Jul 24, 2015

Toronto mulling 2024 Olympic bid

Toronto Mayor John Tory says Canada’s largest city will make a decision “very quickly” whether to bid for the 2024 Olympics. Tory did nothing to quash speculation that Toronto will bid and use the ongoing Pan American Games as a springboard, in an interview ...

Toronto mystery tunnel had rosary nailed to wall, police say

Feb 25, 2015

Toronto mystery tunnel had rosary nailed to wall, police say

A mysterious tunnel discovered in Toronto near one of the venues for this summer’s Pan American Games contained a rosary with a crucifix and poppy, and there is nothing to suggest the tunnel was linked to criminal activity, police said on Tuesday. The hand-dug ...

Doctor says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer

Sep 18, 2014

Doctor says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is suffering from a rare and difficult cancer that will require aggressive chemotherapy, his doctor said Wednesday. Dr. Zane Cohen, a colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai hospital, said Ford has a malignant sarcoma tumor. Ford has been hospitalized for a ...

Bob Ford says he's used 'every drug' you can think of

Jul 3, 2014

Bob Ford says he's used 'every drug' you can think of

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford said Wednesday he’s used “every drug you can probably think of” and blamed substance abuse for the racist and homophobic language he’s used. Ford returned to work this week after a two-month stay in rehab for drugs and alcohol. The ...

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford takes leave after new video report

May 2, 2014

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford takes leave after new video report

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford began a leave of absence Thursday to seek treatment after a report surfaced about a second video of him apparently smoking crack cocaine, but he did not abandon his bid to seek a second term as mayor of Canada’s largest ...

Jan 30, 2014

Toronto mayor sued over alleged jailhouse assault

Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is being sued by his sister’s ex-boyfriend for allegedly conspiring to have the man beaten in jail to prevent Ford’s illicit behaviors from becoming known. A lawsuit submitted Wednesday by Scott MacIntyre alleges the mayor was behind an assault ...

Nov 14, 2013

Latest allegation: Toronto mayor had prostitutes in his office

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who admits smoking crack cocaine, faced new allegations in police documents released Tuesday that he brought prostitutes to his office, guzzled vodka in his car and made a racial slur to a taxi driver. The allegations, part of documents released ...