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Ford Era Ends In Toronto

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 major business of the day for John Tory was a meeting...
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Chronology Of Controversies

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. Here are some of the more notable moments that made...
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How Rob Ford Can Survive

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford needs to confess quickly or aggressively deny allegations of him smoking crack in order to politically survive, says a political strategist. Two Toronto Star reporters, and the...
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Ford Folds On Casino Debate

A whirlwind day of late-breaking developments around a possible casino development in downtown Toronto has seen the city's mayor declare the project "dead," the head of the province's gambling agency...
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No Pool For Ford

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 Friday asking staff to investigate the costs of conver...
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'Hell Will Freeze Over'

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 an important part of that debate to council. Her...
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Little Help Please?

TORONTO - Business leaders must help shore up support for a contentious provincial plan to raise billions of dollars for public transit in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area, Premier Kathleen Wynne...
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Rob Ford Vs. Poverty Activists

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 Ontario Coalition Against Poverty have been holdin...
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How Rob Ford Taught My Kids Integrity

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.
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Caught Playing Hookey

Mayor Rob Ford is playing defence again for putting football ahead of city hall business. Ford missed about two and a half hours of Thursday’s council meeting to attend a football game of the high sc...
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Ford Asks Harper For Help Fighting Guns

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Toronto Mayor Rob Ford met Tuesday to discuss what could be done to combat gun crimes in Canada's largest city, a week after a deadly mass shooting a community barbec...