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Rob Ford breaks campaign rules, kicked out of advance polls

It does not appear to matter what befalls Rob Ford, he seems incapable of staying away from controversy; indeed, not even his grave illness can stop him from making headlines. This time it was Ford's repeated failure to comply with election rules.

Rob Ford becomes Toronto mayor, full municipal election results

Toronto - Toronto voters have made up their mind as to who they want to lead the city of Toronto, their ward and the future of education. Polls are now closed and the preliminary results have been submitted.

Liveblog: Toronto municipal election real-time results Special

Toronto - Toronto voters have headed to the polls to cast their ballot for the city's next mayor and their ward's next city councillor and school board trustee. Who won? Who will lead the city of Toronto? Our liveblog tracked the results as they come in.

Nasty election signs appear in Toronto day before election

Toronto - One day before voters head to the polls to take part in the municipal election, election signs have appeared all over the Greater Toronto Area and are taking aim at all of the candidates, including Rob Ford and George Smitherman.

Meet the Toronto city council candidates: Mohamed Dhanani Special

Toronto - Toronto city council candidate Mohamed Dhanani is running in Ward 26 Don Valley West on a platform to build the city of Toronto as a "compassionate city" and to make it bold to be the best metropolis in the world.

Meet the Toronto city council candidates: Jon Burnside Special

Toronto - There are only five days left until Torontonians vote for a mayor, city councillor and a school trustee. Jon Burnside is running on a “positive message” for a seat at city council in the city's ward 26 Don Valley West.

Rocco Rossi bids final farewell to Toronto, issues statement

Toronto - Former Toronto mayoral candidate Rocco Rossi has dropped out of the race and despite his low polling numbers throughout the race, Rossi feels the last 9 months have been an "incredible journey."

Toronto advanced polling stations officially open in all 44 wards Special

Toronto - Political junkies, informed citizens and registered voters can now officially vote as 44 polling stations in the 44 wards across the Greater Toronto Area are open. Mayoral and city council candidates are on overdrive with nearly a week left.

Poll: Toronto mayoral candidate Rob Ford maintains 6-point lead

Toronto - A new poll suggests that Toronto mayoral candidate Rob Ford is holding a steady lead over rival George Smitherman. The telephone survey shows Ford maintaining a 6-point lead, but Smitherman has made significant strides in the Greater Toronto Area.

Pantalone unveils 'Sustainable City Budget' for Toronto

Toronto - Third-place Toronto mayoral candidate, Joe Pantalone, has unveiled his 2011 balanced budget, which also includes a 2.5 percent property tax hike. The deputy mayor has vowed to stay in the race until the end.

Mayoral candidates Ford, Rossi receive F grades on environment

Toronto - The Toronto Environmental Alliance has evaluated and graded more than 200 city council candidates and 30 mayor hopefuls in terms of their position on six environmental issues. Who did the best? Who did the worst?

Toronto Yorkville mayoral debate: Night of catchphrases, jabs Special

Toronto - At the Toronto Yorkville mayoral debate, candidates Rob Ford, Joe Pantalone, Rocco Rossi and George Smitherman all had their own little catchphrases that resonated with the audience, while also taking jabs at the opposition that provided chuckles.

Toronto election signs attack mayoral candidate Rob Ford

Toronto - With two leeks left until Toronto voters head to the polls, an unknown person or organization posted signs along the city's University Avenue that attacked Rob Ford by saying: "Wife-beating racist drunk for Mayor!"

Rocco Rossi unveils comprehensive 'together we can' fiscal plan Special

Toronto - Toronto mayoral candidate Rocco Rossi unveiled his latest comprehensive platform book titled "Together We Can." Reporters gathered at Rossi's campaign headquarters where he stated "I don't believe in bribing voters with their own money."

Toronto mayoral candidate Rocco Rossi could end bid for mayor

Toronto - Advisors to Rocco Rossi's Toronto mayoral campaign are suggesting that he drop out if the next poll doesn't show an increase in his support. Fellow candidate, Sarah Thomson, dropped out last week and threw her support to George Smitherman.

Toronto mayoral candidates debate the arts, Ford gets booed Special

Toronto - The Toronto mayoral candidates discussed arts funding in Toronto at the Art Gallery of Ontario. The packed house booed and heckled Rob Ford, laughed at Joe Pantalone, was indifferent towards Rocco Rossi and cheered for George Smitherman.

Can Toronto mayoral candidate Rocco Rossi gain in the polls? Special

Toronto - Toronto's municipal election is less than a month away and the mayoral candidates are trying to gain in the polls. Mayor hopeful Rocco Rossi is usually polled at around 8 percent. Can Rossi move up in the polls just in time for Election Day?

