. Today's announcement is another step towards building and expanding our transit system," "The pilot for the automated shuttle will help residents access other transit options in the city and encourage more people to use our transit system" External link

CBC Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Today’s announcement is another step towards building and expanding our transit system. The pilot for the automated shuttle will help residents access other transit options in the city and encourage more people to use our transit system,” External link

citynews-ca Monday, September 9, 2019 11:14:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “One of the things we have not done much of in Canada is to get the mayors together to talk about traffic and transit issues, so we are going to be advocating to the federal parties to say they should all step up and fund transit to a greater extent than they even do now and we also going to be swapping ideas,” External link

cp24 Monday, September 9, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “One of the things we have not done much of i advocating to the federal parties to say they should all step up and fund transit to a greater extent than they even do now and we also going to be swapping ideas,” External link

cp24 Sunday, September 8, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

John Tory added ( about Robbie Robertson ) : “I think we forget sometimes how iconic, globally some sons and daughters have become in the music world, in the film world and the art world and many other places,” “Robbie Robertson is someone who is known throughout the world and people still celebrate the music generations after it was first popular” External link

barrie Friday, September 6, 2019 2:23:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “Maybe what we can do is to have different colours for the Ts and for the rest of the letters so that it can spell Orono and also Toronto,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 5, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I can only say on those two big ones, transit and housing, they came through and did what they said they would,” External link

globalnews Thursday, September 5, 2019 3:45:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “What I’m after is a continuation of that commitment so it goes further out than the sort of seven years that we have left in their current pledges,” External link

globalnews Thursday, September 5, 2019 3:45:00 AM EAT

John Tory said ( about Mr Singh ) : “Mr. Singh and Mr. Scheer have both said they would maintain a commitment to the current money that is allocated over the next few years by the present government,” External link

globalnews Thursday, September 5, 2019 3:45:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “If any of them come to office, then we will have to sort of work at making the parts that they don’t talk about so much are something that are at the forefront of their minds” External link

globalnews Thursday, September 5, 2019 3:45:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : "I am willing to talk to them," External link

barrie Wednesday, September 4, 2019 10:47:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This fundamental focus on paying attention and slowing down is the single most important thing we can do to make sure we can reduce injuries and death,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, September 3, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “These are going to become a common site across the city in 50 locations starting at the end of this year. It has been a long time coming,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, September 3, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “No one’s going to thank you for having some robust number you can report on, bringing policing costs down to zero every year, if the city is not deemed to be properly policed,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 3, 2019 4:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Attacking labour is a very big mistake because these are people who do a great job for us, whether it's in our school system, working for the city, working for various companies that are unionized," External link

CBC Monday, September 2, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Doug Ford ) : "Premier Ford has some tough decisions to make but I think there are ways you can make those decisions that don't involve huge conflicts with people," "I think you can sit down and reason together" External link

CBC Monday, September 2, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The anti-Muslim graffiti found in Dennis Flynn Park is abhorrent and an example of religious hatred that must absolutely be condemned,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, September 2, 2019 3:22:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "Progress in life expectancy in Canada has slowed down for the first time in four decades because an increasing number of young people are dying from overdoses, mostly related to opioid poisoning," External link

CBC Sunday, September 1, 2019 4:39:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "Progress in life expectancy in Canada has slowed down for the first time in four decades because an increasing number of young people are dying from overdoses, mostly related to opioid poisoning," External link

CBC Sunday, September 1, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “It has been a long and arduous task for PortsToronto and city staff to reinstate the Cherry Street bridge safely,” External link

globalnews Saturday, August 31, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Progress in life expectancy in Canada has slowed down for the first time in four decades because an increasing number of young people are dying from overdoses, mostly related to opioid poisoning," External link

