John Tory staff affair allegedly violated Toronto’s code of conduct. HOLR has the latest.
Breaking news- it has been determined that Toronto’s Former mayor, John Tory, has violated the city’s code of conduct by engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a staff member.
This video posted by user @cp24breakingnews discusses the latest details:
Former Toronto mayor John Tory violated the city’s code of conduct by engaging in a personal relationship with a staffer, Toronto’s integrity commissioner has found. The integrity commissioner also found Tory violated the code by taking part in a council vote on Toronto’s FIFA World Cup bid because the former staffer had gone on to a job at a company involved in the matter. Tory resigned earlier this year after publicly admitting to the relationship. For more, go to CP24.com
John Tory and Emily Hillstrom
John Tory’s affair with former staff member – allegedly Emily Hillstrom- went public earlier this year after he claimed he would be resigning following his admittance. According to this article, he claimed their affair started during the pandemic and was “ended mutually by consent this year.” Tory confirmed that the affair was “a serious error in judgment.”
Now, news sources are claiming that the integrity commissioner found Tory “violated the code by taking part in a council vote on Toronto’s FIFA World Cup bid” as noted in this article. According to the commissioner, this violated the code of conduct after the staffer who was involved left city hall to work for a company helping to organize the event, as noted here.
John Tory Wife
Tory and his wife, Barbara Hackett, have been married since 1978 and in his statement earlier this year, he addressed his family by stating:
“I am deeply sorry, and I apologize unreservedly to the people of Toronto, and to all of those hurt by my actions. Most of all, I apologize to my wife, Barb, and to my family who I’ve let down more than anyone else.”
John Tory Wife Illness
Hackett was allegedly diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) in 1991.
John Tory Resignation
Tory stepped down as mayor of Toronto following the allegations.
Published by HOLR Magazine.