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

Tory gaining ground with city-wide support: poll

| Toronto staff

John Tory leads second-place Doug Ford by 10 points.

Toronto police at the scene following a stabbing near Markham and Ellesmere roads on Sept. 30, 2014. CITYNEWS/Bert Dandy

Local News

2 suspects sought after stabbing at Markham & Ellesmere

| Toronto staff

A man suffered serious injuries after being stabbed in the back.

A Canadian CF-18. Adrian Wyld/TCPI/The Canadian Press.

National

Cabinet to debate sending fighters and surveillance planes to battle ISIL

| Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press

Each aircraft has about 8,000 hours of airframe life before major structural extensions are needed. Video

Justin Trudeau

Local News

Sun Media apologizes to Trudeau for Ezra Levant’s on-air wedding photo rant

| Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press

"It is the view of Sun News that this segment was in poor taste and should not have been aired," the apology's narrator intoned. (2)

Mayoral debate gets heated as Doug Ford makes debut

Local News

Where Toronto mayoral candidates stand on arts & culture

| Toronto Staff

The mayoral candidates faced off at another debate on Monday, but this one focused on the role of the arts and culture in Toronto. (7)

Pedestrians walk along Yonge Street, closed to traffic in Toronto on June 26, 2011. FLICKR/Ian Muttoo

Local News

4 new construction projects to affect major Toronto roads

| Toronto Staff

The intersection of Bathurst and Dundas will be closed for most of November.

Police released surveillance images of suspected thieves at a west-end LCBO. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service

Local News

Police seek 2 suspects in LCBO theft near Dundas & Dovercourt

| Toronto staff

The value of the liquor is believed the be under $5,000.

One of the vehicles destroyed in a deadly two-vehicle crash near Orangeville. Sept. 28, 2014. 680NEWS/Carl Hanstke

Local News

Vice-principal, teacher killed in fiery crash near Orangeville

| Toronto staff

The three victims were the only occupants of the vehicles.

Lee Hacker and Raffi Tokmakjian, right, speak at a Monday news conference from the headquarters of Tokmakjian Group. CITYNEWS

Local News National

15-year prison sentence for Canadian in Cuba is ‘outrageous’: MP

| The Canadian Press

Cy Tokmakjian, 74, of Thornhill, was convicted and sentenced on a variety of charges that Cuban officials call part of a widespread campaign against graft.

Luka Rocco Magnotta is taken by police from a Canadian military plane to a waiting van on June 18, 2012, in Mirabel, Que. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Montreal Police

National

Magnotta admits to killing Jun Lin in murder case, judge tells jury

| Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press

Magnotta pleaded not guilty again on Monday morning in connection with Lin's death in May 2012. (1)

Nahome Berhane was killed outside a pool hall on Danforth Avenue in Toronto on Sept. 28, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Toronto man charged with murder in weekend stabbing death of Eritrean community leader

| Toronto staff

Osama Abdulaziz Filli, 23, of Toronto, was charged on Sunday.

Brooklyn Honderich

Local News

Missing girl, 2, found safe near Woodstock

| Toronto staff

She was found just before 10 a.m. (2)

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

Local News

Police investigate shots fired in Toronto’s west end

| Toronto staff

There have been no reports of any injuries.

Staff Sgt. Kalid (Kal) Ghadban, 43, was found dead in Ottawa police headquarters on Sept. 28, 2014. TWITTER

National

Officer found dead at Ottawa police headquarters

| The Canadian Press

The chief identified the officer as Staff Sgt. Kalid (Kal) Ghadban, 43.

Police Lights

Local News

Scarborough shooting leaves 1 dead

| Toronto staff

The victim has been identified as Dillon Phillips, 22, of Toronto.

A beluga whale and calf swim in the St. Lawrence River in Quebec on Oct. 17, 2007. FLICKR/ Croisières Dufour

National

Researcher warns of looming ‘catastrophe’ for St. Lawrence belugas

| Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press

The whales have been in a slow population decline for the past decade, according to a Quebec group.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper (centre), Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council (left), and José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, arrive in Toronto as part of the Canada-European Union Summit on Sept. 26, 2014. HANDOUT/PMO/Deb Ransom

National

Harper gives EU leaders free plane ride; tab estimated at $340K

| The Canadian Press

A Canadian Forces Airbus was offered as a courtesy to ensure "that no elements" of the Canada-EU summit were cut short.

Conservative MP Patrick Brown announced his candidacy for the leadership of the Ontario PC party on Sept. 28, 2014. HANDOUT/Patrick Brown

Local News

Barrie MP joins race for Ontario PC leader

| Toronto staff

Conservative MP Patrick Brown announced his candidacy on Sunday.

Nahome Berhane was killed outside a pool hall on Danforth Avenue in Toronto on Sept. 28, 2014. CITYNEWS

Crime Local News

EXCLUSIVE: Family mourns murdered community leader

| Toronto staff

Nahom Berhane was identified by loved ones as the man stabbed to death near Danforth and Greenwood avenues.

The Fort York Visitor Centre officially opened on Sept. 19, 2014. YONGE STREET

Life Local News

$25M Fort York Visitor Centre opens in Gardiner’s shadow

| Bert Archer, Yonge Street

The 22,000-square-foot building, is the opening gambit in a long-term development plan for the 43-acre site.

Smoke at Toronto City Hall

Local News

Toronto City Hall reopens Monday after electrical fire

| Toronto staff

Five temporary generators will power the building while permanent repairs are completed. Video