Toronto Mayor Rob Ford returned to city hall on Monday with a series of apologies and promises to hopefully conclude a years-long debacle that brought shame and embarrassment to Canada’s largest city.
If anyone expected a softer, gentler Rob Ford upon his return to Toronto's political scene, they may have been disappointed on Monday, when Ford emerged from a two-month leave of absence to hold a contentious and brief appearance at city hall.
An unexpected battleground in Canadian healthcare popped up again this week over a Calgary doctor's moral decision not to prescribe birth control to patients.
Canadians have very little confidence in any level of government, according to a Leger poll conducted on behalf of Yahoo Canada.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is a poster boy for what a Canadian politician should not be. Over the past several weeks of an increasingly bizarre scandal, he has confessed to smoking crack cocaine, apologized for a series of public drunken binges and admitted to rampantly and wantonly lying to the public at large.