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Activist watchdog Fair Elections Toronto continues dogging Rob Ford

Rob Ford probably has enough to worry about these days, but a group of activists is once again calling for a review of the mayor’s campaign finances, just in case he doesn’t. The Globe and Mail is reporting that the folks at Fair Elections Toronto, who are pretty much experts on this kind of thing, are reviewing the campaign documents that sparked the paper’s story yesterday. To recap quickly: documents indicate that Ford held three fundraisers in June and raised $71,500 without incurring any expenses, which is, to put it lightly, strange. Ford’s team has remained silent on the recent revelations so far. The Globe reported yesterday that the mayor’s spokesperson said a statement was forthcoming. She declined to comment for today’s story. Read the entire story [Globe and Mail] »

  • Drew

    Rob Ford accused his opponent of not being transparent with his donor list. He used it repeatedly on TV debates, radio shows and whoever he could tell that wrote a newspaper article.

    Rob Ford has been slow to release all his election financial statements from the election, because it likely would not have stood up to scrutiny. He is a hypocrite and an opportunist.

    However I don’t see any of this leading to him being removed as mayor, but it will be used as ammunition against him in the next election.