| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:25 PM
You'd think that Rob Ford, Toronto's crack-smoking-oral-sex-denying-binge-drinking buffoon of a mayor, would be a tough dude to top in any screw-up contest for local politicians.
It's true that Ford's antics have provided an insane amount of...
| May 12, 2015
Doctors have removed a cancerous tumor from former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's abdomen and he has regained consciousness after an intensive surgery that kept him under anesthesia for about 10 hours, his chief of staff said late Monday.
"There were no new...
| May 9, 2015
| 11:37 PM
Standing outside 10 Downing Street the day after his unexpected election victory, Prime Minister David Cameron vowed to govern for "one nation, one United Kingdom." That will be easier said than done, as competing brands of nationalism threaten to pull...
| Apr 30, 2015
Today is Thursday, April 30, the 120th day of 2015. There are 245 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On April 30, 1945, as Soviet troops approached his Berlin bunker, Adolf Hitler committed suicide along with his wife of one day, Eva...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 8:32 PM
The regular season will end Saturday, and with it ends the voting period for most major awards. With that in mind, in the final regular-season weekly column, a look at who should win the hardware:
Hart Trophy (MVP)
Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens....
| Apr 4, 2015
| 10:11 PM
TORONTO — Two things Canada is most known for, whether it likes it or not, are hockey and ex-Toronto Mayor Rob Ford.
So it is perhaps only fitting that Canada's national pastime and one of its most internationally recognizable people would team...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 11:00 AM
When Rob Ford, Toronto's infamous crack-smoking mayor, entered office in 2010, he did so on a promise to upgrade the city's transit plans.
The previous mayor had planned a comprehensive light rail system that was nearing construction. But Mr. Ford had...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who gained global notoriety after a well-publicized battle with addiction, was admitted to hospital with a tumor in his abdomen on Wednesday, throwing his campaign for re-election into doubt.
Ford went to a Toronto hospital,...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 5:58 PM
The Ford mayoral era appears to have ended in Toronto after Doug Ford, brother of scandal-plagued Rob Ford, was projected to lose his bid against moderate conservative John Tory.
But there will still be a Ford in Toronto government. Rob Ford seems to...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:16 PM
How much do you know about the week's new events? Or the geography of the Middle East? Or Batman movies?
Coleman Anderson and his partner, Andrew Schuster, are betting a few hundred thousand of their investors' dollars that whatever you know, you'll want...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford returned from two months of rehabilitation and delivered an emotional apology to the public and to fellow city officials, though he avoided questions from reporters about his use of racial slurs.
Ford said he came to...