Tag: Toronto

Canada School Board: No More U.S. Travel

The Toronto District School Board, the largest in Canada, has decided to no longer book trips to the United States because it fears students might have issues at the border due to travel restrictions enacted by President Trump’s administration. “We just can’t have trips going across the border and a student for no legitimate reason…

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dead After Battle With Cancer

Rob Ford, the Toronto city councillor who became the world’s most famous mayor during a wild, scandal-filled term, is dead at age 46. The married father of two young children died after 18 months of treatment for a rare and aggressive cancer first diagnosed in the midst of his 2014 bid to be re-elected mayor.…

Blue Jays Beat KC, Still Trail 2-1 [VIDEO]

The Toronto Blue Jays claimed victory Monday night, beating the Kansas City Royals 11-8 victory at home in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series. The Blue Jays pounded the Royals with six runs in the third inning, five of them scored off two home runs. Troy Tulowitzki drilled a three-run blast to center…

Blue Jays Win Game To Texas Rangers, Advance To ALCS [VIDEO]

The Toronto Blue Jays advanced to the American League Championship Series for the first time since 1993 with a big win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night. What seemed like a tight game suddenly turned wild in the top of seventh inning when umps gave the Rangers the tying run because of a bizarre…

2 Dead In Toronto Shooting At Drake Afterparty [VIDEO]

At least five people were shot Monday night at the Muzik nightclub at Toronto’s Canadian National Exhibition grounds, which played host to Drake’s OVO Festival afterparty. Throughout the show, Drake had continued to diss Meek Mill after weeks of public feuding. There is no suggestion that the shooting was related. The AP reports two people…

Rob Ford Has Rare Form of Cancer called Liposarcoma

Rob Ford has been diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer. The Toronto mayor has been hospitalized since last week for a tumor in his abdomen, which doctors now conclude is a malignant liposarcoma. “It comprises about one per cent only of all cancers. It has about 60 different cell types,” said Dr.…

Rob Ford Back To Work Apologizes And Asks For Forgiveness [VIDEO]

Watch Rob Ford’s Post Rehab Speech VIDEO: Rob Ford was apologetic in an impassioned first public speech after a stint in rehab and two months away from his job as Toronto’s mayor. Mayoral candidate Olivia Chow wished Ford well but called him a ‘failed mayor.’ Pronouncing himself “ashamed, embarrassed and humiliated,” Mayor Rob Ford acknowledged…

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Returning to Office After Rehab

Toronto mayor and admitted crack cocaine user, Rob Ford, plans to hit the ground running when he returns to his seat of power on June 30. Ford notified the city clerk in a letter released on Tuesday that he’ll be back at work later this month. “Kindly be advised that I will be returning to…

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Says He’s Attending the Oscars

Toronto mayor Rob Ford — whose admission to smoking crack cocaine, among other antics, has transformed him into international tabloid fodder — says that he’s going to make an appearance at the Academy Awards on Sunday. “I am going to the Oscars. It’s going to be fun,” was the brief quote he gave his local…

Rob Ford declares Bob Marley Day in Toronto

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has declared Feb. 6 Bob Marley Day. It coincides with Marley’s birthday. The Jamaican singer, who was born in 1945, died in 1981 at age 36. He would have been 69 Thursday. It’s perhaps no surprise that Ford is a Marley fan. The mayor was seen in a video posted in…

Ford Lost Phone at Crack House?

How is this guy real? According to police documents published by CTV News on Wednesday, Toronto mayor Rob Ford may have lost his cell phone at a crack house a month before video of him smoking the drug hit the Internet. While wiretapping cell phone conversations during a drug trafficking investigation, police overheard suggestions that…

Ford on The Attack Again! Steal Seat At Football Game

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford continued his tradition of attending major football games in the city, arriving fashionably late to watch the Buffalo Bills play their annual game at Rogers Centre. Ford arrived after the first quarter began on Sunday. He sat in an aisle seat, 35 rows off the field. Fans lined up to have…

New Snowden docs show U.S. spied during G20 in Toronto

Top secret documents retrieved by U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden show that Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government allowed the largest American spy agency to conduct widespread surveillance in Canada during the 2010 G8 and G20 summits. The documents are being reported exclusively by CBC News. The briefing notes, stamped “Top Secret,” show the U.S. turned its…

Rob Ford’s Reality Show Canceled

Embattled Toronto mayor Rob Ford’s new reality show has been cancelled after one episode, according to the show’s network. Sun News Network made the announcement on Tuesday. “Ford Nation,” which starred the political figure and his brother, debuted on Monday night in Canada.

ROB FORD: THIS IS WAR: ‘You Guys Have Just Attacked Kuwait’

Watch Rob Ford declare war to the city council: Toronto’s embattled mayor Rob Ford tore into the city council on Monday night as the city continues to strip him of his powers following Ford admitting to repeatedly smoking crack cocaine. Ford blasted the city council, saying that they had acted like Saddam Hussein’s Iraq and…

Rob Ford stripped of powers in council vote

39-3 vote removes mayor’s ability to appoint committee chairs, deputy mayor Toronto city council has voted 39-3 to remove Mayor Rob Ford’s power to hire and fire the deputy mayor and appoint members of his executive committee. The vote Friday means Ford, a mayor mired in scandal, will continue his last 11 months as mayor…

Mayor Rob Ford Gets a TV Show

Drugs, sex, and politics all make for great TV, which means Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is already the breakout reality show star of the year. On Thursday, not long after a bizarre quip about oral sex, Canada’s Sun News Network announced that Ford and his brother, a City Council member, will be hosting a TV…

Toronto Mayor Won’t Step Down

So what if he’s smoked crack? Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is “not going anywhere, guaranteed.” Ford reaffirmed his refusal to step down, despite admitting to smoking crack cocaine, after giving a Remembrance Day speech in honor of Canada’s veterans. The scandalous mayor was questioned by reporters about a city council motion to enact a law…