Toronto police Chief Bill Blair filed a defamation notice against Coun. Doug Ford. Earlier this month, Coun. Ford accused Blair of leaking to the media that the police service is allegedly preparing to subpoena Mayor Rob Ford to testify in the extortion trial against Sandro Lisi. The councillor gave this response to the defamation notice.
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CityNews reporter Anna Vlachos says the organization of the event wasn’t without some controversy.