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  • Ex-undercover cop testifies at Lisi drug trial
    Mar 26, 2015 | The Canadian Press

    An undercover cop purchased marijuana ostensibly supplied by Alexander (Sandro) Lisi, a friend of Rob Ford’s, but was unaware Lisi was part of an extraordinary investigation into the former mayor’s “crack video,” an Ontario court heard Thur …

  • Ex-undercover cop testifies at Lisi drug trial
    Mar 25, 2015

    A former undercover officer testified on Wednesday how it took time to get connected with a friend of scandal-plagued former mayor Rob Ford, who was then under police investigation, so he could try to buy drugs. CityNews reporter Roshni …

  • Rob Ford's cancer surgery tentatively scheduled for May
    Mar 25, 2015

    Coun. Rob Ford is tentatively set to undergo surgery to remove a cancerous tumour in May. Meanwhile, Mayor John Tory’s executive committee voted in favour of a staff report on expanded gaming at Woodbine Racetrack. …

  • Rob Ford accuses Mayor Tory of ‘misleading’ taxpayers
    Mar 25, 2015 | The Canadian Press

    Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he’s tentatively scheduled to have surgery for his cancerous tumour on May 7.

    Ford’s chief of staff told CityNews the surgery will go ahead if an MRI scheduled for April 30 shows the tumours in his  …

  • A former under cover officer takes the stand at the trial of Sandro Lisi, Mar. 25, 2015. CITYNEWS/ Marianne Boucher
    Mar 25, 2015 | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press

    A former undercover officer testified on Wednesday how it took time to get connected with a friend of scandal-plagued former mayor Rob Ford, who was then under police investigation, so he could try to buy drugs.

    Following not guilty  …

  • Mayor John Tory speaks to reporters in Toronto on Feb. 12, 2015. CITYNEWS
    Mar 25, 2015 | Toronto staff

    The mayors of Canada’s two largest cities had their first formal sit down on Wednesday.

    John Tory welcomed Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre for an early-morning meeting at Toronto City Hall.

    The two leaders discussed how the cities ca …

  • Alexander Lisi leaves Old City Hall court after being granted bail in Toronto on Oct. 2, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
    Mar 24, 2015 | Coin Perkel, The Canadian Press

    A hearing into drug charges against a friend of former Toronto mayor Rob Ford began Tuesday with the accused a no show, one count against him withdrawn, and his co-accused making an extraordinary request to be excused from trial.

    Alexand …

  • Ford brothers
    Mar 19, 2015

    Former mayor Rob Ford’s MRI results should be released in two weeks. The results will show whether the tumour has shrunk enough to operate.

    “He’s in good spirits,” Doug Ford told 680News political affairs specialist John Stall in a one-o …

  • File photo of City Hall. CITYNEWS.CA/Shawne McKeown.
    Mar 19, 2015 | Toronto staff

    The councillor for York West was the top spender on Toronto city council for 2014.

    Councillors released their constituency and office expenses for past year on Friday, the Toronto Star reports.

    It revealed Coun. Anthony Perruzza (Ward …

  • A crowd parties at the Digital Dreams Music Festival at Ontario Place in Toronto on June 28, 2014. TWITTER/@DigiDreamsFest
    Mar 13, 2015 | Toronto staff

    Like his predecessor Rob Ford, Mayor John Tory is heading to Austin next week on a music business mission.

    Unlike his predecessor, Tory says the city is committed to following-through on its plans to making Toronto a music-friendly c …

  • Full waste containers are seen in Toronto on April 20, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Francis Vachon.
    Mar 11, 2015 | Toronto staff

    Toronto city council approved the 2015 capital and operating budgets by a vote of 42-2 on Wednesday.

    Councillors Rob Ford and Giorgio Mammoliti were the two votes against.

    Earlier in the meeting, councillors approved a 58-per-cent …

  • The 2015 draft budgets released on Jan. 20, 2015. TWITTER/Cynthia Mulligan
    Mar 10, 2015 | Toronto staff

    As he marked his first 100 days in office on Tuesday, Mayor John Tory faced one of his first major tests: get this year’s budget approved.

    The process was off to a rocky start with protestors disrupting the first few minutes of city  …

  • Alexander Lisi leaves Old City Hall court after being granted bail in Toronto on Oct. 2, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
    Mar 02, 2015 | Marianne Boucher

    Rob Ford’s former driver is court Monday for a preliminary hearing on an extortion charge.

    Alexander “Sandro” Lisi was charged with extortion in connection with trying to retrieve the infamous video of the former mayor smoking crack. …

  • Rob Ford selling memorabilia on eBay
    Feb 26, 2015

    Bidding for the football tie Ford wore when he admitted to smoking crack has already passed $4,000. …

  • Mayor Ford ‘sincerely’ apologizes for past mistakes
    Feb 25, 2015 | The Canadian Press

    Rob Ford has more items up for auction on eBay, including what appears to be the tie he wore on Nov. 5, 2013, when he admitted to smoking crack cocaine.

    In the eBay description, the former Toronto mayor says the tie is the “only one of t …

  • SRT shutdown causing commuter chaos for TTC users
    Feb 18, 2015 | Toronto staff

    The aging Scarborough Rapid Transit (SRT) was crippled by mechanical problems this week, just the latest example of the unreliable service commuters in the east end have become used to.

    Launched in 1985, the line was built to last 30 …

  • Rob Ford almost gets hit by camera at Toronto City Hall
    Feb 13, 2015 | The Canadian Press

    Rob Ford has been “spring cleaning” and now the public can buy some of the memorabilia the former Toronto mayor has collected over the years.

    Ford announced the auction on Twitter, saying that 10 per cent of the proceeds will go to resea …

  • Copies of the 2015 City of Toronto budget are seen on Jan. 29, 2015. CITYNEWS
    Feb 13, 2015 | Toronto staff

    Talk of the maligned vehicle registration tax re-emerged during a meeting about Toronto’s 2015 budget on Friday.

    Mayor John Tory plans to use the city’s reserves to pay for $130 million in capital expenses instead of taking it out of …

  • Coun. Rob Ford ordered out of council chambers
    Feb 11, 2015

    Coun. Rob Ford was kicked out of council chambers on Wednesday after suggesting staff deliberately misled councillors in a report and then refusing to apologize. …

  • Speaker Nunziata needs to 'get off her high horse:' Mammoliti
    Feb 11, 2015

    Coun. Giorgio Mammoliti speaks with reporters after Coun. Rob Ford was kicked out of council chambers for comments he made about city staff. …