Seeking treatment for an abdominal tumor, Rob Ford says his brother will run in his place while he seeks a seat on the city council.
Ford had been complaining of abdominal pains and an exam showed a possible tumor.
The lawyer for Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says Ford will take a leave of absence to seek help for substance abuse.
Ford mistakenly tweeted that people should set their clocks an hour back instead of forward.
The city council of Toronto voted Monday to strip 44-year-old Mayor Rob Ford of most of his powers as a lawmaker.
Chris Pontius and Hamdi Salihi scored second-half goals and D.C. United beat Toronto FC 2-0 on Saturday, relegating the Reds to the worst start in MLS history at 0-8-0.
A wild game at RFK Saturday night gave way to familiar results for DC at home this year as they split the points with TFC after a 3-3 draw.