| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Apparently the embarrassing shenanigans of alcohol- and crack-addicted Mayor Rob Ford, who has turned Toronto government into a laughingstock, failed to make a lasting impression on Michael Trueworthy, leader of New Britain's common council.
| Sep 17, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has a very rare and aggressive type of cancerous tumor in his abdomen, his doctor said on Wednesday, and the controversial municipal leader will start chemotherapy treatment within days.
Ford, who made international headlines with...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer and will undergo intense chemotherapy within 48 hours, his doctor announced Wednesday.
Speaking to reporters, Dr. Zane Cohen of Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto said Ford has a rare form of cancer called...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who this week dropped out of the city's mayoral race only to be replaced by his elder brother, on Saturday said in a newspaper interview that the early diagnosis from an abdominal tumor was "not good."
Ford, a larger-than-life...