“I’ve made some mistakes, I’m not perfect and I don’t think any councillors are,” Ford said. “I don’t get personal with other councillors, if they want to get personal with me that’s fine.
“I know for a fact every councillor has driven or talked on their cellphone. I know every councillor has read while they’ve driven. I was the one that got caught. Did I make a mistake? Yeah, I made a mistake.”
Ford made the “minor things” mea culpa on the football field at Senator O’Connor College School before his football team, the Don Bosco Eagles, took the field.
“Overall, I’m really happy with the way we’re going and just can’t wait to get back on the campaign trail and deliver the message,” he said.
The mayor trumpeted the deal his City Hall struck with the unions along with other administration successes.
Ford admitted his biggest disappointment so far was likely his loss on the Scarborough subway vote earlier this year.
But Ford stressed “subways are far from finished.”
“We’re going to get those subways one way or another,” he said.
Asked if he’s bothered by the pending judge’s decision on the conflict of interest case against him, Ford shrugged.
“If they are going to punish me for helping kids, this world is going to be in some pretty rough shape if you ask me,” Ford said.