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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
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
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
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
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
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