No gay pride events for me, ever: Rob Ford

Rob Ford has made it clear: he's never been to a gay pride event, and doesn't plan on ever being at one.

In the past, the colourful mayor of Toronto had claimed he wasn't able to attend the gay pride events in his city, because they clash with a long-standing family tradition of spending Canada Day weekend at the cottage.

Gay pride events traditionally take place in Toronto at the end of June.

Yesterday, at a mayoral candidates' forum hosted by the University of Toronto, Ford clarified his stance.

"I've never gone to a pride parade, so I'm not going to change the ways (sic) I am", he said.

This year, Toronto will host World Pride, a 10-day international event which will replace the city's traditional Pride Week. It begins June 20.

In the past, Ford has spoken out against same-sex marriage.

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  1. Ryan posted on 02/06/2014 11:23 AM
    Its quite obvious he doesn't intend to change his ways......At this point in time nobody cares if he does or he doesn't.......life easily goes on without him....
  2. Deng posted on 02/06/2014 02:51 PM
    At least he spoke his mind.He does not
    associate with the rainbow people.
    "Nah barty boays".
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