Toronto City Hall gallery welcomes the new mayor

When Rob Ford walked into the council chambers at Toronto City Hall, Antionette Wassilyn fluttered her arms around her heart; she seemed star struck by the new mayor. “Oh my gosh. He’s the best Christmas present Toronto could get,” she said. “I’m just so excited to be here.”

Protesters bring anti-Ford message to new council meet and greet

First-time city councillors got a taste of what’s in store for them during the next four years at a reception at the University of Toronto Wednesday night. And if student reaction at the university is any indication, Mayor Rob Ford’s agenda will dominate the discussion.