The Rob Ford Story

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  • 2014
  • 1 Season

Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford was involved in much scandal. A video of him using illegal drugs had leaked to the police. Ford was accused of public drunkenness, driving while intoxicated, and smoking crack cocaine. Refusing to resign from office, city council voted to have many of Ford's duties reassigned to his deputy mayor. This biopic takes Rob Ford from his political career as a member of city council to his struggles as a Toronto mayor. Despite his scandals, he planned to run for another term. It is based on the biography, "Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story," by Robyn Doolittle.

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The Rob Ford Story
1. The Rob Ford Story
January 6, 2014
Crack cocaine. Alcohol. Friends who have criminal backgrounds. Just over a year ago, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford stood next to Police Chief Bill Blair promising to fight gang crime. Now the two most powerful men in Canada's largest city are locked in a struggle only one is likely to survive. the fifth estate's Gillian Findlay has more on the man who has become the world's most controversial mayor - and the real story behind that first notorious video.
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Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford was involved in much scandal. A video of him using illegal drugs had leaked to the police. Ford was accused of public drunkenness, driving while intoxicated, and smoking crack cocaine. Refusing to resign from office, city council voted to have many of Ford's duties reassigned to his deputy mayor. This biopic takes Rob Ford from his political career as a member of city council to his struggles as a Toronto mayor. Despite his scandals, he planned to run for another term. It is based on the biography, "Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story," by Robyn Doolittle.

The Rob Ford Story is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (1 episodes). The series first aired on January 6, 2014.

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The Rob Ford Story is available for streaming on the CBC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Rob Ford Story on demand at Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    January 6, 2014