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Power outages across the city

Thousands still without power after messy storms hit GTA

| Toronto staff

Toronto Hydro is reporting 15,000 outages, with the majority in Etobicoke and Scarborough.

A real estate sign in the Beaches. CITYNEWS.

Business Local News Money

Average price tops $1M for detached Toronto homes

| Mike Eppel and Toronto staff

Condo sales activity jumped 10 per cent, with the average price in the GTA at $355,623. (1)

Power outages across the city

Local News

Thousands still without power after messy storms hit GTA

| Toronto staff

Toronto Hydro is reporting 15,000 outages, with the majority in Etobicoke and Scarborough. Video

A view of Lake Ontario as the Toronto Islands ferry approaches downtown Toronto on Feb. 1, 2009. FLICKR/Sam Javanrouh

Local News Weather

Toronto under extreme cold weather alert as temps set to drop

| Toronto staff

As of Jan. 7, Toronto has been under the alert for 36 days.

Ghost Bus!

Local News

Driverless TTC bus crashes into vehicle at Bathurst Station

| Toronto staff

No one was injured. (1)

Toronto power outage

Local News

Toronto & GTA power outage: Your reaction

| Alanna Kelly

Toronto and the GTA are in the dark after a power outage has left 18,000 customers without power.

Honest Ed's redvelopment plan unveiled

Local News

Plans unveiled for redevelopment at Honest Ed’s site

| Toronto staff

Honest Ed's will officially close in December of 2016. Video

Toronto police cruiser

Local News

Suspect sought after male stabbed in Etobicoke Tuesday night

| Toronto staff

His injuries are considered serious but not life-threatening.

Minister of National Defence Peter MacKay looks on as Lt.-Gen. Tom Lawson, left, takes questions after being announced as the next Chief of Defence Staff in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday Aug. 27, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

National

Top military commander, Gen. Tom Lawson, plans to step down later this year

| Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press

Defence sources say his departure has been in the works since late last year.

CUPE York U strike

Local News

York U TAs, contract staff rally at Keele campus

| Toronto Staff

Seventy-one per cent of CUPE Local 3903's 3,700 union members voted against the latest York contract offer on Monday night.

The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) headquarters is five kilometres from downtown Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Jake Wright

National

CSIS quietly flags Canadian online anti-Islam threat in Public Safety briefing

| The Canadian Press

CSIS characterized it as an ongoing risk, particularly because the movement's supporters typically advocate violence.

The front entrance of Tires Tires Ltd., located in the Jane Street and Finch Avenue west area. CITYNEWS/Melanie Ng

Local News

Good Samaritan protects unlocked Jane-Finch shop

| Melanie Ng and Toronto staff

Nothing was stolen from an unlocked family-run tire store, and a customer saved the day. (4)

Exploring why Kessel doesn't like talking to the media

Local News Sports

YOUR REACTION: Kessel’s comments on treatment of Phaneuf

| Justin Piercy

Kessel took the media to task for what he called "embarrassing" treatment of team captain Dion Phaneuf. (1)

Elementary school teachers in York Region hold a one-day strike on Dec. 13, 2012. Courtesy of Talia Ashley (@taliamudrick).

Local News

TIMELINE: A look back at university strikes in Ontario

| Alanna Kelly

More than 100,000 university students across Toronto and the GTA are being affected by two strikes at Canada’s largest universities. Here’s a look back at the most recent university strikes.

Phil Kessel and Dion Phaneuf. GETTY IMAGES/Abelimages.

Local News Sports

Phil Kessel says media treatment of Dion Phaneuf is ‘embarrassing’

| Scott Lewis, Sportsnet.ca

The Maple Leafs forward says his team captain deserves an apology. (4)

File photo. CITYNEWS.

Family Life Local News

Registration opens for Toronto recreation programs

| Charlene Close

Many programs — such as summer camps — fill up quickly.

Medals for the Parapan Am Games. TWITTER/TO2015

Local News

Medals unveiled for Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games

| Toronto staff

More than 4,000 medals will be handed out at this summer. (5)

Union Pearson Express train

Local News

Metrolinx meets about progress of Union Pearson Express

| Toronto staff

Watch the live stream of the meeting here. (1)

Hospital waves ambulance fee for good Samaritan

Local News

Man dies after being found without vital signs outside Brampton apartment building

| Toronto staff

He has been taken to hospital. (1)

File photo of a car windshield covered in snow. CITYNEWS

Local News Weather

Dicey commute, power outages reported as messy weather hits GTA

| Toronto staff

Environment Canada's special weather statement calls for snow, ice pellets and freezing rain and rain. (3)

Hyeon Soo Lim

Local News National

Church: Canadian pastor on humanitarian mission is missing in North Korea

| Rob Gillies, The Associated Press

Reverend Hyeon Soo Lim left Toronto in January on a humanitarian trip. (5)