November 1st, 2013
03:24 AM ET

Toronto mayor says he won't resign

Toronto's mayor says he will not resign despite a claim Thursday by the police chief that investigators recovered a video of the mayor that purportedly shows him smoking a crack pipe.

The video was recovered from deleted files on a computer hard drive that was seized during a drug and gang investigation, according to a 465-page police report.

Earlier this year, allegations surfaced in two media outlets that Rob Ford was recorded on video last winter using crack cocaine.


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  1. bea laws

    pretty bad for us here in the toronto area makes us look so bad and sends a bad message to our youth

    November 1, 2013 at 6:35 am | Report abuse |
    • pmickelson

      -Only makes you look bad if you choose to look bad. I respect this Mayor for not caving to the so-called do-gooders and "moral" elite who are the very first to throw stones and yet are the most corrupt in demeanor. One day we will learn to NOT trust those with the PERFECT pasts. Further, What will the children think? Children have no business in the world of politics. Put on your big boy pants and keep the children out of adult topics.

      November 1, 2013 at 2:47 pm | Report abuse |
  2. bobcat (in a hat)©

    A man was strolling along the Beaches area in East Toronto when he spotted a bottle floating in Lake Ontario. The bottle drifted ashore. He picked up the bottle and opened it, and out popped a Genie. "Master, you have released me from my bondage in this bottle, ask any three wishes and I will grant them to you."

    The man thought for a moment and said, "I would like the following three things to happen this year - The Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup, the Toronto Blue Jays win the World Series and The Toronto Raptors
    win the NBA title."

    The Genie thought about this for a moment and jumped back into the bottle.

    November 1, 2013 at 11:15 am | Report abuse |
  3. bobcat (in a hat)©

    A Canadian guy, an American guy, a Japanese guy, and a Middle Eastern guy walk into a bar.
    They all have a couple of beers, and get to bragging.
    The American guy boasts, "I'm so lucky, I have 4 beautiful children, one more and I would have a basketball team."
    Not to be outdone, the Canadian guy retorts, "I am luckier than you, I have 5 gifted children, one more and I could form a hockey team."
    So, the Ja pa nese guy chimes in with, "Well, I surely have both of you topped. I have 8 children. Just one more and I would have a baseball team."
    Pausing, briefly, the Middle Eastern guy replies, "Well, I am betting I have all you fools beat. my harem houses 17 wives, one more and I would have a golf course!".

    November 1, 2013 at 11:39 am | Report abuse |
  4. saywhat

    Good morning@bobcat. Good one.
    I can understand@bea laws concerns on a crack smoking Mayor. but is he good for Toronto otherwise?

    November 1, 2013 at 11:51 am | Report abuse |
  5. bobcat (in a hat)©

    Good morning saywhat and thank you.

    What say you about the latest attack by Israeli forces against Syria ? The "revelation" about Iranian forces fighting in Syria ? The attacks on Sebelius on the problems with ACA website ? And on and on. New news that is not being presented to us to discuss.

    November 1, 2013 at 12:08 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      Hi, Rawr. There is talk of an investigation of a gov contractor who didn't have anything official to do with building the ACA website possibly having hacked into the system...I dunno, sounds a little far-fetched to me, but given the abject hated of Obama by some, anything is possible.

      November 1, 2013 at 1:29 pm | Report abuse |
    • bobcat (in a hat)©

      Hello banasy

      Yeah heard something about that in passing yesterday. While it is kind of a walk on the wild side, I too don't doubt much with the anti-Obama sect. It seems like they started their own religion. The Greater Antiochobamamation Church of the Disgruntled. (8th day activist)

      November 1, 2013 at 1:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      There are brilliant people who obviously suffer from Obama Derangement Syndrome; I wouldn't put it past one of them, especially if their expertise in computers is their forte; if they already have an in by having a federal contract anyway, it's feasible. Time will tell. Nobody can cover their tracks forever.

      November 1, 2013 at 1:47 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Juan Jiminez

    Good morning all. Lol. Well it turns out I had more trick or treaters in four hours than obombacare had enrollees in twice as many hours. A total six signed up. Is it any wonder why they won't release the numbers til mid November while The Liar in Chief is as of yesterday still out there telling the folks that they can keep their insurance if they like it. LIES. It seems like every day I'm on here exposing the facts. It's no wonder why you liberals dispise me. LOL. Good day obomba enablers. 🙂

    November 1, 2013 at 12:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      6 the first day on the Fed website. State webistes have signed up hundreds of thousands. I would address and correct on the other points you brought up, but given the level of hostility of your post, it would be an excercise in futility, I suspect.

      November 1, 2013 at 1:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      6 the first day on the fed website. The state run sites have signed up hundreds of thousands; it would have been nice if the states who profess that they want less gov't would have not been so hypocritical and left it UP to the USG to set up their sites. I would refute your assertions point by post, but the level of your hostility in your post tells me that it would be futile.

      November 1, 2013 at 1:41 pm | Report abuse |
    • bobcat (in a hat)©

      Now now banasy

      You know there is no reasoning with those who will not reason,

      November 1, 2013 at 1:52 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      I believe Obama Derangement Syndrome is now covered under the ACA guidelines. As is anger management.

      November 1, 2013 at 1:57 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Kathy - AZ


    November 1, 2013 at 1:33 pm | Report abuse |
  8. chrissy

    Hello @ bobcat and @ banasy and @ saywhat! I totally can believe it. Look how specific senators are on a mission to destroy Obama at all costs. Money can buy you some pretty good hackers!

    November 1, 2013 at 1:58 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      I have never seen such a level of animosity towards a sitting POTUS, nor the level of disrespect displayed to him on a daily basis. It is shameful, and it needs to stop. Hatred is tearing our country apart. One may not approve of Obama, but the office deserves respect.

      November 1, 2013 at 2:24 pm | Report abuse |
  9. chrissy

    Lol i mean look at the lengths people go to here and there is no money involved!

    November 1, 2013 at 2:00 pm | Report abuse |
  10. BOMBO

    CNN. Stop talking about Canada. Nobody cares.

    November 1, 2013 at 7:56 pm | Report abuse |