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Rob Ford

Dear Ontario voter, behind that shit-eating grin the truth is that Doug Ford's political career has been about promoting Doug Ford. You may not care to hear that, but it’s worth considering since Doug did say this election is about trust, right? more

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Damian Lewis has been cast as former Toronto mayor Rob Ford in a Toronto-filmed movie about his crack cocaine scandal called Run This Town. Dear Evan Hansen's Ben Platt will play a young reporter who isn't Robyn Doolittle. more

Movies & TV

Latest Ford fiasco illustrates that on issues of race, Tory's own record is one of, at times, dubious distinction more

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The better option for Doug would have been to run for the PCs in Etobicoke North, but the PCs don't want him more

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This year's edition moves to the Scotiabank Theatre with a stronger lineup and an instantly controversial closer more

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Hot on the heels of a sold-out screening at Canadian Film Fest, we're showing the controversial film at The Royal more

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Jonathan Goldsbie

It will get weirder and it will get worse. more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

He's never been shy about riding his little brother's political coattails, now he's got his eye on the PM's job (seriously) and a book deal to rewrite the history of Ford Nation to bankroll his next move more

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Zach Ruiter

Bruised but unbowed: Ford Nation gathers again for the first time after the death of its infamous namesake more

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Jonathan Goldsbie

No longer facing an extortion charge for his efforts to obtain the Rob Ford video, the former mayor's mysterious pal opens up just a crack more

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Ford didn't quite say the offensive things he was reported to have said more

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Tanja-Tiziana

He caught lightning in a bottle and for a time was untouchable, but Rob Ford was more media creation than political phenomenon more

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Ethan Eisenberg

"You’re the mayor of Toronto. You can’t be delivering subs." more

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Jonathan Goldsbie

"The mainstream media tended to dismiss Trump’s racism, homophobia and misogyny (and that of some of his supporters) – or at least were reluctant to call it what it was." more

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Mike Watier

Unlike Donald Trump, the former mayor was a natural campaigner more

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The former mayor, who died Tuesday, kept us busy throughout his four years as mayor, making the cover no less than 11 times more

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Jonathan Goldsbie

I’m torn between the impulse to massage the memory of the man into something soothing and palatable, and the impulse to tell the truth: that Ford could be a terrible, terrible person. more

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Jonathan Goldsbie

To Toronto, to me, to the world, to you more

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Jonathan Goldsbie

The controversial former mayor and current councillor had been receiving treatment for a rare cancer since September 2014 more

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Former mayor's Twitter account gets some 'tude more

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