Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has admitted he has a drinking problem and will take a leave of absence, according to his lawyer. The announcement comes after reports of a new video of the mayor smoking what appeared to be crack cocaine.
Ford has been in the middle of a controversy since police reported last year that they had a video that appeared to show him smoking crack. Ford later admitted he had smoked crack when he was in a “drunken stupor.”
The CBC’s David Common joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson from Toronto to discuss whether Ford has any support left on the Toronto City Council.
Ford is seeking re-election in October.