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Emergency vehicles are seen after a townhouse fire on Kingston Road in Scarborough on March 28, 2015. CITYNEWS/Robin Kuniski

Boy dies, mother seriously injured in Scarborough townhouse fire

| Toronto staff

It happened in a Toronto Community Housing complex on Kingston Road, near Lawrence Avenue East.

Parking lot of Walmart in Peterborough. (Courtesy: CityNews viewer Gareth Wilson)

Local News

Walmart in Peterborough locked down Saturday

| The Canadian Press

Police are not commenting further because the Special Investigations Unit is now involved.

A Dalhousie University sign is seen in Halifax on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. The last dentistry student, who was suspended from Dalhousie University, returns to clinic after derogatory posts were made on facebook. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

National

Social media post gets Dalhousie students kicked out of residence

| The Canadian Press

A number of students were evicted from residence as a result of social media content

Toronto joins the world in powering down on Earth Hour

National

Canadians from coast to coast mark annual Earth Hour by turning out lights

| Laura Kane, The Canadian Press

Canadians joined millions around the world Saturday night in turning off their lights to mark Earth Hour, celebrating the eighth year of the annual event.

Timeline of the Germanwings Airbus 320 that crashed in mountainous France on Tuesday. CNN

International

Germanwings co-pilot said ‘one day everyone will know my name’: report

| Toronto Staff and Reuters

Emotions from this horrific crash have been felt across the globe.

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National

Three people found dead in fire at Alberta aboriginal community

| The Canadian Press

Mounties say the fire happened on the Siksika Nation early Saturday morning.

The Toronto city skyline is pictured moments before the start of Earth Hour. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young.

Local News

10 things to do in Toronto for Earth Hour

| Alanna Kelly

A list of the events to do in Toronto when the darkness falls across the city for one hour. (2)

Police investigate after an elderly woman was fatally struck by a car near Reiner Road and Wilson Heights Boulevard, Mar. 28, 2015. CITYNEWS

Local News

Elderly woman dies after being hit by vehicle

| Toronto Staff

There has been no word on charges.

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Local News

Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash with truck

| Toronto Staff

There has been no word on what caused the collision.

File photo of a woman wearing a niqab. REX FEATURES/MOODBOARD/WEST COAST SURFER

National

Harper’s anti-niqab rhetoric helps terrorist recruiters: philosopher Taylor

| Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press

Harper has called the niqab the product of an "anti-women" culture. Video (3)

Police investigate after a pedestrian was injured in a hit-and-run in Vaughan, Mar. 28, 2015. CITYNEWS

Local News

1 injured in Vaughan hit-and-run

| Toronto Staff

Investigators are looking for a red Ford Focus in connection with the collision.

A Toronto police cruiser is shown in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS/Shawne McKeown

Local News

Male injured in North York stabbing

| Toronto Staff

The victim was found with a stab wound to the abdomen and the head.

Foreign Minister John Baird receives a standing ovation in the House of Commons in Ottawa on Feb. 5, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS

National

John Baird lands job as adviser to Barrick Gold

| The Canadian Press

Baird, 45, announced in February that he was leaving cabinet.

Police investigate after young male stabbed in Etobicoke, Mar. 27, 2015. CITYNEWS

Local News

2 injured in separate GTA stabbings

| Toronto Staff

The victim was found with a stab wound to the chest.

A sign in the window of a Future Shop in Toronto announces the store's closing on March 28, 2015. CITYNEWS/Christine Chubb

Local News

Future Shop stores in Canada shut down; 1,500 jobs cut

| The Canadian Press and Toronto staff

The move affects 1,500 jobs. (1)

The Toronto city skyline is pictured moments after the start of Earth Hour on March 26, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Life National

People worldwide mark Earth Hour by turning out lights

| The Canadian Press

Earth Hour was started in Australia in 2007 as a way to draw attention to environmental issues like climate change.

Emergency vehicles are seen after a townhouse fire on Kingston Road in Scarborough on March 28, 2015. CITYNEWS/Robin Kuniski

Local News

Boy dies, mother seriously injured in Scarborough townhouse fire

| Toronto staff

It happened in a Toronto Community Housing complex on Kingston Road, near Lawrence Avenue East.

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Local News

Male pedestrian struck and killed by vehicle in east end

| Michael Talbot

It happened around 9 p.m. and the victim died at the scene.

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Local News

Missing girl, 6, found ‘safe and sound’

| Michael Talbot

Police tweeted just before 11 p.m. that she was found safe.

Daundre Barnaby, right, makes his way to a win in the 400-metre as he runs beside third place finisher Daniel Harper at the Canadian Track and Field Championships in Calgary, Alta., on June 29, 2012. Canadian runner Daundre Barnaby has died in a swimming accident at a national team training camp in St. Kitts. Athletics Canada says he was swimming recreationally with teammates when he disappeared. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Local News Sports

Canadian runner Daundre Barnaby dies in swimming accident at national team camp

| The Canadian Press

Athletics Canada says he was swimming recreationally with teammates when he disappeared.

Amanda Knox, seen in an undated file photo, was found guilty of killing her roommate in Perugia, Italy, in 2007. Italy's supreme court overturned the conviction on March 27, 2015. CNN

International

Amanda Knox’s murder conviction overturned

| CNN

Knox , 27, of Seattle, was convicted in 2009 for the killing of Meredith Kercher in the Italy.