Rob Ford Conflict of Appeal Win

Twitter reaction to Mayor Rob Ford's court victory

Twitter was unsurprisingly ablaze this morning as the verdict in Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's conflict of interest appeal was made public. Reaction ranged from bewilderment to despair to outright hilarity. There was even some cogent legal analysis thrown in for good measure. Even in the absence of a media leak prior to 10:30 a.m., the actual news had already populated Twitter streams while television networks like CP24 were fumbling over the legal documents unwilling to make a call on the verdict until it had already been widely reported elsewhere.

With news that Clayton Ruby plans to ask the Supreme Court of Canada for leave to appeal the result, this story might still have legs, but for now here's a roundup of some of the best early reaction to the decision on Twitter.


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in City

It's going to feel like -3 C in Toronto this week

Toronto neighbourhood really doesn't want new homeless shelter

Toronto medical officer of health links COVID-19 surge to Thanksgiving

Someone just created a series of Toronto neighbourhood stamps

21-year-old man shot to death in Toronto LCBO parking lot after social distancing dispute

The TTC bus on Jane continues to be plagued with overcrowding

Toronto told public health interventions could take weeks to show benefits

Toronto neighbourhoods cancel candy chutes but something positive came out of all of this