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Matt King and Andrew Ferguson are childhood friends and started LaRue Entertainment together. (Photo courtesy of LaRue Entertainment)

Ryerson grads’ production company to première show about a crack-smoking mayor

LaRue Entertainment, a production company founded by two Ryerson alumni, will debut their new digital series on YouTube called Filth City on Nov. 5. The date also marks the four-year anniversary of Rob Ford’s admitting to smoking crack.

The show is about a fictional big-city mayor embroiled in a controversy surrounding his own crack video. Creating a comedy loosely based on the late Toronto mayor and the scandal he left behind led his brother Doug Ford to call the show “disgusting.”

by Aidan Macnab· · Arts & Life, Film & Television
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Journalism needs diversity

This version clarifies that the Canadian Press Stylebook used was the online version. I began my studies at Ryerson’s School of Journalism in 2013, the same year that Mayor Rob Ford made international headlines for allegedly smoking crack. In my first-year reporting class we followed Ford’s appearance in the news very closely. We took a class trip to city hall […]

by Ebyan Abdigir· · education, jobs, Opinion, students, Voices
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
(Jacqueline Tucci/Ryersonian Staff)

John Tory holds press conference on Rob Ford death

By Alexia Kapralos and Jacqueline Tucci Mayor John Tory gave a press conference on the passing on former mayor and councilor Rob Ford Tuesday afternoon.  

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, Ward 27
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