Toronto Mayor Rob Ford exits his office in Toronto, November 26, 2012.
Credits: REUTERS/MARK BLINCH
The hashtag #RobFord was trending on Twitter across Canada Monday afternoon, second to the hashtag #20ThingsIDontLike and ahead of #CyberMonday.
In tweets that ranged from the celebratory to the mournful, Torontonians took to the social media website to spread the news and share their opinions.
"They threw the book at Rob Ford. He still hasn't read it," Todd Van Allen tweeted Monday afternoon.
"At the end of the day, Rob Ford was unprepared for political office & was put there by unthoughtful voters. Time to share the blame people," Twitter user carrie posted.
News of the court ruling against the mayor also made headlines outside of Canada, with the BBC, Reuters and the Associated Press reporting on the decision.