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QUOTED: Bill Blair sidesteps the question of whether Rob Ford will be charged after more shady details surface

QUOTED: Bill Blair sidesteps the question of whether Rob Ford will be charged after more shady details surface
(Image: screenshot from a press conference on November )

“All of the evidence that was gathered in that case has been reviewed by investigators and with Crown prosecutors in this case, and where reasonable probable ground to lay a charge exists, charges have been laid. But that is up to the investigators.”

—Police Chief Bill Blair, not really answering the question on many Torontonians’ lips: why hasn’t Rob Ford been charged with anything? Even in the face of the very damning allegations revealed today in formerly blacked-out sections of a police document, Blair refused to delve into the details, saying, “I don’t believe it is appropriate for police to comment on the evidence.” The chief’s ultra-cautious approach has even city councillors begging for an explanation.  “There appears to be two sets of rules,” said Adam Vaughan. “Two-tiered policing is not acceptable. Is a kid like Rob Ford, with a trust fund, getting a different type of policing?”

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