Rob Ford gets kicked out of council chambers for (what else?) not apologizing for doing something wrong
It started as most things do with Rob Ford: with a dispute over a vanishingly small amount of money. At today’s city council meeting, according to the Sun’s Don Peat and other reporters there, Councillor Ford (he’s a councillor now, remember?) accused city staff of deliberately omitting $20,000 in travel fees from an estimate of the cost of planning Toronto’s participation in the upcoming Milan Expo 2015—an omission that he implied was made so those staffers could score free trips to Italy without anyone noticing. When Ford refused to retract the comment, speaker Frances Nunziata ordered him to leave the council chamber. Ford demanded a vote on his ejection, which he lost, 29 to 4. He left on his own before council’s sergeant-at-arms could escort him out.