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Toronto City Council Meeting Turns Into Chaos

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

TORONTO (AP) — Beset by scandal, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford faces another likely setback Monday as the City Council takes up a motion to strip him of mo...

Rob Ford: 'I Do Want To Run For Prime Minister'

Posted 11.18.2013 | World

Despite having admitted to smoking crack cocaine and buying illegal drugs, Toronto's flamboyant mayor Rob Ford wants to be prime minister one day. For...

'SNL' Takes On Rob Ford, '60 Minutes'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

If "Saturday Night Live" is lucky, troubled Toronto mayor Rob Ford will stay in the news for a long, long time. Even after admitting to smoking crack,...

City Council Strips Toronto Mayor From Some Of His Powers

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 01.15.2014 | World

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto's City Council has voted overwhelming to strip Mayor Rob Ford of some of his powers in the latest attempt to box in the brash...

Controversial Toronto Mayor Gets News Show

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

This shouldn't really come as a surprise to anyone. Sun News, the right-wing news and opinion channel, is giving Rob and Doug Ford their own news s...

SURPRISE: Most Of Toronto Wants Mayor Rob Ford To Step Down

Posted 11.13.2013 | World

Toronto's embattled mayor may be clinging to his seat of power, but it seems the majority of his constituents and his colleagues want him to step asid...

Ship of Fools

Natalie Pace | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Natalie Pace

In a city where culture is rather nascent and there is no rich history of the arts, it's exciting to see parents educating their teens to appreciate the nuances of Verdi's masterpiece.

Friday Talking Points -- As The Wedgie Turns

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We decided it was time to coin a new political term. We'll repeat the definition we gave it, back in May. Wedgie: When a political party's "wedge" issue turns on them and instead of dividing the other party, begins to divide their own.

Toronto Mayor Goes On F***-Filled Tirade In Shocking New Video

Posted 11.08.2013 | World

A new video of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has circulated on Thursday, further damaging the reputation of the flamboyant politician. The clip, one of t...

Toronto's Mayor 'Stubbornly' Refuses To Step Down

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 11.07.2013 | World

TORONTO -- TORONTO (AP) — Toronto's embattled mayor on Wednesday rejected the advice of city council allies to take a temporary leave of absence, re...

Stephen Colbert Pulls A Rob Ford

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Upon the revelation that Rob Ford indeed had smoked crack ("in one of my drunken stupors") after months of carefully-worded denials, Stephen Colbert g...

#InADrunkenStupor The Best Thing To Come Out Of Mayor's Crack Admission

Posted 11.05.2013 | World

In one short statement, Toronto mayor Rob Ford managed to put forth the quote of the week and the Twitter hashtag of the day. After months of specu...

Toronto Mayor Admits Having Smoked Crack Cocaine

Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Toronto mayor Rob Ford admits having smoked cocaine, CBS reports on Tuesday. According to the Associated Press, Ford admitted to using crack "proba...

Rob Ford Apologizes... But Won't Say What For!

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

TORONTO, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford on Sunday urged his police chief to release a video that media reports say show him smoking what app...

Toronto Mayor Says He Has No Reason To Quit

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

TORONTO, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, a player in a video that police say matches one that allegedly shows him smoking crack cocaine, ...

Coast With the Most: Santa Barbara to La Jolla

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

Our base for the weekend's festivities was the Bacara Resort and Spa on the Gaviota Coast. This spectacular shoreline, the largest south-facing stretch of sand on the American Pacific, is one of the last remaining intact coastal Mediterranean ecosystems in California.

Toronto: Dining and Daytrippin' Around the International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.19.2013 | Travel
Dwight Brown

Thousand of film lovers travel to Toronto every year to witness the latest crop of Oscar®-caliber films at the Toronto International Film Festival. In between screening compelling dramas attendees find time to eat at trendy restaurants, sightsee and reside in conveniently located hotels.

Wrapping up the Toronto Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If you were able to watch a new movie every two hours all day from 8 a.m. through midnight for the entire 10-day run of the festival, you would still only be able to see a little more than half of the movies the festival has to offer.

Live from Toronto International Film Festival: Wednesday, Sept. 11

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Movies can amaze with their ability to not just take you out of yourself but to put in the middle of worlds you otherwise would never get a chance to see or experience.

Live from Toronto International Film Festival: Tuesday, Sept. 10

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.11.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

With Enough Said, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, one of TV's funniest women ever, has finally been given a perfect film vehicle.

Live from Toronto International Film Festival: Monday, Sept. 9

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Secrets and lies carried the day in most of the five films I saw Monday at the Toronto International Film Festival. But then, aren't the most interesting movies built around them? It's so obvious that Mike Leigh used the idea as the title of one of his finest efforts.

America's Favorite Labor Day Weekend Destinations

trivago | Posted 10.26.2013 | Travel

Americans are packing up and heading out of town over the long weekend that traditionally marks the end of summer. The top 10 most searched Labor Day destinations are...

Nearly 100 Sick From Suspected Food Poisoning At Canadian Festival

AP | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

TORONTO — Public health officials in Toronto say almost 100 people have reported symptoms of foodborne illness after attending the annual Canadi...

Toronto Cop Charged In Shooting Death Of Teen

AP | By CHARMAINE NORONHA | Posted 10.19.2013 | World

TORONTO (AP) — Ontario's police watchdog on Monday charged a Toronto police officer with murder in the shooting death of a young man wielding a knif...

Jamaica, My Style Inspiration

Rai Mensah | Posted 10.06.2013 | Style
Rai Mensah

We see it the lines of Marchesa to Rachel Roy. Designers are inspired by their travels. I recently traveled to Jamaica for a week, real Jamaica, not the tourist overrun locations. My trip was more of an excursion than a vacation.