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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
Rob Ford round-up: Seven stories you may have missed

Rob Ford round-up: Seven stories you may have missed

With so much media coverage whirling around the mayor, it’s been easy to miss some of the smaller stories from the scandal. Here are seven of them that may have slipped by: Photos from Creative Commons, except the Moscariello photo from Twitter and a screenshot from a Conan YouTube clip.

Rob Ford should stop talking to media: PR specialist

Rob Ford should stop talking to media: PR specialist

John Burry, an instructor at Ryerson’s School of Professional Communication, joined The Ryersonian‘s Peter Lozinski Wednesday.

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
The MadCap: Episode 3

The MadCap: Episode 3

Twitter: @TheMapCapTO Here are the stories mentioned in this podcast: Product developers came up with the morbid ALARMclock French prostate cancer campaign David Dimbleby’s tattoo Felons elected as council members in Flint, Michigan Jean Ko Din’s Mayor Rob Ford bobble-head coverage

by Greg DeClara· · Audio
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
LIVE: Rob Ford admits to purchasing illegal drugs in the past two years

LIVE: Rob Ford admits to purchasing illegal drugs in the past two years

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, Top stories
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
Councillors react to Ford rant video

Councillors react to Ford rant video

Another development in the Mayor Rob Ford saga brought a swift reaction from Toronto city councillors who used words like “disturbing,” “upsetting” and “sad” to describe the latest video of the mayor Thursday. Ford addressed media shortly after the Toronto Star released a video of him swearing and ranting incoherently, and described his own state in the video as, “extremely, extremely inebriated.” […]

by Michael Duncan· · News, Off Campus, Top stories, Videos
Council has limited ability to remove Rob Ford from office: professor

Council has limited ability to remove Rob Ford from office: professor

Before the Toronto Star published a video of Mayor Rob Ford ranting and swearing incoherently, Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong told reporters Thursday that he will ask council to petition the province to remove Mayor Rob Ford if he doesn’t step down. On Wednesday evening, The Ryersonian asked Ryerson politics professor Neil Thomlinson what steps council could take to remove Ford from power. […]

by Peter Lozinski· · News, On Campus, Videos
The MadCap: Episode 2

The MadCap: Episode 2

Twitter: @TheMapCapTO Here are the stories mentioned in this podcast: NYU student stuck between two buildings CNN story: Kids reacting to gay marriage videos: Drunken teenagers abduct llama Texts to Rob Ford Anti-Ford rally coverage

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio
Protesters in ‘Save Toronto’ anti-Rob Ford rally

Protesters in ‘Save Toronto’ anti-Rob Ford rally

Roughly 150 protesters came out to Nathan Phillips Square Wednesday to express their frustration and disappointment in Mayor Rob Ford, demanding that he resign. While people chanted anti-Rob Ford slogans, the most angry and expressive messages were written on posters and pavement. “Shit is Fucked,” read a typical sign. Dawn MacDonald, 53, one of the first protesters at the scene, […]

Rally against Rob Ford outside city hall

Rally against Rob Ford outside city hall

by Alexandra Sanders· · News, Off Campus
Listen: Mayor Rob Ford apologizes after but won’t resign after admitting to smoking crack cocaine

Listen: Mayor Rob Ford apologizes after but won’t resign after admitting to smoking crack cocaine

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologized to Torontonians after he admitted to smoking crack cocaine while in office. Numerous city hall councillors including his allies said Ford should either step down or take a break, but in a press conference at the end of the day Ford said, “I was elected to do a job and that’s exactly what I’m going […]

by Shazah Ayub· · News, Off Campus, Top stories
Video: Doug Ford calls motion to limit Mayor Rob Ford’s powers ‘comical’

Video: Doug Ford calls motion to limit Mayor Rob Ford’s powers ‘comical’

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Top stories, Videos
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologizes on radio show for drunken behaviour

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologizes on radio show for drunken behaviour

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford took to the airwaves to defend himself Sunday and demanded police release a video allegedly showing him smoking what appears to be crack cocaine. On his weekly Newstalk 1010 radio show, The City with Mayor Rob Ford, the embattled mayor offered an apology, sighing deeply several times. “I am the first one to admit that I […]

by Peter Lozinski· · News, Off Campus, Top stories, Videos
Lisi's lawyers spoke to media after his bail hearing Friday. (Arman Aghbali/Ryersonian Staff).

Mayor Rob Ford’s friend Alexander “Sandro” Lisi granted bail

Mayor Rob Ford’s part-time driver, Alexander “Sandro” Lisi, was granted $5,000 no-deposit bail earlier Friday morning after he was arrested Thursday and charged with extortion. He will be released into his father’s custody with a series of conditions. Lisi, 35, was told at his Friday morning bail hearing at Old City Hall that he must not associate with anyone with […]

by Arman Aghbali· · News, Off Campus
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