I know it hasn't been discussed much generally, but I think it's an appropriate time for me to talk about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford on Slaw. I'm not breaking any news by saying that it has been reported that Rob Ford may have have a substance abuse problem. While John Stewart, Jay Leno, David Letterman and everyone else have made light of his somewhat public gaffes, any form of substance abuse issue (real or perceived) is sad.
I'm an employment and labour lawyer, so I am often required to look at substance abuse issues through the lense of human . . . [more]