Jan. 29, 2017

John Tory - Swearing in ceremony - December 2, 2014

Mayor John Tory gave a 21-minute speech on Tuesday during his swearing-in ceremony that introduced his hero and mentor to the public. He paid tribute to his predecessors, including former deputy mayor Norm Kelly and former mayor Rob Ford.

Tory then laid out his vision and priorities for the city including delivering better transit, better housing, more jobs and an end to the “gridlock that is choking our streets.”

Below are some memorable quotes from his speech.