From mayor to mayor, Toronto's Rob Ford shouldn't go looking to Hamilton's Bob Bratina for soothing words.

On Ford's admission that he had smoked crack cocaine while, probably, in a "drunken stupor," Bratina responded Wednesday: "I have nothing to say about it."

Well, he might be the only one.

On Nov. 5, Ford decided to come clean and admit he has smoked crack cocaine, calling the admission "the most difficult and embarrassing thing I have ever had to do." Despite what many had expected, Ford announced he is not stepping down as mayor.

Here is a look back at the twists and turns of the Rob Ford crack cocaine scandal.

Source: CBC, Photos: The Canadian Press, Design: Duk Han Lee