Council's work distracted by Atwell affair

This week, Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell admitted to having an extramarital affair and made allegations he is being spied on and targeted by police. School of Communication and Culture Prof. David Black tells CTV that the allegations have caused a distraction from the work of the council.

"It looks difficult at this point, with a long four years ahead, to see how, at least in the short term, council is going to get a lot done," he says. 

Watch the full interview.