It is an odd, odd world and it is not likely it will ever be anything but. After all, Rob Ford is the Mayor of a major city. He's a roly-poly kid, Ford, and not meaning plumpness, but the roly-poly toy, the one that rights itself every time it falls.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford may have dragged himself down to yet another low when, on a taped interview airing Monday night, he implied a Toronto Star reporter was a pedophile. There's no substance to the allegation but that seemed immaterial to Ford.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who has admitted to smoking crack cocaine, had many powers taken away from him by city council and faced charges of the excessive use of alcohol, has said he would submit to a drug test to prove he is clean.
Former media mogul and convicted felon Conrad Black will be once again a media spectacle. Moses Znaimer’s Zoomer Media announced Tuesday that Lord Black will be the host of a new one-hour current events television talk show.
The story of Conrad Moffat Black is both compelling and complex. Since being released, Black made his second public appearance and speaking engagement Tuesday evening at the Toronto Reference Library where he touched upon a variety of topics.
CBC-TV's Evan Solomon explores the question: "Conrad Black can come back, what about Gary Freeman?" In the process, Mr. Solomon links the Gary Freeman case to the use of the so-called "race card".
In 2007, Conrad Black was convicted of fraud and obstruction of justice over the theft of more than $6 million USD from a Chicago-based newspaper company he once controlled. Now in prison, Black writes a popular blog.
Today, a U.S. judge decided the convicted ex-press baron will be granted bail. The prosecution failed to prove Conrad Black was a flight risk, although the disgraced millionaire could still face jail time on his Nov. 30 sentencing date.
Former media kingpin Conrad Black has been found guilty of mail fraud and obstruction of justice after 12 days of jury deliberation. The 62-year-old could face up to 35 years in prison and $1 million in penalties.