Rob Ford drops Toronto mayoral race after tumor discovery

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Rob Ford (FILES) Toronto Mayor Rob Ford speaks during the kick off of his re-election campaign at a rally in the city’s north end in this April 17, 2014, file photo. The Toronto City Hall clerk announced on September 12, 2014, that Ford is withdrawing his re-election bid. The announcement comes on the heels of Fords treatment for a tumor in his abdomen. The election is scheduled for October 27. AFP PHOTO / GEOFF ROBINS / FILES

In Canada, controversial Toronto mayor Rob Ford stepped down from his bid for re-election. This came just two days after doctors discovered a tumor in his stomach.

CCTV’s Kristiaan Yeo reports from Toronto.

Rob Ford drops Toronto mayoral race after tumor discovery

Rob Ford drops Toronto mayoral race after tumor discovery

In Canada, controversial Toronto mayor Rob Ford stepped down from his bid for re-election. This came just two days after doctors discovered a tumor in his stomach. CCTV's Kristiaan Yeo reports from Toronto.