Michael Thompson, Toronto city councillor, has been charged with sexual assault.

September 29, 2022

Michael Thompson

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CTV News reported that Michael Thompson, Toronto city councillor, has been charged with sexual assault. 

Councillor Thompson’s lawyer, Calvin Barry, said the allegations arise from an incident that took place in Muskoka July 2022.

Thompson will “vigorously” defend himself against the allegations made by two women, according to Barry.

A date of Nov. 1 has been set for a court appearance in Bracebridge.

Thompson is campaigning to keep his seat in Ward 21 Scarborough Centre. He is an active member Ottawa’s executive committee and the chair of Economic and Community Development Committee in Toronto.

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