Tag Archives | Rob Ford

Rob Ford may have connection to gun-running, drug-trafficking gang

Information on the mayor's possible criminal associations should be revealed without compromising defendants' rights

As every Canadian with an internet connection knows by now, Toronto mayor Rob Ford has had an eventful summer. Since mid-May Ford has been dealing with accusations that he has smoked crack and that his brother, city councillor Doug, was a teenaged drug kingpin in Etobicoke, among other things.

Rob Ford’s sister’s drug addict ex-boyfriend threatened to kill him with a machete

Rob Ford, the world’s greatest mayor, almost met his end at the hands of his sister’s ex-boyfriend, who showed up at his house early last year demanding money and later threatened to kill the mayor with a machete or a gun.

Rob Ford’s first statement following crack cocaine allegations

Late Thursday night, Gawker (and later, reluctantly, the Toronto Star) reported having viewed a video showing Toronto mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine. By now, everyone knows that. What we don’t know is Rob Ford’s side of the story.

Don’t live in Toronto? Don’t worry, there is a good chance your mayor is in trouble for something

In light of all the scandals brewing across the country right now, the Albatross has graciously combed through the shit piles to give you a briefing on some of the best scandals and allegations plaguing Canada’s mayors.

Toronto bans plastic bags as ‘screw you’ to Rob Ford

On Wednesday June 6, Toronto city council voted to approve a citywide ban on plastic shopping bags, effective Jan. 1, 2013. Why? Because fuck Rob Ford!