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John Tory is the new mayor of Toronto

  • John Tory is the new mayor of Toronto after winning the election against Doug Ford, the brother of the scandal-hit mayor Rob Ford, according to media reports.

    Rob Ford, whose term was hit by multiple scandals mostly linked to alcohol and cocaine consumption, was replaced by his brother in the poll after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer last month.      

    Tory won 40.3% of the vote, while Doug managed 33.7%. Olivia Chow, the third candidate in the race, came a distant third with 23.1%.

     

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