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Torontonians walked in procession with the Ford family to mourn the death of former mayor Rob Ford on Wednesday. (Alexia Kapralos/Ryersonian Staff)

PHOTOS: The Rob Ford funeral procession

Toronto mourned the death of former mayor Rob Ford on March 31 as hundreds came out in support of the Ford family and to walk in the funeral procession. The procession went from city hall, where Ford’s body had been lying in repose since March 28, to St. James Cathedral.  

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, Ward 27
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A look-back at Rob Ford’s time as mayor of Toronto

The memorial for former mayor Rob Ford is being held today at St. James Cathedral. Ford’s body laid in repose at city hall for two days to give the public an opportunity to pay their final respects. “As difficult as it is to say goodbye, (the Ford family) would like to do so in the same manner in which he […]

by Kaitlyn Coombes· · News, Off Campus
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Obituary: Rob Ford dies at 46 from rare cancer

Rob Ford, the former Toronto mayor who became an international celebrity for his inebriated political antics, died March 22. He was 46. Ford had battled pleomorphic liposarcoma, a rare form of cancer, since late 2014. He underwent surgery in mid-2015 to remove the cancer, but two new tumours appeared soon after. He went into palliative care on March 21 and […]

by Ramisha Farooq· · News
Former mayor Rob Ford had  been battling cancer since late 2014.  (Courtesy of Flickr)

Councillor Rob Ford has died

Former mayor Rob Ford has died at the age of 46 after a long battle with a rare form of cancer. Ford’s office released a statement around 11 a.m. today. “With heavy hearts and profound sadness the Ford family announces the passing of their beloved son, brother and husband, and father,” said the statement, The family is asking that citizens respect their […]

by Ramisha Farooq· · News, Off Campus