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[21 Jan 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Video shows Toronto mayor in boozy rant against chief |  A week after saying he was sober, Ford admits to drinking ‘a little bit’ at restaurant with friends.

Video shot inside a fast-food restaurant in Toronto on Jan. 20, 2014, captured Mayor Rob Ford apparently intoxicated and disparaging the police chief in a Jamaican patois.(Photo: HiMY SYeD, YouTube)

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[8 Jan 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Al Gore Running For Mayor Of Toronto: Can He Beat Drug Addict Rob Ford?

But who exactly is this Al Gore from north of the border? Himy Syed, the founding editor of TorontoWiki.org, and himself a Toronto mayoral candidate in 2010, blogged on Huffington Post that when he met Gore recently at a public event in the city, the man showed him a valid Ontario photo ID to prove the legitimacy of his name and identity. But Syed could not obtain much information from Gore aside from the fact that he has been contemplating such a mayoral run for two decades.

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[2 Jan 2014 | Comments Off | ]
When the Levee Breaks | The mayor met with the public in an annual tradition, but minds were elsewhere.

Mayor Ford at the annual New Year’s levee, January 1, 2014. Photo by HiMY SYeD, from the Torontoist Flickr pool.

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