Rob Ford Scandal

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Have You Tried the Rob Ford Guide to Crisis Communications Yet?

It's been more than a year since Ford was revealed to be a crack smoker but he has maintained his meaty grip on power, and is currently dominating the media coverage of Toronto's upcoming municipal election. To pull this off, Ford has redefined the art of crisis communications, demonstrating that you can survive scandal by simply avoiding the truth or drowning it out. Ford is not, of course, the first to use silence, denial and obfuscation to advance his own interests.
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Rob Ford Is No Role Model For Toronto's Black Population

For the longest time, councillor Doug Ford has often been uttering one of the least intelligent statements about blacks in Toronto. In defending the shortcomings of his brother, Mayor Rob Ford, he often remarks how "Rob Ford has done more for the black community than the hundreds of black leaders in the community." I beg to differ.
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'He Hasn't Changed'

Toronto city Coun. Michael Thompson says Rob Ford's latest drunken rant — captured in another online video — is further proof that Ford is unfit for the office of mayor and should resign for the good...
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Ford Calls Out Toronto Police Chief

TORONTO, Canada — Toronto's embattled mayor claimed in an interview aired Monday evening that some of his recent controversies are rooted in political differences with police Chief Bill Blair over bud...
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Why Haven't Charges Been Laid?

As the latest release of police wiretap information unveils more shocking insight into Rob Ford's behaviour, some are wondering why Toronto's mayor is not facing criminal charges. Documents...
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America Cared.. A Lot

WASHINGTON - The Rob Ford saga has received more intensive media coverage in the United States than any other Canadian news story since the turn of the century, newly released media-monitoring figures...
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Ford's Not Happy

TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford may be feeling a chill coming from Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne's office.She appears to be freezing out the troubled mayor amid a scandal over his admission that he...
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WATCH: Ford Jokes About Reduced Role

TORONTO - In his first public speech since being stripped of his powers, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford joked Thursday about how his reduced budget is saving the city money.Ford told a business audience that...
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Ontario Says No To Snap Election

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 election so voters can decide if he should be booted...