John Tory

Last updated on 2017-09-25T22:08+0300.

About this image

sign

Quotes... Extracted quotes from

John Tory said : “I don’t think they should be either, by the way … People enrol in specific classes, (operators) are better able to keep a handle on social distancing and so on. I think we should find a way to let those kind of activities proceed subject to safety rules. We’ll see how (public health officials) sort that out” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I don’t think they should be either, by the way … People enrol in specific classes, (operators) are better able to keep a handle on social distancing and so on. I think we should find a way to let those kind of activities proceed subject to safety rules. We’ll see how (public health officials) sort that out” External link

TorontoStar Monday, October 19, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I don’t think they should be either, by the way … People enrol in specific classes, (operators) are better able to keep a handle on social distancing and so on. I think we should find a way to let those kind of activities proceed subject to safety rules. We’ll see how (public health officials) sort that out” External link

TorontoStar Monday, October 19, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “I hear, repeatedly expressed over the time of the last 10 days, great concern about the sort of so-called red zone or Stage 2 areas just in the sense that if you’ve taken all the measures that you’ve taken with respect with trying to protect kids and to keep schools open and protect people from the virus that you’re obviously going to be adopting a very cautious approach with respect to Halloween but we’ll allow the medical officer of health to issue his advice when he chooses to do so,” External link

cp24 Monday, October 19, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I don’t think they should be either, by the way … People enrol in specific classes, (operators) are better able to keep a handle on social distancing and so on. I think we should find a way to let those kind of activities proceed subject to safety rules. We’ll see how (public health officials) sort that out” External link

TorontoStar Monday, October 19, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "There has been an uptick, to say the least, in attacks of different kinds on mosques and people of the Islamic faith," External link

CBC Saturday, October 17, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “There has been an uptick, to say the least, in attacks of different kinds on mosques and people of the Islamic faith,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:58:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “I think this is exactly why you have an audit committee and an audit process, is to identify these kinds of things,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 16, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Any chance you can get to support Canadian companies, I think we should do that,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 16, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I will say that I was one that was quite outspoken in my criticism of Bombardier for the poor way in which they served us earlier on. There was a gradual trend to improvement in terms of how they delivered and manufactured the project. We are actually quite happy with the product,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 16, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Any chance you can get to support Canadian companies I think we should do that. We have an existing relationship with them,” “When you look at everything, and the commitments that they have made to do better, and the fact that there is reason to believe they can because they were doing better towards the end of the last set of streetcars, the recommendation is to go with them” External link

cp24 Friday, October 16, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “There has been an uptick, to say the least, in attacks of different kinds on mosques and people of the Islamic faith,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 16, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We wanted to have a fair chance to look at what it was doing and what it was achieving, and you can only see if there's a deterrent effect that's successful if you watch over a period of months," External link

CBC Friday, October 16, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We are working to implement every aspect of the City’s Vision Zero Road Safety Plan to make our streets safer for everyone,” External link

globalnews Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “To just say ‘Get on the next bus,’ it’s not a sensitive kind of answer to a very difficult circumstance for riders,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:44:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “It was picked because it is one of those neighbourhoods where you have a lot of streets going back into the subdivision that may be far away from transit,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “You can get on that vehicle for no additional charge and it will take you to the GO station,” “So the whole idea of it is to increase transit ridership as an attractive and convenient option for people” External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Just to say to get on the next bus is not a sensitive answer to a difficult circumstance for riders," External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The bottom line is we ended up in the right place,” “I know the premier agonized over this file” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, October 10, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Notwithstanding, this is a family time of year – it's one of the biggest family occasions – please celebrate it with the people you live under the same roof with, and not others,” External link

barrie Friday, October 9, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We're going to look at all the measures we can undertake in the short-term,” “I was telling the premier this morning that I had a report on winter patios, and I think there's a real prospect there to help find a lot of places to remain, with the winter patios, for some time to come into the colder weather” External link

barrie Friday, October 9, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I hope it can get underway in the next few days to really encourage Torontonians, as I do now, to take out and to get delivered food from restaurants,” External link

barrie Friday, October 9, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We can’t have a healthy economy without healthy people,” “So while I said earlier on that the balancing act you have to go through and considering the impact of changes that are made on business is agonizing because you know that any change you make has a negative impact on people's businesses and their way of making a living and so on, it is also the case that if we have thousands upon thousands of people getting sick or worse in the City of Toronto, we won't be able to have a healthy economy” External link

barrie Friday, October 9, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I expect there will be other measures taken of a variety today just because we have these numbers," External link

cp24 Friday, October 9, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Notwithstanding, this is a family time of year – it's one of the biggest family occasions – please celebrate it with the people you live under the same roof with, and not others,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 9, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We're going to look at all the measures we can undertake in the short-term,” “I was telling the premier this morning that I had a report on winter patios, and I think there's a real prospect there to help find a lot of places to remain, with the winter patios, for some time to come into the colder weather” External link

cp24 Friday, October 9, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I hope it can get underway in the next few days to really encourage Torontonians, as I do now, to take out and to get delivered food from restaurants,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 9, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We can’t have a healthy economy without healthy people,” “So while I said earlier on that the balancing act you have to go through and considering the impact of changes that are made on business is agonizing because you know that any change you make has a negative impact on people's businesses and their way of making a living and so on, it is also the case that if we have thousands upon thousands of people getting sick or worse in the City of Toronto, we won't be able to have a healthy economy” External link

cp24 Friday, October 9, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I expect there will be other measures taken of a variety today just because we have these numbers," External link

cp24 Friday, October 9, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory added : “I know that the suspension of these indoor recreation programs will be frustrating for those who were looking forward to these activities,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 9, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’re doing what we believe is right. We are recommending what we believe is right. All of these things fit into that category,” “We’re certainly only doing it after a very careful assessment done daily about the consequences these types of things have, because they do have consequences” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “No amount of turkey or stuffing or pumpkin pie can replace the presence of your extended family members,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 8, 2020 3:01:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "It's a real agonizing decision we have to make based on that advice and on those recommendations based on the impact it would have on business," External link

barrie Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "It's a real agonizing decision we have to make based on that advice and on those recommendations based on the impact it would have on business," External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Unfortunately, that is the advice…they’re going to come home into a setting with their parents who might be up into that age range where, you know, there’s a vulnerability there,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "It's a real agonizing decision we have to make based on that advice and on those recommendations based on the impact it would have on business," External link

barrie Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "It's a real agonizing decision we have to make based on that advice and on those recommendations based on the impact it would have on business," External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 7, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The winter services plan will start earlier this year to ensure we have the space and resources we need to act quickly once the cold weather hits," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 7, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “They have their own decision-making process and their own need to seek advice on something that we transmitted to them on Friday. I am absolutely convinced that they have been acting in good faith since that time,” “They will put it into their decision-making apparatus sooner rather than later and have some response to that” External link

barrie Monday, October 5, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “They have their own decision-making process and their own need to seek advice on something that we transmitted to them on Friday. I am absolutely convinced that they have been acting in good faith since that time,” “They will put it into their decision-making apparatus sooner rather than later and have some response to that” External link

cp24 Monday, October 5, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “You can’t just look at any one day you have to look at a trend line and the trend line has been decidedly negative especially if you look back a month,” External link

cp24 Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "We've taken all the steps we can ... within our legal authorities," External link

CBC Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Despite the ongoing pandemic, we’ve found a way to make sure Santa Claus is still coming to town. I am pleased that this tradition will continue in a way that families can safely enjoy,” External link

globalnews Friday, October 2, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “These are tough recommendations, but I believe they are necessary in order to protect seniors in our long-term care homes and students in our schools,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 2, 2020 9:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “These are tough recommendations, but I believe they are necessary in order to protect seniors in our long-term-care homes and students in our schools,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 2, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Despite the ongoing pandemic, we’ve found a way to make sure Santa Claus is still coming to town. I am pleased that this tradition will continue in a way that families can safely enjoy,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 2, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Despite the ongoing pandemic, we've found a way to make sure Santa Claus is still coming to town. I am pleased that this tradition will continue in a way that families can safely enjoy," External link

barrie Friday, October 2, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "They are not going to have a regular parade because of the obvious crowd implications," External link

barrie Friday, October 2, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’ve found a way to make sure Santa Claus is still coming to town,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 2, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’ve found a way to make sure Santa Claus is still coming to town,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 2, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Eileen de Villa ) : “This has been the subject of multiple meetings this week involving Dr. de Villa, myself and members of our senior command team,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 2, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “The program was such a success that we extended it past Labour Day and now we’ve worked with city staff to continue the program into October,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Considering the renaming of Dundas Street is just the beginning of the work we need to do to build a Toronto where we all belong,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, October 1, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Considering the renaming of Dundas Street is just the beginning of the work we need to do to build a Toronto where we all belong,” External link

680news Thursday, October 1, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I am committed to doing everything possible as a city government to help restaurants and other businesses that are hard hit by the public health measures, whatever they might be,” External link

simcoe Thursday, October 1, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I am committed to doing everything possible as a city government to help restaurants and other businesses that are hard hit by the public health measures, whatever they might be,” External link

simcoe Thursday, October 1, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "We're asking Toronto residents to recognize that the alarm bell is ringing and to take action now in their own lives that will help us to stop the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the curve again," External link

CBC Thursday, October 1, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I am committed to doing everything possible as a city government to help restaurants and other businesses that are hard hit by the public health measures, whatever they might be,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 1, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I realize that these public health measures contained in Dr. de Villa’s recommendations today and any future measures that may be necessary along with reduced hours mandated by the provincial government will have a negative impact on businesses that were struggling before and just trying to keep the lights on and keep people employed. That is why I am asking council to endorse five ways in which we can help restaurants through the resurgence and send a united message as a council representing the entire city to the provincial and federal governments about specific support they can provide,” External link

cp24 Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I’m committed to doing everything possible as a city government to help restaurants and other businesses that are hard hits,” External link

680news Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:33:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : "I realize that these public health measures ... will have a negative impact on businesses that were struggling before, trying to keep the lights on and trying to keep people employed," External link

CBC Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "A healthy economy requires healthy people," External link

CBC Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

John Tory warned : “The bottom line is as you watch this thing spread and you watch the pattern with which it spreads you want to stop it before it gets back into long-term care, for example, or you want to stop it before we have to close the schools,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, September 30, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I realize that these public health measures contained in Dr. de Villa’s recommendations today and any future measures that may be necessary along with reduced hours mandated by the provincial government will have a negative impact on businesses that were struggling before and just trying to keep the lights on and keep people employed. That is why I am asking council to endorse five ways in which we can help restaurants through the resurgence and send a united message as a council representing the entire city to the provincial and federal governments about specific support they can provide,” External link

barrie Wednesday, September 30, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory warned : “The bottom line is as you watch this thing spread and you watch the pattern with which it spreads you want to stop it before it gets back into long-term care, for example, or you want to stop it before we have to close the schools,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I realize that these public health measures contained in Dr. de Villa’s recommendations today and any future measures that may be necessary along with reduced hours mandated by the provincial government will have a negative impact on businesses that were struggling before and just trying to keep the lights on and keep people employed. That is why I am asking council to endorse five ways in which we can help restaurants through the resurgence and send a united message as a council representing the entire city to the provincial and federal governments about specific support they can provide,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We are asking Toronto residents to recognize that the alarm bell is ringing and to take action now in their own lives,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 29, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Nuit Blanche has always been about making a wide spectrum of contemporary art accessible and enjoyable for everyone, it is as much a celebration of our diversity as it is a showcase for the creativity of talented artists,” External link

680news Monday, September 28, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I hope this enforcement will ensure we are protecting employees and customers. Thankfully the vast majority of residents and businesses in our city are doing the right thing and following public health advice. We need that co-operation to continue so we can defeat this virus," External link

CBC Saturday, September 26, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I hope this enforcement will ensure we are protecting employees and customers. Thankfully the vast majority of residents and businesses in our city are doing the right thing and following public health advice. We need that cooperation to continue so we can defeat this virus," External link

CBC Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “ActiveTO has been a tremendous success. We delivered more space for physical activity, supported the overall wellbeing of Toronto residents, and helped keep people safe from virus spread – and right when we needed it most,” External link

680news Friday, September 25, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “ActiveTO has been a tremendous success. We delivered more space for physical activity, supported the overall wellbeing of Toronto residents, and helped keep people safe from virus spread – and right when we needed it most,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 25, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Jim Karygiannis ) : "Councillor Karygiannis has given a big part of his life to public service and to public life, and you're always sorry to see these things happen, but the law has to be upheld and has to be respected," External link

CBC Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "We are doing everything we can as a city government to save lives, to protect public health and to keep our economy open. We are striving hard to achieve all of these goals concurrently if we possibly can," External link

CBC Thursday, September 24, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I do think it is important that kids know Christmas is not cancelled,” “We are working on a a way to make sure Santa Claus can still come to town” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

John Tory said ( about Eileen de Villa ) : “What we are trying to do here is achieve a regime that respects all the advice we get from (Medical Officer of Health) Dr. (Eileen) de Villa and her team while at the same time allowing a degree of latitude that is quite different than what we had during the time we were in the absolute lockdown period,” External link

barrie Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We’re past the education time, we’re past the warning time, we’re onto the enforcement time,” External link

simcoe Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We’re past the education time, we’re past the warning time, we’re onto the enforcement time,” External link

simcoe Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We’re past the education time, we’re past the warning time, we’re onto the enforcement time,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

John Tory said ( about Eileen de Villa ) : “What we are trying to do here is achieve a regime that respects all the advice we get from (Medical Officer of Health) Dr. (Eileen) de Villa and her team while at the same time allowing a degree of latitude that is quite different than what we had during the time we were in the absolute lockdown period,” External link

cp24 Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : "People should count on the fact that it won't be happening because we just can't foresee a situation at the moment, even by then, where we could gather 30,000 people to watch fireworks and so forth," External link

cp24 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "If we're saying to people that large crowd scenes are not good, large gatherings are not good, being in a crowded bar scene after midnight is not good, then it hardly stands to reason that we should be having big celebrations in Nathan Phillips Square and Nuit Blanche and all of those things," External link

cp24 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Do I have to be doing this? Do I have to be going to this place? Do I have to be having these people over? And if the answer is, not really, then, don't, please" External link

wacotrib Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “If you look at the magnitude of this problem in Toronto alone, and the $1-billion of course is spread across the country, we have certainly an obligation in front of us, which I will pursue with vigour, of getting our fair share of that money. But it will be not enough,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “It is time to get much tougher, to bring the hammer down as it were, when it comes to enforcement,” External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “It is time to get much tougher, to bring the hammer down as it were, when it comes to enforcement,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 22, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “It is time to get much tougher and to bring the hammer down as it were when it comes to enforcement,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 22, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “It is one of a number of events at that time of the year that is unfortunately not going to be held,” “It's regrettable, extremely regrettable, because these are things that bring people joy and get them outside even in the colder weather, but a lot of things have changed this year” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "It is one of a number of events at that time of the year that is unfortunately not going to be held," "It's regrettable extremely because these are things that bring people joy, get them outside even in cold weather, but lots of things have changed this year" External link

