Toronto mayor rails against WHO warning

from CBC.ca archives | Wed, 23 Apr 2003

TORONTO - A furious Mel Lastman said Wednesday he was "shocked" at a World Health Organization advisory against travel to Toronto.

"They've never issued an advisory like this before in their history," Toronto's mayor sputtered at a press conference, adding, "I've never been so angry in my life."

"The facts of the matter do not warrant this decision at this time," added Sheela Basrur, Toronto's medical officer of health.

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Mel Lastman

Mel Lastman