He’s no longer mayor. He’s in the fight of his life against a rare, aggressive form of cancer. So what about the drug scandal that’s plagued Rob Ford since May 2013—is it now a thing of the past? For the latest edition of Ruffly Speaking, I caught up with Toronto Star reporter Kevin Donovan for an update.
In July, I posted an interview I conducted with Rob Ford in 2005 when he was a councillor with his eyes on the mayor's chair. I expected city hall watchers would find the interview to be fascinating in retrospect, but the response on social media exceeded my expectations. Here are some reactions.
I don’t know what I have done to offend so many people.
~ Mayor Rob Ford tells the Sun‘s Joe Warmington following alleged bomb threat against city hall demanding his resignation
It was my first major writing project since starting a magazine publishing program at Ryerson. Our assignment was to profile someone with an exciting story to tell—an up and coming musician, athlete or social activist, as examples. One person immediately came to mind.