CBC Saturday, August 31, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s been a long and arduous task for PortsToronto and city staff to reinstate the Cherry Street bridge safely, and I’m pleased that crews were able to reopen this crucial link to the Port Lands in time for the long weekend,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, August 31, 2019 1:10:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “What measures were put in place to watch over the building? And in this case, it was agreed, obviously, that there would be someone to watch over the building with the assumption that the fire was out. And clearly it wasn’t,” “As the report outlines, it was smoldering, if that’s the right word, inside the walls, inside the floors, and so on and that’s why the smoke, I presume, was observed early in the morning hours. Then, eventually the fire department came, but by the time they came, the fire was well-engaged again, in fact, more so-engaged than in the first chapter. So, those are the questions that now have to be answered” External link

citynews-ca Friday, August 30, 2019 9:01:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I don’t think anyone could imagine Nathan Phillips Square without the Toronto sign now,” External link

citynews-ca Friday, August 30, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I don’t think anyone could imagine Nathan Phillips Square without the Toronto Sign now,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, August 29, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This is probably the single biggest social and economic challenge that we face as a city, and the failure to act will be greatly at the expense of the quality of life and the economic life of the city,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, August 29, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “At my request ... they did an inventory across the country and since they’ve done the inventory they have put up almost next to nothing of their land, compared to cities like Toronto and Vancouver, for example, which have put up multiple pieces of land for the construction of affordable housing,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, August 29, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I think it’s going to give him a great chance to finish a lot of this work on modernization, to keep at some of the very real challenges we face now,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, August 28, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “It turned out the fixing of the bridge was a very complicated matter,” External link

barrie Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “When they have these kinds of repairs on old structures with old mechanisms that were not in the best of shape, sometimes these things can get delayed a bit longer,” External link

barrie Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’ve had to get permissions from the province that frankly a big city like ours should be able to be deal with on our own, but having said that both (are coming) in December,” External link

680news Tuesday, August 27, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’ve had to get permissions from the province that frankly a big city like ours should be able to be deal with on our own, but having said that both (are coming) in December,” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, August 27, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Extending his contract will ensure he can complete more of the important work of that modernization,” “I’m confident that he will continue to provide that leadership over his extended term – ensuring stability within the police service – and leave the service in a much stronger position to provide modern, effective and trusted policing in our growing city” External link

barrie Tuesday, August 27, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Extending his contract will ensure he can complete more of the important work of that modernization," External link

CBC Tuesday, August 27, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “By 2041 the region will have a population of more than 10,000,000 people and that’s a great news story … but we’ve got to make sure the infrastructure is in place to deal with those people and support that growth,” External link

680news Monday, August 26, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "In terms of the inspections, in terms of the new rules that say people have to have a plan so that if something bad happens in a building, there is a plan," External link

cp24 Thursday, August 22, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "We're going to make sure you get back home," External link

cp24 Thursday, August 22, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “While we do not yet have all of the details, these changes are an improvement on previously announced proposals. I appreciate the government’s efforts over the past few months to listen to municipalities, including Toronto, and understand the impacts that changes to established funding formulas will have on the services we deliver for our residents,” External link

barrie Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “In the aftermath of the flooding in 2017, we made investments in the Toronto Islands that made it possible for the islands to carry on in a slightly more normal fashion when we had record levels this past year,” External link

globalnews Monday, August 19, 2019 8:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We have the responsibility to do whatever we can to make a difference in terms of our environmental stewardship and our performance in terms of looking after our own environment in the city of Toronto," External link

barrie Monday, August 19, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We have the responsibility to do whatever we can to make a difference in terms of our environmental stewardship and our performance in terms of looking after our own environment in the city of Toronto," External link

cp24 Monday, August 19, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “We have to address the root cause of gun violence and get much tougher on criminals who often laugh at things like bail and sentencing practices,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, August 14, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “If these experts look at this and find a way to do it less expensively or quicker, I’m all ears,” “But it has to be done very quickly because we’ve got to get on with building the transit” External link

