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REPLAY: Discussing the Rob Ford crack scandal and what's next for Toronto's mayor

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, right, tells a news conference he will not resign after earlier that day admitting to smoking crack, as his brother, Councillor Doug Ford, looks on. (CBC)

Toronto's Mayor Rob Ford has admitted to smoking crack cocaine after months of speculation and reporting from media organizations around the world.

Ford told a news conference late Tuesday afternoon that he "loves his job" and is not stepping down, after admitting to a throng of reporters earlier in the day that he has smoked crack.

The admission was "the most difficult and embarrassing thing I have ever had to do," he said. Ford did not take any questions from reporters before leaving the news conference.

We know you must have questions and thoughts on what should happen next.

Should Ford step down? Should the media back off? Should the video be released? How is your faith holding up in one of North America's largest cities?

We will be speaking with CBC News investigative reporter Dave Seglins, who has been covering the Rob Ford scandal extensively, and George Rust-D'Eye, a veteran municipal lawyer in Canada.

Bring your questions to our Live Online webcam chat and join us as host Lauren O'Neil asks about the issues important to you in a live chat Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. ET.


To join the chat, simply:

    •    Click on "Sign In" inside the Spreecast window.

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    •    To ask the guest a question, click on the "Camera" button. One of our producers will private message you before bringing you up live.
          
    •    To ask a text-based question, click "Submit Question," and type it in, or expand the window and join the live chat in the right hand box.

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