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A player checks his hand during a game of Texas Hold 'em at the poker room in Caesar's Palace, Feb. 27, 2013, in Las Vegas. AP/Julie Jacobson

Local News

Casino debate to take place Tuesday

| Christine Chubb

"We promised it to them next Tuesday and we're going to deliver it to them," said Coun. Mike Layton on Friday. Video (1)

Mayor Rob Ford responds to comments by Coun. Adam Vaughan in council at city hall in Toronto on Nov. 29, 2012. CITYNEWS

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TIMELINE: Key events in Rob Ford’s tenure as Toronto politician

| Erin Criger

Stemming back to before he was mayor, Rob Ford has been making headlines and sparking controversy. Video

Mayor Rob Ford responding to reporters' questions at city hall, March 26, 2013. CITYNEWS

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Mayor Ford calls allegations of videotaped drug use ‘absolutely not true’

| CityNews.ca staff

The mayor called the allegations “absolutely not true” and “ridiculous.” Video

Toronto City Hall is seen behind Nathan Phillips Square in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS.CA/Shawne McKeown

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Council votes in favour $1.2M city hall bike station

| Charlene Close, 680News

Toronto city council has voted overwhelmingly in favour of building the $1.2-million City Hall bike station. Video (9)

TTC streetcars are lined up on a Toronto street in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS.CA/Shawne McKeown

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City council rejects new taxes to fund transit

| CityNews and 680News and Erin Criger

Mayor Rob Ford was claiming victory after the chaotic council meeting that frayed the nerves of councillors, and the tested the patience of reporters on Thursday. Video (17)

Transit tax debate begins at Toronto city hall

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Transit tax debate begins at Toronto city hall

A transit tax debate, opposed by Mayor Rob Ford, has begun at city hall with councillors questioning city staff on proposed revenue tools and areas of priority. Video

The TTC tests its new accessible streetcar on Bathurst Street in Toronto on March 14, 2013. HANDOUT/TTC

Local News

Transit tax debate to continue at Toronto city hall Thursday

| Erin Criger and Christine Chubb

“We need to expand our transit system in order to reduce gridlock,” the city manager told councillors. Video (10)

Bicycles are lined up as the public bike-sharing service Bixi is launched in Toronto on May 3, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Pat Hewitt

Local News

Ford says Bixi bike program should be ‘dissolved’

| Corinne Van Dusen, 680News

"It's not working. The program's been a failure," the mayor said. (27)

The TTC tests its new accessible streetcar on Bathurst Street in Toronto on March 14, 2013. HANDOUT/TTC

Local News

Toronto city council to have transit tax debate

| Erin Criger and Christine Chubb

Councillors overruled Mayor Rob Ford’s executive committee, voting to have debate on transit taxes. The motion passed 27-13. Video (9)

Council Chamber of Toronto City Hall. Courtesy: City of Toronto.

Local News

Toronto casino vote delayed to May 21 at mayor’s request

| Showwei Chu

Last month, the mayor’s executive committee voted to send the casino matter for a debate and vote by councillors on May 7-8. Video (5)

File photo of City Hall. CITYNEWS.CA/Shawne McKeown.

Local News

Mayor’s executive committee member changes mind, backs transit talks

| Erin Criger

Coun. Gary Crawford is calling for transit funding to be added to next month’s city council agenda. (4)

Mayor Rob Ford coaches the Don Bosco Eagles in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS

Local News

Ford may stop coaching football: Holyday

| Erin Criger

Deputy mayor Doug Holyday said Mayor Rob Ford may quit the Don Bosco Eagles to focus on city hall. Video (7)

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford discusses proposed 2013 budget

Local News

Mayor Ford still wants Sheppard subway

| Showwei Chu

The mayor made the comment during a news conference on Friday to discuss how Toronto could benefit from new money announced by Finance Minister Jim Flaherty in the federal budget. Video (8)

File photo of City Hall. CITYNEWS.CA/Shawne McKeown.

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Council considers using condo developer fees for transit

| Erin Criger

Councillors will consider making affordable housing part of Toronto’s condominium development. Video (3)

File photo of City Hall. CITYNEWS.CA/Shawne McKeown.

Local News

Council debate on land transfer tax & term limits postponed

| Erin Criger

Council also debated if the city should provide better access to city services for undocumented workers. Video (10)

File photo of City Hall. CITYNEWS.CA/Shawne McKeown.

Local News

New budget chief named during executive committee meeting

| Erin Criger

The committee will debate term limits for councillors on city boards and agencies. Video

Political analyst Alejandra Bravo on sanctions against Coun. Giorgio Mammoliti

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Political analyst Alejandra Bravo on possible sanctions against Coun. Giorgio Mammoliti

Political analyst Alejandra Bravo talks about the recent forensic audits that allege Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and Coun. Giorgio Mammoliti both exceeded campaign spending and why this is significant when it comes to running a fair campaign. Video

Coun. Giorgio Mammoliti talks to reporters at City Hall in Toronto on Jan. 24, 2013. CITYNEWS

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Committee votes to bring in prosecutor against Mammoliti

| Erin Criger

Coun. Giorgio Mammoliti said he wanted more time to conduct his own audit into the finances. Video (12)

File photo of Coun. Doug Ford. CITYNEWS

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Doug Ford: ‘Why isn’t the left getting audited?’

| CityNews.ca staff

As he awaited the results of an audit of Mayor Rob Ford’s campaign finances, the mayor’s brother said he’s fed up left-wing special interest groups targeting his family. Video (10)

Mayor Rob Ford's occasional driver Alexander Lisi, 35, faces four drug-related charges after he was arrested during a raid in Etobicoke on Oct. 1, 2013. Courtesy of the Toronto Star

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Search warrants targeting Ford’s friend and driver could soon be public: reports

| Erin Criger

Mayor Rob Ford’s friend and occasional driver Alexander Lisi was arrested during a raid in Etobicoke earlier this month. Video (8)