John Tory: Toronto mayor quits after affair with ex-staffer during pandemic

Posted on AllSides February 11th, 2023
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The mayor of Canadian city Toronto has resigned unexpectedly after admitting to a relationship with a former staff member.

John Tory's announcement came shortly after the Toronto Star newspaper reported he had an affair with the 31-year-old woman - whom he did not name.

He said the affair started during the Covid-19 pandemic and was "ended mutually by consent this year".

The 68-year-old called the relationship "a serious error in judgement."

In a statement Mr Tory said: "I am deeply sorry, and I apologise unreservedly to the people of Toronto, and to...

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