Ford denies bid to buy video of him on crack

Dec 6, 2013

Ford denies bid to buy video of him on crack

Toronto’s disgraced mayor, Rob Ford, denied Thursday that he tried to buy a video showing him inhaling crack cocaine, calling the claim an “outright lie.” The allegation and other potentially damning disclosures were contained in transcripts of police wiretaps of presumed drug dealers, as ...

Ford 'tried to buy' drug video

Dec 5, 2013

Ford 'tried to buy' drug video

New court documents released Wednesday suggest Toronto Mayor Rob Ford may have offered $5,000 and a car to suspected drug dealers in exchange for a video that appears to show him smoking crack. The information is contained in police wiretaps of alleged gang members ...

Toronto mayor and brother to host online show

Nov 30, 2013

Toronto mayor and brother to host online show

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his brother say they will host an online show so they can take their message straight to “Ford Nation,” the term they use for the embattled mayor’s conservative suburban supporters. Doug Ford, a city councilor, said Friday that the ...

Family lying low as Ford self-destructs

| Nov 20, 2013

Family lying low as Ford self-destructs

While the spotlight shines brightly on Toronto’s embattled and erratic mayor, Rob Ford’s wife and two children have remained almost invisible — save for one widely known embarrassing incident. Little is known about his family, although it is clear that his wife craves her ...

Despite crisis, Ford supporters stay loyal

Nov 17, 2013

Despite crisis, Ford supporters stay loyal

by Charmaine Noronha

When Rob Ford was elected mayor of Toronto in 2010, his bluster and checkered past were widely known. A plurality of voters backed him anyway, eager to shake things up at a City Hall they viewed as elitist and wasteful. Those voters — many ...

Toronto's Ford says he bought drugs

Nov 14, 2013

Toronto's Ford says he bought drugs

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted during a heated City Council debate Wednesday that he has bought illegal drugs while in office but refused to step down despite calls from nearly every councilor to take a leave of absence and get help. “I’m most definitely ...

Lawyer says Toronto mayor 'considering' rehab

Nov 9, 2013

Lawyer says Toronto mayor 'considering' rehab

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s lawyer, in the first indication that the mayor might bow to heavy pressure to seek help, says Ford is considering entering a rehabilitation program after he admitted to smoking crack cocaine and a video surfaced of him ranting and threatening ...

Alleged Toronto mayor crack video disappears

Jun 7, 2013

Alleged Toronto mayor crack video disappears

A video reportedly showing embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine has apparently disappeared, sparking a backlash against a major newspaper that said it had viewed the 90-second clip. Canada’s largest newspaper, the Toronto Star, and the U.S. online news and gossip website ...