In a city where passion and pride intertwine, Rob Ford’s love for Toronto shone brighter than the skyline itself. Today, on what would have been his 55th birthday, the city pays homage to this remarkable man by renaming Etobicoke’s Centennial Park Stadium in his honour. This gesture is a testament to Ford’s unwavering dedication to the city he called home and the people he served with unwavering commitment.

The ceremony, set to commence at 6 p.m., will be a celebration of Ford’s life and legacy. It is a fitting tribute to a man who coached high school football in this very stadium, instilling values of teamwork, perseverance, and sportsmanship in the hearts of countless young athletes. His presence on the field was a beacon of inspiration, and now, his name will forever be etched into the fabric of this iconic venue, serving as a reminder of his profound impact on the city he loved so dearly.

Event Date:

  • Date: Tuesday, May 28
  • Time: 6 p.m.
  • Location: 56 Centennial Park Rd.
  • Parking: The stadium parking lot entrance is off Centennial Park Road.

City of Toronto to rename Centennial Park Stadium after late former mayor Rob Ford