CBC Monday, September 21, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It is time to get much tougher and to bring the hammer down as it were when it comes to enforcement,” External link

cp24 Monday, September 21, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It is one of a number of events at that time of the year that is unfortunately not going to be held,” “It's regrettable, extremely regrettable, because these are things that bring people joy and get them outside even in the colder weather, but a lot of things have changed this year” External link

barrie Monday, September 21, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It is time to get much tougher, to bring the hammer down as it were, when it comes to enforcement,” External link

680news Monday, September 21, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “He was an accomplished professional, he was a very accomplished athlete in his younger days and he had a very proud career in politics and public service becoming of course prime minister of Canada which so few people have done,” External link

cknw Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Now our enforcement officials will have a bigger book to throw,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, September 19, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This new and more durable Toronto sign will ensure that it continues to be part of our city’s landscape for years to come,” External link

cknw Friday, September 18, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “In the absence of any additional action being taken (by the province) with regards to masking we are going to see whether there are some things we could do legally at the city level to have an even broader adoption of face coverings, particularly in places like some further aspects of workplaces,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 18, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “In the absence of any additional action being taken (by the province) with regards to masking we are going to see whether there are some things we could do legally at the city level to have an even broader adoption of face coverings, particularly in places like some further aspects of workplaces,” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “If you think it looks much like the old one that was the idea,” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It is going to be the same place it has been for the whole time it has been here which is a place where we recognize milestones and accomplishments and sometimes things that are sad or tragic in the world. But it is a place where people can turn to and know that it is reflecting the thoughts, the spirits, the hopes and the sorrows of people in the city,” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This new and more durable Toronto sign will ensure that it continues to be part of our city’s landscape for years to come,” External link

globalnews Friday, September 18, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “If you think it looks much like the old one that was the idea,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 18, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It is going to be the same place it has been for the whole time it has been here which is a place where we recognize milestones and accomplishments and sometimes things that are sad or tragic in the world. But it is a place where people can turn to and know that it is reflecting the thoughts, the spirits, the hopes and the sorrows of people in the city,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 18, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “The best thing to do, as much as it comes as bad news… is just not to have them right now or to have something very tiny and have a big party later,” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Our medical officers of health have been very clear in saying these kinds of large events, where you get crowd scenes together involving people who don't live together, pose a risk,” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I think the city's power to issue blanket orders about particular kinds of places is limited. The province chose not to act in this area and I think I understand why,” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I do believe there is no reason you can possibly think of as to why strip clubs need to be open during a pandemic but I think the notion of trying try regulate them closed is something that is difficult to do,” “I think that the approach that we are taking, which is to look at selective enforcement, that's going to be a better approach or (will) likely be as effective as trying to ban any particular kind of place” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “The best thing to do, as much as it comes as bad news… is just not to have them right now or to have something very tiny and have a big party later,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 18, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Our medical officers of health have been very clear in saying these kinds of large events, where you get crowd scenes together involving people who don't live together, pose a risk,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 18, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I think the city's power to issue blanket orders about particular kinds of places is limited. The province chose not to act in this area and I think I understand why,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 18, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I do believe there is no reason you can possibly think of as to why strip clubs need to be open during a pandemic but I think the notion of trying try regulate them closed is something that is difficult to do,” “I think that the approach that we are taking, which is to look at selective enforcement, that's going to be a better approach or (will) likely be as effective as trying to ban any particular kind of place” External link

cp24 Friday, September 18, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “The best thing to do, as much as it comes as bad news… is just not to have them right now or to have something very tiny and have a big party later,” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Our medical officers of health have been very clear in saying these kinds of large events, where you get crowd scenes together involving people who don't live together, pose a risk,” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I think the city's power to issue blanket orders about particular kinds of places is limited. The province chose not to act in this area and I think I understand why,” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I do believe there is no reason you can possibly think of as to why strip clubs need to be open during a pandemic but I think the notion of trying try regulate them closed is something that is difficult to do,” “I think that the approach that we are taking, which is to look at selective enforcement, that's going to be a better approach or (will) likely be as effective as trying to ban any particular kind of place” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “There are places in the province, many places where they are just not having any new cases, or maybe they are having one. But we have a problem here with the trend line. Our medical officer of health told us yesterday that the trend line is very concerning,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “We have to get the message across,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “because the stakes are so high,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "People are breaking their social circle of 10 people and they're becoming infected with COVID-19, often from these gatherings," "This puts the work that we've done over the last six months ... at risk. That's the behaviour we need to change" External link

simcoe Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “We have to get the message across,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 16, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Simply put it is now, in the present circumstances with health-related considerations taken into account, more cost effective to build and acquire supportive housing than it is to build and operate more shelters,” “What you have here is a clear moral case to act, which we have always had, together with a solid business case for doing it” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Moving 3,000 people out of shelters and into permanent housing with supports could provide a cost savings of up to $15 million per month. That is $180 million per year for as long as we need to have the COVID-19 physical distancing standards in place and based on everything we know today that will be probably for some time to come,” “Since all governments share in the cost of operating and finding these different kinds of temporary emergency shelters that are increasingly in use all governments would be the beneficiary of those savings” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I think it is very achievable and I think when you put forward the business case that accompanies the moral reasons for doing this it becomes one that the other governments should be embracing rapidly,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “In a way the pandemic hurt the soul of the city and damaged the soul of the city,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “In a way the pandemic hurt the soul of the city and damaged the soul of the city,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We want people to feel joy again,” “We’re not going be able to be completely full of joy until we’re finished with this and until restrictions are lifted from us, but there is no reason we can’t start to smile again” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Think of the time that’s taken by public health officials trying to track all of these people down, in many cases with quite frankly bogus phone numbers,” External link

guardian Monday, September 14, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We simply have to re-examine what we are doing here and find a way to maybe make more testing available and I think the first step might be to extend the hours,” External link

cp24 Monday, September 14, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “They said they went to three different places and the lineups were so long that they just didn’t get in the lineup and thus didn’t visit their loved one. I know the premier cares deeply about that and so do I,” “On the one hand we have a good news story because we are testing many thousands more people than we were before but on the other hand it is obviously not happening in a way that is convenient for those people who need the testing and I think we have to address that” External link

cp24 Monday, September 14, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Beyond how well they played. . . they also did us proud in terms of the way they represent our city every day, just their general posture, the dignity, the commitment to social justice that they demonstrated," "And I think they do Torontonians proud all the time and they certainly played their hearts out the entire series" External link

barrie Sunday, September 13, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The leadership at the construction unions acknowledged in the meeting that the violent and hateful nature symbolized by the noose is unsettling, unacceptable and deserves a robust response from the unions and associations," External link

CBC Saturday, September 12, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “The leadership at the construction unions acknowledged in the meeting that the violent and hateful nature symbolized by the noose is unsettling, unacceptable and deserves a robust response from the unions and associations,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 11, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We know that there are many homes in the city of Toronto…where self-isolating is something that is very difficult to achieve, if not impossible,” External link

simcoe Friday, September 11, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We know that there are many homes in the city of Toronto…where self-isolating is something that is very difficult to achieve, if not impossible,” External link

simcoe Friday, September 11, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We know that there are many homes in the city of Toronto…where self-isolating is something that is very difficult to achieve, if not impossible,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, September 11, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We are doing everything we can to support our local restaurant industry,” “I heard this request from the restaurant industry and took action to help allow portable heaters to safely keep CaféTO installations and patios warm, even in late October and November, to help extend the season. I want to thank City staff for working to find a way to make this possible to help restaurants as much as we can right now” External link

cknw Friday, September 11, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We are doing everything we can to support our local restaurant industry. I heard this request from the restaurant industry and took action to help allow portable heaters to safely keep CaféTO installations and patios warm, even in late October and November, to help extend the season. I want to thank City staff for working to find a way to make this possible to help restaurants as much as we can right now,” External link

680news Friday, September 11, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We are doing everything we can to support our local restaurant industry,” “I heard this request from the restaurant industry and took action to help allow portable heaters to safely keep CaféTO installations and patios warm, even in late October and November, to help extend the season. I want to thank City staff for working to find a way to make this possible to help restaurants as much as we can right now” External link

globalnews Friday, September 11, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "I went up to the Danforth about a week ago and up there they were saying that these patios on the street... it is really going to extend the season for real if you allow us to put heaters there," External link

cp24 Friday, September 11, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I think it is going to be very good news for restaurants and bars that are really struggling during the pandemic time," External link

cp24 Friday, September 11, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s going to be something that’s even brighter and even more colourful so we can do an even better job with it, and people will want to have their picture taken even more,” External link

globalnews Friday, September 11, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "We need [those governments] now to extend and enhance the support they have given, especially to smaller businesses," External link

CBC Friday, September 11, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

John Tory wrote : "While experts expect the downtown to start bouncing back once people feel safer and travel resumes that could be many months away, or even longer for business travel and tourism," External link

CBC Friday, September 11, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We don’t have the power to just order Halloween cancelled,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, September 11, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “According to Destination Toronto and their visitor surveys, the Toronto sign was one of the top three most visited attractions in the city and it is consistently ranked as one of the most ‘instagrammable’ spots in the city,” External link

cp24 Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “COVID-19 has delayed the sign’s arrival like it [has] delayed many things, but I'm glad that it will soon be here,” “And it will continue for the foreseeable future to be lit in blue each night to honor the frontline workers who helped us to get through the pandemic” External link

cp24 Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Carefully done and targeted, additional investments in businesses now will save jobs, will preserve businesses and will ultimately speed up and strengthen our recovery. That in turn will allow us to fix our public finances faster," External link

timescolonist Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory wrote : “While experts expect the downtown to start bouncing back once people feel safer and travel resumes that could be many months away, or even longer for business travel and tourism,” “The vibrancy of the downtown when staff and travellers return could be dramatically different if the hospitality, entertainment and cultural industries are decimated with the associated huge loss of jobs and investment in these sectors” External link

barrie Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory wrote : “While experts expect the downtown to start bouncing back once people feel safer and travel resumes that could be many months away, or even longer for business travel and tourism,” “The vibrancy of the downtown when staff and travellers return could be dramatically different if the hospitality, entertainment and cultural industries are decimated with the associated huge loss of jobs and investment in these sectors” External link

cp24 Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “As we embark upon the work to rebuild our city from the significant impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is fitting that installation of the new, more durable Toronto Sign is underway,” “I know when we get through this, Toronto will shine brighter, just like the sign itself. Like our iconic ‘Toronto Sign’, together, I am confident that we will rebuild a Toronto that is inclusive, dynamic and resilient” External link

680news Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We don't have the power to just order Halloween cancelled but I can tell you right now if the medical officer of health's advice to me is that I should say to parents You should not go out and you should not be handing out candy and all those kinds of things because we think that it poses a risk, especially with the numbers going up’ I wouldn’t hesitate for a second to do that," "As much as you hate to be the one that announces things that are bad news for people, we just simply have to wrestle this thing (COVID-19) to the ground" External link

barrie Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The data tells a frustrating story but I’m confident that it will ultimately lead to a change of behaviour, which is the whole idea,” “For those who hate getting a ticket, or who dislike automated speed enforcement cameras, I have a very simple message. Slow down and observe the speed limit, and you won’t find them to be a problem for you” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “we’re going to have to give it a couple of more months” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’re pleading with people in all age groups to continue to stay the course,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The bottom line is we’re going to get to the bottom of this,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We don’t have the power to just order Halloween cancelled but I can tell you right now if the medical officer of health’s advice to me is that I should say to parents ‘You should not go out and you should not be handing out candy and all those kinds of things because we think that it poses a risk, especially with the numbers going up’ I wouldn’t hesitate for a second to do that,” “As much as you hate to be the one that announces things that are bad news for people, we just simply have to wrestle this thing (COVID-19) to the ground” External link

cp24 Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Thank goodness that collision took place at a time when the patio was not occupied. It took place in the wee hours of the morning," External link

CBC Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "We did this at a time when we knew the traffic levels were also diminished because of COVID-19, and obviously I think the safety record has been good, but the safety record is something we're going to have to take a look as we reconsider the question of whether we're going to do it again next year," "I want to do it again next year. The restaurant and bar business is struggling," External link

CBC Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “The bottom line is we’re going to get to the bottom of this,” External link

simcoe Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We’re pleading with people in all age groups to continue to stay the course,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “The bottom line is we’re going to get to the bottom of this,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

John Tory : “Was it safe from a health perspective? How much did it help business? I don’t want a six-month study on that, I want to quantify that stuff pretty quickly. And hopefully come to the conclusion we’ll be back next spring because I don’t think we’ll be finished with the after-effects of COVID even by then” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I want to thank the Government of Canada for providing this funding that helps keep Toronto residents moving by investing in modernizing, expanding and upgrading our transit and transportation infrastructure,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "These are very sobering numbers and this is a very serious problem that we collectively as a city have to come to grips with," External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Who would drive in the city near two schools at 50 km/h above the limit?" External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The data tells a frustrating story, but I'm confident that will ultimately will lead to a change in behaviour, which is the whole idea," External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "These are very sobering numbers and this is a very serious problem that we collectively as a city have to come to grips with," External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “These are very sobering numbers and this is a very serious problem that we collectively as a city have to come to grips with,” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Who would drive in the city near two schools at 50 km/h above the limit?” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The data tells a frustrating story, but I’m confident that will ultimately will lead to a change in behaviour, which is the whole idea,” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We can now see that a substantial number of cases are happening among people, sometimes very young," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The data tells a frustrating story but I’m confident that it will ultimately lead to a change of behaviour, which is the whole idea,” “For those who hate getting a ticket, or who dislike automated speed enforcement cameras, I have a very simple message. Slow down and observe the speed limit, and you won’t find them to be a problem for you” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “we’re going to have to give it a couple of more months” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The data tells a frustrating story but I am confident that ultimately it will lead to a change in behaviour, which is the whole idea,” External link

barrie Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “That person has a real problem with their driving habits to say the very least and they pose a danger to the public,” “I hope that at that household when that series of a dozen tickets arrived those people got the message that they should slow down” External link

barrie Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We can now see that a substantial number of cases are happening among people, sometimes very young," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "These are very sobering numbers and this is a very serious problem that we collectively as a city have to come to grips with," External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Who would drive in the city near two schools at 50 km/h above the limit?" External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The data tells a frustrating story, but I'm confident that will ultimately will lead to a change in behaviour, which is the whole idea," External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "These are very sobering numbers and this is a very serious problem that we collectively as a city have to come to grips with," External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The data tells a frustrating story but I am confident that ultimately it will lead to a change in behaviour, which is the whole idea,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “That person has a real problem with their driving habits to say the very least and they pose a danger to the public,” “I hope that at that household when that series of a dozen tickets arrived those people got the message that they should slow down” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Twelve tickets for the same vehicle in one month — now that person, or whoever is driving that car, has a real problem with their driving habits to say the very least," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We can now see that a substantial number of cases are happening among people, sometimes very young," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 8, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We know the importance of music venues in our city – that’s why we have taken action to help provide property tax relief for these sites to help them remain viable,” External link

barrie Tuesday, September 8, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The requirement for shelter clients to wear masks in the shelters' common areas is just one more measure that we can take to protect people experiencing homelessness that also helps to protect everyone in Toronto," External link

