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Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford tells media his cancer is back

The news for Rob Ford is not good as his rare form of cancer is back and he must again endure chemotherapy. The clearly distraught former Toronto mayor informed the media of this latest development on Thursday.

Ill health prevents Mayor Rob Ford from attending Remembrance Day

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is not up to Remembrance Day ceremonies after all. Ford, who hasn't missed a Remembrance Day since becoming Mayor in 2010, is still in hospital and can't count on having the energy to attend, his chief of staff said.

Despite cancer, Rob Ford to speak at cenotaph on Remembrance Day

In what may be the last public appearance as mayor by Rob Ford, he will attend, and speak at, a Remembrance Day ceremony Tuesday. The mayor, ill with cancer, will leave his hospital bed to do so.

Rob Ford attacks councillors expenses, though they've underspent

Every Toronto area councillor spent well under the ceiling of their allowable constituency services and office expenses for this year but that hasn't stop outgoing Mayor Rob Ford from railing about it. Ford did so on Thursday from his hospital bed.

Mayor Rob Ford victim of breach of privacy at Toronto hospital

Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, where Rob Ford is being treated for a rare form of cancer, has admitted that the mayor's privacy was breached there. Two employees, the hospital said, accessed his personal health records.

Toronto's Mayor Ford admitted to hospital for tumour

Toronto - Mayor Rob Ford has been admitted to Humber River Hospital after doctors discovered a tumour. Ford had gone to the emergency room earlier Wednesday because of abdominal pain.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he's target of bomb threat

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford told the media this afternoon that an email has been sent to him and his brother in which the sender threatens to blow up City Hall if he does not resign within 24 hours. Mayor Ford read the email sent to his brother to reporters.

Man charged with offering free beer to throw things at Rob Ford

A Toronto man has been charged in that city for trying to solicit people to throw things at Rob Ford. It's the latest in a string of controversy that follows the Toronto mayor, some, like this one, not of his own doing.

Mayor Rob Ford apologizes for incident at Ford Fest

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford made an apology on a news station for an incident that occurred at his family's annual 'Ford Fest' celebration on Friday. Members of the LGBT community were there and were harassed by other attendees.

Can Rob Ford win? Poll has Ford tied for lead in race for Mayor

A new poll conducted in Toronto on Monday, July 21, has Mayor Rob Ford in a statistical tie with his two top rivals in the mayoral race. Toronto's municipal election doesn't go until October 27 but these results suggest the embattled Ford has a chance.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford returning to work from rehab on Monday

After two months in a rehab facility to deal with substance abuse issues, Mayor Rob Ford is returning to Toronto city hall on Monday morning. He told city clerk Ulli S. Watkis over a week ago, via a letter, about the date of his intended return.

He'll be bacckkk: Hey, T.0., Mayor Rob Ford week away from return

The entire world seems to know that a large part of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's term in office has been, to be kind, a bit of a circus. Ford returns from rehab a week from today so the question becomes — will their Mayor lead Toronto to crazy town again?

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to return to work from rehab on June 30

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been in rehab since early May but his date of return to his job has been finalized. Monday the Toronto city clerk received a note from the mayor that he'll be back to the grindstone on the afternoon of Monday, June 30.

Wonderfully whacky Rob Ford music video 'Ford Nation' on YouTube

As far as political satirical music videos, this is one of the best. It's a 4:53 musical look at Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Yeah so it's a little long but they had a lot of scandal to fit in. And who is the lead singer of 'Ford Nation'? Rob Ford, natch.

Mayor Rob Ford sees Leafs lose, creates minor stir at hockey game

It is often not the fault of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, the hoopla he creates that is. It's just that everywhere he goes his unusual reputation follows and citizens want to touch him, to shout hello, to get a photo with him. To be a part of it all.

Downtown Toronto sees anti-Ford election signs surface

Toronto - A series of campaign signs featuring outlandish promises popped up in Toronto on Monday morning in an effort to quell Mayor Rob Ford's reelection plans.

