Toronto City Council has stripped embattled Mayor Rob Ford of most of his powers after he vowed to reject taking a leave of absence from his post. Ford has admitted that he has smoked crack; the mayor is also under fire for other antics.
Oct. 31, 2013 Toronto Mayor Rob Ford tells members of the media to get off his property as he leaves his home. The embattled mayor, 44, acknowledged Nov. 5 that he smoked crack cocaine “probably a year ago” during a “drunken stupor.” The Toronto City Council has stripped Ford of most of his powers after he rebuffed taking a leave of absence. Nathan Denette/Canadian Press via AP Buy Photo