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Ford Era Ends In Toronto

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The tumultuous era of scandal-plagued Rob Ford came to an end Monday as his successor officially took over as mayor of Toronto.The first maj...

For the Good of Rob Ford's Health, and For Toronto, Let's Stop Talking About Him

Max Valiquette | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Politics
Max Valiquette

The best thing for Rob Ford the Cancer patient is media silence. And the best thing for the Mayoral election is that this non-candidate for Mayor ceases to dominate the conversation. Let us hope that Rob Ford's cancer disappears along with Rob Ford's presence in the narrative of this Mayoral election. For the good of Rob Ford, and the good of all of us.

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...

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...

Watching the Watchdog: Was Rob Ford Really Toronto's Watergate?

Tim Knight | Posted 02.02.2014 | Canada Politics
Tim Knight

I go to the Newsana debate in Toronto. Headline for the gathering: "Toronto's Watergate? The inside scoop on how the media exposed Rob Ford." Up there on the platform is a fine balance of newspapers leftish, centreish and rightish. Here are some highlights, condensed and edited.

#RobFordSitcom Is Exactly What We Need Right Now (TWEETS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.19.2013 | Canada Politics

'The Kids In The City Hall' and 'Parks And Recreational Drug Use' aren't the names of real shows, unfortunately. Instead, they're Twitter users' co...

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 Controversies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.31.2013 | Canada Politics

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 October 2010. ...

RoFo Predicting 2014 'Bloodbath'

CBC | Posted 12.28.2013 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is predicting next year’s municipal election will be a "bloodbath," with Coun. Karen Stintz now officially in the race. "If...

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...

How Rob Ford Can Survive

CBC | Posted 07.23.2013 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford needs to confess quickly or aggressively deny allegations of him smoking crack in order to politically survive, says a politica...

All You Need To Know About Rob Ford

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.17.2013 | Canada Politics

Toronto's mayor Rob Ford is a polarizing figure in the city's politics. Since his election in 2010, the conservative, deficit-reducing and brash but f...

Ford Folds On Casino Debate

CBC | Posted 07.16.2013 | Canada Politics

A whirlwind day of late-breaking developments around a possible casino development in downtown Toronto has seen the city's mayor declare the project "...

No Pool For Ford

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.10.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO, Cananda - Mayor Rob Ford's vision of a wading pool in the square in front of Toronto's city hall has been sunk.Ford put forward a motion Frid...

'Hell Will Freeze Over'

CBC | Posted 06.24.2013 | Canada Politics

Coun. Karen Stintz says the mayor has no apparent plan for improving transit in Toronto and it is time for her colleagues to consider ways of bringing...

LOOK: Rob Ford Mocked In Workopolis Ad

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.23.2013 | Canada Politics

It seems Toronto Mayor Rob Ford keeps walking face-first into mockery after his infamous collision with a TV cameraman. Workopolis, the popular ca...

Ford To Women: I Will Explain 'How Politics Works' Over Coffee

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.22.2013 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford’s offer to “explain how politics works” to women interested in running for public office isn’t sitting well with some people. The ...

WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Rob Ford's Camera Smash

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.18.2013 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford’s latest gaffe has gone international. The Toronto mayor’s collision with a TV cameraman — and subsequent ‘F-bomb’ — became fo...

WATCH: Rob Ford Walks Into Camera

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.18.2013 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has made another on-camera gaffe and this one looks like it hurt. The controversial civic leader smashed his face into a TV ...

Little Help Please?

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Business leaders must help shore up support for a contentious provincial plan to raise billions of dollars for public transit in the Greater...

Rob Ford Vs. Poverty Activists

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Mayor Rob Ford says he won't put up with any poverty activists who try to disrupt work at a civic centre in downtown Toronto.Members of the ...

How Rob Ford Taught My Kids Integrity

Mara Shapiro | Posted 01.27.2013 | Canada Living
Mara Shapiro

Once in a while it's refreshing for us to have an example of integrity, and of those stepping over the line getting called out for it. So, I say thanks to Toronto's erswhile mayor, Rob Ford, for providing me with some concrete examples of how not to act.

Law Behind Booted Mayor Comes Under Scrutiny

CBC | Posted 01.27.2013 | Canada Politics

The Ontario law that forced Toronto Mayor Rob Ford out of office is now under scrutiny, having been called a Draconian and unfair law that offers puni...

Caught Playing Hookey

CBC | Posted 01.02.2013 | Canada Politics

Mayor Rob Ford is playing defence again for putting football ahead of city hall business. Ford missed about two and a half hours of Thurs...

Ford Staff Meddled With City Appointments: Ombudsman

CBC | Posted 11.27.2012 | Canada Politics

The involvement of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s office in the appointment of civic board members compromised city staff’s ability to carry out that pr...