globalnews Wednesday, August 14, 2019 3:43:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “These are areas where there is much to be done and at a time of increased anxiety and troubling criminal activity in our city I’ve asked the prime minister to consider doing more,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, August 14, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “If this can be done quickly and they can have these experts look at this and find a way to do it less expensively or quicker I am all ears. But it has to be done quickly because we have to get on with building transit,” “We have the partnership in place to do it and I just want to get on with it because the city needs it” External link

cp24 Tuesday, August 13, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "These additional resources for our Toronto Police Service will fund an even more intensive focus on those responsible for inflicting gun violence on our neighbourhoods as well as increasing police presence to keep communities safe," External link

thespec Tuesday, August 13, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “They just say ‘we're going to give you this cocktail and you’re going to sleep’ - and I say, ‘how soon?’ And they say ‘right now,’” External link

barrie Monday, August 12, 2019 11:46:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “If we didn’t have a telephone and didn’t have email I would have found it to be beyond any kind of torture that I could imagine,” “I very much like to be plugged in” External link

barrie Monday, August 12, 2019 11:46:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I want to thank the provincial and federal governments for joining with the City of Toronto to take immediate action," External link

CBC Monday, August 12, 2019 11:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “I’m very gratified by the fact that all three levels of government have come together at my request in the case of the province and the federal government to support the Toronto police as a first step in combating street gang activity and in making sure that we have a stronger police presence in neighbourhoods where we need to do that to keep people safe,” External link

barrie Monday, August 12, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The mayor fully supports catching and penalizing drivers who clearly disregard pedestrian safety," External link

thespec Saturday, August 10, 2019 4:45:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We should make whatever changes to the law that are required to give judges the tools they need to address this problem," External link

CBC Saturday, August 10, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Over the last several days, I have been in discussions with federal and provincial leaders about how our governments can work together to further address gun violence. Those discussions have been positive and I hope that will lead to expanded partnerships between the City, the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada on a number of fronts including investing in addressing the root causes of gun violence,” “It is my hope and expectation that we can turn these discussions to further action in the very near future” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, August 10, 2019 4:10:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Over the last several days, I have been in discussions with federal and provincial leaders about how our governments can work together to further address gun violence,” “Those discussions have been positive and I hope that will lead to expanded partnerships between the city, the government of Ontario and the government of Canada on a number of fronts, including investing in addressing the root causes of gun violence” External link

barrie Saturday, August 10, 2019 1:19:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I believe it's important that I publicly declare my interest in this matter extremely early to maintain public trust in our system," External link

barrie Friday, August 9, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Over the last several days, I have been in discussions with federal and provincial leaders about how our governments can work together to further address gun violence. Those discussions have been positive and I hope that will lead to expanded partnerships between the City, the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada on a number of fronts including investing in addressing the root causes of gun violence,” “It is my hope and expectation that we can turn these discussions to further action in the very near future” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 9, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Over the last several days, I have been in discussions with federal and provincial leaders about how our governments can work together to further address gun violence,” “Those discussions have been positive and I hope that will lead to expanded partnerships between the city, the government of Ontario and the government of Canada on a number of fronts, including investing in addressing the root causes of gun violence” External link

ctvnews Friday, August 9, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We have so many other things to do as a city so I have expressed the firm view that these investigations should be suspended,” “I am sure if there is any danger of Las Vegas-style gambling breaking out en masse in our community centres we will know about it” External link

barrie Friday, August 9, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "When this kind of thing happens in a concentrated way, it's very frustrating, angering and sad," External link

CBC Friday, August 9, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "When this kind of thing happens in a concentrated way, it's very frustrating, angering and sad," External link

CBC Friday, August 9, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The benefits of bike-sharing are undeniable, and more and more Torontonians are enjoying them,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, August 7, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Even though our city is very safe, we have an acute problem as we've seen this past weekend," External link

barrie Wednesday, August 7, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This could simply take the form of having one individual review all of the reports and recommendations expected to be forthcoming to make sure every aspect has been covered given the number of organizations involved,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Even though our city is very safe, we have an acute problem as we’ve seen this past weekend,” External link

