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Doug Ford promises 'there’s no politician safe' from being exposed in new tell-all book

ETOBICOKE — Doug Ford wants a new job. That much we know for sure. He told reporters as much in his mother’s yard on Tuesday. “As sure as I’m standing here,” Ford said — and he was standing, near the lion statues, not far from the pool — “I’m running for something.” 615 more words


Alberta - What happened to Our Champions?

It’s been over a year since Notley and the NDP have taken the reins of Alberta power. In this short period of time the NDP has scared investment out of the oil sands, approved a new business killer carbon tax, cancelled cheap electricity by phasing out coal-fired power plants eliminating hundreds jobs and managed to take Alberta to the highest unemployment in decades.  692 more words


Rob Ford crack video reveals mayor didn't call Trudeau a 'fag' or refer to 'f--king minorities'


With the conclusion of legal proceedings against Sandro Lisi, Rob Ford’s scofflaw factotum, the crack video that sent Ford’s mayoralty and this city’s politics careering down an icy slope with a cliff at the end of it is finally in the public domain. 940 more words



In the days of the greatest turmoil for the late and much-lamented Toronto mayor Rob Ford, when his presence in office was seen as offensive to all right-thinking people, there remained a mystery at the heart of what was rightly called the “Ford phenomenon.” 147 more words


Rewarding Violence

What’s so hard about saying “I’m sorry?”

It’s a question for Pride Toronto Executive Director Mathieu Chantelois — but he’s not taking the Toronto Sun’s calls or answering requests for interviews. 93 more words


'Everybody loses’: Former mayor Mel Lastman weighs in on Scarborough subway

Former Toronto mayor Mel Lastman says there is “no winner” when it comes to the proposed Scarborough subway.

“When they vote, everybody loses,” said Lastman, who was a vocal proponent of another controversial subway extension — the Sheppard line — while mayor of North York and then Toronto. 418 more words


BLM "Foggy Logic"

Bear with me as I struggle through the foggy logic in the Pride vs. Black Lives Matter spat.

BLM held a news conference Thursday at which they said Mayor John Tory is in “cahoots,” with police and hurled epithets at Pride executive director Mathieu Chantelois for what they believe is a flip-flop, after he signed their demands when they held up the Pride parade. 97 more words