Is This It For Toronto Mayor Rob Ford?04:09

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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.


This segment aired on May 1, 2014.