CBC Saturday, September 5, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I support it entirely as being the right thing to do,” External link

cp24 Saturday, September 5, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I am committed to working with all of the partners in the construction industry -companies, unions and associations - to make sure this issue is visibly and effectively addressed so that racism of all kinds, and in particular anti-Black racism is eradicated,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 4, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “As I have said throughout, I will abide first and foremost by the advice of the medical officer of health and her experts and the other experts we rely on,” “We have to be mindful of the economy and the impact that a bad economy has, and businesses failing and so on has on peoples’ health” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “As I have said throughout, I will abide first and foremost by the advice of the medical officer of health and her experts and the other experts we rely on,” External link

simcoe Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “As I have said throughout, I will abide first and foremost by the advice of the medical officer of health and her experts and the other experts we rely on,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 3, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "All of these plans are focused on making sure we minimize the resurgence as much as possible," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This is something that is going to improve police accountability… and we’ve had lots of evidence presented to us at the police board as well to the effect that it’s going to be very efficient,” External link

cp24 Monday, August 31, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This is something that is going to improve police accountability… and we’ve had lots of evidence presented to us at the police board as well to the effect that it’s going to be very efficient,” External link

cp24 Monday, August 31, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I want to thank Mr. Leary and all TTC employees for working with the City of Toronto to keep transit operating during the pandemic," External link

CBC Saturday, August 29, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “The unprecedented ridership drop was no fault of the TTC and I’m proud to have secured hundreds of millions from the Federal and Provincial governments to help protect our transit system,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 28, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I want to thank Mr. Leary and all TTC employees for working with the City of Toronto to keep transit operating during the pandemic. The unprecedented ridership drop was no fault of the TTC and I'm proud to have secured hundreds of millions from the federal and provincial governments to help protect our transit system," External link

cp24 Friday, August 28, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Our parks, sports fields and other outdoor recreation amenities are so important to residents — they are the hearts of so many neighbourhoods across the city,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Our parks, sports fields and other outdoor recreation amenities are so important to residents – they are the hearts of so many neighbourhoods across the city,” External link

cp24 Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "This is good news for Toronto residents and a step in the right direction when it comes to regulating short-term rentals and maintaining the peace and quiet of our neighbourhoods," External link

CBC Wednesday, August 26, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We know many residents who were required to stay home or were working from home were not able to use the TTC monthly passes they purchased for the months of March and April,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, August 22, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "Any form of harm towards a place of worship and those who visit these places is very concerning to me," "People who frequent places of worship, such as the Masjid, gather for prayer and in peace. Stroking fear through acts of destruction are contrary to our city's values and beliefs and can have lasting impacts on the communities that rely on them" External link

wrcbtv Saturday, August 22, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “The proportion of cases among those who are less than 19 years of age and those 20 to 29 years of age has increased significantly in the last few weeks,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, August 21, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The proportion of cases among those who are less than 19 years of age and those 20 to 29 years of age has increased significantly in the last few weeks,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, August 21, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We know many residents who were required to stay home or were working from home were not able to use the TTC monthly passes they purchased for the months of March and April,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 21, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We know many residents who were required to stay home or were working from home were not able to use the TTC monthly passes they purchased for the months of March and April,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 21, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We know many residents who were required to stay home or were working from home were not able to use the TTC monthly passes they purchased for the months of March and April,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 21, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The pandemic has shown us more so than ever the importance of investing on a continuing basis in the arts and culture," External link

CBC Friday, August 21, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "the equivalent of 10,500 full-time jobs," External link

CBC Friday, August 21, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We are in discussions with our own public health people, we’re in discussions with the province about how we can do that because in the end we can’t just accept the fact that live music venues should just remain closed indefinitely,” External link

cp24 Thursday, August 20, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Young people are of the view that they are invincible from the virus,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Right now, I’m not sure they’re watching all-news programs and they have to be reached in a different way,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Young people are of the view that they are invincible from the virus,” External link

680news Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Right now, I’m not sure they’re watching all-news programs and they have to be reached in a different way,” External link

680news Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “In the most recent two weeks, the average age of COVID-19 cases was 39 years old, compared to 52 years overall for the entire pandemic outbreak,” External link

simcoe Thursday, August 20, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I know young people feel immortal and invincible — I can remember those days — but I urge them to be cautious and to keep following the public health advice because it applies to them, just as it applies to everyone else,” External link

simcoe Thursday, August 20, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “In the most recent two weeks, the average age of COVID-19 cases was 39 years old, compared to 52 years overall for the entire pandemic outbreak,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, August 20, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I know young people feel immortal and invincible — I can remember those days — but I urge them to be cautious and to keep following the public health advice because it applies to them, just as it applies to everyone else,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, August 20, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “In the most recent two weeks, the average age of COVID cases was 39 years old compared to 52 years overall for the entire pandemic outbreak,” External link

cp24 Thursday, August 20, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I know young people feel immortal and invincible, I can remember those days, but I urge them to be cautious and to keep following the public health advice because it applies to them just like it applies to everyone else,” External link

cp24 Thursday, August 20, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I know young people feel immortal and invincible – I can remember those days – but I urge them to be cautious and to keep following the public health advice because it applies to them just as it applies to everybody else,” External link

barrie Wednesday, August 19, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I know no young person would want to bring the virus home … but that is the situation we're worried about," "I know young people feel immortal and invincible… but I urge them to be cautious and to keep following the public health advice because it applies to them just as it applies to everybody else" External link

CBC Wednesday, August 19, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I am very proud of the fact that we are prepared to pilot things, all kinds of things, and then look at the results. People are critical of that sometimes but I think it is the proper way to make decisions,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, August 19, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I thank the Premier for continuing to push this project forward,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I thank the Premier for continuing to push this project forward,” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, August 18, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “We are going to identify the reforms, make them, and then transfer the money when we transfer the responsibility,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, August 18, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We are substantially ramping up the degree of assistance that is on site, the degree of security, and the number of police patrols because we recognize that we have two important responsibilities, both of which I take very seriously: to keep neighbourhoods safe, stable and secure and to make sure we look after our most vulnerable populations," "I continue to raise residents' concerns with staff to make sure that the city is doing everything it can to respond and deliver results. I will not for one moment let up on my efforts as Mayor to both care for our most vulnerable populations and maintain safe, secure neighbourhoods. We will work together to achieve both" External link

CBC Sunday, August 16, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "We are substantially ramping up the degree of assistance that is on site, the degree of security, and the number of police patrols because we recognize that we have two important responsibilities, both of which I take very seriously: to keep neighbourhoods safe, stable and secure and to make sure we look after our most vulnerable populations," "I continue to raise residents' concerns with staff to make sure that the city is doing everything it can to respond and deliver results. I will not for one moment let up on my efforts as Mayor to both care for our most vulnerable populations and maintain safe, secure neighbourhoods. We will work together to achieve both" External link

CBC Saturday, August 15, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I’m not going to pass any comment on the establishment involved,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 14, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I’m not going to pass any comment on the establishment involved,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 14, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “There is a special obligation on everybody now operating these kind of establishments...to follow the rules,” “I think those that don’t follow the rules and flagrantly disregard them, if that is found to be true for anybody, should be severely punished and to me that would include, if it was possible under the law, to have an institution like this closed down” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 14, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “non-specific in the sense that they haven’t said, as of yet, ‘We want this community centre or that space,’” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 14, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “non-specific in the sense that they haven’t said, as of yet, ‘We want this community centre or that space,’” External link

simcoe Friday, August 14, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “non-specific in the sense that they haven’t said, as of yet, ‘We want this community centre or that space,’” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 14, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "It does come from reserve funds, which are there for a purpose, but as people have pointed out, if it is a rainy day fund, it is raining pretty hard," External link

barrie Friday, August 14, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "It does come from reserve funds, which are there for a purpose, but as people have pointed out, if it is a rainy day fund, it is raining pretty hard," External link

cp24 Friday, August 14, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "We want to, on one hand, make sure that people are kept safe and that these kind of scary incidents don't happen. But on the other hand, that people are allowed to live their lives and to enjoy themselves without an oppressive, enforcement presence," External link

9news Friday, August 14, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “His story, both here and in the United States, helped to propel the abolitionist movement,” External link

globalnews Friday, August 14, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We want to, on one hand, make sure that people are kept safe and that these kind of scary incidents don’t happen but on the other hand, that people are allowed to live their lives and to enjoy themselves without an oppressive, enforcement presence,” External link

foxnews Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “The preliminary reports from city staff and just taking a look at it within the context of what we had asked for is that it will help our transit system and go a very long way toward helping our operating budget for city services which was heading toward a very significant deficit,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The fact that the transit funding we will receive is based on ridership is crucial for our city and the TTC as the operators of by far the biggest transit system in Ontario and in the country,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “What we had going just a few weeks ago was what amounted to a four-alarm fire in terms of the impact that COVID-19 has had on our finances and we called the people we needed to call to get that help in fighting that fire, namely the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada and they have responded to many discussions we’ve had over time,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “All of those people we have been directly involved with in all of these discussions over several months and I’m glad that we are seeing it come to fruition now,” “We know that what is happening today and in the coming weeks is going to go a long way to resolving the issues that we have been bringing to public attention” External link

cp24 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We've been fighting for this funding to protect our TTC and our city services in the wake of this pandemic," External link

CBC Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “COVID-19 has taught us many lessons. A major takeaway for our city, and I’m sure for our province and for other communities, is the need for more long-term care beds. Some of our city’s most vulnerable, frail seniors were heavily impacted upon at the start of the pandemic,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We are going to identify the reforms, make them, and then transfer the money when we transfer the responsibility,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, August 11, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I am determined to see that these kinds of measures and all of these different investments we will continue to make and to expand and bring about real change starting now and continuing as we move forward,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We can’t be as proud of the lack of representation of people from those very same Black communities in the management, professional and ownership ranks of the music industry here in Toronto,” External link

globalnews Monday, August 10, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’ve had great success with a program like this for young, Black people in the film industry,” External link

globalnews Monday, August 10, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This total commitment of $2 million over four years starting this year will support initiatives aligned with Advance’s four pillars of action: research, advocacy and government partnerships, mentorship and education, community outreach, and business development and entrepreneurship,” External link

cp24 Monday, August 10, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This isn’t right, it isn’t fair and it actually makes no sense to see the talent and the passion for music present in our Black communities, talent that is globally recognized, but not to see people from those very same communities assuming leadership roles in the ownership and management of Toronto music industry,” External link

cp24 Monday, August 10, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Мэри Миллер ) : "The police service has acknowledged that trust has been broken between the police, Dafonte Miller and the broader community," External link

CBC Saturday, August 8, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “My office has reached out to the Minister of Labour's office and asked them to make sure clear direction is sent to the construction industry as soon as possible and that they consider additional inspections,” External link

ctvnews Friday, August 7, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

John Tory said ( about Services Board ) : “this is an important step towards repairing trust, greater accountability and the reform that the police service and the police services board has committed to” “We know that further action is needed and I know Interim Chief Ramer is committed to working with the Police Services Board and Council on important efforts to continue to modernize the service,” External link

ctvnews Friday, August 7, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “My office has reached out to the Minister of Labour's office and asked them to make sure clear direction is sent to the construction industry as soon as possible and that they consider additional inspections,” External link

ctvnews Friday, August 7, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

John Tory said ( about Мэри Миллер ) : "The police service has acknowledged that trust has been broken between the police, Dafonte Miller and the broader community," External link

CBC Thursday, August 6, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “A phased approach to reopening child care programs is the right move,” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, August 4, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "I will just say they're an uphill struggle because it is clearly spelled out as an area of provincial jurisdiction, then you have to make a court application," External link

cp24 Sunday, August 2, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We cannot have thousands or hundreds of people put out of their homes at this stage of the game," External link

cp24 Sunday, August 2, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The data presented today demonstrates that racialized populations and low-income groups in our city are more at risk of contracting the virus and highlights the inequities that unfortunately continue to exist in our city," "Although this information is troubling to hear... having it put before us in stark terms is better for us in our response and in the long term" External link

barrie Friday, July 31, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "The data presented today demonstrates that racialized populations and low-income groups in our city are more at risk of contracting the virus and highlights the inequities that unfortunately continue to exist in our city," "Although this information is troubling to hear... having it put before us in stark terms is better for us in our response and in the long term" External link

cp24 Friday, July 31, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "In this city there are 7,000 of those kinds of places where people can eat and drink, and the safer you can be, the better everybody will be and the less chance that there is spread," External link

simcoe Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory wrote : “According to our health officials, these establishments present a high level of risk of transmission of the COVID-19 virus; all the factors known to be associated with high risk are present — close, prolonged contact with many other people in a closed environment,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This measure for masks and face coverings in common areas in apartments and condos was strongly recommended by our public health professionals,” “Many buildings have already done this voluntarily but we have heard from tenants and condo dwellers asking for this measure to be mandated” External link

globalnews Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "After the actions of city council this morning, in the common areas of apartment and condo buildings people are asked [and] in fact required to wear a mask," "This is just out of consideration for the people that you are coming and going and seeing in all of these places including now in common areas of apartments and condo buildings" External link

CBC Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We are moving into Stage 3 because we have made progress stopping the spread of COVID-19 and that is thanks to the businesses ... that are re-opening," "I cannot stress enough that COVID-19 is still here. COVID-19 does not take a summer vacation" External link

CBC Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "After the actions of city council this morning, in the common areas of apartment and condo buildings people are asked [and] in fact required to wear a mask," "This is just out of consideration for the people that you are coming and going and seeing in all of these places including now in common areas of apartments and condo buildings" External link

CBC Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We are moving into stage 3 because we have made progress stopping the spread of COVID-19 and that is thanks to the businesses ... that are re-opening," "I cannot stress enough that COVID-19 is still here. COVID-19 does not take a summer vacation" External link

CBC Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s one thing to get to a better place. It’s another thing to stay there,” External link

680news Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We are moving forward into Stage 3 thanks to the hard work and sacrifice of Toronto residents, especially our frontline workers, and businesses," External link

simcoe Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “The hard work really begins now,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s going to involve continued effort on the part of individual people to make sure that we, together, keep wrestling this thing to the ground and keep it there,” External link

simcoe Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "It seems like a long way from the scary days of the winter when we were having our meetings at the beginning of the pandemic and hearing numbers that were almost incomprehensible, in terms of case counts and also projections as to how many people could lose their lives or become ill," External link

cp24 Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "It's taken a long time and a lot of sacrifice but I think it's also fair to say now the really hard work begins because when you get down to the stage where you have one new case on a given day, which was the case yesterday, there's only one direction to go and you don't want to go in that direction but there is only one direction," External link

cp24 Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Now the hard work really begins,” External link

cknw Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’ve just got to stay vigilant and making sure we continue to follow the public health advice in light of the new freedoms granted by Stage 3 is going to be crucially important” “COVID-19 doesn’t go away just because we’re in Stage 3,” External link

cknw Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’ve been trying to move as a city to get everything ready for Stage 3 so that means having detailed guidelines worked out for restaurants and other organizations that will be affected by this,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, July 29, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “undermine the rights of tenants to a fair hearing,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "These measures will save lives and will help us control the spread of COVID-19," External link

barrie Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I know Premier Ford is just as concerned as I am, and as we all are, about a second wave and the disastrous impact that a return to a more stringent lockdown would have on the health of our residents and on the restart of the Ontario economy," "We've seen in other jurisdictions that further reopening can lead to increased outbreaks of COVID-19 and growing case count numbers and we do not want to go in that direction. We have been working collaboratively with the province to strike that balance" External link

barrie Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "This is the beginning of the RapidTO network which will help our transit system recover from the impacts of COVID-19 as quickly as possible and ensure that the TTC continues to be a critical part of rebuilding our economy," External link

