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Mayor Rob Ford's policy advisor Mark Towhey speaks to the mayor during a city council debate on Coun. Karen Stintz's One City plan in Toronto on July 11, 2012.THE GLOBE AND MAIL/Peter Power

Local News Politics

Rob Ford’s former staffer pens tell-all book due out in fall

| Charlene Close and Toronto staff

The book could be released as soon as Oct. 21. (2)

Security guard Mike Toolaram can be seen to the right of Mayor Rob Ford.

Local News

Rob Ford’s security guard transferred out of city hall: report

| Toronto staff

No specific reason was given for the transfer. 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

Local News

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)

The council chamber is shown in Toronto City Hall in an undated file photo. HANDOUT/City of Toronto

Local News

City council to debate Sam’s sign at Wednesday meeting

| Showwei Chu, Erin Criger, and Christine Chubb

Council will also decide if the city will continue to own the Toronto Zoo. (2)

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

Local News

Ford ‘surprised’ by friend’s drug charges; Alexander Lisi gets bail

| Erin Criger

Alexander Lisi and Jamshid Bhrami were arrested Tuesday and charged with various drug offences. Video

Mayor Rob Ford attends an executive committee meeting at Toronto City Hall on May 28, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michelle Siu

Local News

Executive committee votes against motion for more info on island airport expansion

| Erin Criger and Christine Chubb

The city's executive committee approved a plan for developmental charges and said a Leslieville tree would live on "forever." (1)

Mayor Rob Ford speaks to reporters at a news conference at city hall in Toronto on May 16, 2013. CITYNEWS

Local News

Ford won’t pay for subway overruns

| Erin Criger

Toronto’s mayor also said the city’s unemployment has fallen considerably over the past year. Video (26)

A budget committee meeting on Jan. 8, 2013 at city hall. CITYNEWS/FRANCIS D'SOUZA

Local News

City budget committee to discuss $58M surplus

| Erin Criger

The city said revenue from Toronto Building as well as the land transfer tax led to the surplus. (3)

File photo of Doug Ford, Rob Ford and Doug Holyday during the 2010 municipal election campaign. CITYNEWS.

Local News

Rob Ford asks Holyday’s constituents about byelection

| Erin Criger

The mayor strongly supports a byelection over an appointment to replace the city council. Video

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

Local News

City council will meet again for 4th day Friday

| Erin Criger

Council voted for a $15-million budget increase for the new St. Lawrence Market North building.

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

Local News

Scarborough subway debate will continue on Wednesday

| Michael Talbot and Erin Criger

If council gives the more expensive subway plan the go-ahead, the city would seek federal funding — money Ottawa has not guaranteed. Video (3)

TTC subway sign

Local News

Ford meets with Murray ahead of Scarborough subway decision

City council is expected to vote on Tuesday whether to stick with an LRT plan, or scrap it and build a subway extension in Scarborough. Video

A new TTC 'Toronto Rocket' subway train. CITYNEWS

Local News

Murray meets with Ford ahead of Scarborough subway decision

| Michael Talbot

City council is expected to vote Tuesday on whether to continue with the LRT plan in Scarborough, or scrap it in favour of a subway extension. Video (3)

GO Transit cars await service in Toronto. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kenneth Armstrong

Local News

Transit group calls for electric GO rail lines

| Erin Criger

Transport Action Ontario said the “surface subway” should reach all corners of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). (9)

Sharon Hampson, Lois Lilienstein and Bram Morrison photographed in Toronto on July 9, 2002. CP PHOTO/Aaron Harris.

Local News

Councillor proposes Sharon, Lois & Bram playground

| Erin Criger

The 'Skinnamarink' singers entertained a generation of Canadian children. (1)

Mayor Rob Ford speaks at a ceremony for the two-year countdown to the Pan/Parapan Am Games in Toronto on July 10, 2013. CITYNEWS

Local News

Tax hike needed to fund possible $2.3B Scarborough subway: Ford

| CityNews.ca staff

Just two weeks after Mayor Rob Ford promised not to raise property taxes any further, he says a hike is needed to fund the subway extension he’s touting for Scarborough. Video (14)

File photo of the Scarborough RT. CITYNEWS

Local News

Queen’s Park opens door to Scarborough subway

| CityNews.ca staff and 680News staff

The Ontario government now says it’s open to a proposed subway extension in Scarborough which would cost an extra $925 million. (1)

Coun. Glenn De Baeremaeker talks to CityNews in Toronto City Hall on July 11, 2013. CITYNEWS

Local News

Councillor takes action against ‘vexatious’ bylaw complaints

| Erica Gallipoli

In one Scarborough neighbourhood, one person is responsible for 60 complaints. Video (7)

A Wheel-Trans vehicle sits parked in Toronto on June 16, 2009. Courtesy of Richard Eriksson via Flickr

Local News

TTC suspends Wheel-Trans video surveillance program

| Showwei Chu

The ombudsman's report will be reviewed by city council when it meets next week. (4)

File photo of the Scarborough RT. CITYNEWS

Local News

Scarborough transit decision will be made at Queen’s Park: MPP

| Erin Criger

“Over my dead body will people of Scarborough be left out of transit,” transportation and infrastructure minister Glen Murray said. (4)