Mayor of Toronto
|Mayor of Toronto|
Shield of Toronto
Flag of Toronto
|Member of||City Council|
|Reports to||City Council|
|Seat||Toronto City Hall|
(Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
|Appointer||Direct election by residents of Toronto|
|Term length||4 years|
|Inaugural holder||William Lyon Mackenzie|
|Formation||March 6, 1834|
(including $111,955 City Councillor's salary)
The office[change | change source]
The mayor is responsible for the administration of government services overseeing Toronto government departments and serves as the chairperson for meeting of Toronto City Council. The current mayor of Toronto is John Tory.
Art Eggleton is the longest-serving mayor of Toronto, serving from 1980 until 1991. No Toronto mayor has been removed from office. Toronto's 64th mayor, Rob Ford, lost a conflict of interest trial in 2012, and was ordered to vacate his position; but the ruling was stayed pending an appeal, which Ford won to remain in office.
Living former mayors[change | change source]
As of December 21, 2017 there are six living former mayors of Toronto:
- David Crombie (1972–78)
- John Sewell (1978–80)
- Art Eggleton (1980–91)
- Barbara Hall (1994–97)
- Mel Lastman (1998–2003)
- David Miller (2003–2010)
References[change | change source]
- "Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to appeal his ouster". CTV News. November 26, 2012. Retrieved 2013-02-16.
Other websites[change | change source]
- "Chronological list of Mayors of Toronto". City of Toronto.
- Maloney, Mark. "Toronto's mayors: Scoundrels, rogues and socialists". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2014-10-28.