CBC Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:38:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “undermine the rights of tenants to a fair hearing,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "These measures will save lives and will help us control the spread of COVID-19," External link

cp24 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I know Premier Ford is just as concerned as I am, and as we all are, about a second wave and the disastrous impact that a return to a more stringent lockdown would have on the health of our residents and on the restart of the Ontario economy," "We've seen in other jurisdictions that further reopening can lead to increased outbreaks of COVID-19 and growing case count numbers and we do not want to go in that direction. We have been working collaboratively with the province to strike that balance" External link

cp24 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “We had quite a discussion about [this issue] at our sort of emergency command table,” External link

barrie Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I think we'll get a significant amount of money and that should go a long way to looking after the problem.... But until we have those exact numbers it's hard to know what the impact will be, other than to say it will be very positive," External link

simcoe Monday, July 27, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I think we'll get a significant amount of money and that should go a long way to looking after the problem.... But until we have those exact numbers it's hard to know what the impact will be, other than to say it will be very positive," External link

simcoe Monday, July 27, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I think we'll get a significant amount of money and that should go a long way to looking after the problem.... But until we have those exact numbers it's hard to know what the impact will be, other than to say it will be very positive," External link

simcoe Monday, July 27, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We do not want to go backwards and we do not want a catastrophic second wave of this virus,” “The last thing we want is for Toronto to re-open and then within a very short period of time, perhaps weeks, shut down again. The businesses cannot afford this, the governments cannot afford this and residents don’t want this” External link

simcoe Monday, July 27, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We do not want to go backwards and we do not want a catastrophic second wave of this virus,” “The last thing we want is for Toronto to re-open and then within a very short period of time, perhaps weeks, shut down again. The businesses cannot afford this, the governments cannot afford this and residents don’t want this” External link

simcoe Monday, July 27, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We will get a significant amount of money and should go a long way toward [Toronto's] $1.3 billion problem," External link

ctvnews Monday, July 27, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We do not want to go backwards and we do not want a catastrophic second wave of this virus,” “The last thing we want is for Toronto to re-open and then within a very short period of time, perhaps weeks, shut down again. The businesses cannot afford this, the governments cannot afford this and residents don’t want this” External link

TorontoStar Monday, July 27, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We will get a significant amount of money and should go a long way toward [Toronto's] $1.3 billion problem," External link

barrie Monday, July 27, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “My authority, even during the emergency, only extends to things the city council itself could do during times when it is meeting,” “I don’t have some magical powers, I wish sometimes that I did” External link

cp24 Monday, July 27, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Last time they tried to storm the building,” External link

cp24 Monday, July 27, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We have to proceed forward with all the business we’re doing and it’s a free country, thank goodness, where they can protest if they wish,” External link

cp24 Monday, July 27, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I am proud to announce these new initiatives which directly impact our Black creative community and will help provide opportunities for Black artists in our city," External link

CBC Friday, July 24, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We have heard clearly from the Black community that the career pathways available to Black youth in the creative sector are at risk due to the pandemic,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 24, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Council made it clear to Metrolinx in 2018 that this land should be designated for a combined community hub. I stand firmly behind that objective," External link

simcoe Friday, July 24, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "Council made it clear to Metrolinx in 2018 that this land should be designated for a combined community hub. I stand firmly behind that objective," External link

simcoe Friday, July 24, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “You are people that come and engage in violent activity in front of my home. Violent activity in front of my home. Alright here we go,” External link

cp24 Thursday, July 23, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “You are people that come and engage in violent activity in front of my home,” External link

globalnews Thursday, July 23, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I’ve had the courtesy to listen to you and to listen to your remarks and why don’t you let me finish my remarks here and perhaps we can talk about that,” External link

globalnews Thursday, July 23, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We were hesitant to move on private property because it’s better if people who own that private property do that, and also because our legislative options are slightly more limited,” External link

simcoe Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I believe implementing these rules in buildings will help residents protect each other from the spread of COVID-19, especially when you take into account the number of Torontonians who live in residential apartment buildings,” External link

simcoe Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We were hesitant to move on private property because it’s better if people who own that private property do that, and also because our legislative options are slightly more limited,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I believe implementing these rules in buildings will help residents protect each other from the spread of COVID-19, especially when you take into account the number of Torontonians who live in residential apartment buildings,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We were hesitant to move on private property because it’s better if people who own that private property do that, and also because our legislative options are slightly more limited,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I believe implementing these rules in buildings will help residents protect each other from the spread of COVID-19, especially when you take into account the number of Torontonians who live in residential apartment buildings,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We were hesitant to move on private property because it’s better if people who own that private property do that, and also because our legislative options are slightly more limited,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I believe implementing these rules in buildings will help residents protect each other from the spread of COVID-19, especially when you take into account the number of Torontonians who live in residential apartment buildings,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We were hesitant to move on private property because it’s better if people who own that private property do that, and also because our legislative options are slightly more limited,” External link

680news Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I believe implementing these rules in buildings will help residents protect each other from the spread of COVID-19, especially when you take into account the number of Torontonians who live in residential apartment buildings,” External link

680news Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Given the fact that we showed no hesitation after careful consideration and advice from public health to put a bylaw in place that deals with wearing face coverings on transit and to put a bylaw in place that deals with face coverings in public indoor spaces, that if we don’t we don’t see the kind of voluntary cooperation when it comes to private property …we’d have no hesitation to move forward and do whatever we could by way of a bylaw if that seems to be necessary,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I have had the chance over the last week or so to talk to most of the families of the people we've lost and the people who were injured, and these are good people, these are good families, and they're still hurting," "A lot of the healing has occurred, but we all know that when things heal, there are still scars that are left" External link

simcoe Thursday, July 23, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I have had the chance over the last week or so to talk to most of the families of the people we've lost and the people who were injured, and these are good people, these are good families, and they're still hurting," "A lot of the healing has occurred, but we all know that when things heal, there are still scars that are left" External link

simcoe Thursday, July 23, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “If we don’t’ get adequate cooperation then certainly we will have the opportunity to look at a bylaw in this area,” External link

cp24 Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This is a person who even afterwards it seems didn’t learn any lessons,” External link

ctvnews Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I think the idea the Crown had to keep her off social media, for I would have said five years, that was a good idea that was not taken up,” External link

ctvnews Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I have had the chance over the last week or so to talk to most of the families of the people we lost and the people who were injured and who are still healing and these are good people. These are good families and they are still hurting,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I have had the chance over the last week or so to talk to most of the families of the people we’ve lost and the people who were injured, and these are good people, these are good families, and they’re still hurting," "A lot of the healing has occurred, but we all know that when things heal, there are still scars that are left" External link

simcoe Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I have had the chance over the last week or so to talk to most of the families of the people we’ve lost and the people who were injured, and these are good people, these are good families, and they’re still hurting," "A lot of the healing has occurred, but we all know that when things heal, there are still scars that are left" External link

simcoe Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I have had the chance over the last week or so to talk to most of the families of the people we've lost and the people who were injured, and these are good people, these are good families, and they're still hurting," "A lot of the healing has occurred, but we all know that when things heal, there are still scars that are left" External link

ctvnews Wednesday, July 22, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This is a person who even afterwards it seems didn’t learn any lessons,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I think the idea the Crown had to keep her off social media, for I would have said five years, that was a good idea that was not taken up,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Considering the renaming of Dundas Street is just the beginning of the work we need to do to build a Toronto where we all belong,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Considering the renaming of Dundas Street is just the beginning of the work we need to do to build a Toronto where we all belong,” External link

680news Tuesday, July 21, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Many have not and we know this because we continue to hear concerns from tenants. This would be one more example of how people and organizations across the city are working to protect the health of our residents,” External link

barrie Tuesday, July 21, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We must not risk public health,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, July 21, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I am hopeful that the association of apartment owners will strongly encourage its members to adopt a similar policy requiring face coverings in common areas, such as the lobbies, the laundry rooms and the elevators of residential buildings,” External link

cp24 Monday, July 20, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I believe implementing these rules in buildings will help residents protect each other from the spread of COVID-19, especially when you take into account the number of Torontonians who live in residential apartment buildings,” External link

cp24 Monday, July 20, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

John Tory says ( about Doug Ford ) : “I know Premier Ford is just as concerned as I am about a second wave and the disastrous impact that a return to a more stringent lockdown would have on the health of our residents and the restart of the Ontario economy,” External link

cknw Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

John Tory wrote : “These establishments present a high level of risk of transmission of the COVID-19 virus: all of the factors known to be associated with high risk are present—close, prolonged contact with many other people in a closed environment,” “It takes only one case (perhaps asymptomatic) in a bar to infect many people, possibly equivalent to several times Toronto's average daily total” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Doug Ford ) : "I know Premier Ford is just as concerned as I am about a second wave and the disastrous impact that a return to a more stringent lockdown would have on the health of our residents and the restart of the Ontario economy," External link

CBC Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I firmly believe that for the good of the province and our city, we must continue to move forward safely, but we also must do everything we can to continue to stop the spread of COVID-19," External link

CBC Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “People are standing up, they’re talking, they start talking a bit louder when they’ve had a drink or two,” External link

cp24 Sunday, July 19, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Doug Ford ) : "I know Premier Ford is just as concerned as I am about a second wave and the disastrous impact that a return to a more stringent lockdown would have on the health of our residents and the restart of the Ontario economy," External link

CBC Sunday, July 19, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I firmly believe that for the good of the province and our city, we must continue to move forward safely, but we also must do everything we can to continue to stop the spread of COVID-19," External link

CBC Sunday, July 19, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

John Tory says ( about Doug Ford ) : “I know Premier Ford is just as concerned as I am about a second wave and the disastrous impact that a return to a more stringent lockdown would have on the health of our residents and the restart of the Ontario economy,” “We have seen in other jurisdictions that further reopening can lead to increased outbreaks of COVID-19 and growing case count numbers. We do not want to go in that direction” External link

citynews-ca Sunday, July 19, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “All governments worked well together to try to reach a positive answer on this but we all knew there was no easy answer notwithstanding the incredibly detailed protocols put forward by everyone associated with the Blue Jays and Major League Baseball,” External link

cknw Sunday, July 19, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “All governments worked well together to try to reach a positive answer on this but we all knew there was no easy answer notwithstanding the incredibly detailed protocols put forward by everyone associated with the Blue Jays and Major League Baseball,” External link

globalnews Saturday, July 18, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “All governments worked well together to try to reach a positive answer on this but we all knew there was no easy answer notwithstanding the incredibly detailed protocols put forward by everyone associated with the Blue Jays and Major League Baseball,” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, July 18, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “All governments worked well together to try to reach a positive answer on this but we all knew there was no easy answer notwithstanding the incredibly detailed protocols put forward by everyone associated with the Blue Jays and Major League Baseball,” External link

cknw Saturday, July 18, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "We will have to do community centres differently," External link

CBC Saturday, July 18, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Until we see all the fine print, as it were, it’s premature for me to declare victory,” External link

simcoe Saturday, July 18, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This is one of the most extensive protocols I’ve ever seen to keep people sage in the city of Toronto,” “They are going to actually sacrifice a lot by having themselves confined, largely when they are not out of town, to the hotel premises” External link

simcoe Saturday, July 18, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This is one of the most extensive protocols I’ve ever seen to keep people sage in the city of Toronto,” “They are going to actually sacrifice a lot by having themselves confined, largely when they are not out of town, to the hotel premises” External link

simcoe Saturday, July 18, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Please, this weekend, keep an eye on the crowd scenes and try and stay away from them. Keep your physical distance from others who are not in your circle, and please wear a face covering as often as you can,” “The more people drink the more they’re inclined to forget about the health guidelines that have been put out there. Those guidelines are not out there to spoil people from having a good time. They’re put out there to keep people well” External link

citynews-ca Friday, July 17, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "I can't say that I've read all 150 pages but I do know our medical officer of health and the provincial medical officer and the federal people have all looked at it and met about it extensively, including meetings with players," External link

cp24 Friday, July 17, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The basic routine for players will be you get off the plane at the airport, you get testing much more rigorous than is applied to any private citizen or anyone else crossing the border... you transport yourself in a private bus to the hotel, you stay in the hotel, you play the game, you get back on the bus, and you leave," External link

cp24 Friday, July 17, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This is one of the most extensive protocols I’ve ever seen to keep people safe in the city of Toronto,” External link

simcoe Friday, July 17, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This is one of the most extensive protocols I’ve ever seen to keep people safe in the city of Toronto,” “They are going to actually sacrifice a lot by having themselves confined, largely when they are not out of town, to the hotel premises” External link

globalnews Friday, July 17, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I know Premier Ford is mindful of the size and of the scale (of) transit systems in Toronto and the rest of the GTA, and the tremendous damage that has been inflicted upon those very same transit systems by the pandemic,” “I think it’s going to be a big help. We’ll know exactly how much help in the next short period of time” External link

simcoe Friday, July 17, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I know Premier Ford is mindful of the size and of the scale (of) transit systems in Toronto and the rest of the GTA, and the tremendous damage that has been inflicted upon those very same transit systems by the pandemic,” “I think it’s going to be a big help. We’ll know exactly how much help in the next short period of time” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 17, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This is one of the most extensive protocols I’ve ever seen to keep people safe in the city of Toronto,” External link

eagletribune Friday, July 17, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “You know we started talking about this in April and I understand the governments have been very busy helping other people but cities and towns are vitally important to the wellbeing of this country and to the wellbeing of its economic recovery and it is now time that this issue is addressed and addressed in a tangible way,” External link

cp24 Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Regent Park ) : "They'll still have to get a ticket and reserve a spot but we can than allow for the exposure of some of these film festivals like Inside Out LGBTQ, Regent Park film festival, so it allows local filmmakers and the community to celebrate film, to experience this, and do it for free," External link

CBC Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : "I think it was made fairly clear at the beginning that ... people who are on the outdoor patios, which were permitted, would have to seek shelter elsewhere other than piling into these establishments," External link

barrie Wednesday, July 15, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “I think it was made fairly clear at the beginning that ... people who are on the outdoor patios, which were permitted, would have to seek shelter elsewhere other than piling into these establishments,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “I think it was made fairly clear at the beginning that … people who are on the outdoor patios, which were permitted, would have to seek shelter elsewhere other than piling into these establishments,” External link

680news Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “You know we started talking about this in April and I understand the governments have been very busy helping other people but cities and towns are vitally important to the wellbeing of this country and to the wellbeing of its economic recovery and it is now time that this issue is addressed and addressed in a tangible way,” “I don’t want to get in to speculating about what will happen if we don’t get that help but it will be a choice of only two things. One is service cuts and the other is tax increases because we don’t have other options to turn to” External link

cp24 Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We are working to find savings wherever we can,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We don’t have the luxury of time, the time is now,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:56:00 PM 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%


 
Show/hide duplicate news articles.
<<10<12345678910>>>10
 
Show/hide duplicate news articles.
<<10<12345678910>>>10

Tools

Load latest edition

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

11:54:00 AM EAT

Languages Collapse menu...Expand menu...

Select your languages

af
am
ar
de
en
es
fr
ha
pt
rw
sw
all
Show additional languagesHide additional languages

Interface:

Legend Collapse menu...Expand menu...


