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Mon Nov 26, 2012, 11:16 AM

Rob Ford removed from office...

http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1293190--mayor-rob-ford-guilty-kicked-from-office-but-can-run-again


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Reply Rob Ford removed from office... (Original post)
shockedcanadian Nov 2012 OP
struggle4progress Nov 2012 #1
Ken Burch Nov 2012 #4
PDJane Nov 2012 #2
Joe Shlabotnik Nov 2012 #3
theKed Nov 2012 #5

Response to shockedcanadian (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 11:21 AM

1. ... Hackland found the mayor in violation of the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act. He had

the option of banning Ford from running for up to seven years ... The city’s integrity commissioner ruled in 2010 that then-councillor Ford was wrong to use official letterhead and other city resources to solicit donations from people lobbying him for his namesake football foundation ... Ford, who was on council for a decade before becoming mayor in late 2010, testified he never read the Conflict of Interest Act or the councillor orientation handbook. Nor did he attend councillor training sessions that covered conflicts of interest. The mayor promised in his oath of office to “disclose conflicts of interest” but, when asked by Ruby if he understood the words, Ford said: “No ...
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1293190--mayor-rob-ford-guilty-kicked-from-office-but-can-run-again

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #1)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 11:46 PM

4. I wonder if Ford will do a "Yeltsin standing on the tank" moment outside City Hall. n/t.

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Response to shockedcanadian (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 11:45 AM

2. Agnes just let out a cheer!

That's wonderful........I'm amazed, and hope that he bloody gets defeated.

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Response to shockedcanadian (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 12:43 PM

3. 'Ford Nation' is going apeshit

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHA Maybe they'll secede from Canada.

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Response to shockedcanadian (Original post)

Tue Nov 27, 2012, 10:15 AM

5. Couldn't have happened to a nicer guy

Seriously, the guy spends the better part of 2 years making a very public ass of himself, embarrassing the entire city, and being a massive slow-motion trainwreck of a mayor.

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