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Why Rob Ford is a Cautionary Tale For Donald Trump's Supporters

The Donald Trump phenomena in the United States reminds me of our experience in Toronto, Canada, when a so-called everyman mayor who appealed to angry populism was elected. Ford's behaviour proved to be such a distraction that much of his agenda, such as it was, stalled at every step. Ford, like Trump, loved to attack people on their appearance, ethnicity and gender. Over time, personality-driven, badly behaved leaders will get to the point of alienating all but their most ardent allies.
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Top 7 Reasons to Appreciate Toronto

I was recently in Toronto to interview John Tory, the 65th and current mayor of my adoptive hometown. Thinking about my return to New York, I couldn't help but make comparisons. An age-old saying came to mind. "The grass is always greener on the other side." In my case, was it greener on the other side of the border?
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Ford Speaks From Hospital Bed

TORONTO - Rob Ford called in from his hospital bed to thank people for their support after his recent cancer surgery.The former Toronto mayor also thanked those who attended a fundraiser Thursday nigh...
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Ford Faces Months-Long Recovery

TORONTO - Rob Ford faces months of recovery following successful surgery at a Toronto hospital to remove a cancerous tumour from his abdomen.The former Toronto mayor was under anaesthesia for about 10...
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Ford Undergoes Intensive Surgery

TORONTO - Doctors have removed a cancerous tumour from Rob Ford's abdomen and the former Toronto mayor has regained consciousness after an intensive surgery that kept him under anesthesia for about 10...