Quotes... Explore Relations


EMM Visual Explorer


AfricaBrief

John Tory

Last updated on 2017-09-25T22:08+0300.

About this image

sign

Quotes... Extracted quotes from

John Tory said : “I don’t think they should be either, by the way … People enrol in specific classes, (operators) are better able to keep a handle on social distancing and so on. I think we should find a way to let those kind of activities proceed subject to safety rules. We’ll see how (public health officials) sort that out” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I don’t think they should be either, by the way … People enrol in specific classes, (operators) are better able to keep a handle on social distancing and so on. I think we should find a way to let those kind of activities proceed subject to safety rules. We’ll see how (public health officials) sort that out” External link

TorontoStar Monday, October 19, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I don’t think they should be either, by the way … People enrol in specific classes, (operators) are better able to keep a handle on social distancing and so on. I think we should find a way to let those kind of activities proceed subject to safety rules. We’ll see how (public health officials) sort that out” External link

TorontoStar Monday, October 19, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “I hear, repeatedly expressed over the time of the last 10 days, great concern about the sort of so-called red zone or Stage 2 areas just in the sense that if you’ve taken all the measures that you’ve taken with respect with trying to protect kids and to keep schools open and protect people from the virus that you’re obviously going to be adopting a very cautious approach with respect to Halloween but we’ll allow the medical officer of health to issue his advice when he chooses to do so,” External link

cp24 Monday, October 19, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I don’t think they should be either, by the way … People enrol in specific classes, (operators) are better able to keep a handle on social distancing and so on. I think we should find a way to let those kind of activities proceed subject to safety rules. We’ll see how (public health officials) sort that out” External link

TorontoStar Monday, October 19, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "There has been an uptick, to say the least, in attacks of different kinds on mosques and people of the Islamic faith," External link

CBC Saturday, October 17, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “There has been an uptick, to say the least, in attacks of different kinds on mosques and people of the Islamic faith,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:58:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “I think this is exactly why you have an audit committee and an audit process, is to identify these kinds of things,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 16, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Any chance you can get to support Canadian companies, I think we should do that,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 16, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I will say that I was one that was quite outspoken in my criticism of Bombardier for the poor way in which they served us earlier on. There was a gradual trend to improvement in terms of how they delivered and manufactured the project. We are actually quite happy with the product,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 16, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Any chance you can get to support Canadian companies I think we should do that. We have an existing relationship with them,” “When you look at everything, and the commitments that they have made to do better, and the fact that there is reason to believe they can because they were doing better towards the end of the last set of streetcars, the recommendation is to go with them” External link

cp24 Friday, October 16, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “There has been an uptick, to say the least, in attacks of different kinds on mosques and people of the Islamic faith,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 16, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We wanted to have a fair chance to look at what it was doing and what it was achieving, and you can only see if there's a deterrent effect that's successful if you watch over a period of months," External link

CBC Friday, October 16, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We are working to implement every aspect of the City’s Vision Zero Road Safety Plan to make our streets safer for everyone,” External link

globalnews Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “To just say ‘Get on the next bus,’ it’s not a sensitive kind of answer to a very difficult circumstance for riders,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:44:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “It was picked because it is one of those neighbourhoods where you have a lot of streets going back into the subdivision that may be far away from transit,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “You can get on that vehicle for no additional charge and it will take you to the GO station,” “So the whole idea of it is to increase transit ridership as an attractive and convenient option for people” External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Just to say to get on the next bus is not a sensitive answer to a difficult circumstance for riders," External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The bottom line is we ended up in the right place,” “I know the premier agonized over this file” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, October 10, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Notwithstanding, this is a family time of year – it's one of the biggest family occasions – please celebrate it with the people you live under the same roof with, and not others,” External link

barrie Friday, October 9, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We're going to look at all the measures we can undertake in the short-term,” “I was telling the premier this morning that I had a report on winter patios, and I think there's a real prospect there to help find a lot of places to remain, with the winter patios, for some time to come into the colder weather” External link

barrie Friday, October 9, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I hope it can get underway in the next few days to really encourage Torontonians, as I do now, to take out and to get delivered food from restaurants,” External link

barrie Friday, October 9, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We can’t have a healthy economy without healthy people,” “So while I said earlier on that the balancing act you have to go through and considering the impact of changes that are made on business is agonizing because you know that any change you make has a negative impact on people's businesses and their way of making a living and so on, it is also the case that if we have thousands upon thousands of people getting sick or worse in the City of Toronto, we won't be able to have a healthy economy” External link

barrie Friday, October 9, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I expect there will be other measures taken of a variety today just because we have these numbers," External link

cp24 Friday, October 9, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Notwithstanding, this is a family time of year – it's one of the biggest family occasions – please celebrate it with the people you live under the same roof with, and not others,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 9, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We're going to look at all the measures we can undertake in the short-term,” “I was telling the premier this morning that I had a report on winter patios, and I think there's a real prospect there to help find a lot of places to remain, with the winter patios, for some time to come into the colder weather” External link

cp24 Friday, October 9, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I hope it can get underway in the next few days to really encourage Torontonians, as I do now, to take out and to get delivered food from restaurants,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 9, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We can’t have a healthy economy without healthy people,” “So while I said earlier on that the balancing act you have to go through and considering the impact of changes that are made on business is agonizing because you know that any change you make has a negative impact on people's businesses and their way of making a living and so on, it is also the case that if we have thousands upon thousands of people getting sick or worse in the City of Toronto, we won't be able to have a healthy economy” External link

cp24 Friday, October 9, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I expect there will be other measures taken of a variety today just because we have these numbers," External link

cp24 Friday, October 9, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory added : “I know that the suspension of these indoor recreation programs will be frustrating for those who were looking forward to these activities,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 9, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’re doing what we believe is right. We are recommending what we believe is right. All of these things fit into that category,” “We’re certainly only doing it after a very careful assessment done daily about the consequences these types of things have, because they do have consequences” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “No amount of turkey or stuffing or pumpkin pie can replace the presence of your extended family members,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 8, 2020 3:01:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "It's a real agonizing decision we have to make based on that advice and on those recommendations based on the impact it would have on business," External link

barrie Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "It's a real agonizing decision we have to make based on that advice and on those recommendations based on the impact it would have on business," External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Unfortunately, that is the advice…they’re going to come home into a setting with their parents who might be up into that age range where, you know, there’s a vulnerability there,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "It's a real agonizing decision we have to make based on that advice and on those recommendations based on the impact it would have on business," External link

barrie Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "It's a real agonizing decision we have to make based on that advice and on those recommendations based on the impact it would have on business," External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 7, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The winter services plan will start earlier this year to ensure we have the space and resources we need to act quickly once the cold weather hits," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 7, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “They have their own decision-making process and their own need to seek advice on something that we transmitted to them on Friday. I am absolutely convinced that they have been acting in good faith since that time,” “They will put it into their decision-making apparatus sooner rather than later and have some response to that” External link

barrie Monday, October 5, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “They have their own decision-making process and their own need to seek advice on something that we transmitted to them on Friday. I am absolutely convinced that they have been acting in good faith since that time,” “They will put it into their decision-making apparatus sooner rather than later and have some response to that” External link

cp24 Monday, October 5, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “You can’t just look at any one day you have to look at a trend line and the trend line has been decidedly negative especially if you look back a month,” External link

cp24 Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "We've taken all the steps we can ... within our legal authorities," External link

CBC Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Despite the ongoing pandemic, we’ve found a way to make sure Santa Claus is still coming to town. I am pleased that this tradition will continue in a way that families can safely enjoy,” External link

globalnews Friday, October 2, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “These are tough recommendations, but I believe they are necessary in order to protect seniors in our long-term care homes and students in our schools,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 2, 2020 9:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “These are tough recommendations, but I believe they are necessary in order to protect seniors in our long-term-care homes and students in our schools,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 2, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Despite the ongoing pandemic, we’ve found a way to make sure Santa Claus is still coming to town. I am pleased that this tradition will continue in a way that families can safely enjoy,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 2, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Despite the ongoing pandemic, we've found a way to make sure Santa Claus is still coming to town. I am pleased that this tradition will continue in a way that families can safely enjoy," External link

barrie Friday, October 2, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "They are not going to have a regular parade because of the obvious crowd implications," External link

barrie Friday, October 2, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’ve found a way to make sure Santa Claus is still coming to town,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 2, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’ve found a way to make sure Santa Claus is still coming to town,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 2, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Eileen de Villa ) : “This has been the subject of multiple meetings this week involving Dr. de Villa, myself and members of our senior command team,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 2, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “The program was such a success that we extended it past Labour Day and now we’ve worked with city staff to continue the program into October,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Considering the renaming of Dundas Street is just the beginning of the work we need to do to build a Toronto where we all belong,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, October 1, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Considering the renaming of Dundas Street is just the beginning of the work we need to do to build a Toronto where we all belong,” External link

680news Thursday, October 1, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I am committed to doing everything possible as a city government to help restaurants and other businesses that are hard hit by the public health measures, whatever they might be,” External link

simcoe Thursday, October 1, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I am committed to doing everything possible as a city government to help restaurants and other businesses that are hard hit by the public health measures, whatever they might be,” External link

simcoe Thursday, October 1, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "We're asking Toronto residents to recognize that the alarm bell is ringing and to take action now in their own lives that will help us to stop the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the curve again," External link

CBC Thursday, October 1, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I am committed to doing everything possible as a city government to help restaurants and other businesses that are hard hit by the public health measures, whatever they might be,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 1, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I realize that these public health measures contained in Dr. de Villa’s recommendations today and any future measures that may be necessary along with reduced hours mandated by the provincial government will have a negative impact on businesses that were struggling before and just trying to keep the lights on and keep people employed. That is why I am asking council to endorse five ways in which we can help restaurants through the resurgence and send a united message as a council representing the entire city to the provincial and federal governments about specific support they can provide,” External link

cp24 Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I’m committed to doing everything possible as a city government to help restaurants and other businesses that are hard hits,” External link

680news Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:33:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : "I realize that these public health measures ... will have a negative impact on businesses that were struggling before, trying to keep the lights on and trying to keep people employed," External link

CBC Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "A healthy economy requires healthy people," External link

CBC Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

John Tory warned : “The bottom line is as you watch this thing spread and you watch the pattern with which it spreads you want to stop it before it gets back into long-term care, for example, or you want to stop it before we have to close the schools,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, September 30, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I realize that these public health measures contained in Dr. de Villa’s recommendations today and any future measures that may be necessary along with reduced hours mandated by the provincial government will have a negative impact on businesses that were struggling before and just trying to keep the lights on and keep people employed. That is why I am asking council to endorse five ways in which we can help restaurants through the resurgence and send a united message as a council representing the entire city to the provincial and federal governments about specific support they can provide,” External link

barrie Wednesday, September 30, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory warned : “The bottom line is as you watch this thing spread and you watch the pattern with which it spreads you want to stop it before it gets back into long-term care, for example, or you want to stop it before we have to close the schools,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I realize that these public health measures contained in Dr. de Villa’s recommendations today and any future measures that may be necessary along with reduced hours mandated by the provincial government will have a negative impact on businesses that were struggling before and just trying to keep the lights on and keep people employed. That is why I am asking council to endorse five ways in which we can help restaurants through the resurgence and send a united message as a council representing the entire city to the provincial and federal governments about specific support they can provide,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We are asking Toronto residents to recognize that the alarm bell is ringing and to take action now in their own lives,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 29, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Nuit Blanche has always been about making a wide spectrum of contemporary art accessible and enjoyable for everyone, it is as much a celebration of our diversity as it is a showcase for the creativity of talented artists,” External link

680news Monday, September 28, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I hope this enforcement will ensure we are protecting employees and customers. Thankfully the vast majority of residents and businesses in our city are doing the right thing and following public health advice. We need that co-operation to continue so we can defeat this virus," External link

CBC Saturday, September 26, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I hope this enforcement will ensure we are protecting employees and customers. Thankfully the vast majority of residents and businesses in our city are doing the right thing and following public health advice. We need that cooperation to continue so we can defeat this virus," External link

CBC Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “ActiveTO has been a tremendous success. We delivered more space for physical activity, supported the overall wellbeing of Toronto residents, and helped keep people safe from virus spread – and right when we needed it most,” External link

680news Friday, September 25, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “ActiveTO has been a tremendous success. We delivered more space for physical activity, supported the overall wellbeing of Toronto residents, and helped keep people safe from virus spread – and right when we needed it most,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 25, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Jim Karygiannis ) : "Councillor Karygiannis has given a big part of his life to public service and to public life, and you're always sorry to see these things happen, but the law has to be upheld and has to be respected," External link

CBC Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "We are doing everything we can as a city government to save lives, to protect public health and to keep our economy open. We are striving hard to achieve all of these goals concurrently if we possibly can," External link

CBC Thursday, September 24, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I do think it is important that kids know Christmas is not cancelled,” “We are working on a a way to make sure Santa Claus can still come to town” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

John Tory said ( about Eileen de Villa ) : “What we are trying to do here is achieve a regime that respects all the advice we get from (Medical Officer of Health) Dr. (Eileen) de Villa and her team while at the same time allowing a degree of latitude that is quite different than what we had during the time we were in the absolute lockdown period,” External link

barrie Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We’re past the education time, we’re past the warning time, we’re onto the enforcement time,” External link

simcoe Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We’re past the education time, we’re past the warning time, we’re onto the enforcement time,” External link

simcoe Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We’re past the education time, we’re past the warning time, we’re onto the enforcement time,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

John Tory said ( about Eileen de Villa ) : “What we are trying to do here is achieve a regime that respects all the advice we get from (Medical Officer of Health) Dr. (Eileen) de Villa and her team while at the same time allowing a degree of latitude that is quite different than what we had during the time we were in the absolute lockdown period,” External link

cp24 Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : "People should count on the fact that it won't be happening because we just can't foresee a situation at the moment, even by then, where we could gather 30,000 people to watch fireworks and so forth," External link

cp24 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "If we're saying to people that large crowd scenes are not good, large gatherings are not good, being in a crowded bar scene after midnight is not good, then it hardly stands to reason that we should be having big celebrations in Nathan Phillips Square and Nuit Blanche and all of those things," External link

cp24 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Do I have to be doing this? Do I have to be going to this place? Do I have to be having these people over? And if the answer is, not really, then, don't, please" External link

wacotrib Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “If you look at the magnitude of this problem in Toronto alone, and the $1-billion of course is spread across the country, we have certainly an obligation in front of us, which I will pursue with vigour, of getting our fair share of that money. But it will be not enough,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “It is time to get much tougher, to bring the hammer down as it were, when it comes to enforcement,” External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “It is time to get much tougher, to bring the hammer down as it were, when it comes to enforcement,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 22, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “It is time to get much tougher and to bring the hammer down as it were when it comes to enforcement,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 22, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “It is one of a number of events at that time of the year that is unfortunately not going to be held,” “It's regrettable, extremely regrettable, because these are things that bring people joy and get them outside even in the colder weather, but a lot of things have changed this year” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "It is one of a number of events at that time of the year that is unfortunately not going to be held," "It's regrettable extremely because these are things that bring people joy, get them outside even in cold weather, but lots of things have changed this year" External link

