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Mayor Ford: Collateral Damage from the Doctrine of Collateral Attack?
I have written quite a bit about the saga surrounding the removal from office of Toronto’s Mayor, Rob Ford: see here (principally on the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act), here (principally on the City of Toronto Act) and here (an overview of why the Divisional Court should allow Ford’s appeal). Hackland J.’s decision at first […] Read more
Municipal Powers: Another Look at the Ford Case
News stories about an Ontario court striking down the City of Toronto’s ban on shark fin products (decision not yet available online), as well as a pending media engagement, led me to have another look at Hackland J.’s decision to remove Mayor Rob Ford from office earlier in the week.One of the aspects of the […] Read more