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Rob Ford Musical Casts Its Rob Ford

TORONTO - After campaigning nearly as hard as a candidate in Toronto's mayoral race, Sheldon Bergstrom of Prince Albert, Sask., has landed the role of Rob Ford in an upcoming new musical comedy about...
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Doug Ford, Thank You For The One Promise You Did Keep

In 2012, referring to council, Doug Ford said: "I can't get anywhere with these monkeys." Was that a term of endearment? How can Mayor Ford expect to get anything done at City Hall when you use such language? Oh, that's right. Since then, he mostly hasn't. No need to answer. When you told the father of an autistic child who rightly and democratically challenged your views to "go to hell," what were you thinking?
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WATCH: Rob Ford.. On A See-Saw

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, taking seats opposite each other on the classic playgr...
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Ford Fest Draws Protesters

TORONTO - A beaming Rob Ford shook hands, posed for pictures and signed autographs as his annual "Ford Fest" drew hundreds of supporters and a handful of protesters Friday night.The Toronto mayor's an...
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Why Are Black People So Committed to Supporting Rob Ford?

It benefits us all to be honest with ourselves and recognize that adopted in 1971, enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in 1982 and further enacted in law in 1988, Canadian multiculturalism is a socio-economic failure that now stains our national mosaic. There is nothing new in pointing out the failure(s) of multiculturalism. However, what has yet to be engaged as a public conversation is the consideration that, as our society's seeping open secret, the socio-economic failure of multiculturalism is what explains the festering phenomenon of black support for Rob Ford.
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John Tory Will Say Anything To Finally Win

Mr. Ford and Mr. Tory share something else. Neither wants to work to the plan we have, preferring instead to draw new lines on maps. It's never easy to decipher what, precisely, Mr. Tory believes today, but it seems he no longer supports the Sheppard or Finch LRT's. And he certainly no longer supports the subway relief line that is the TTC's top priority, which is odd because getting it built allegedly propelled him to run.
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Chow: Help Me Fire Ford

TORONTO - Rob Ford was both cheered and jeered as he took part Tuesday night in his first mayoral debate since returning to office after a two-month stint in rehab.The controversial mayor of Toronto,...
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Ford Slams Ontario Budget

TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is slamming the Ontario budget, saying the governing Liberals aren't serious about slaying their $12.5-billion deficit.But Finance Minister Charles Sousa says Toronto...
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Finance Minister Teams Up With Ford

TORONTO - The federal government announced today that more than $8 billion will flow to Ontario municipalities under a renewed gas tax fund.Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver joined Toronto Mayor Rob...
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Why Rob Ford's Addiction is An Explanation, Not An Excuse

In the case of someone like Rob Ford, he may have very little control over his cravings for alcohol, and this is where he deserves sympathy. In a culture where everyone has something -- coffee, cigarettes, marijuana, shopping, alcohol, need for approval, etc. -- it shouldn't be too hard for us to sympathize with someone dealing with a dependence problem. However, as a man who has good financial resources and who is capable of accomplishing significant person goals, he has considerable, personal influence over the treatment of this problem.