Rob Ford to lie in repose at Toronto City Hall

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

TORONTO – Members of the public are invited to pay their respects to Councillor Rob Ford (Ward 2 Etobicoke North) who passed away on Tuesday, March 22.

Councillor Ford will lie in repose at Toronto City Hall on Monday, March 28 and Tuesday, March 29. Lying in Repose Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W., main floor rotunda Monday, March 28, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Books of condolence are set up at City Hall as well as the East York, Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough and York Civic Centres. City Hall and the civic centres are open to the public from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends and statutory holidays.

An online book of condolence is available at

Funeral services for Councillor Ford will be held at noon on Wednesday, March 30 at St. James Cathedral, 65 Church St. (at King Street).

The procession from City Hall to the cathedral will begin on Wednesday.

The burial will be a private ceremony.

Flags at City Hall, Metro Hall and the civic centres are lowered to half mast, and will remain lowered until the end of the day on March 30. The meeting of City Council scheduled for March 30 and 31 will be rescheduled to March 31 and April 1 beginning at 9:30 a.m.

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