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The Gravy Train Episode 5: Rob Ford and the crack video

Last Updated Nov 21, 2019 at 10:00 am EST

TORONTO, ON - JUNE 13: Police begin to leave 320 Dixon as police raid buildings at 320, 330 and 340 Dixon Road, concentrating on 320. Police in tactical gear were working with the Guns and Gangs unit. Toronto Police launched a massive predawn raid on June 13, 2013, targeting guns and drugs. The focus is on the Toronto neighbourhood thats ground zero for the Mayor Rob Ford crack video scandal. (Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

Toronto police begin their investigation into Rob Ford and the alleged crack video.

In episode 5, host and producer Jordan Heath Rawlings speaks to journalists who covered City Hall and shares some of the wiretaps police obtained that reference Mayor Rob Ford during a guns and gangs investigation.

You can listen to episode 5, Brazen, below:

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Watch some of the moments captured by CityNews cameras highlighted in Episode 5:

You can find more details on some of the events referenced in the podcast in the stories below, originally published during Ford’s time as mayor:

May 24, 2013: Mayor Rob Ford denies using crack cocaine

May 28, 2013: Controversy around Toronto mayor Rob Ford continues to grow

Oct. 31, 2013: Police have alleged Rob Ford ‘crack’ video

Nov. 4, 2013: Mayor Ford takes to the airwaves again, urging video’s release

Dec. 4, 2013: Police wiretaps involving Rob Ford released

Aug. 11, 2016: Rob Ford crack video released

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