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Mystery of who Rob Ford 'threatened' in video solved

Toronto Sun - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
So just whose throat did Mayor Rob Ford boast he wanted to rip out in a secretly recorded video where he talked of killing someone in a “first-degree murder”?
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Rob Ford, Donald Trump and the future of politics

TVO (registration) (blog) - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
We've come a long way, it seems, from the early days of the U.S. presidential campaign last year when Canadian writers would have field days comparing Trump's political appeal to that of the late former Toronto mayor, Rob Ford. How much have things ...
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Ward 2 heads to the polls Monday to replace Rob Ford

Toronto Sun - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Ford was born in Ward 2 and grew up surrounded by his family's public service (in addition to his uncle Rob, his grandfather Doug Sr.

Rex Murphy: What do Rob Ford, the Brexit and Donald Trump have in common?

National Post - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
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 ...

Candidates make last push in byelection to succeed Rob Ford

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
A member of the Ford family has represented Ward 2 (Etobicoke North) since 2000: first Rob Ford, then his brother Doug Ford, and then - following a cancer diagnosis that forced him to drop out of his mayoral re-election campaign - Rob Ford once again.

Michael Ford wins byelection in Toronto Ward 2, replaces late uncle Rob Ford

The Battlefords News-Optimist - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
TORONTO - Ford Nation is still a driving political force in Toronto's west end, where the nephew of the late Rob Ford has been elected to city council.

Former mayor Rob Ford's legacy to be put to test in Toronto byelection

The Battlefords News-Optimist - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
TORONTO - Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's legacy will be put to the test on Monday as voters choose who will inherit the late politician's west-end ward at the heart of so-called Ford Nation.

THE CITY: Michael Ford continues family's political dynasty in Etobicoke

insideTORONTO.com - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
By all accounts, Michael Ford is a bit different than his uncles politically, although it is early to say: he hadn't yet completed a single term as a school trustee before Rob Ford's death necessitated his candidacy in the Ward 2 byelection. He has ...

From Ford Nation to Trump Nation: 'They are the same people'

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
He also stopped by a local bookstore to give a talk to a small group about his 2015 book, The Only Average Guy: Inside the Uncommon World of Rob Ford, and the parallels between supporters of Toronto's controversial late mayor and supporters of Donald ...
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Un Ford succède à Rob Ford

Le Journal de Montréal - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
TORONTO – Michael Ford, le neveu de l'ex-maire de Toronto Rob Ford, est parvenu lundi soir à succéder à son oncle à titre de conseiller municipal dans le quartier d'Etobicoke-Nord. En tout, 12 candidats ont pris part à l'élection partielle tenue en ...

Advance polls open in Ward 2 to replace former councillor Rob Ford

Newstalk 1010 - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
Advance polls are open Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the West Acres Senior Centre in Etobicoke. There are 12 candidates running for the job.

Élection partielle : dernier droit de la course pour remplacer Rob Ford

ICI.Radio-Canada.ca - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Le programme électoral de Michael Ford est axé sur les valeurs et l'éthique de la fonction publique. Tout comme Rob Ford l'a fait lorsqu'il était conseiller municipal et maire de Toronto, l'homme de 22 ans, promet de répondre personnellement aux appels ...
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When star power became toxic in American politics

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - ‎10 hours ago‎
Like former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, Trump is a paradox - the wealthy businessman who identifies with Archie Bunker (“I love the poorly educated!

Letters: Throw out the bike gang

National Post - ‎16 hours ago‎
This resulted in increase of my bus travel time from the Kitsilano area to downtown from about 12 minutes to 25. I'm a left-leaning and ecologically conscious person, but I still think this city needs somebody like Rob Ford to eject that bike gang from ...

Political rookies win seats in TDSB byelections

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Etobicoke business owner Avtar Minhas, 62, won the Etobicoke North seat vacated by former trustee Michael Ford, who quit the school board after 17 months to run to replace his late uncle Rob Ford on Toronto City Council. Minhas, who owns a local auto ...

Trump, Clinton and the perils of wide-open primaries

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - ‎19 hours ago‎
Does it bother anyone else that neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump likely would be allowed to run for any provincial or federal party in Canada?

Scrap the Rocket! Save a cyclist!

Toronto Sun - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
You may recall the sainted Rob Ford preached this in the 2010 mayoral campaign, though he had to back off because of the Bombardier contract, which is (slowly, painfully) replacing the streetcar fleet.

Five stories in the news today, July 26

TheChronicleHerald.ca - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Ford Nation is still a driving political force in Toronto's west end, where the nephew of the late Rob Ford has been elected to city council.

Video: Ford's profit skids

The Globe and Mail - ‎20 hours ago‎
Carrick Talks Money. Rob Carrick takes the guess work out of your money issues. Nik on Numbers. Pollster Nik Nanos crunches the numbers in Canadian politics.
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