Olivia Chow Mayor

Chow, Tory Face Questions About Doug Ford's Unexpected Entry

CBC | Posted 11.14.2014 | Canada Politics

Doug Ford has yet to begin campaigning, but his two most high-profile rivals are already facing questions about how they intend to handle his unexpect...

Doug Ford, John Tory Have The Same Policies: Chow

CBC | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Politics

Toronto mayoral candidate Olivia Chow struck out at her political rivals Saturday, claiming that newly registered candidate Doug Ford and current fron...

Chow Apologizes

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.29.2014 | Canada Politics

Toronto mayoral candidate Olivia Chow has apologized for a recent campaign appearance with WWE legend The Iron Sheik, whose lewd, racist, homophobic, ...

She Smoked Pot 'A Little Bit'

CBC | Posted 05.15.2014 | Canada Politics

Olivia Chow says she smoked pot "a little bit" when she was younger, including in her early days as a Toronto school-board trustee in the mi...

Chow: Toronto Deserves Better Than Rob Ford

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.12.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Veteran left-wing politician Olivia Chow kicked off her campaign to unseat the city's infamous mayor Thursday by alluding to his numerous sc...

Rivals Waste No Time Attacking Chow

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada Politics

Olivia Chow's campaign for Toronto mayor has just begun but her opponents are wasting no time attacking her. And it seems the toughest shots aren't...

Chow 'Seriously Considering' Mayoral Run

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - New Democrat MPs from Toronto urged the Conservative government Thursday to work with Ontario to provide relief funding that would help Canad...

Chow Shoots Down Harper Rumour

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

NDP MP Olivia Chow has denied she was offered a cushy job from Prime Minister Stephen Harper that would have kept her out of the upcoming Toronto mayo...

Rob Ford Is Here to Stay

Yoni Goldstein | Posted 07.27.2013 | Canada Politics
Yoni Goldstein

Toronto might not be rid of Rob Ford for some time -- that is, it somehow seems more likely now that he could be re-elected in October 2014. Judging by radio call-in shows over the last week and a bit, the mayor has his fair share of supporters out there -- still, amazingly, even after everything. Some of them are delusional for sure -- the popular argument from the pro-Ford ranks that what the mayor does on his own time, even if it's crack cocaine, shouldn't matter is completely, utterly, stupid -- but there are a lot of people who still buy into his just a regular guy fighting for regular people like me shtick.

Rob Ford's Worst Nightmare?

CBC | Posted 01.09.2013 | Canada Politics

NDP MP Olivia Chow says she hasn't "shut the door completely" on challenging Toronto Mayor Rob Ford for the city's top job in the next municipal elect...