Post Tagged with: "Ford"

A TTC map, outlining the progression of Presto installations from 2009 to the projected installations in 2014.

TTC: Slaves to the politicians – not the people

  Subways, folks. Subways, subways, subways. The last four years, Mayor Rob Ford has had a clear goal – the expansion of the TTC network by bringing subways to Scarborough and beyond. Many say it’s been a disaster. “Why was it a disaster? Because we do not have sufficient operational autonomy on part of TTC. If they were autonomous to a […]

Ryersonian poll: split between Tory and Chow

Ryersonian poll: split between Tory and Chow

A poll conducted by The Ryersonian Monday shows that students are split between Olivia Chow and John Tory in the upcoming municipal election. Students’ voting plans have dramatically changed since February, when The Ryersonian last polled students. While Chow’s support is approximately the same at 26 per cent, Tory’s support has gone from 2 per cent to 28.1 per cent. Taking the […]

by Nicole Thompson· · News, On Campus
Doug Ford

Doug woos Ford Nation with clone of Rob’s campaign

Speaking in front of a room full of Ford Nation supporters Tuesday night, Coun. Doug Ford reintroduced his brother’s platform as his own during his first appearance at a mayoral debate. Doug Ford hadn’t participated in any debates since he registered to run Sept. 12, when he took the place of Mayor Rob Ford, who was forced to withdraw after […]

by Sarah Traynor· · News, Off Campus, Top stories
Mayor Rob Ford in a Ryersonian file photo. A Mount Sinai Hospital colorectal specialist announced Wednesday evening Ford has an aggressive cancer.

Rob Ford diagnosed with difficult and rare cancer

Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with a malignant liposarcoma tumour, said Dr. Zane Cohen of Mount Sinai Hospital. Speaking at a news conference at the hospital Wednesday evening, Cohen said the cancer is exceptionally rare and difficult to treat, with 60 different cell types that invade soft “fatty” tissue. Ford will start chemotherapy within 48 hours. The treatment is expected to […]

by Alexandra Byers· · News, Off Campus, Top stories
Ford on Bill Blair: “If he’s going to arrest me, arrest me.”

Ford on Bill Blair: “If he’s going to arrest me, arrest me.”

  Rob Ford told reporters that he won’t apologize to Chief Bill Blair after calling him a “c—sucker” in a video rant of the mayor speaking Jamaican patois. He wants Chief Bill Blair to say sorry to the taxpayers instead. “How much money did it cost the taxpayers for surveillance on me and the planes that he had to rent?” […]

by Hailey Chan· · News, Off Campus, Top stories, Uncategorized