Toronto mayor hopeful Joe Pantalone releases environmental plans

Toronto - Toronto deputy mayor and mayoral candidate Joe Pantalone may be in third place in the polls but he is still hanging in there. Pantalone released his environmental plans for the city if he becomes the next mayor of Toronto.

Poll: Toronto mayoral candidate Rob Ford takes commanding lead

Toronto - The latest poll shows that Toronto mayor hopeful Rob Ford has taken a commanding lead over his field of opposition. The new survey reveals that Ford has a 24-point lead over his closest rival candidate George Smitherman.

Toronto mayor hopeful Rossi wants bridge replacement technology

Toronto - Toronto mayoral candidate Rocco Rossi delivered a press conference to discuss his latest vision for the city if elected mayor, which is to bring 21st century bridge replacement technology.

Toronto Board of Trade criticizes Toronto mayoral candidates

Toronto - With only six weeks until the Toronto municipal election, the latest poll shows that 33 percent of voters are undecided. The Toronto Board of Trade is the latest to show their dissatisfaction with the mayoral candidates to choose from.

Toronto mayoral candidate Rossi gains in poll, Ford still leads

Toronto - A new poll recently released shows that Toronto mayoral candidate, Rocco Rossi, has gained considerable support from voters. However, Rob Ford still holds at least a commanding 12-point lead over his opponents.

Toronto mayoral candidate Rob Ford gets booed at recent debate

Toronto - At the National Club in the financial district, the Toronto mayoral candidates debated on public transit, bike lanes, green technology, Toronto Hydro and many other topics in relation to the environment.

Meeting the Toronto mayoral candidates: Rob Ford Special

Toronto - Leading Toronto mayoral candidate Rob Ford spoke to this journalist on Tuesday where he explained that Torontonians trust him "to stop the wasteful spending and end the gravy train at City Hall."
 

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The Toronto mayoral Yorkville debate.
The Toronto mayoral Yorkville debate.
Toronto mayoral candidate  Rocco Rossi.
Toronto mayoral candidate, Rocco Rossi.
Toronto mayoral candidate  Rob Ford.
Toronto mayoral candidate, Rob Ford.
Toronto mayoral candidates  Rocco Rossi (L) and George Smitherman.
Toronto mayoral candidates, Rocco Rossi (L) and George Smitherman.
Toronto mayoral candidate  Rocco Rossi.
Toronto mayoral candidate, Rocco Rossi.
Toronto mayoral candidates Rob Ford and Joe Pantalone watch George Smitherman speak.
Toronto mayoral candidates Rob Ford and Joe Pantalone watch George Smitherman speak.
Toronto mayoral candidate  Rob Ford.
Toronto mayoral candidate, Rob Ford.
One of many polling stations in the 44 wards of the Greater Toronto Area.
One of many polling stations in the 44 wards of the Greater Toronto Area.
Mayoral candidates Rob Ford (L) and Joe Pantalone (R)
Mayoral candidates Rob Ford (L) and Joe Pantalone (R)
The Toronto mayoral candidates debating at the AGO.
The Toronto mayoral candidates debating at the AGO.
Jon Burnside  city council candidate for Toronto s ward 26.
Jon Burnside, city council candidate for Toronto's ward 26.
Jon Burnside Campaign
Toronto mayoral candidate  Howard Jerome Gomberg and his campaign umbrella.
Toronto mayoral candidate, Howard Jerome Gomberg and his campaign umbrella.
Toronto mayoral candidate  Rocco Rossi.
Toronto mayoral candidate, Rocco Rossi.
Toronto mayoral candidate  Rocco Rossi
Toronto mayoral candidate, Rocco Rossi
Toronto mayoral candidate  Rob Ford.
Toronto mayoral candidate, Rob Ford.
Toronto mayoral candidate  Howard Jerome Gomberg and his campaign umbrella.
Toronto mayoral candidate, Howard Jerome Gomberg and his campaign umbrella.
Toronto mayoral candidates (from left to right): James DiFiore  Rob Ford and Joe Pantalone.
Toronto mayoral candidates (from left to right): James DiFiore, Rob Ford and Joe Pantalone.
Toronto mayoral candidates Rocco Rossi (L) and George Smitherman (R).
Toronto mayoral candidates Rocco Rossi (L) and George Smitherman (R).
One of many polling stations in the 44 wards of the Greater Toronto Area.
One of many polling stations in the 44 wards of the Greater Toronto Area.
Toronto mayoral candidate  Rocco Rossi
Toronto mayoral candidate, Rocco Rossi

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