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What US cities can learn from Canada's Toronto

Former mayor Rob Ford, who died on March 22, was an embarrassment to some, but his election showed that Toronto's model works.


WHEN Rob Ford's time as mayor of Toronto became a reality show that lurched from one cringe-inducing revelation to another, one question loomed: How did he come to lead Canada's largest city? His rumpled suits, fondness for profanity, racist and homophobic remarks, public...

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