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The Fifth Estate The Rob Ford Story

Crack cocaine. Alcohol. Friends who have criminal backgrounds. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford once stood next to Police Chief Bill Blair promising to fight gang crime. But then the two most powerful men in Canada's largest city became locked in a bitter political struggle. The Fifth Estate unravels the story of the man who became the world's most controversial mayor.
  • 2013
  • 00:40:19
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/24/2014

News in Review - December 2013 A Look Back at Law and Social Justice 2013

From a crack-smoking mayor to a mainstream federal leader willing to legalize marijuana, the year 2013 put Canada on the map when it comes to the issue of illegal drugs in modern society. In Quebec, a province often in the news for cultural reasons, a fresh controversy ignited over the issue of religion versus identity. In Toronto, videos from a ...
  • 2013
  • 00:16:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2013

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News in Review - January 2013 Rob Ford: Toronto's Controversial Mayor

Rob Ford was elected mayor of Toronto in the fall of 2010. Just halfway through his term, a judge ordered him removed from office. We look at the highs and lows of his controversial time as mayor.
  • 2013
  • 00:15:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2013

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News in Review - December 1997 The New Toronto: Is Bigger Better?

Toronto is turning into a so-called Megacity as the Harris provincial Conservatives redefine municipal government, its powers and obligations.
  • 1997
  • 00:12:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1997

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