Rob Ford Election

Rob Ford Asked To Leave Polling Station

CBC | Posted 10.19.2014 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford was asked to leave an advance voting location on Saturday, city staff has confirmed.​ Ford had arrived at the J.J. Piccininn...

Ex-Election Rival Makes Big Claim About Ford Campaigns

CBC | Posted 10.03.2014 | Canada Politics

David Soknacki may have dropped out of the race, but he's still criticizing Toronto's current mayor and his brother. Back in September, fo...

Rob Ford: Chemo 'Knocked The You-Know-What' Out Of Me

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.02.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he's trying to stay positive as he battles a rare and aggressive form of cancer while campaigning for a seat on ...

Rob Ford Spotted Back On Campaign Trail, Residents ‘Shocked'

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 09.27.2014 | Canada Politics

A “very friendly” Rob Ford was spotted canvassing an Etobicoke neighbourhood, days after being released from hospital following his first round of...

Will Mayoral Candidates Tone Down Attacks?

CBC | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Politics

The revelation that Rob Ford has a rare cancerous tumour may have effectively taken the Toronto mayor and the issue of his past personal behaviour...

Rob Ford Backs Out Of Two Mayoral Debates At Last Minute: Report

The Globe and Mail | Karen Howlett | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will be a no-show at two mayoral debates planned for this week, after dropping out at the 11th hour. Jeff Silverstein, Mr. F...

Ford Says OK To Drug, Alcohol Tests On One Condition

CBC | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada Politics

After already accepting and completing the ALS ice bucket challenge, Toronto mayor Rob Ford is facing another challenge this week: a drug and alcohol ...

Ford: 'You're Never Going To Catch Me Doing Anything Illegal'

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford wants you to know his crack-smoking “drunken stupor” days are “gone, finished.” The Toronto mayor made the familiar declaration at...

LIVE: Rob Ford Updates

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.01.2014 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has said he will resign to enter rehab. The Globe and Mail reports that there's another drug video. We'll be updating the news ...

Rob Ford 'Ready To Take A Break'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.01.2014 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford is taking a leave from campaigning and his duties as mayor of Toronto to get help after a second alleged crack video as well as a damning aud...

PHOTOS: This Is What The Heart Of Ford Nation Looks Like

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.18.2014 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford can make one heck of an entrance. Toronto’s embattled mayor entered the room at his re-election campaign kickoff party on Thursday with ...

Rob Ford Makes It Official

CP | Adam Miller, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Toronto’s controversial Mayor Rob Ford threw a large party _ complete with recorded music and a live band _ for the official launch of his...

Fake Toronto Election Signs Poke Fun At Rob Ford

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Politics

A series of fake election signs mocking Toronto Mayor Rob Ford have begun springing up in Toronto and are quickly drawing the attention of the media. ...

Move Over Rob Ford: How I'd Restore Civility in City Hall

David Soknacki | Posted 05.14.2014 | Canada Politics
David Soknacki

As mayor, I will move to adopt ranked ballots, a model that would help to unite our divided city by rewarding candidates with a broad appeal within the electorate. Too much of our current political discourse is spent on negativity, or pitting councillors against one another. Ranked ballots would help eliminate this rancor, fostering a more positive political environment. Ever wonder why political parties choose leaders this way? It's because ranked ballots help maintain a certain level of civility that has been AWOL from Toronto politics for quite some time.

Rob Ford's Offbeat Campaign Strategy

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada Politics

Heeeeeere's Robbie, again. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford walked into a bar during Canada’s gold medal game in men’s hockey on Sunday and was greeted w...

WATCH: Fallon Lampoons RoFo Again

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.20.2014 | Canada TV

Late-night talk show host Jimmy Fallon kicked off his second episode of The Tonight Show will the help of an old friend: Rob Ford. In Fallon’s op...

Ford Kicks Off Campaign With Misinformation

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

Controversial, bombastic Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is running for re-election in 2014 — as promised. Ford officially registered as a candidate at Ci...

Ford Officially Registers For Re-Election

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s New Year’s resolution is to win the next mayoral election. Ford was the first in line to file his nomination papers on...

Conrad Black Wants You To Know What He Thinks About Rob Ford

CBC | Posted 02.10.2014 | Canada Politics

Conrad Black appears unlikely to be putting a Rob Ford re-election sign on the lawn of his Toronto home next year. The former media mogul recently s...

Ontario Says No To Snap Election

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's Liberal government made it clear Monday it was not open to a request from embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford for a snap municipal el...

Ford 'Could Easily Get Re-Elected'

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

When Toronto police Chief Bill Blair confirmed to reporters on Thursday that he had seen the controversial video of Mayor Rob Ford, in which the mayor...

Ford Takes Swipe At Olivia Chow

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada Politics

Outspoken Toronto City Councillor Doug Ford has taken another swipe at Olivia Chow, the popular NDP MP who may challenge his brother for mayor in 2014...

Rob Ford Says Sorry

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A contrite Rob Ford finally apologized Tuesday to those who don't like the way he handled his conflict of interest situation, but said he wo...

You Pick Toronto's Top Story Of 2011

CBC | Posted 02.27.2012 | Canada

CBC Toronto viewers have chosen the death of Jack Layton and the subsequent outpouring of grief across the city and country as the top To...