Thursday, February 09, 2012

Toronto City council kiss Rob Ford's ass

That could take some time...

City council has excused Mayor Rob Ford after the city’s integrity commissioner found he improperly solicited charitable donations from lobbyists for his football foundation.

In August 2010, council accepted the finding of integrity commissioner Janet Leiper and directed the mayor to reimburse the donors.

Because he hadn’t done so, the issue returned to council but this time, council voted 22-12 to rescind its earlier decision and take no action against the mayor.

The move indicates there are no consequences if a member of city council runs afoul of their code of conduct, said Councillor Paula Fletcher, an opponent of the mayor.

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