CBC Monday, September 21, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It is time to get much tougher and to bring the hammer down as it were when it comes to enforcement,” External link

cp24 Monday, September 21, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It is one of a number of events at that time of the year that is unfortunately not going to be held,” “It's regrettable, extremely regrettable, because these are things that bring people joy and get them outside even in the colder weather, but a lot of things have changed this year” External link

barrie Monday, September 21, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It is time to get much tougher, to bring the hammer down as it were, when it comes to enforcement,” External link

680news Monday, September 21, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “He was an accomplished professional, he was a very accomplished athlete in his younger days and he had a very proud career in politics and public service becoming of course prime minister of Canada which so few people have done,” External link

cknw Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Now our enforcement officials will have a bigger book to throw,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, September 19, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This new and more durable Toronto sign will ensure that it continues to be part of our city’s landscape for years to come,” External link

cknw Friday, September 18, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “In the absence of any additional action being taken (by the province) with regards to masking we are going to see whether there are some things we could do legally at the city level to have an even broader adoption of face coverings, particularly in places like some further aspects of workplaces,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 18, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “In the absence of any additional action being taken (by the province) with regards to masking we are going to see whether there are some things we could do legally at the city level to have an even broader adoption of face coverings, particularly in places like some further aspects of workplaces,” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “If you think it looks much like the old one that was the idea,” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It is going to be the same place it has been for the whole time it has been here which is a place where we recognize milestones and accomplishments and sometimes things that are sad or tragic in the world. But it is a place where people can turn to and know that it is reflecting the thoughts, the spirits, the hopes and the sorrows of people in the city,” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This new and more durable Toronto sign will ensure that it continues to be part of our city’s landscape for years to come,” External link

globalnews Friday, September 18, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “If you think it looks much like the old one that was the idea,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 18, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It is going to be the same place it has been for the whole time it has been here which is a place where we recognize milestones and accomplishments and sometimes things that are sad or tragic in the world. But it is a place where people can turn to and know that it is reflecting the thoughts, the spirits, the hopes and the sorrows of people in the city,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 18, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “The best thing to do, as much as it comes as bad news… is just not to have them right now or to have something very tiny and have a big party later,” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Our medical officers of health have been very clear in saying these kinds of large events, where you get crowd scenes together involving people who don't live together, pose a risk,” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I think the city's power to issue blanket orders about particular kinds of places is limited. The province chose not to act in this area and I think I understand why,” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I do believe there is no reason you can possibly think of as to why strip clubs need to be open during a pandemic but I think the notion of trying try regulate them closed is something that is difficult to do,” “I think that the approach that we are taking, which is to look at selective enforcement, that's going to be a better approach or (will) likely be as effective as trying to ban any particular kind of place” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “The best thing to do, as much as it comes as bad news… is just not to have them right now or to have something very tiny and have a big party later,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 18, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Our medical officers of health have been very clear in saying these kinds of large events, where you get crowd scenes together involving people who don't live together, pose a risk,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 18, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I think the city's power to issue blanket orders about particular kinds of places is limited. The province chose not to act in this area and I think I understand why,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 18, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I do believe there is no reason you can possibly think of as to why strip clubs need to be open during a pandemic but I think the notion of trying try regulate them closed is something that is difficult to do,” “I think that the approach that we are taking, which is to look at selective enforcement, that's going to be a better approach or (will) likely be as effective as trying to ban any particular kind of place” External link

cp24 Friday, September 18, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “The best thing to do, as much as it comes as bad news… is just not to have them right now or to have something very tiny and have a big party later,” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Our medical officers of health have been very clear in saying these kinds of large events, where you get crowd scenes together involving people who don't live together, pose a risk,” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I think the city's power to issue blanket orders about particular kinds of places is limited. The province chose not to act in this area and I think I understand why,” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I do believe there is no reason you can possibly think of as to why strip clubs need to be open during a pandemic but I think the notion of trying try regulate them closed is something that is difficult to do,” “I think that the approach that we are taking, which is to look at selective enforcement, that's going to be a better approach or (will) likely be as effective as trying to ban any particular kind of place” External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “There are places in the province, many places where they are just not having any new cases, or maybe they are having one. But we have a problem here with the trend line. Our medical officer of health told us yesterday that the trend line is very concerning,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “We have to get the message across,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “because the stakes are so high,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "People are breaking their social circle of 10 people and they're becoming infected with COVID-19, often from these gatherings," "This puts the work that we've done over the last six months ... at risk. That's the behaviour we need to change" External link

simcoe Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : “We have to get the message across,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 16, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Simply put it is now, in the present circumstances with health-related considerations taken into account, more cost effective to build and acquire supportive housing than it is to build and operate more shelters,” “What you have here is a clear moral case to act, which we have always had, together with a solid business case for doing it” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Moving 3,000 people out of shelters and into permanent housing with supports could provide a cost savings of up to $15 million per month. That is $180 million per year for as long as we need to have the COVID-19 physical distancing standards in place and based on everything we know today that will be probably for some time to come,” “Since all governments share in the cost of operating and finding these different kinds of temporary emergency shelters that are increasingly in use all governments would be the beneficiary of those savings” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I think it is very achievable and I think when you put forward the business case that accompanies the moral reasons for doing this it becomes one that the other governments should be embracing rapidly,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “In a way the pandemic hurt the soul of the city and damaged the soul of the city,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “In a way the pandemic hurt the soul of the city and damaged the soul of the city,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We want people to feel joy again,” “We’re not going be able to be completely full of joy until we’re finished with this and until restrictions are lifted from us, but there is no reason we can’t start to smile again” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Think of the time that’s taken by public health officials trying to track all of these people down, in many cases with quite frankly bogus phone numbers,” External link

guardian Monday, September 14, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We simply have to re-examine what we are doing here and find a way to maybe make more testing available and I think the first step might be to extend the hours,” External link

cp24 Monday, September 14, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “They said they went to three different places and the lineups were so long that they just didn’t get in the lineup and thus didn’t visit their loved one. I know the premier cares deeply about that and so do I,” “On the one hand we have a good news story because we are testing many thousands more people than we were before but on the other hand it is obviously not happening in a way that is convenient for those people who need the testing and I think we have to address that” External link

cp24 Monday, September 14, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Beyond how well they played. . . they also did us proud in terms of the way they represent our city every day, just their general posture, the dignity, the commitment to social justice that they demonstrated," "And I think they do Torontonians proud all the time and they certainly played their hearts out the entire series" External link

barrie Sunday, September 13, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The leadership at the construction unions acknowledged in the meeting that the violent and hateful nature symbolized by the noose is unsettling, unacceptable and deserves a robust response from the unions and associations," External link

CBC Saturday, September 12, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “The leadership at the construction unions acknowledged in the meeting that the violent and hateful nature symbolized by the noose is unsettling, unacceptable and deserves a robust response from the unions and associations,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 11, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We know that there are many homes in the city of Toronto…where self-isolating is something that is very difficult to achieve, if not impossible,” External link

simcoe Friday, September 11, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We know that there are many homes in the city of Toronto…where self-isolating is something that is very difficult to achieve, if not impossible,” External link

simcoe Friday, September 11, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We know that there are many homes in the city of Toronto…where self-isolating is something that is very difficult to achieve, if not impossible,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, September 11, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We are doing everything we can to support our local restaurant industry,” “I heard this request from the restaurant industry and took action to help allow portable heaters to safely keep CaféTO installations and patios warm, even in late October and November, to help extend the season. I want to thank City staff for working to find a way to make this possible to help restaurants as much as we can right now” External link

cknw Friday, September 11, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We are doing everything we can to support our local restaurant industry. I heard this request from the restaurant industry and took action to help allow portable heaters to safely keep CaféTO installations and patios warm, even in late October and November, to help extend the season. I want to thank City staff for working to find a way to make this possible to help restaurants as much as we can right now,” External link

680news Friday, September 11, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We are doing everything we can to support our local restaurant industry,” “I heard this request from the restaurant industry and took action to help allow portable heaters to safely keep CaféTO installations and patios warm, even in late October and November, to help extend the season. I want to thank City staff for working to find a way to make this possible to help restaurants as much as we can right now” External link

globalnews Friday, September 11, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "I went up to the Danforth about a week ago and up there they were saying that these patios on the street... it is really going to extend the season for real if you allow us to put heaters there," External link

cp24 Friday, September 11, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I think it is going to be very good news for restaurants and bars that are really struggling during the pandemic time," External link

cp24 Friday, September 11, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s going to be something that’s even brighter and even more colourful so we can do an even better job with it, and people will want to have their picture taken even more,” External link

globalnews Friday, September 11, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "We need [those governments] now to extend and enhance the support they have given, especially to smaller businesses," External link

CBC Friday, September 11, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

John Tory wrote : "While experts expect the downtown to start bouncing back once people feel safer and travel resumes that could be many months away, or even longer for business travel and tourism," External link

CBC Friday, September 11, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We don’t have the power to just order Halloween cancelled,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, September 11, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “According to Destination Toronto and their visitor surveys, the Toronto sign was one of the top three most visited attractions in the city and it is consistently ranked as one of the most ‘instagrammable’ spots in the city,” External link

cp24 Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “COVID-19 has delayed the sign’s arrival like it [has] delayed many things, but I'm glad that it will soon be here,” “And it will continue for the foreseeable future to be lit in blue each night to honor the frontline workers who helped us to get through the pandemic” External link

cp24 Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Carefully done and targeted, additional investments in businesses now will save jobs, will preserve businesses and will ultimately speed up and strengthen our recovery. That in turn will allow us to fix our public finances faster," External link

timescolonist Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory wrote : “While experts expect the downtown to start bouncing back once people feel safer and travel resumes that could be many months away, or even longer for business travel and tourism,” “The vibrancy of the downtown when staff and travellers return could be dramatically different if the hospitality, entertainment and cultural industries are decimated with the associated huge loss of jobs and investment in these sectors” External link

barrie Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory wrote : “While experts expect the downtown to start bouncing back once people feel safer and travel resumes that could be many months away, or even longer for business travel and tourism,” “The vibrancy of the downtown when staff and travellers return could be dramatically different if the hospitality, entertainment and cultural industries are decimated with the associated huge loss of jobs and investment in these sectors” External link

cp24 Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “As we embark upon the work to rebuild our city from the significant impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is fitting that installation of the new, more durable Toronto Sign is underway,” “I know when we get through this, Toronto will shine brighter, just like the sign itself. Like our iconic ‘Toronto Sign’, together, I am confident that we will rebuild a Toronto that is inclusive, dynamic and resilient” External link

680news Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We don't have the power to just order Halloween cancelled but I can tell you right now if the medical officer of health's advice to me is that I should say to parents You should not go out and you should not be handing out candy and all those kinds of things because we think that it poses a risk, especially with the numbers going up’ I wouldn’t hesitate for a second to do that," "As much as you hate to be the one that announces things that are bad news for people, we just simply have to wrestle this thing (COVID-19) to the ground" External link

barrie Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The data tells a frustrating story but I’m confident that it will ultimately lead to a change of behaviour, which is the whole idea,” “For those who hate getting a ticket, or who dislike automated speed enforcement cameras, I have a very simple message. Slow down and observe the speed limit, and you won’t find them to be a problem for you” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “we’re going to have to give it a couple of more months” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’re pleading with people in all age groups to continue to stay the course,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The bottom line is we’re going to get to the bottom of this,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We don’t have the power to just order Halloween cancelled but I can tell you right now if the medical officer of health’s advice to me is that I should say to parents ‘You should not go out and you should not be handing out candy and all those kinds of things because we think that it poses a risk, especially with the numbers going up’ I wouldn’t hesitate for a second to do that,” “As much as you hate to be the one that announces things that are bad news for people, we just simply have to wrestle this thing (COVID-19) to the ground” External link

cp24 Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Thank goodness that collision took place at a time when the patio was not occupied. It took place in the wee hours of the morning," External link

CBC Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "We did this at a time when we knew the traffic levels were also diminished because of COVID-19, and obviously I think the safety record has been good, but the safety record is something we're going to have to take a look as we reconsider the question of whether we're going to do it again next year," "I want to do it again next year. The restaurant and bar business is struggling," External link

CBC Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “The bottom line is we’re going to get to the bottom of this,” External link

simcoe Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We’re pleading with people in all age groups to continue to stay the course,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “The bottom line is we’re going to get to the bottom of this,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

John Tory : “Was it safe from a health perspective? How much did it help business? I don’t want a six-month study on that, I want to quantify that stuff pretty quickly. And hopefully come to the conclusion we’ll be back next spring because I don’t think we’ll be finished with the after-effects of COVID even by then” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I want to thank the Government of Canada for providing this funding that helps keep Toronto residents moving by investing in modernizing, expanding and upgrading our transit and transportation infrastructure,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "These are very sobering numbers and this is a very serious problem that we collectively as a city have to come to grips with," External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Who would drive in the city near two schools at 50 km/h above the limit?" External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The data tells a frustrating story, but I'm confident that will ultimately will lead to a change in behaviour, which is the whole idea," External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "These are very sobering numbers and this is a very serious problem that we collectively as a city have to come to grips with," External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “These are very sobering numbers and this is a very serious problem that we collectively as a city have to come to grips with,” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Who would drive in the city near two schools at 50 km/h above the limit?” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The data tells a frustrating story, but I’m confident that will ultimately will lead to a change in behaviour, which is the whole idea,” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We can now see that a substantial number of cases are happening among people, sometimes very young," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The data tells a frustrating story but I’m confident that it will ultimately lead to a change of behaviour, which is the whole idea,” “For those who hate getting a ticket, or who dislike automated speed enforcement cameras, I have a very simple message. Slow down and observe the speed limit, and you won’t find them to be a problem for you” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “we’re going to have to give it a couple of more months” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The data tells a frustrating story but I am confident that ultimately it will lead to a change in behaviour, which is the whole idea,” External link

barrie Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “That person has a real problem with their driving habits to say the very least and they pose a danger to the public,” “I hope that at that household when that series of a dozen tickets arrived those people got the message that they should slow down” External link

barrie Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We can now see that a substantial number of cases are happening among people, sometimes very young," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "These are very sobering numbers and this is a very serious problem that we collectively as a city have to come to grips with," External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Who would drive in the city near two schools at 50 km/h above the limit?" External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The data tells a frustrating story, but I'm confident that will ultimately will lead to a change in behaviour, which is the whole idea," External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "These are very sobering numbers and this is a very serious problem that we collectively as a city have to come to grips with," External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The data tells a frustrating story but I am confident that ultimately it will lead to a change in behaviour, which is the whole idea,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “That person has a real problem with their driving habits to say the very least and they pose a danger to the public,” “I hope that at that household when that series of a dozen tickets arrived those people got the message that they should slow down” External link

cp24 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Twelve tickets for the same vehicle in one month — now that person, or whoever is driving that car, has a real problem with their driving habits to say the very least," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We can now see that a substantial number of cases are happening among people, sometimes very young," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 8, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We know the importance of music venues in our city – that’s why we have taken action to help provide property tax relief for these sites to help them remain viable,” External link

barrie Tuesday, September 8, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The requirement for shelter clients to wear masks in the shelters' common areas is just one more measure that we can take to protect people experiencing homelessness that also helps to protect everyone in Toronto," External link

