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Rob Ford spends last day as mayor recovering from chemo

Rob Ford speaks to supporters after winning his seat on city council at mayoral candidate Doug Ford's election night headquarters in Toronto on Monday, October 27, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Sunday marks the last day that Rob Ford will be mayor of Toronto.

Mayor-elect, John Tory, and the new city council will be taking the oath of office on Monday in front of the city clerk before being publicly be sworn in on Tuesday at the first meeting of council.

The mayor’s brother, former city councilor Doug Ford, tells 680News Ford is spending his last day as mayor laying low after finishing his most recent chemotherapy treatment.

“He just finished his chemo treatment and it really lays him up for a few days,” he said. “He’s just trying to stay positive and Rob’s a fighter so he’s just going to keep fighting.”

Ford will return to city council this session after being voted in as councillor for his old Ward 2 Etobicoke North.

However, there is no word on if he will be in attendance at the swearing in.

“(He’s) hoping that he’s up to making it down there,” Doug said. “I’m sure he’ll make every effort to make sure he’s there.”

Meanwhile, Tory is expected to announce this week who he has chosen as Deputy Mayor, Budget Chief and TTC Chair.