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Mayor Rob Ford says he won’t be touching alcohol

Doctors set to provide update on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s health today

| The Canadian Press

Mount Sinai Hospital will update at 5 p.m. (1)

Ukraine's new President Petro Poroshenko waves after his inauguration ceremony at parliament in Kyiv, Ukraine, on June 7, 2014. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Volodymyr Strumkovsky

National

Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko speaks to Parliament, to meet PM

| The Canadian Press

Prime Minister Stephen Harper will also meet with the president privately.

The coyote, who is seen wearing a tag from the Ministry of Natural Resources, has been roaming the Scarborough bluffs area. TORONTO WILDLIFE CENTRE

Local News

Concern grows over sick coyote in Scarborough Bluffs

| Toronto staff

The animal, who suffers from mange, is seen wearing a tag from the Ministry of Natural Resources. (1)

Mayor Rob Ford says he won’t be touching alcohol

Local News

Doctors set to provide update on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s health today

| The Canadian Press

Mount Sinai Hospital will update at 5 p.m. (1)

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Extra Local News

VIDEO: Exit interview with Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion

| John Stall, @Stall680News

After 36 years as Mississauga's mayor, Hazel McCallion is retiring from her post in November. 680News political affairs specialist John Stall spoke with the long-time politician about her time in office.

Health Life National

Alberta has 18 cases of respiratory virus similar to outbreak in U.S.

| The Canadian Press

A type of enterovirus, called EV-D68, has been confirmed in 104 young people in 10 U.S. states.

Scarborough double shooting leaves 1 man dead

Local News

Man from Afghanistan killed in Scarborough double shooting had links to U.S. military

| Amanda Ferguson

Police are now calling the incident a targeted murder.

Rob Ford on raccoon problem in Toronto

Local News

Mt. Sinai Hospital to provide update on Rob Ford’s health Wednesday

| Toronto staff

Ford has been in the hospital undergoing tests on the tumour in his abdomen. Video

INTERVIEW: Kathleen Wynne on election victory, Liberal plan for Ontario

Local News

Wynne wishes Rob Ford a speedy recovery; no comment on his brother’s candidacy

| The Canadian Press

Wynne didn't comment on Doug Ford entering the race and declined to comment about Liberal MPPs endorsing John Tory.

Stephen Harper unveils victims’ rights bill

National

Defining ‘non-combat deployment’ in fight with ISIL a tricky proposition: expert

| The Canadian Press

Harper says 69 special forces soldiers have been sent to northern Iraq to advise and assist local forces

Olivia Chow unveils plan to fight youth unemployment in Toronto

Local News

Olivia Chow receives 4 major councillor endorsements

| Mark Douglas

The endorsements come from Councillors Doucette, Perks Mihevc and Layton. Video (6)

Toronto mayoral John Tory speaking to reporters in downtown Toronto on Sept. 16, 2014. 680NEWS/Kevin Misener

Local News

Tory says he’ll chair road closure committee if elected mayor

| Kevin Misener and Toronto staff

He's also vowing zero tolerance for delivery trucks parked on main routes during rush hour. Video (2)

Mayoral candidate John Tory talks to reporters in Toronto on July 17, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Voter support widens for Tory in Toronto mayoral race, poll finds

| Charlene Close and Toronto staff

The Ipsos poll gives Tory 43 per cent of voter support with Chow at 29 per cent and Doug Ford at 28 per cent. Video (2)

A man uses a mouse to navigate his computer in a 2014 file photo. CITYNEWS

Local News

Judge puts man on probation for harassing 3 women on the internet

| Toronto staff and Marianne Boucher

Michael Sopinka, 30, was given a suspended sentence after pleading guilty.

Senator Mike Duffy speaks during the Maritime Energy Association's annual dinner in Halifax on Feb. 6, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Devaan Ingraham

National Politics

PM could be called as witness in Duffy trial: lawyer

| The Canadian Press

In July, the RCMP charged the former Conservative senator with 31 counts related to expense claims. Video

Supporters of B.C. teachers rally on Cambie Bridge Sept. 10, 2014. A tentative deal was reached the end the strike Sept. 16. TWITTER/bctf

National

B.C. teachers, employers reach tentative deal

| The Canadian Press

Students have missed more than two weeks of their new school year.

Mayor Rob Ford says he won’t be touching alcohol

Local News

Rob Ford tells newspaper he’s had a lung biopsy

| Toronto staff

The mayor is awaiting biopsy results on a tumour on his abdomen. Video (21)

The WInd Mobile store located on Queen Street West, near Spadina Avenue, on July 3 2014. THE GLOBE AND MAIL/Fred Lum

Business National

Group including Wind Mobile CEO to buy out majority shareholder VimpelCom

| David Paddon, The Canadian Press

Wind currently has about 750,000 customers, or less than 10 per cent of any of the Big Three: Rogers, Telus, and BCE's Bell.

National

Canada to send personal protective equipment to help West African Ebola outbreak

| Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press

The announcement of additional Canadian assistance comes on the eve of a major address on the Ebola outbreak by Barack Obama. Video

Council votes to move forward with zoning bylaw for Durham Live

Local News

Council votes to move forward with zoning bylaw for Durham Live

| Natalie Duddridge and Toronto Staff

The proposed project, called Durham Live, would be largest entertainment complex of its kind in the region. (4)

Coun. Mammoliti calls Parkdale a 'pedophile district'

Local News

Police investigate Coun. Mammoliti over fundraiser

| Kris McCusker and Toronto Staff

The Toronto police's financial crimes unit is launching a criminal investigation into Coun. Giorgio Mammoliti surrounding an event held in his honour last year. (2)