CBC Saturday, September 5, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I support it entirely as being the right thing to do,” External link

cp24 Saturday, September 5, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I am committed to working with all of the partners in the construction industry -companies, unions and associations - to make sure this issue is visibly and effectively addressed so that racism of all kinds, and in particular anti-Black racism is eradicated,” External link

cp24 Friday, September 4, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “As I have said throughout, I will abide first and foremost by the advice of the medical officer of health and her experts and the other experts we rely on,” “We have to be mindful of the economy and the impact that a bad economy has, and businesses failing and so on has on peoples’ health” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “As I have said throughout, I will abide first and foremost by the advice of the medical officer of health and her experts and the other experts we rely on,” External link

simcoe Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “As I have said throughout, I will abide first and foremost by the advice of the medical officer of health and her experts and the other experts we rely on,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 3, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "All of these plans are focused on making sure we minimize the resurgence as much as possible," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This is something that is going to improve police accountability… and we’ve had lots of evidence presented to us at the police board as well to the effect that it’s going to be very efficient,” External link

cp24 Monday, August 31, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This is something that is going to improve police accountability… and we’ve had lots of evidence presented to us at the police board as well to the effect that it’s going to be very efficient,” External link

cp24 Monday, August 31, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I want to thank Mr. Leary and all TTC employees for working with the City of Toronto to keep transit operating during the pandemic," External link

CBC Saturday, August 29, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “The unprecedented ridership drop was no fault of the TTC and I’m proud to have secured hundreds of millions from the Federal and Provincial governments to help protect our transit system,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 28, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I want to thank Mr. Leary and all TTC employees for working with the City of Toronto to keep transit operating during the pandemic. The unprecedented ridership drop was no fault of the TTC and I'm proud to have secured hundreds of millions from the federal and provincial governments to help protect our transit system," External link

cp24 Friday, August 28, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Our parks, sports fields and other outdoor recreation amenities are so important to residents — they are the hearts of so many neighbourhoods across the city,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Our parks, sports fields and other outdoor recreation amenities are so important to residents – they are the hearts of so many neighbourhoods across the city,” External link

cp24 Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "This is good news for Toronto residents and a step in the right direction when it comes to regulating short-term rentals and maintaining the peace and quiet of our neighbourhoods," External link

CBC Wednesday, August 26, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We know many residents who were required to stay home or were working from home were not able to use the TTC monthly passes they purchased for the months of March and April,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, August 22, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "Any form of harm towards a place of worship and those who visit these places is very concerning to me," "People who frequent places of worship, such as the Masjid, gather for prayer and in peace. Stroking fear through acts of destruction are contrary to our city's values and beliefs and can have lasting impacts on the communities that rely on them" External link

wrcbtv Saturday, August 22, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “The proportion of cases among those who are less than 19 years of age and those 20 to 29 years of age has increased significantly in the last few weeks,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, August 21, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The proportion of cases among those who are less than 19 years of age and those 20 to 29 years of age has increased significantly in the last few weeks,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, August 21, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We know many residents who were required to stay home or were working from home were not able to use the TTC monthly passes they purchased for the months of March and April,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 21, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We know many residents who were required to stay home or were working from home were not able to use the TTC monthly passes they purchased for the months of March and April,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 21, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We know many residents who were required to stay home or were working from home were not able to use the TTC monthly passes they purchased for the months of March and April,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 21, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The pandemic has shown us more so than ever the importance of investing on a continuing basis in the arts and culture," External link

CBC Friday, August 21, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "the equivalent of 10,500 full-time jobs," External link

CBC Friday, August 21, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We are in discussions with our own public health people, we’re in discussions with the province about how we can do that because in the end we can’t just accept the fact that live music venues should just remain closed indefinitely,” External link

cp24 Thursday, August 20, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Young people are of the view that they are invincible from the virus,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Right now, I’m not sure they’re watching all-news programs and they have to be reached in a different way,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Young people are of the view that they are invincible from the virus,” External link

680news Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Right now, I’m not sure they’re watching all-news programs and they have to be reached in a different way,” External link

680news Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “In the most recent two weeks, the average age of COVID-19 cases was 39 years old, compared to 52 years overall for the entire pandemic outbreak,” External link

simcoe Thursday, August 20, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I know young people feel immortal and invincible — I can remember those days — but I urge them to be cautious and to keep following the public health advice because it applies to them, just as it applies to everyone else,” External link

simcoe Thursday, August 20, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “In the most recent two weeks, the average age of COVID-19 cases was 39 years old, compared to 52 years overall for the entire pandemic outbreak,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, August 20, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I know young people feel immortal and invincible — I can remember those days — but I urge them to be cautious and to keep following the public health advice because it applies to them, just as it applies to everyone else,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, August 20, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “In the most recent two weeks, the average age of COVID cases was 39 years old compared to 52 years overall for the entire pandemic outbreak,” External link

cp24 Thursday, August 20, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I know young people feel immortal and invincible, I can remember those days, but I urge them to be cautious and to keep following the public health advice because it applies to them just like it applies to everyone else,” External link

cp24 Thursday, August 20, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I know young people feel immortal and invincible – I can remember those days – but I urge them to be cautious and to keep following the public health advice because it applies to them just as it applies to everybody else,” External link

barrie Wednesday, August 19, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I know no young person would want to bring the virus home … but that is the situation we're worried about," "I know young people feel immortal and invincible… but I urge them to be cautious and to keep following the public health advice because it applies to them just as it applies to everybody else" External link

CBC Wednesday, August 19, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I am very proud of the fact that we are prepared to pilot things, all kinds of things, and then look at the results. People are critical of that sometimes but I think it is the proper way to make decisions,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, August 19, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I thank the Premier for continuing to push this project forward,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I thank the Premier for continuing to push this project forward,” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, August 18, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “We are going to identify the reforms, make them, and then transfer the money when we transfer the responsibility,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, August 18, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We are substantially ramping up the degree of assistance that is on site, the degree of security, and the number of police patrols because we recognize that we have two important responsibilities, both of which I take very seriously: to keep neighbourhoods safe, stable and secure and to make sure we look after our most vulnerable populations," "I continue to raise residents' concerns with staff to make sure that the city is doing everything it can to respond and deliver results. I will not for one moment let up on my efforts as Mayor to both care for our most vulnerable populations and maintain safe, secure neighbourhoods. We will work together to achieve both" External link

CBC Sunday, August 16, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "We are substantially ramping up the degree of assistance that is on site, the degree of security, and the number of police patrols because we recognize that we have two important responsibilities, both of which I take very seriously: to keep neighbourhoods safe, stable and secure and to make sure we look after our most vulnerable populations," "I continue to raise residents' concerns with staff to make sure that the city is doing everything it can to respond and deliver results. I will not for one moment let up on my efforts as Mayor to both care for our most vulnerable populations and maintain safe, secure neighbourhoods. We will work together to achieve both" External link

CBC Saturday, August 15, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I’m not going to pass any comment on the establishment involved,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 14, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I’m not going to pass any comment on the establishment involved,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 14, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “There is a special obligation on everybody now operating these kind of establishments...to follow the rules,” “I think those that don’t follow the rules and flagrantly disregard them, if that is found to be true for anybody, should be severely punished and to me that would include, if it was possible under the law, to have an institution like this closed down” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 14, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “non-specific in the sense that they haven’t said, as of yet, ‘We want this community centre or that space,’” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 14, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “non-specific in the sense that they haven’t said, as of yet, ‘We want this community centre or that space,’” External link

simcoe Friday, August 14, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “non-specific in the sense that they haven’t said, as of yet, ‘We want this community centre or that space,’” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 14, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "It does come from reserve funds, which are there for a purpose, but as people have pointed out, if it is a rainy day fund, it is raining pretty hard," External link

barrie Friday, August 14, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "It does come from reserve funds, which are there for a purpose, but as people have pointed out, if it is a rainy day fund, it is raining pretty hard," External link

cp24 Friday, August 14, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "We want to, on one hand, make sure that people are kept safe and that these kind of scary incidents don't happen. But on the other hand, that people are allowed to live their lives and to enjoy themselves without an oppressive, enforcement presence," External link

9news Friday, August 14, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “His story, both here and in the United States, helped to propel the abolitionist movement,” External link

globalnews Friday, August 14, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We want to, on one hand, make sure that people are kept safe and that these kind of scary incidents don’t happen but on the other hand, that people are allowed to live their lives and to enjoy themselves without an oppressive, enforcement presence,” External link

foxnews Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “The preliminary reports from city staff and just taking a look at it within the context of what we had asked for is that it will help our transit system and go a very long way toward helping our operating budget for city services which was heading toward a very significant deficit,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “The fact that the transit funding we will receive is based on ridership is crucial for our city and the TTC as the operators of by far the biggest transit system in Ontario and in the country,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “What we had going just a few weeks ago was what amounted to a four-alarm fire in terms of the impact that COVID-19 has had on our finances and we called the people we needed to call to get that help in fighting that fire, namely the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada and they have responded to many discussions we’ve had over time,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “All of those people we have been directly involved with in all of these discussions over several months and I’m glad that we are seeing it come to fruition now,” “We know that what is happening today and in the coming weeks is going to go a long way to resolving the issues that we have been bringing to public attention” External link

cp24 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We've been fighting for this funding to protect our TTC and our city services in the wake of this pandemic," External link

CBC Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “COVID-19 has taught us many lessons. A major takeaway for our city, and I’m sure for our province and for other communities, is the need for more long-term care beds. Some of our city’s most vulnerable, frail seniors were heavily impacted upon at the start of the pandemic,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We are going to identify the reforms, make them, and then transfer the money when we transfer the responsibility,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, August 11, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I am determined to see that these kinds of measures and all of these different investments we will continue to make and to expand and bring about real change starting now and continuing as we move forward,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We can’t be as proud of the lack of representation of people from those very same Black communities in the management, professional and ownership ranks of the music industry here in Toronto,” External link

globalnews Monday, August 10, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’ve had great success with a program like this for young, Black people in the film industry,” External link

globalnews Monday, August 10, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This total commitment of $2 million over four years starting this year will support initiatives aligned with Advance’s four pillars of action: research, advocacy and government partnerships, mentorship and education, community outreach, and business development and entrepreneurship,” External link

cp24 Monday, August 10, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This isn’t right, it isn’t fair and it actually makes no sense to see the talent and the passion for music present in our Black communities, talent that is globally recognized, but not to see people from those very same communities assuming leadership roles in the ownership and management of Toronto music industry,” External link

cp24 Monday, August 10, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Мэри Миллер ) : "The police service has acknowledged that trust has been broken between the police, Dafonte Miller and the broader community," External link

CBC Saturday, August 8, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “My office has reached out to the Minister of Labour's office and asked them to make sure clear direction is sent to the construction industry as soon as possible and that they consider additional inspections,” External link

ctvnews Friday, August 7, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

John Tory said ( about Services Board ) : “this is an important step towards repairing trust, greater accountability and the reform that the police service and the police services board has committed to” “We know that further action is needed and I know Interim Chief Ramer is committed to working with the Police Services Board and Council on important efforts to continue to modernize the service,” External link

ctvnews Friday, August 7, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “My office has reached out to the Minister of Labour's office and asked them to make sure clear direction is sent to the construction industry as soon as possible and that they consider additional inspections,” External link

ctvnews Friday, August 7, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

John Tory said ( about Мэри Миллер ) : "The police service has acknowledged that trust has been broken between the police, Dafonte Miller and the broader community," External link

CBC Thursday, August 6, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “A phased approach to reopening child care programs is the right move,” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, August 4, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "I will just say they're an uphill struggle because it is clearly spelled out as an area of provincial jurisdiction, then you have to make a court application," External link

cp24 Sunday, August 2, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We cannot have thousands or hundreds of people put out of their homes at this stage of the game," External link

cp24 Sunday, August 2, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The data presented today demonstrates that racialized populations and low-income groups in our city are more at risk of contracting the virus and highlights the inequities that unfortunately continue to exist in our city," "Although this information is troubling to hear... having it put before us in stark terms is better for us in our response and in the long term" External link

barrie Friday, July 31, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "The data presented today demonstrates that racialized populations and low-income groups in our city are more at risk of contracting the virus and highlights the inequities that unfortunately continue to exist in our city," "Although this information is troubling to hear... having it put before us in stark terms is better for us in our response and in the long term" External link

cp24 Friday, July 31, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "In this city there are 7,000 of those kinds of places where people can eat and drink, and the safer you can be, the better everybody will be and the less chance that there is spread," External link

simcoe Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

John Tory wrote : “According to our health officials, these establishments present a high level of risk of transmission of the COVID-19 virus; all the factors known to be associated with high risk are present — close, prolonged contact with many other people in a closed environment,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This measure for masks and face coverings in common areas in apartments and condos was strongly recommended by our public health professionals,” “Many buildings have already done this voluntarily but we have heard from tenants and condo dwellers asking for this measure to be mandated” External link

globalnews Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "After the actions of city council this morning, in the common areas of apartment and condo buildings people are asked [and] in fact required to wear a mask," "This is just out of consideration for the people that you are coming and going and seeing in all of these places including now in common areas of apartments and condo buildings" External link

CBC Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We are moving into Stage 3 because we have made progress stopping the spread of COVID-19 and that is thanks to the businesses ... that are re-opening," "I cannot stress enough that COVID-19 is still here. COVID-19 does not take a summer vacation" External link

CBC Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "After the actions of city council this morning, in the common areas of apartment and condo buildings people are asked [and] in fact required to wear a mask," "This is just out of consideration for the people that you are coming and going and seeing in all of these places including now in common areas of apartments and condo buildings" External link

CBC Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We are moving into stage 3 because we have made progress stopping the spread of COVID-19 and that is thanks to the businesses ... that are re-opening," "I cannot stress enough that COVID-19 is still here. COVID-19 does not take a summer vacation" External link

CBC Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s one thing to get to a better place. It’s another thing to stay there,” External link

680news Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We are moving forward into Stage 3 thanks to the hard work and sacrifice of Toronto residents, especially our frontline workers, and businesses," External link

simcoe Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “The hard work really begins now,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “It’s going to involve continued effort on the part of individual people to make sure that we, together, keep wrestling this thing to the ground and keep it there,” External link

simcoe Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "It seems like a long way from the scary days of the winter when we were having our meetings at the beginning of the pandemic and hearing numbers that were almost incomprehensible, in terms of case counts and also projections as to how many people could lose their lives or become ill," External link

cp24 Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "It's taken a long time and a lot of sacrifice but I think it's also fair to say now the really hard work begins because when you get down to the stage where you have one new case on a given day, which was the case yesterday, there's only one direction to go and you don't want to go in that direction but there is only one direction," External link

cp24 Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Now the hard work really begins,” External link

cknw Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’ve just got to stay vigilant and making sure we continue to follow the public health advice in light of the new freedoms granted by Stage 3 is going to be crucially important” “COVID-19 doesn’t go away just because we’re in Stage 3,” External link

cknw Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We’ve been trying to move as a city to get everything ready for Stage 3 so that means having detailed guidelines worked out for restaurants and other organizations that will be affected by this,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, July 29, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “undermine the rights of tenants to a fair hearing,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "These measures will save lives and will help us control the spread of COVID-19," External link

barrie Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I know Premier Ford is just as concerned as I am, and as we all are, about a second wave and the disastrous impact that a return to a more stringent lockdown would have on the health of our residents and on the restart of the Ontario economy," "We've seen in other jurisdictions that further reopening can lead to increased outbreaks of COVID-19 and growing case count numbers and we do not want to go in that direction. We have been working collaboratively with the province to strike that balance" External link

barrie Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "This is the beginning of the RapidTO network which will help our transit system recover from the impacts of COVID-19 as quickly as possible and ensure that the TTC continues to be a critical part of rebuilding our economy," External link

