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LISTEN: Rob Ford Releases Audio Statement From Hospital

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford released an audio statement to Torontonians on Thursday, hours before starting chemotherapy to treat his malignant liposarcoma. Speaking f...

Why Did We Know About Ford's Tumour At All?

CBC | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada Politics

When Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s doctor released the details of his abdominal tumour, it may have surprised  some Canadians, not used to such medical...

Ford: Going To Rehab Was My Choice

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.10.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says the decision to enter rehab this year was his and his alone.Ford raised the subject during a speech to a busines...

Ford Says OK To Drug, Alcohol Tests On One Condition

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | 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 ...

WATCH: Rob Ford Does The Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.16.2014 | Canada Impact

Rob Ford isn't afraid of ice-cold water. That's what Toronto's mayor showed after he accepted former Toronto Maple Leaf Tie Domi's call to take th...

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...

WATCH: Rob Ford's New Campaign Video May Break Election Rules

The Huffington Post Canada | Joanna Adams | Posted 07.30.2014 | Canada Politics

If you call Rob Ford on the number he provides on his "Rob Ford Mayor" magnets, he will call you back. That's the campaign promise the embattle...

WATCH: Rob Ford.. On A See-Saw

CBC | Posted 07.28.2014 | 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...

'Ashamed, Embarrassed And Humiliated'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford says rehab saved his life. And now Toronto's controversial mayor says he looks forward to serving Canada’s largest city for "many, many ...

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...

Director Of New Musical Thinks Rob Ford Is 'Shakespearean'

CP | Victoria Ahearn, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.15.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - In creating an upcoming stage musical about scandal-plagued Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, playwright Brett McCaig couldn't help but think of a cer...

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...

U.S. Think Tank Asks: How Did Rob Ford Happen?

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.16.2014 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - An American think-tank held a symposium Friday to explore a phenomenon that has fascinated people beyond national borders: How in blazes ...

As an Addictions Counsellor, I've Met Patients Like Ford

Felix Vikhman | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada Politics
Felix Vikhman

Ford's remarks to Joe Warmington in the Toronto Sun about rehab being "amazing" and like "football camp" had all the markings of a kind of treatment patient I like to call "The Fonz." These are the clients that enter rehab totally cool, calm and collected. They have everything under control. They also tend to be full of compliments.

Ford Is 'Nowhere Close To The GTA'

CBC | Posted 07.07.2014 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s whereabouts are still unknown to the public, but his brother says he is definitely not within the city limits. "He i...

WATCH: Everything You Need To Know About The New Scandals

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.01.2014 | Canada Politics

Huffington Post Canada's News Editor Michael Bolen appeared on Huff Post Live to discuss the most recent drug video scandal that has finally convinced...

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...

35 Surprising Things About A Selfie With Rob Ford

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.07.2014 | Canada Politics

Facebook user Denis McGrath saw Rob Ford at a Blue Jays game recently and snapped a couple of photos. First a shot he labelled "judgey": The...

LOOK: Ford Goes Green For St. Paddy's Day Parade

Posted 03.16.2014 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford made an expected appearance in the city's annual St. Patrick's Day parade Sunday, and Twitter users did not hesitate to mock hi...

The Fords Get Their Own Picture With Kevin Spacey, Sort Of

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada TV

Kevin Spacey wants you to know that he's not, as Doug Ford called him, an "arrogant SOB". The Ford brothers and Spacey first crossed paths when th...

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.