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Rob Ford Returning To Work

CBC | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford is going back to work at Toronto City Hall with the blessing of his medical team. 

Ford Undergoes Intensive Surgery

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Doctors have removed a cancerous tumour from Rob Ford's abdomen and the former Toronto mayor has regained consciousness after an intensive s...

Rob Ford Apologizes For Racial Slurs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.31.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford has issued yet another public apology, this time for racial slurs he used during his term as the leader of Can...

Ford: 'I Didn't Lose' To Tory

CBC | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada Politics

Coun. Rob Ford says he could have defeated Mayor John Tory at the polls last fall if he hadn't withdrawn from the race. "I didn't lose to him. I th...

Ford Skipping Remembrance Day Ceremony

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.10.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Rob Ford's office says the Toronto mayor has cancelled plans to attend the city's Remembrance Day ceremony due to his ongoing battle with ca...

'He Evokes A Sympathy That Is Unique'

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.23.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - When Toronto voters head to the polls next week, they will be choosing a successor to the county's most infamous mayor — a man known to th...

He's On The Road Again

CP | Will Campbell, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A defiant Toronto Mayor Rob Ford returned to the public spotlight Saturday, talking tough about the cancer racking his body by saying he'd t...

Rob Ford's Sudden Illness Should Remind Us to Plan for the Worst

Jane Blaufus | Posted 11.14.2014 | Canada Living
Jane Blaufus

The fallout from Rob Ford dropping out of the mayoral race is yet to be seen but there is a hidden picture which bears discussion -- the age old myth: "it might happen to you but it won't happen to me!" When an illness strikes or a death occurs it is too late to take care of many important issues.

Twitter Freaks Out Over Ford Switcheroo

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada Politics

The brothers Ford pulled a surprise switcheroo Friday, with Rob Ford dropping out of the mayoral race and his brother Doug taking his place. Reactions...

WATCH: Rob Ford.. On A See-Saw

CBC | Posted 09.26.2014 | Canada Politics

It's not every day you see two grown men bouncing on a see-saw. But on this Sunday, it was Mayor Rob Ford and his brother, Coun. Doug Ford, ta...

Former Mayor Taunts Rob Ford

CBC | Posted 09.20.2014 | Canada Politics

If you've lived in Toronto long enough, you probably know the drill. When a Lastman's Bad Boy Superstore advertisement plays on TV, it wil...

Updated Timeline Of Ford's Scandals

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.30.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Since May 2013, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been embroiled in controversy that began with published reports of a video that allegedly shows h...

Guess Who's Back

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is set to return from rehab on Monday to the intense public glare from which he has been relatively absent for two mo...

Does Rob Ford Deserve Another Chance? Torontonians Weigh In

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada Politics

Mayor Rob Ford is expected back in Toronto today. He's been away since early May to seek treatment for alcohol-related substance abuse. His tri...

These Guys Also Tried To Mount A Comeback

CBC | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Politics

The storyline in a typical political comeback often starts with wrongdoing, then moves to an admission of guilt, then an apology and then the rocky ro...

Report: 'Intoxicated' Rob Ford Met Unknown Woman After-Hours At City Hall

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.06.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford appeared intoxicated when he received an after-hours visit from a woman at his office just days before announcing he ...

Ford Taking Rehab 'Really Seriously'

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 05.31.2014 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will be back at work as early as June 30 or July 1, Coun. Doug Ford confirmed on Friday. The mayor, who checked into an Ont...

John Tory, Karen Stintz Running In Toronto

CBC | Posted 04.25.2014 | Canada Politics

Two more names will be on the list shortly to compete against Rob Ford for his job this fall: Karen Stintz and John Tory. Tory announced late Sunday...

CRACK-POW! RoFo Action Figure Sold For How Much?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.13.2014 | Canada Politics

Someone paid one hundred bucks for a custom Rob Ford action figure — mini crack pipe included. Bidding ended Thursday on eBay, where seller nuffs...

ROB FORD: THE MOVIE

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada TV

TORONTO - The antics of embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford could soon be coming to a TV or movie screen.Blue Ice Pictures has acquired the film and tele...

Rob Ford's Rollercoaster Year

CBC | Posted 02.24.2014 | Canada Politics

Since he’s admitted to smoking crack cocaine, Rob Ford has asked Toronto voters to separate what he’s done in office from what he’s done out of ...

Ford Nation Comes Out To Help

CBC | Posted 02.13.2014 | Canada Politics

Someone is looking to raise $50,000 to help Toronto Mayor Rob Ford pay his legal bills. A campaign on the crowd funding website Indiegogo alleges t...

Rob Ford Stole 'Cocaine Cowgirl' Singer's Seat At NFL Game

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Music

East Coast rocker Matt Mays was simply trying to enjoy Sunday afternoon's NFL game between the Buffalo Bills and the Atlanta Falcons when someone was ...

Ford Nation Should Stop Listening To Its Heart

Angelina Chapin | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada Politics
Angelina Chapin

There's something about Justin Trudeau with his sideways smiles, V-necks and ladies' night that reminds me of smarmy men from my past. That connection is hard to break, even though as a friend recently pointed out, he's probably the politician who best reflects my views. As with our personal relationships, we are often blind to our favourite politicians' faults. We defend them when others bring up their shortcomings -- "You don't know the real Barack!" -- rather than accept the facts. That's why it stung so much when I recently read a piece in the Globe and Mail titled "From messiah to lame duck: How Barack Obama fell to earth."

Ford Swarmed By Crowd At Bills Game

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Mayor Rob Ford drew a crowd, both friendly and derisive, as he took in part of Sunday's NFL game between the Buffalo Bills and Atlanta Falco...