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Life After the Fords

John Tory

YES, IT’S TRUE that Rob Ford was elected to the Toronto municipal council in his Etobicoke ward—and, yes, it was a landslide: but the Ford era of this city is now in remission. When the counting of votes was complete, Doug had received 34% of the popular vote to John Tory’s 40%. When Olivia Chow’s take of 23% is added, it appears that two-thirds of the voters were finished with the circus, or the gutter, or whatever the personal metaphor happened to be.

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The Roundtable Podcast 72: Crimes Against Headlines

Week of 28.09.2014

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Walking In LA | One Month to the Toronto Mayoral Election | Game: Crimes Against Headlines | Music: Tanya Tagaq | The World Conference on Indigenous Peoples | Paul Calandra | Is Canada Going to War? (Yes) | Fighting ISIS: The Coalition is Growing

 

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The Roundtable Podcast 69

Week of 20.07.2014

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Rob Ford’s nephew, Mikey Ford, running for councillor in Doug Ford’s Etobicoke riding | Remove a letter, ruin a band | Mike Duffy | Israeli troops battle Hamas in 2nd day of ground offensive, as Palestinian death toll tops 330 | Music: Future, “Shit” | Ukraine says Russia helping separatists destroy evidence at Malaysia Airlines crash site | Finish the Headline | Protests and crowd-funding can’t prevent N.B. Morgentaler clinic from performing final abortions | Peter MacKay’s Privacy Deficit Turned These Lives Upside Down

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