ABOVE: Signs are going up across Toronto as the mayoral campaign enters the final weeks
TORONTO – Election organizers and volunteers for Toronto’s mayoral candidates wasted no time installing campaign signs on lawns across the city overnight.
Thursday is the first day municipal candidates can put up election signs outside their campaign offices.
Doug Ford was seen out on the streets of Etobicoke at the stroke of midnight along with staff members.
“My heart is beating. I’m feeling great. I can go all night,” Ford said. “I’m on about three hours sleep at night and I’m going to go full tilt right until the end of the campaign.”
Olivia Chow’s team was also witnessed installing signs in North York while John Tory’s crew began in East York.
However, Chow and Tory themselves were not seen roaming the streets.
But Tory kicked off his citywide campaign lawn sign blitz Thursday morning with the endorsement of former Ontario Liberal MPP Donna Cansfield.
There are strict rules candidates must follow when it comes to campaign signs such as they cannot be placed between a curb and sidewalk, within 15 meters of an intersection, or in the median of a roadway.