680news Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:54:00 PM EAT

John Tory wrote : “This was always put forward as a part of the answer to gun violence together with changes to other laws affecting things like bail, additional support for police, and the paramount need for all three governments to invest together in kids, families and neighbourhoods,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "It's frustrating because we are doing a lot to try and get at it," External link

CBC Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I know Toronto police are working non-stop to find those responsible for these shootings and to bring them to justice," "I urge anyone with information that could help investigators solve these shootings to call police or Crime Stoppers" External link

CBC Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "It's frustrating because we are doing a lot to try and get at it," External link

CBC Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I know Toronto police are working non-stop to find those responsible for these shootings and to bring them to justice," "I urge anyone with information that could help investigators solve these shootings to call police or Crime Stoppers" External link

CBC Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:41:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I know Toronto police are working non-stop to find those responsible for these shootings and to bring them to justice," "I urge anyone with information that could help investigators solve these shootings to call police or Crime Stoppers" External link

CBC Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:28:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I know Toronto police are working non-stop to find those responsible for these shootings and to bring them to justice," "I urge anyone with information that could help investigators solve these shootings to call police or Crime Stoppers" External link

CBC Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

John Tory déclaré : «We The North Day» External link

lapresse-CA Monday, June 17, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory commenté : «Je sais que ça a encore l'air loin, mais plus on lance ces projets tôt, plus les gens vont pouvoir l'utiliser tôt, et on aura alors un répit tant attendu depuis des décennies» External link

lapresse-CA Monday, January 21, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

John Tory déclaré : «J'ai un très haut niveau de confiance, sans trahir les confidences qui ne sont pas encore concrètes, que cela se concrétisera» External link

lapresse-CA Thursday, January 10, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

John Tory souligné : «Nous leur avons parlé (depuis Toronto) à plusieurs reprises et ils savent certainement combien nous aimerions les avoir ici» External link

lapresse-CA Thursday, January 10, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

John Tory dijo : “La producción televisiva y de cine en Toronto es una creciente fuente de empleos y desarrollo económico (...) por ello, acompañaré personalmente a las empresas canadienses en su encuentro con las estadunidenses para agradecer su confianza y atraer más producciones a Toronto” External link

uniradioinforma Tuesday, January 24, 2017 2:44:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
maire de toronto12.09%FR10/29/201729/10/2017
ministre1.10%FR10/29/201729/10/2017
centrist0.27%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
mayor of toronto6.04%EN10/19/201719/10/2017
mayor11.26%EN09/25/201725/09/2017
leader22.25%EN09/16/201716/09/2017
maire2.20%FR09/08/201708/09/2017
alcalde de toronto1.92%ES08/23/201723/08/2017
bürgermeister0.27%DE08/23/201723/08/2017
candidate22.25%EN01/26/201726/01/2017
actuel maire de toronto0.27%FR01/02/201702/01/2017
commissioner0.27%EN11/26/201626/11/2016
ville reine0.27%FR07/31/201631/07/2016
reine0.27%FR07/31/201631/07/2016
prefeito de toronto1.37%PT07/04/201604/07/2016
postmedia network mayor0.27%EN07/01/201601/07/2016
conservateur1.65%FR09/11/201411/09/2014
rival9.07%EN09/03/201403/09/2014
chef0.82%FR08/22/201422/08/2014
businessman0.82%EN05/02/201402/05/2014
ancien patron0.82%FR04/19/201419/04/2014
challenger0.82%EN03/12/201412/03/2014
host2.75%EN03/11/201411/03/2014
former leader0.27%EN02/12/201212/02/2012
opposition leader0.55%EN04/27/200827/04/2008
Names Lang Count
John ToryEN96.19%
John ToryFR3.13%
John ToryPT0.32%
John ToryES0.32%
John ToryDE0.05%


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