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John Tory, Karen Stintz Running In Toronto

CBC | Posted 02.24.2014 | 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...

Rob Ford: Victim of the Media or of Himself?

Rondi Adamson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics
Rondi Adamson

Depending on with whom you speak, the truth is a) Rob Ford is the victim of a media attack the likes of which has never been witnessed in Toronto, including unjustified intrusion on his private property, or b) Rob Ford is the author of all of his problems. I would say both of the above contain truth and that all of the following are true, in my opinion.

Rob Ford's Mayoral Powers Melting

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Toronto's trouble-prone mayor should take his cues from what city council is telling him after they passed two motions to limit his powers, ...

Rob Ford Memes: Sometimes All We Can Do Is Laugh

Danko Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Music
Danko Jones

Out here on the road, we're getting laughed at for being Torontonians. Thanks, Rob Ford. There's nothing else to do but dive in with these jesters and join them so with all the downtime that is afforded to us during the day while on tour I've managed to assemble a few homemade memes at Rob Ford's expense.

The 6 Craziest Things We Heard At City Council Today

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford faced Toronto City Council for the first time Wednesday since his admission of crack use. Ford was questioned about his drug us...

Considering Rehab

CP | Allison Jones and Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Rob Ford is clinging to his job despite mounting pressure for him to step down following a week of shocking confessions of drug use, drunken...

Who Would Play Rob Ford In A TV Movie?

HuffPost Canada TV | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 11.05.2013 | Canada TV

The most commonly overheard (or overtweeted) comment this week in Toronto has to be: "Is this for real, or am I watching a TV movie?" The entire co...

Rob Ford's Crack Apology Tie. Now For Sale!

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.05.2013 | Canada Style

Rob Ford may have "nothing left to hide" but the embattled Toronto mayor (who actually may have many more activities he wishes to contain) can't cover...

WATCH: I Want To Be Prime Minister

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.05.2013 | Canada Politics

We do. Before Toronto Mayor Rob Ford confessed about his alleged crack cocaine use and a string of other "drunken stupor" controversies, he had dre...

Chronology Of Ford Controversies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - TORONTO _ Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been embroiled in a series of controversies since before he was elected to the city's top job in Octobe...

Is It Possible That Rob Ford Is Actually a Great Mayor?

Ike Awgu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Ike Awgu

What if one of the reasons Toronto is so prosperous is precisely because its Mayor is too befuddled and unimaginative to interfere in any serious way with the functioning of the city? What if Mayor Ford is great precisely because he does little to nothing?

Rob Ford To Meet With Deputy Mayor

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Toronto’s deputy mayor says he will meet Saturday with Rob Ford to discuss concerns about the latest allegations swirling around the mayor...

Tory MP: 'Rob Ford Is A Great Mayor'

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's federal MPs were saying little Thursday about what everyone else across the country was talking about: police confirmation of a vide...

Cops Blew It, Lawyer Says

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A renowned lawyer who failed to have Rob Ford ousted from office accused Toronto police on Thursday of deliberately giving the embattled may...

Toronto's Mayor 'Salivating' To Defend Record

CP | Will Campbell, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Controversial Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he's, in his words, "absolutely salivating" to defend his record in the city's election one year a...

Punchline Or ROCK STAR?

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - To some he's a rock star, to others he's a punchline, but there's no denying Toronto Mayor Rob Ford gets tongues wagging more than the avera...

Ford Threatens To Fire City Worker

CBC | Posted 12.16.2013 | Canada Politics

Mayor Rob Ford said he will ask for a city rec centre worker and their manager to be fired if it turns out the employee was sleeping on the job this m...

Ford 'Shocked' By Friend's Drug Arrest

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford said Wednesday he's surprised and shocked one of his friends has been arrested and charged with four drug offences in...