toronto mayor rob ford
The former Toronto mayor died Tuesday after a battle with cancer.
It's almost as if that nasty business of the media running roughshod -- downright bullying -- a man suffering from a mental illness never happened. Journalists never hounded him at the rehabilitation facility. Or coerced other patients into revealing intimate details of his treatment. Or wrote features about the clinic founder's own history with the law. Now that he's dealing with a physical disease, on the other hand, it's real. Let's give the man some privacy, our noble journalism vanguards suddenly declare.
While not speculating on his prognosis, Ford's doctor, Dr. Zane Cohen, a colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai Hospital, said
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his family are still waiting for more information about the tumour that has been discovered inside
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.
Several people arrested in the infamous Project Traveller police raids — which led to the investigation of Mayor Rob Ford
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford isn't a big fan of Toronto's Pride festivities, but he still managed to make a splash this year. Sort
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford gave an emotional speech Monday, his voice occasionally cracking as he acknowledged he'd been in denial
His trip to rehab came about a year after reports first broke that someone had been offering to sell a video showing the
The storyline in a typical political comeback often starts with wrongdoing, then moves to an admission of guilt, then an