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Jimmy Kimmel makes guest appearance on Ford Nation YouTube series

When Jimmy Kimmel told Mayor Rob Ford that the first night he hosted his late night talk show, he was too drunk to remember how it went, the mayor laughed. 555 more words


Rob Ford’s a celebrity, so how do other candidates get attention?

Watch video: Candidates battling each other and Rob Ford’s celebrity to win the mayor’s job. Jackson Proskow reports. 

TORONTO – The race for Toronto’s mayoralty has pitted David Soknacki, Karen Stintz, John Tory, Olivia Chow and others against Rob Ford, a man who has admitted to smoking crack and buying drugs in office, has been a guest on Jimmy Kimmel, admitted to reading while driving, has supporters like Ben Johnson, gets into public tiffs with Kevin Spacey, is quoted by international celebrities and once described himself as “three hundred pounds of fun.” 688 more words


Rob Ford releasing new bobbleheads to help campaign fundraising

Watch video above: Mayor Rob Ford trying to raise campaign funds by selling bobbleheads. Carey Marsden reports. 

TORONTO – If you didn’t lineup to get the original Rob Ford bobblehead, there will soon be at least three new editions to get your hands on. 134 more words


Rob Ford talks transit: More subways, no more streetcars

Watch video above: Rob Ford has two simple fixes for gridlock: no streetcars and more subways. Mark McAllister reports. 

TORONTO – Rob Ford wants to build two more subways, one in North York and another in Scarborough, before tackling the relief line. 263 more words


Transit expert has several suggestions to improve TTC, GO service

Watch video above: Rob Ford has two simple fixes for gridlock: more subways, no streetcars. Mark McAllister reports. 

TORONTO – The world used to look at Toronto as a beacon of proper transit planning. 664 more words


Joe O'Connor: Rob Ford and Ben Johnson have the same knack for empty apologies

I met Ben Johnson for lunch at a hotel in downtown Toronto last September. He was hungry when he showed up, and the hunger made him a little edgy, an edge that eased, ever so slightly, when his ice water and grilled chicken sandwich with a side order of quinoa arrived. 706 more words

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The newest member of Rob Ford's campaign team? Ben Johnson

TORONTO – It looks like disgraced sprinter Ben Johnson and a former “Trailer Park Boys” actor will be part of the effort to get Mayor Rob Ford re-elected. 195 more words