I have photographed Rob Ford for a number of years during my time at the Star. Here are some of those images.
Harmony Dinner fundraiser being held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on January 27, 2011.
Posing for a photograph with some of the actors playing Roman soldiers and Fabio Gesufatto who played Jesus at the annual Good Friday procession from St. Francis of Assisi church on Grace Street on April 22, 2011.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford during the executive committee meeting on July 28, 2011 at city hall.
On a scale outside his office during the weigh in as part of the Cut the Waist challenge that he was taking part in with his brother, Councillor Doug Ford on January 16, 2012.
During a press conference regarding the Eglinton – Scarborough Crosstown LRT at Eglinton and Victoria Park on February 1, 2012
Lifting the trophy after his Don Bosco Eagles defeated the Senator O’Connor Blues 26-14 in the city’s senior football game at Esther Shiner Stadium on November 8, 2012
Posing for photos during the Mayor’s New Year’s Levee that was held at City Hall on Tuesday, January 1, 2013.
Arriving at his office on the morning that a Toronto Star article said that Mayor Rob Ford was asked to leave a gala event celebrating the Canadian armed forces last month, because organizers were concerned he was impaired. March 26, 2013
George Chuvalo jokes with Mayor Rob Ford after receiving the key to the city on March 26, 2013.
Returning to his office after a press conference on March 26, 2013.
Leaving City Hall after holding a press conference where he denied using crack cocaine on May 24, 2013.
Touring the Dufferin Street bridge just south of Springhurst Avenue on June 5, 2013.
With his brother Doug Ford during a city hall meeting November 15, 2013.
Leaving his office on November 15, 2013.
Speaking with a resident at 400 McCowan Rd near Eglinton Ave E in Scarborough because the building had been without power for over a week. December 26, 2013
In his car before a debate at Presteign Woodbine United Church on July 28, 2014.
Rob Ford gives the thumbs up while he stands with his wife and kids at Ford Fest in Etobicoke on September 27, 2014.
Rob Ford’s children, Stephanie and Doug, look out from the family home as their mother Renata and neighbour Zdravko Gagro arrange flowers left in their yard. Rob Ford died after battling cancer on March 22, 2016.
Cardinal Thomas Collins, Archbishop of Toronto, bestowed the rare honour of a papal blessing to Toronto Rabbi Erwin and Laura Schild to mark their 70th wedding anniversary, at a synagogue on Sunday.
Rabbi Schild and his wife Laura
Cardinal Collins greets the couple
Rabbi Schild and his wife Laura on their wedding day December 31, 1944.
Rabbi Schild and his wife Laura pose for photos surround by members of the congregation.
A reception was held for the couple after the ceremony
The congregation during the ceremony.
Jesse Dempster used to perform with The Weeknd as a rap duo. Now 25 and going by the name Nixxon, Dempster plans to soon release the new album For No Good Reason alongside a re-release of his first album, 1990.
Toronto seen from a building in Mississauga.
Toronto Star reporter Nicholas Keung and myself spent a few hours at the Toronto Plaza Hotel where more than 500 Syrians are being temporarily housed until a permanent home can be found.
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A woman runs with children outside of the hotel.
A young girl runs in one of the main hallways of the hotel.
Osama Aldeen, once a baker in Damascus, is glad for his room at the Toronto Plaza. The tiny room he occupied in exile in Lebanon wasn’t safe and had no bathroom, kitchen or electricity he said.
A group of boys play a card gamed called Tarnib.
A man walks with two boys down a hallway.