Toronto Mayor Rob Ford: In his own words
19 November 2013 Last updated at 18:39 GMT
The Mayor of Toronto has repeatedly found himself in the media spotlight over a string of revelations about his private life.
The embattled Rob Ford recently admitted to smoking crack cocaine while in office before a video emerged which showed him threatening to kill someone.
BBC News has brought together a selection of the comments he has made to the media during 2013.