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The latest on Rob Ford’s infamous crack video: A police account of IMG_0312.MOV

Extra, extra! Unsealed today: a police account detailing the happenings of the infamous crack video. The Ontario Superior Court released a description of Mayor Rob Ford apparently smoking crack cocaine, read aloud in front of the court house by media lawyer Peter Jacobsen. As part of the Project Brazen 2 investigation, here it is, tweeted by Global News reporter Jackson […]

by Hailey Chan· · News, Off Campus
Mayor Rob Ford's notoriety has spread across Canada.

Rob Ford wrap-up: a month of mayor madness

It’s been an insane month at city hall. We take a look back at the key moments of the “crack video” scandal that focused the world’s attention on Toronto. Edited by: Peter Lozinski Video by: Arman Aghbali, Michael Duncan, Peter Lozinski Additional reporting by: Jean Ko Din

by Peter Lozinski· · News, Off Campus
Mayor Rob Ford's notoriety has spread across Canada.

Federal cabinet minister Jason Kenney says Ford “embarrassed” city and should step aside

Federal employment minister Jason Kenney said Tuesday that Mayor Rob Ford should step down. He said that Ford “has brought dishonour to public office and the office of mayor and his city,” and that he “should step aside and stop dragging the City of Toronto through this terrible embarrassment.” At city hall, deputy mayor Norm Kelly took on some of […]

by Peter Lozinski· · News, Off Campus
Mayor Rob Ford notoriety spreads to east coast

Mayor Rob Ford notoriety spreads to east coast

By Victor Ferreira and Arman Aghbali Ryersonian Staff After recently admitting to smoking crack cocaine in a drunken stupor, being the star of a video bought by the Toronto Star in which he threatens murder, and being the subject of unproven allegations in a police investigation that reveal links to prostitution and drugs, Ford has become infamous. On a recent trip […]

by Victor Ferreira· · News, Off Campus, Top stories, Videos
Rob Ford addresses council at the beginning of Wednesday's meeting (Peter Lozinski/Ryersonian Staff)

Rob Ford had alcohol problem, verbally abused staff: police document

Rob Ford is threatening to sue former staffers who told police about how their former boss allegedly abused his power and position. A court document released Wednesday afternoon shows Toronto police conducted extensive interviews with Ford’s inner circle of city staff, who described that they withstood verbal abuse from him and ran his personal errands. The 474-page police affidavit surrounding […]

by Jean Ko Din· · News, Off Campus
Video: Toronto Star’s Daniel Dale on covering Rob Ford

Video: Toronto Star’s Daniel Dale on covering Rob Ford

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, Top stories, Videos
Two Rob Ford videos show same incident: Crown

Two Rob Ford videos show same incident: Crown

A judge watched two versions of Mayor Rob Ford’s alleged crack video in Ontario Superior Court Tuesday and said he still could not rule on whether to release them. Justice Ian Nordheimer watched a short clip and the full 90-second video privately and confirmed later in court that the content might be helpful in identifying those who created the video. Muhammad […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, Top stories, Videos
Hundreds lined up for hours to purchase a "Robbie Bobbie" at City Hall on Tuesday.

Rob Ford bobbleheads sold at city hall

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, Top stories
Rob Ford is a poor leader: business ethics blogger

Rob Ford is a poor leader: business ethics blogger

Chris MacDonald, a Ted Rogers School of Management professor and writer for The Business Ethics Blog, says Toronto’s Mayor Rob Ford hasn’t demonstrated the qualities of a good leader, such as the ability to cooperate or lead teams. Torontonians need to do some soul-searching to elect a mayor the city can be proud of, he says. MacDonald wrote an op-ed […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Top stories, Videos
Rally against Rob Ford outside city hall

Rally against Rob Ford outside city hall

by Alexandra Sanders· · News, Off Campus
Storify: Twitter users turn Mayor Ford into national joke

Storify: Twitter users turn Mayor Ford into national joke

Police Chief Bill Blair announced a video file has been recovered that is “consistent with those images that were previously reported in the press,” through an investigation called Project Traveler. The Ryersonian examines how Twitter users humorously reacted on the social media website.

by Victor Ferreira· · News, Off Campus
Toronto councillors call on Rob Ford to fess up

Toronto councillors call on Rob Ford to fess up

Three of Toronto’s veteran city councillors are calling on Mayor Rob Ford to come clean. Toronto police chief Bill Blair announced at a press conference this morning that police had seized a video file which includes Mayor Ford and is “consistent with previously reported images of the mayor.” The Toronto Star and Gawker both reported earlier this year that reporters […]

by Michael Duncan· · News, Off Campus, Videos
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