Trump sign removed from downtown Toronto luxury hotel

Stephanie Lamy/AFP/Getty Images TORONTO — The “Trump” sign is no longer on the Trump International Hotel and Tower in downtown Toronto.Workers removed the sign from the 65-storey tower Tuesday.U.S. President Donald Trump never owned the building, but the Trump Organization ran the hotel and licensed his name to it.Toronto hotel has to pay millions to Donald Trump’s company to drop his brandProtests against opening of Vancouver Trump tower cost $105K, police estimateThe building’s owner, JCF Capital, announced a deal last month that would see the U.S. president’s name removed from the property.It’s unclear when the name will be changed, and the company’s website still lists the property as bearing the Trump name.Trump-branded properties, including a recently opened tower in Vancouver, have been the target of protesters angry about the U.S. president’s policies.Protesters demonstrate in front of the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Vancouver during the hotel’s opening day on February 28, 2017.