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Doug Ford and John Tory

doug: She's recounting the moment she hit the threshold and decided to get into the mayor's race, according to NOW Magazine. It was after Doug Ford announced his plan to cut council in half and John Tory's tepid response was to call for a referendum instead. This is not cool. It became abundantly clear to me that Doug Ford was going to continue to interfere with the city of Toronto, says Keesmaat, who registered to run hours before the deadline. And so begins my 30-minute sit-down with Keesmaat. And that you can't really fight conservative cuts with a conservative mayor who was the leader of the conservative party for five years. ( As reported in the news.