Health Minister Rona Ambrose hopes Rob Ford gets help but 'won't pass judgment'
Health Minister Rona Ambrose arrives at the Conservative Convention in Calgary, Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. (THE CANADIAN PRESS / Jonathan Hayward)
The Canadian Press
Published Friday, November 15, 2013 2:41PM EST
CALGARY -- Canada's Health minister says she hopes embattled Toronto mayor gets help but says she isn't going to pass judgment on him.
Rona Ambrose says Rob Ford needs to come to terms with the fact that he has publicly stated he has a zero tolerance for drugs and then look at his personal life.
She says the mayor has indicated he is getting assistance and everyone hopes that he gets the help that he needs.
Ambrose admits it's a touchy subject because no one wants to judge someone who is going through a very tough time.
She says she hopes he turns to his family and personal support system.
Ambrose didn't say if she was concerned that Ford was setting a bad example for members of the general public.