Rob Ford 2014

WATCH: DoFo Gets In Screaming Match Before Debate

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Politics

It appears the Ford brothers can’t even show up to an event these days without sparking controversy. On Monday, a Toronto mayoral debate in East ...

'Ford Fest' Controversy Heats Up

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford says the "Ford Fest" barbecue he is hosting this week is not a campaign event, even if robocall invitations to the party ask Torontonians to ...

Rob Ford On Rob Ford: 'Rob Ford Is Not Going To Fail'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.17.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says after returning from rehab that a lot of people want to see him fail, but he's now "sober as a judge."For the fi...

RoFo Stays In Seat During WorldPride Standing Ovation

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.09.2014 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford was the sole member of Toronto city council not to give a standing ovation on Wednesday to the staff and organizers who worked on the WorldPr...

Legal Victory Upheld

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's highest court upheld a legal victory Tuesday for Toronto Mayor Rob Ford against a restaurant owner who had sued him for defamation...

Fact-Checking Rob Ford

CBC | Posted 07.03.2014 | Canada Politics

In his first post-rehab interview, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admits to "lying, conniving and hiding to cover up" his substance-abuse problems. ...

Ford Blames Racist, Homophobic Slurs On His 'Disease'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.02.2014 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford says an addiction "disease" that cannot be cured caused him to say and do ugly things in the past. But the Toronto mayor won't say if he w...

'Ashamed, Embarrassed And Humiliated'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford says rehab saved his life. And now Toronto's controversial mayor says he looks forward to serving Canada’s largest city for "many, many ...

Ford's Voter List Stolen By Rival: Brother

CBC | Posted 06.20.2014 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's voter list has ended up in the hands of rival mayoral candidate Karen Stintz, and the Ford campaign is calling it theft. D...

Rob Ford: I'll Be Back By Canada Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.03.2014 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he will be back on the campaign trail by Canada Day. Ford, currently at the GreeneStone Muskoka rehab facility, granted...

Doug Opens Up On When Rob Will Return

CBC | Posted 07.27.2014 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford will be back in the Toronto mayor's chair in four or five weeks, according to his brother, Coun. Doug Ford. The mayor has been a patie...

The Show Goes On Without Ford

CBC | Posted 07.26.2014 | Canada Politics

A roundtable discussion took place at city hall on Monday night involving nine people seeking to be the next mayor of Toronto. Each of the particip...

U.S. Think Tank Asks: How Did Rob Ford Happen?

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.16.2014 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - An American think-tank held a symposium Friday to explore a phenomenon that has fascinated people beyond national borders: How in blazes ...

Is Rob Ford Really In Rehab?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.07.2014 | Canada Politics

Is Rob Ford really in rehab? That's a question being asked after the troubled mayor of Canada's largest city broke his silence to a Toronto Sun col...

Ford: I'll Be Back

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.07.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is speaking out while in rehab, telling a Toronto newspaper he'll be back for this fall's municipal election and be o...

Ford Defamation Lawsuit Headed To Appeal Court

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.03.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - An Ontario judge was wrong to dismiss a defamation lawsuit against Rob Ford, a restaurant owner is arguing as he takes the case to the provi...

Ford Says He Mistakenly Voted Against Honouring Mandela, Olympians

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada Politics

Mayor Rob Ford was the lone member of Toronto city council to vote against a motion Wednesday to name a prominent street in honour of anti-apartheid l...

Ford Crack Video Prompted Flurry Of Calls: Court Docs

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Toronto police have identified a one-day flurry of communications about the so-called Rob Ford crack video after news first broke as part of...

Ford Says He's 'Not A Criminal'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The scandal-plagued mayor of Toronto says he's not a criminal and wants people to judge him on his record as he seeks re-election.Rob Ford ...

Twitter Mercilessly Mocks Ford's 'Braveheart' Comparison

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada Politics

Doug Ford thinks the so-called "Ford Nation" is ready to fight like warrior poets. The Toronto city councillor and manager of his brother's re-elec...

Doug Ford: They Were Laughing With Him, Not At Him

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Politics

They were laughing with him, not at him. That was Councillor Doug Ford's message to reporters the morning after his brother's appearance on ABC's "...

Ford To Mayors: Pick Sides In Federal Elections Or Stop Whining

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.27.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is telling Canada's big city mayors to choose sides in the next federal election or stop complaining about infrastruct...

Here's Some Photos Of Rob Ford Horsing Around

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada Politics

It's been another strange week in the life of Robert Bruce Ford. First, the mayor of Canada's largest city told a reporter he had nothing to do wit...

Ford's Drunken Stupors Are His Greatest Strength

J.J. McCullough | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpgHopefully by now we all grasp the concept that Rob Ford maintains his 47 per cent approval rating as much because of his personal flaws as in spite of them. If you're part of the Ford Nation rainbow coalition of indigent immigrants and lower-class suburban whites, chances are you see an awful lot of yourself in the man. Uncomplicated class appeal is not the only reason for Ford's popularity, of course. But it's certainly reason enough to remain bullish on the man's chances for re-election.

Ford Clearly Believes Losing Weight Will Fix EVERYTHING

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford thinks everything will work out fine — if he can just lose enough weight. The Toronto mayor has been working out pretty hard since admit...