Why Toronto may re-elect Rob Ford

View online Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has become ensconced in a scandal so deep that the city’s once-divided council recently voted, by a resounding majority, to strip him of all but his ceremonial powers. Yet despite new revelations landing almost … Continue reading

In Dixon-Kipling, a cautious peace

Sitting on a concrete wall in the afternoon sun outside a six-building apartment complex on Dixon Road near Kipling Avenue in north Etobicoke, Winston Bridglal and Tony Christou say things have changed in the six weeks since police executed a … Continue reading

Surprise plea in gang shooting

A Toronto man surprised courtroom observers Thursday by pleading guilty to manslaughter in the shooting death of Anthony Smith, a 21-year-old Etobicoke gang member photographed with Mayor Rob Ford outside a reputed local crack house. The plea ends the case … Continue reading