Run Away! Run Away! Mayor Rob Ford literally runs from media

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford might have become the first mayor of a major city in the world to literally run away from the clutches of media. The Big Guy did so while on his way to his office on Wednesday.

Rob Ford stumbles about, swears in front of kid outside City Hall

The Big Guy was at it once again as Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who can't seem to go out without some kind of incident, and someone there to capture it on film, was videoed in front of City Hall, likely drunk. The video was made by a 13-year-old boy.

Review: Doolittle's Rob Ford exposé is a compelling, if limited, read Special

“Rob Ford might be a genius – if not of the academic variety, certainly of the kind that matters in politics,” Robyn Doolittle writes in “Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story,” her bestselling account of the notorious Toronto mayor's career.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford files for re-election first day possible

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who lied about smoking crack cocaine and then admitted he'd done so in a "drunken stupor," filed for re-election today (Thursday, Jan. 2). It was the first day of registration. His brother Doug will be his campaign manager.

Rob Ford tells Conrad Black he would do a drug test

Toronto - 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.

Rob Ford to star weekly on Washington 'Sports Junkie' radio show

With his real power stripped from him by Toronto council, Mayor Rob Ford has more idle time. Ford, embattled due to a raft of drug allegations, is a big football junkie and is now putting his knowledge to work by joining a sports radio show.

Mayor of Hampton, Florida arrested on drug charges

Hampton - In case anyone is tempted to confuse the small Florida city with Canada's largest one, the Bradford County Sheriff was quick to point out, "This isn't Toronto."

Rob Ford tells The O'Reilly Factor he is loving media attention

Toronto - The disgraced and crack cocaine-using Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has plenty to be ashamed about but on the contrary he claims that he is "loving this," referring to the media attention he continues to receive.

Canada's Sun News Network axes Ford Nation

Toronto - After only one episode and despite record ratings, Sun News Network announced Tuesday that it was pulling a show that starred embattled Toronto mayor Rob Ford off the air.

Toronto council votes to strip Rob Ford of certain powers

Toronto - Toronto mayor Rob Ford lost some of his mayoral power after city council voted in a vast majority to strip him of the ability to appoint key committee chairs.

30 councillors petition Rob Ford step aside in raucous debate

Toronto - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford was given notice to take leave from his job Wednesday but the man is adamant that he is going nowhere. Later more damaging information was made public.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford refuses to resign or take leave

Toronto - Rob Ford's strategy seems to be that if he just stays in his job the whole storm surrounding his personal life will go away in time.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's rating rises after police confirm video

Toronto - It seems scandal doesn't mean the end for a politician, at least not for Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. After the city's police Chief Bill Blair confirmed the existence of a video in which Ford may be using drugs, his approval rating went up.

Op-Ed: Toronto and Washington share unique commonality

Toronto - The provincial capital of Ontario has many things in common with Washington D.C. For example, both are capitals, Washington of the U.S. and Toronto of provincial Ontario – not to be confused with Ottawa, the capital of Canada.
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford (L) speaking with Police Chief Bill Blair. Photo taken July, 15, 2011
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This photo taken on Nov. 12 shows a community billboard at the center of St. James Park, a structure that may not sit well with parks users in the Toronto downtown neighbourhood.
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Toronto City Councillor Adam Vaughan
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Mayor Rob Ford speaks at the launch of the Countdown Clock for the Pan Am Games
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admits he was 'probably' driving while reading on Gardiner Expressway when this photo was taken by a motorist
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One sign read: “FUCK FORD, but not really because were dykes” as the two also gave the finger to the absent Mayor.
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Sergeant Ryan Russell Parkette
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford greets supporters at Ford Fest 2014.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford greets supporters at Ford Fest 2014.
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Banner during Toronto Gay Pride Parade
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Mayor Rob Ford on the parade route
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and Sgt. Ryan Russell's wife.
Local CUPE 79 worker appears to be sleeping on the job. City of Toronto officials are investigating.
Local CUPE 79 worker appears to be sleeping on the job. City of Toronto officials are investigating.
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