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Fri Jan 25, 2013, 09:24 PM

Toronto's conservative mayor wins court appeal, will stay in office

Source: CBC News

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is vowing to continue with his conservative agenda at City Hall, now that a Divisional Court has rejected a removal order that would have tossed him from office.

Late Friday morning, Ford held a brief news conference in which he gave his reaction to the decision that reversed a pending removal that had been ordered by a Superior Court justice in a conflict-of-interest case.

... Clayton Ruby, one of the lawyers representing a Toronto resident who last year brought forward an application that Ford had violated the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act, said he will take the matter to the Supreme Court of Canada.

"We believe that there are serious errors of law in the judgment, and we will ask the Supreme Court of Canada for leave to appeal to that court," Ruby said Friday in a statement.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/story/2013/01/25/toronto-mayor-rob-ford-decision.html

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