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Pedestrian in critial condition after Scarborough hit-and-run

| Toronto Staff

Paramedics said the 35-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries.

Parliament Hill is shown in Ottawa on Nov. 24, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

National

Parliament’s watchdogs warn bill could create stigma for employees

| Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press

Four agents of Parliament who appeared before a Senate committee Wednesday night said that Bill C-520 appears to be trying to fix a problem that doesn't exist, but could create new ones.

Canadian Forces Military tour through the city as the river rises rapidly and begins flooding in Medicine Hat, Alta., June 23, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

National

Military investigation ordered into treatment of sex assault complainant

| The Canadian Press

The statement said "irregularities in administrative procedures" prompted the investigation, but the military did not explain what that means.

PM Stephen Harper speaks in the House of Commons in Ottawa on Oct. 3, 2014.

National

Feds pay $180K to operate counsellor’s office, with no counsellor

| The Canadian Press

The government says it cost $181,600 to operate the office from October 2013 to October 2014.

Customers attend the opening of Loblaws at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto on Nov. 30., 2011. HANDOUT/Loblaw Companies Ltd.

Local News

Loblaws at Maple Leaf Gardens evacuated due to fumes

| Toronto staff

It happened around 8 p.m. Wednesday at the supermarket at Carlton and Church streets.

Residents of North York highrise frustrated by recurring power outages

Local News

Residents of North York highrise frustrated by recurring power outages

| Toronto staff

A building on Chalkfarm Drive, near Jane Street and Wilson Avenue, finally had its power restored on Wednesday after four days without reliable hydro.

Newmarket man charged with murder in son's death

Local News

Friends gather in Newmarket court to support father charged with murder

| Tammie Sutherland and Toronto staff

Mario Wint, 29, has been charged with second-degree murder

Amanda Todd, 15, of Port Coquitlam, B.C., killed herself on Oct. 10, 2012 after relentless bullying. HANDOUT

National

Accused in Amanda Todd cyberbullying case denies allegations in letter

| The Canadian Press

Aydin Coban was arrested in the Netherlands last year.

Jatu Zombo checks out her ill son Foday Zombo, 5, outside the JFK treatment facility on  Sept.13, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. WASHINGTON POST/Getty Images/Michel du Cille

Local News

Whitby nurse selected for unprecedented Red Cross Ebola mission

| Avery Haines and Toronto Staff

More than 700 outside volunteers applied to spend six weeks treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone.

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Local News

Pedestrian in critial condition after Scarborough hit-and-run

| Toronto Staff

Paramedics said the 35-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries.

Signage marks the Statistics Canada offices in Ottawa on July 21, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

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Crime has declined for more than 20 years: StatsCan

| Toronto staff

In 2013, the crime rate was at its lowest point since 1969. (3)

Abdullahi Mohamoud has been charged in the death of a gas station attendant in Mississauga on May 19, 2011. HANDOUT/Peel Regional Police

Local News

Alberta RCMP arrests Mississauga man in gas station attendant’s death

| Charlene Close and Toronto staff

Abdullahi Mohamoud was supposed to appear in court on Oct. 17, 2011, but fled Ontario.

TTC CEO Andy Byford speaks to reporters in Toronto on March 13, 2012. CITYNEWS

Local News

Byford seeks millions to buy buses, create jobs

| Momin Qureshi and Toronto staff

Byford says the TTC needs to hire more staff, including drivers and maintenance workers. Video (3)

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Local News

Police seek suspect who slashed victim during Scarborough robbery

| Toronto Staff

Paramedics tell CityNews a man's hand was slashed during a robbery

Police at the scene after a woman was struck and killed by a car at Birchmount and Ellesmere roads on Jan. 28, 2015. CITYNEWS

Local News

Woman, 58, struck and killed by vehicle in Scarborough

| Toronto staff

Emergency crews were called to Birchmount and Ellesmere roads around 6:30 a.m.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper accompanied by his wife Laureen, Canadian veterans and officials, attends at a Remembrance Day ceremony at Sai Wan War Cemetery in Hong Kong, Nov. 11, 2012. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Kin Cheung

National

Feds spend $700,000 in court fighting veterans class-action lawsuit

| The Canadian Press

The ex-soldiers are challenging the government's 2006 overhaul of benefits. (2)

The SPVM logo photographed in Montreal on October 11, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Denis Beaumont.

National

Montreal teen allegedly committed robbery to help terrorist group

| The Canadian Press

The teenager appeared briefly in youth court this morning and saw the case put off.

GTA To Learn Results Of Tap Water Tests For Lead

National

Winnipeg officials await further water tests after positive samples of E. coli

| Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

The bacteria showed up in extremely low levels in six of 39 samples tested Tuesday.

Hundreds march outside of the Russian consulate in Toronto to protest the country's use of military force in Crimea, Ukraine, on March 1, 2014. CITYNEWS/Amanda Ferguson

International

Canada extends a second, $200M loan to Ukraine to promote economy

| The Canadian Press

The government says the loan will come from Export Development Canada. (1)

1 dead in Dufferin & Lawrence area shooting

Local News

1 dead in shooting near Dufferin & Lawrence

| Toronto Staff

Emergency units were called to the scene on Flemington Road just before 9 p.m. on Tuesday.

Jeremy Nathaniel Greg charged in a sexual assault investigation. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service

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Former Toronto scout leader charged with sexual assaults over 10-year period

| Toronto staff

Police believe there may be more victims.