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  1. The Fordsa grasp on the city has slipped, but they have by no means let goRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Now Toronto

    ... Domise campaign. Domise, a financial planner with roots in Rexdale, is running to be councillor for Ward 2 (Etobicoke North), the seat held by one Ford or another since 2000. Amsden, a proud downtowner, explains that she hooked up with the campaign ...


  2. Doug Ford makes 'big mistake' by insulting Ontario PC leadership hopefulsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    ... don't attract a certain base in Toronto and the 905 that we would attract.” While Ford dominated parts of Etobicoke and Scarborough, party insiders cautioned that mounting a credible campaign would require a province-wide organization to win ...


  3. Sport Chek goes grassroots with Toronto Raptors anthemRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Marketing

    The retailer launched a marketing campaign Wednesday as part of its Toronto Raptors sponsorship, coinciding with the team's season opener. The comprehensive campaign includes a minute-long video, an exclusive clothing line and a nine-part documentary series produced in partnership with TSN .


  4. Why it took so long to reopen the DVP after Tuesday's crashRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Several lanes of the Don Valley Parkway were closed both ways Tuesday afternoon after a truck rolled over and spilled gravel across the expressway, diverting traffic through arterial roads and clogging up city streets. The driver wasn't seriously injured - so why did it take five hours before the roads could open up? Part of the reason is police have to wait until the hospital tells them how seriously the person is injured.


  5. The Ford era ends in Toronto as the city elects a new mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... Hall correspondent for the Toronto Star newspaper. "As long as [Rob Ford] is alive, and wants to run in Ward 2 Etobicoke North, he will very likely be elected - no matter what. Really, he could do almost anything and get elected there." Ford ...


  6. The Search Is on for a New Toronto Police ChiefRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Torontoist

    ... d, the board will create a shortlist of candidates, before making its final decision by January or February 2015. Etobicoke Civic Centre 399 The West Mall Meeting rooms 1, 2, and 3 Thursday, October 30 7-9 p.m.


  7. York man pleads to assault in non-fatal shooting of Wayne ScottRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

    In a negotiated agreement, a York man pleaded guilty to aggravated assault Tuesday for the Nov. 23, 2013 shooting of Wayne Scott, president and founder of Helping Offer Options and Direction. Scott was shot in the leg outside a club in the first block of West 11th Avenue. 1 comment

  8. Newsstand: October 29, 2014Read the original story

    Yesterday | Torontoist

    Welcome to Wednesday, Tory Nation. In the news: drivers snapping cellphone shots of yesterday's DVP rollover get charged, charges are laid against a TTC driver in a fatal crash, Doug Ford mulls a run for Progressive Conservative leadership, and a researcher finally discovers the name of a mysterious ROM mummy.


  9. NEW Rob Ford expected to get cancer update on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 680News

    ... or not surgery was an option. Before this week's election - which earned him a seat as councillor for Ward 2 Etobicoke North - the outgoing mayor told reporters that if his tumour has shrunk, he'll either undergo an operation or radiation treatment. ...


  10. Tory to enlist former mayoral rivals: 'We've got to bring the city together'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CTV

    ... from his predecessor in the mayor's office, Rob Ford, who was elected Monday as a city councillor in Ward 2, Etobicoke North. "We're beginning the process, obviously, of reaching out to the members of council and talking to them, which I will do ...


  11. Toronto elects a new mayor, ends Ford eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... politics anytime soon. Despite the cancer, he opted to seek the City Council seat held by his brother from the Etobicoke district in western Toronto where he launched his political career. He won his old seat in a landslide Monday and said he will ...


  12. A stop on the gun pipeline: Windsor man arrested in Project Traveller ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Toronto Star

    ... Siad - the man who filmed the Rob Ford crack video at 15 Windsor Rd., a bungalow near the Dixon Rd. highrises in Etobicoke known as Dixon City. The man selling the guns was Michael Leclair, according to the agreed statement of facts read to a ...


  13. Doug Ford won't rule out PC leadership runRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The London Free Press

    ... in the mayoral election, Ford wasn't ruling out throwing his hat in the ring to become the PC's next leader. The Etobicoke North (Ward 2) councillor's term ends on Nov. 30. Leadership candidates have until Jan. 30, 2015 to register to run and the ...


  14. Uniting a divided Toronto will be a key task for Tory's transition teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    In a 15th-floor office overlooking the council chambers at Toronto City Hall, John Tory quietly began moving into an office marked "mayor-elect transition" Tuesday. Just a day after his election win, Mr. Tory has already met with the city manager who presented him with a stack of binders of "homework"; announced his transition team and the hiring of key staffers - including chief of staff Chris Eby and principal secretary Vic Gupta; and vowed to get started addressing gridlock, transit, and housing.


  15. John Tory replaces scandal-plagued Toronto mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... as malignant liposarcoma, he said. But he had opted to seek the city council seat held by his brother from the Etobicoke district in western Toronto where he launched his political career. He won his old seat in a landslide on Monday - and said he ...


  16. The council chamber is shown in Toronto City Hall in an undated file photo. HANDOUT/City of TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 680News

    In Ward 4 Etobicoke Centre, Luby's 2010 rival John Campbell ran again and won with 34.4 per cent of the votes. Humber Valley Village Residents' Association president, Niels Christensen, who Luby endorsed, came second with 28.7 per cent.


  17. Toronto election results don't bode well for Tom Mulcair: WalkomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Toronto Star

    In large part, that's because the vote hinged on a uniquely local issue: Did the city want four more years of the Fords in Toronto's top job? Was it willing to risk the chance that in-your-face Mayor Rob Ford might be replaced by his equally belligerent brother Doug? Making matters more complex was the fact that John Tory, the man who won the mayoralty race, was a Conservative favoured by Liberals. Harper famously lauded the Fords in the days before Rob's crack cocaine habit became public. 1 comment

  18. John Tory reaches out to former mayoral rivals, says he'd like to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | National Post

    John Tory heard a tremendous cheer Monday night roll down the hallway from his victory party in the Liberty Grand ballroom, as he watched the election results in another room with his family. It was confusing, though: the station they were watching at that precise moment announced that Rob Ford had been elected to Ward 2. "I'm thinking to myself," he said in an interview Tuesday, "Why are they having such a huge cheer about that downstairs? Huge cheer."


  19. Get to know the new faces on Toronto city councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BlogTO

    ... 1 there will be a seven new faces, many of them representing wards in south Etobicoke. Stephen Holyday, Ward 3 Etobicoke Centre The son of former Etobicoke mayor and Toronto deputy mayor Doug Holyday, Stephen is a former manager at the Ontario ...


  20. Toronto Elects New Mayor, Ends Scandal-Ridden Rob Ford EraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    ... rother, a city councilor, ran in his place. Despite the cancer, Ford opted to seek the City Council seat from the Etobicoke district where he launched his political career. He won his old seat in a landslide.