Rob Ford Budget

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...

Rob Ford Votes Against His Own Budget

CBC | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford appears to have the votes to pass the 2013 city budget, though he'll have to wait until at least Wednesday after councillors de...

Toronto Passes Controversial Budget, Protesters Pepper Sprayed

CBC | Posted 03.18.2012 | Canada Politics

Toronto's city council passed its controversial 2012 budget on Tuesday, but some of its planned cutbacks have been dropped. Protesters tri...

An Open Letter to Mayor Ford: Don't Target the Voiceless

Sen. Art Eggleton | Posted 02.11.2012 | Canada Politics
Sen. Art Eggleton

As a former mayor and budget chief, I understand the difficulty that goes into crafting a budget and tough decisions that must be made about certain programs. However, I hope Toronto Council will reassess some of the proposed cuts in this budget, especially those that affect the most vulnerable among us.

Why Rob Ford's Weight Is a Political Issue

Ben Johnson | Posted 11.07.2011 | Canada
Ben Johnson

The fact that Toronto's mayor is fat is relevant to the debate about his competency to do his duties. Not only does his risk for heart disease and stroke call into question his ability to remain physically healthy for an entire term, I think it also speaks to a level of personal irresponsibility and short-sightedness.

Toronto: The Two-Four'd City

Patrick J. Smith | Posted 10.03.2011 | Canada
Patrick J. Smith

Toronto's Fords, mayor and councillor, may not think much of libraries, or culture or what pride means in the 21st century, but they are theatrical in a two-four box of beer kind of way. As I recall from my youth, getting "two-four'd" often left a large hangover to cope with. Can T.O. avoid this fate?

Rob Ford's Jig

Thom Vernon | Posted 10.02.2011 | Canada
Thom Vernon

Rob Ford danced into office promising to "stop the gravy train" at city hall. Problem is, he and his strategy are still dancing but there is no gravy. Now that we have seen each other in that committee room, and from behind a microphone, we must connect, strategize and resist.