CBC Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:38:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “undermine the rights of tenants to a fair hearing,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "These measures will save lives and will help us control the spread of COVID-19," External link

cp24 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I know Premier Ford is just as concerned as I am, and as we all are, about a second wave and the disastrous impact that a return to a more stringent lockdown would have on the health of our residents and on the restart of the Ontario economy," "We've seen in other jurisdictions that further reopening can lead to increased outbreaks of COVID-19 and growing case count numbers and we do not want to go in that direction. We have been working collaboratively with the province to strike that balance" External link

cp24 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “We had quite a discussion about [this issue] at our sort of emergency command table,” External link

barrie Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I think we'll get a significant amount of money and that should go a long way to looking after the problem.... But until we have those exact numbers it's hard to know what the impact will be, other than to say it will be very positive," External link

simcoe Monday, July 27, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I think we'll get a significant amount of money and that should go a long way to looking after the problem.... But until we have those exact numbers it's hard to know what the impact will be, other than to say it will be very positive," External link

simcoe Monday, July 27, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I think we'll get a significant amount of money and that should go a long way to looking after the problem.... But until we have those exact numbers it's hard to know what the impact will be, other than to say it will be very positive," External link

simcoe Monday, July 27, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We do not want to go backwards and we do not want a catastrophic second wave of this virus,” “The last thing we want is for Toronto to re-open and then within a very short period of time, perhaps weeks, shut down again. The businesses cannot afford this, the governments cannot afford this and residents don’t want this” External link

simcoe Monday, July 27, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We do not want to go backwards and we do not want a catastrophic second wave of this virus,” “The last thing we want is for Toronto to re-open and then within a very short period of time, perhaps weeks, shut down again. The businesses cannot afford this, the governments cannot afford this and residents don’t want this” External link

simcoe Monday, July 27, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We will get a significant amount of money and should go a long way toward [Toronto's] $1.3 billion problem," External link

ctvnews Monday, July 27, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We do not want to go backwards and we do not want a catastrophic second wave of this virus,” “The last thing we want is for Toronto to re-open and then within a very short period of time, perhaps weeks, shut down again. The businesses cannot afford this, the governments cannot afford this and residents don’t want this” External link

TorontoStar Monday, July 27, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "We will get a significant amount of money and should go a long way toward [Toronto's] $1.3 billion problem," External link

barrie Monday, July 27, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “My authority, even during the emergency, only extends to things the city council itself could do during times when it is meeting,” “I don’t have some magical powers, I wish sometimes that I did” External link

cp24 Monday, July 27, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Last time they tried to storm the building,” External link

cp24 Monday, July 27, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We have to proceed forward with all the business we’re doing and it’s a free country, thank goodness, where they can protest if they wish,” External link

cp24 Monday, July 27, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I am proud to announce these new initiatives which directly impact our Black creative community and will help provide opportunities for Black artists in our city," External link

CBC Friday, July 24, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We have heard clearly from the Black community that the career pathways available to Black youth in the creative sector are at risk due to the pandemic,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 24, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "Council made it clear to Metrolinx in 2018 that this land should be designated for a combined community hub. I stand firmly behind that objective," External link

simcoe Friday, July 24, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "Council made it clear to Metrolinx in 2018 that this land should be designated for a combined community hub. I stand firmly behind that objective," External link

simcoe Friday, July 24, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “You are people that come and engage in violent activity in front of my home. Violent activity in front of my home. Alright here we go,” External link

cp24 Thursday, July 23, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “You are people that come and engage in violent activity in front of my home,” External link

globalnews Thursday, July 23, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I’ve had the courtesy to listen to you and to listen to your remarks and why don’t you let me finish my remarks here and perhaps we can talk about that,” External link

globalnews Thursday, July 23, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We were hesitant to move on private property because it’s better if people who own that private property do that, and also because our legislative options are slightly more limited,” External link

simcoe Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I believe implementing these rules in buildings will help residents protect each other from the spread of COVID-19, especially when you take into account the number of Torontonians who live in residential apartment buildings,” External link

simcoe Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We were hesitant to move on private property because it’s better if people who own that private property do that, and also because our legislative options are slightly more limited,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I believe implementing these rules in buildings will help residents protect each other from the spread of COVID-19, especially when you take into account the number of Torontonians who live in residential apartment buildings,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We were hesitant to move on private property because it’s better if people who own that private property do that, and also because our legislative options are slightly more limited,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I believe implementing these rules in buildings will help residents protect each other from the spread of COVID-19, especially when you take into account the number of Torontonians who live in residential apartment buildings,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We were hesitant to move on private property because it’s better if people who own that private property do that, and also because our legislative options are slightly more limited,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I believe implementing these rules in buildings will help residents protect each other from the spread of COVID-19, especially when you take into account the number of Torontonians who live in residential apartment buildings,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:28:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We were hesitant to move on private property because it’s better if people who own that private property do that, and also because our legislative options are slightly more limited,” External link

680news Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I believe implementing these rules in buildings will help residents protect each other from the spread of COVID-19, especially when you take into account the number of Torontonians who live in residential apartment buildings,” External link

680news Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Given the fact that we showed no hesitation after careful consideration and advice from public health to put a bylaw in place that deals with wearing face coverings on transit and to put a bylaw in place that deals with face coverings in public indoor spaces, that if we don’t we don’t see the kind of voluntary cooperation when it comes to private property …we’d have no hesitation to move forward and do whatever we could by way of a bylaw if that seems to be necessary,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I have had the chance over the last week or so to talk to most of the families of the people we've lost and the people who were injured, and these are good people, these are good families, and they're still hurting," "A lot of the healing has occurred, but we all know that when things heal, there are still scars that are left" External link

simcoe Thursday, July 23, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : "I have had the chance over the last week or so to talk to most of the families of the people we've lost and the people who were injured, and these are good people, these are good families, and they're still hurting," "A lot of the healing has occurred, but we all know that when things heal, there are still scars that are left" External link

simcoe Thursday, July 23, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “If we don’t’ get adequate cooperation then certainly we will have the opportunity to look at a bylaw in this area,” External link

cp24 Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This is a person who even afterwards it seems didn’t learn any lessons,” External link

ctvnews Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I think the idea the Crown had to keep her off social media, for I would have said five years, that was a good idea that was not taken up,” External link

ctvnews Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I have had the chance over the last week or so to talk to most of the families of the people we lost and the people who were injured and who are still healing and these are good people. These are good families and they are still hurting,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I have had the chance over the last week or so to talk to most of the families of the people we’ve lost and the people who were injured, and these are good people, these are good families, and they’re still hurting," "A lot of the healing has occurred, but we all know that when things heal, there are still scars that are left" External link

simcoe Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I have had the chance over the last week or so to talk to most of the families of the people we’ve lost and the people who were injured, and these are good people, these are good families, and they’re still hurting," "A lot of the healing has occurred, but we all know that when things heal, there are still scars that are left" External link

simcoe Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I have had the chance over the last week or so to talk to most of the families of the people we've lost and the people who were injured, and these are good people, these are good families, and they're still hurting," "A lot of the healing has occurred, but we all know that when things heal, there are still scars that are left" External link

ctvnews Wednesday, July 22, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This is a person who even afterwards it seems didn’t learn any lessons,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I think the idea the Crown had to keep her off social media, for I would have said five years, that was a good idea that was not taken up,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Considering the renaming of Dundas Street is just the beginning of the work we need to do to build a Toronto where we all belong,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Considering the renaming of Dundas Street is just the beginning of the work we need to do to build a Toronto where we all belong,” External link

680news Tuesday, July 21, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “Many have not and we know this because we continue to hear concerns from tenants. This would be one more example of how people and organizations across the city are working to protect the health of our residents,” External link

barrie Tuesday, July 21, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “We must not risk public health,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, July 21, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I am hopeful that the association of apartment owners will strongly encourage its members to adopt a similar policy requiring face coverings in common areas, such as the lobbies, the laundry rooms and the elevators of residential buildings,” External link

cp24 Monday, July 20, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “I believe implementing these rules in buildings will help residents protect each other from the spread of COVID-19, especially when you take into account the number of Torontonians who live in residential apartment buildings,” External link

cp24 Monday, July 20, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

John Tory says ( about Doug Ford ) : “I know Premier Ford is just as concerned as I am about a second wave and the disastrous impact that a return to a more stringent lockdown would have on the health of our residents and the restart of the Ontario economy,” External link

cknw Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

John Tory wrote : “These establishments present a high level of risk of transmission of the COVID-19 virus: all of the factors known to be associated with high risk are present—close, prolonged contact with many other people in a closed environment,” “It takes only one case (perhaps asymptomatic) in a bar to infect many people, possibly equivalent to several times Toronto's average daily total” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Doug Ford ) : "I know Premier Ford is just as concerned as I am about a second wave and the disastrous impact that a return to a more stringent lockdown would have on the health of our residents and the restart of the Ontario economy," External link

CBC Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I firmly believe that for the good of the province and our city, we must continue to move forward safely, but we also must do everything we can to continue to stop the spread of COVID-19," External link

CBC Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “People are standing up, they’re talking, they start talking a bit louder when they’ve had a drink or two,” External link

cp24 Sunday, July 19, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Doug Ford ) : "I know Premier Ford is just as concerned as I am about a second wave and the disastrous impact that a return to a more stringent lockdown would have on the health of our residents and the restart of the Ontario economy," External link

CBC Sunday, July 19, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "I firmly believe that for the good of the province and our city, we must continue to move forward safely, but we also must do everything we can to continue to stop the spread of COVID-19," External link

CBC Sunday, July 19, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

John Tory says ( about Doug Ford ) : “I know Premier Ford is just as concerned as I am about a second wave and the disastrous impact that a return to a more stringent lockdown would have on the health of our residents and the restart of the Ontario economy,” “We have seen in other jurisdictions that further reopening can lead to increased outbreaks of COVID-19 and growing case count numbers. We do not want to go in that direction” External link

citynews-ca Sunday, July 19, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “All governments worked well together to try to reach a positive answer on this but we all knew there was no easy answer notwithstanding the incredibly detailed protocols put forward by everyone associated with the Blue Jays and Major League Baseball,” External link

cknw Sunday, July 19, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “All governments worked well together to try to reach a positive answer on this but we all knew there was no easy answer notwithstanding the incredibly detailed protocols put forward by everyone associated with the Blue Jays and Major League Baseball,” External link

globalnews Saturday, July 18, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “All governments worked well together to try to reach a positive answer on this but we all knew there was no easy answer notwithstanding the incredibly detailed protocols put forward by everyone associated with the Blue Jays and Major League Baseball,” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, July 18, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “All governments worked well together to try to reach a positive answer on this but we all knew there was no easy answer notwithstanding the incredibly detailed protocols put forward by everyone associated with the Blue Jays and Major League Baseball,” External link

cknw Saturday, July 18, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "We will have to do community centres differently," External link

CBC Saturday, July 18, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Until we see all the fine print, as it were, it’s premature for me to declare victory,” External link

simcoe Saturday, July 18, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This is one of the most extensive protocols I’ve ever seen to keep people sage in the city of Toronto,” “They are going to actually sacrifice a lot by having themselves confined, largely when they are not out of town, to the hotel premises” External link

simcoe Saturday, July 18, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This is one of the most extensive protocols I’ve ever seen to keep people sage in the city of Toronto,” “They are going to actually sacrifice a lot by having themselves confined, largely when they are not out of town, to the hotel premises” External link

simcoe Saturday, July 18, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “Please, this weekend, keep an eye on the crowd scenes and try and stay away from them. Keep your physical distance from others who are not in your circle, and please wear a face covering as often as you can,” “The more people drink the more they’re inclined to forget about the health guidelines that have been put out there. Those guidelines are not out there to spoil people from having a good time. They’re put out there to keep people well” External link

citynews-ca Friday, July 17, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : "I can't say that I've read all 150 pages but I do know our medical officer of health and the provincial medical officer and the federal people have all looked at it and met about it extensively, including meetings with players," External link

cp24 Friday, July 17, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : "The basic routine for players will be you get off the plane at the airport, you get testing much more rigorous than is applied to any private citizen or anyone else crossing the border... you transport yourself in a private bus to the hotel, you stay in the hotel, you play the game, you get back on the bus, and you leave," External link

cp24 Friday, July 17, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “This is one of the most extensive protocols I’ve ever seen to keep people safe in the city of Toronto,” External link

simcoe Friday, July 17, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This is one of the most extensive protocols I’ve ever seen to keep people safe in the city of Toronto,” “They are going to actually sacrifice a lot by having themselves confined, largely when they are not out of town, to the hotel premises” External link

globalnews Friday, July 17, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I know Premier Ford is mindful of the size and of the scale (of) transit systems in Toronto and the rest of the GTA, and the tremendous damage that has been inflicted upon those very same transit systems by the pandemic,” “I think it’s going to be a big help. We’ll know exactly how much help in the next short period of time” External link

simcoe Friday, July 17, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “I know Premier Ford is mindful of the size and of the scale (of) transit systems in Toronto and the rest of the GTA, and the tremendous damage that has been inflicted upon those very same transit systems by the pandemic,” “I think it’s going to be a big help. We’ll know exactly how much help in the next short period of time” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 17, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “This is one of the most extensive protocols I’ve ever seen to keep people safe in the city of Toronto,” External link

eagletribune Friday, July 17, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “You know we started talking about this in April and I understand the governments have been very busy helping other people but cities and towns are vitally important to the wellbeing of this country and to the wellbeing of its economic recovery and it is now time that this issue is addressed and addressed in a tangible way,” External link

cp24 Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

John Tory said ( about Regent Park ) : "They'll still have to get a ticket and reserve a spot but we can than allow for the exposure of some of these film festivals like Inside Out LGBTQ, Regent Park film festival, so it allows local filmmakers and the community to celebrate film, to experience this, and do it for free," External link

CBC Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

John Tory told : "I think it was made fairly clear at the beginning that ... people who are on the outdoor patios, which were permitted, would have to seek shelter elsewhere other than piling into these establishments," External link

barrie Wednesday, July 15, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “I think it was made fairly clear at the beginning that ... people who are on the outdoor patios, which were permitted, would have to seek shelter elsewhere other than piling into these establishments,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

John Tory told : “I think it was made fairly clear at the beginning that … people who are on the outdoor patios, which were permitted, would have to seek shelter elsewhere other than piling into these establishments,” External link

680news Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

John Tory said : “You know we started talking about this in April and I understand the governments have been very busy helping other people but cities and towns are vitally important to the wellbeing of this country and to the wellbeing of its economic recovery and it is now time that this issue is addressed and addressed in a tangible way,” “I don’t want to get in to speculating about what will happen if we don’t get that help but it will be a choice of only two things. One is service cuts and the other is tax increases because we don’t have other options to turn to” External link

cp24 Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We are working to find savings wherever we can,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

John Tory said : “We don’t have the luxury of time, the time is now,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:56:00 PM 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%


<<10<12345678910>>>10
<<10<12345678910>>>10

Tools

Load latest edition

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

11:54:00 AM EAT


Quotes... Explore Relations


EMM Visual Explorer