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Olivia Chow takes aim at John Tory

Chow takes aim at Tory’s political past

| Tracy Tong and Toronto Staff

Tory added that bringing jobs to Toronto was one of his top priorities. (3)

Rob Ford on raccoon problem in Toronto

Local News

Rob Ford remains in hospital following cancer treatment

| Natalie Duddridge and Toronto Staff

On Thursday Ford began three days of chemotherapy. Video (1)

Olivia Chow takes aim at John Tory

Local News

Chow takes aim at Tory’s political past

| Tracy Tong and Toronto Staff

Tory added that bringing jobs to Toronto was one of his top priorities. (3)

A Canadian Passport is shown in Montreal on Feb. 2, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Sheila Boardman

National

Federal government’s plan to revoke passports raises human rights concerns

| The Canadian Press

Lorne Waldman, the head of the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers, says he's worried the government might use its powers arbitrarily.

Police investigate after a motorcyclist was seriously injured in a Scarborough crash, Sept. 21, 2014. CITYNEWS VIEWER/Sina Mirzaie

Local News

Motorcyclist seriously injured in Scarborough crash

| Toronto Staff

There has been no word on charges.

Canada's Senate Chamber is shown in Ottawa on June 15, 2011. HANDOUT/Library of Parliament

National

Tories revive union bill that provoked Senate rebellion, move to limit debate

| Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press

In June 2013, the Senate sent C-377, sponsored by Conservative MP Russ Hiebert, back to the House of Commons with amendments that effectively eviscerated the bill, which critics have called unconstitutional, undemocratic and an invasion of privacy.

Thousands march to demand action on climate change

National

Canadians in global climate protest in New York; want Harper at UN summit

| The Canadian Press

Marches also took place in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and other Canadian cities. (1)

Joe Oliver

Business International National

Joe Oliver urges weaker G20 economies to follow Canadian stimulus model

| The Canadian Press

Canada's finance minister urged Europeans to follow Canada's recession-busting model.

Local News

Driver, 77, pinned under own truck in Clarington

| Toronto staff

Durham police believe alcohol may be the cause a crash that left a 77-year old man pinned under his own truck.

A file photo of a cougar. Source: FLICKR/Daniel Arndt

National

Justice minister says cougar shooting by wildlife officers will be reviewed

| The Canadian Press

Officials said cougars can become agitated when they get hit with a tranquilizer dart.

National

David Suzuki national tour to push environmental rights kicks off in St. John’s

| Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press

David Suzuki says it’s likely his last major campaign and it won’t be another bullhorn protest but a much higher goal: to enshrine clean air and water in the Charter of Rights. Canada’s famed environmental activist, now 78, can hear the blowback already. “People say: ‘That’s crazy. You want to try to get a change Read the Rest of the Entry (1)

Turbines at a wind farm near Port Alma, Ont. on Nov. 13, 2008. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley.

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Court asked to stop construction of huge Ontario wind farm pending appeal

| Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press

Four families have joined forces to appeal a decision to build a wind farm near Goderich, Ont. (8)

Clemons Officially Steps Down As Argos Head Coach

Local News Sports

Argos’ Clemons getting Grey Cup ring back

| Sportsnet

RCMP say Michael "Pinball" Clemons will be getting his Grey Cup ring back after it was taken by a woman at B.C. Place Stadium during the Toronto Argonauts game against the Lions on Friday.

Three men were stabbed at a party on Mill Road on Sept. 21, 2014. CITYNEWS

Crime Local News

3 men stabbed at Etobicoke apartment party

| Toronto staff

The victims took themselves to hospital. (3)

A man, 22, was taken to hospital with serious head injuries after he was struck by a car while riding his bike on Sept. 21, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Cyclist, 22, struck near Dundas & Shaw

| Toronto staff

The victim's injuries are not considered life-threatening. Video (1)

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Out For North GTA

Local News

Severe thunderstorm watch ended for Halton & Peel regions

| Toronto staff

Storms could cause strong winds, large hail, and heavy rain.

Former Canadian PM Jean Chretien speaks at the Global Competitiveness Forum in Riyadh, on Jan. 24, 2011. AFP/GETTY IMAGES/Fayez Nureldine

National

Former PM Chretien tells CBC Iraq mission ‘a done deal’

| The Canadian Press

He also told the CBC he finds the Harper government's insistence that Canada's current contributions aren't a combat mission "a bit unusual." (1)

Mohamed Fahmy

National

Egypt’s president won’t interfere with courts in Canadian journalist’s case

| The Canadian Press

He did not address whether he would pardon the three after their appeals process is finished. Video

National

Union protest against pension reforms draws large crowd in Montreal

| The Canadian Press

The rally, which spanned several street lengths, was organized by union groups opposed to the changes.

Coun. Doug Ford kicks off his mayoral campaign in Etobicoke on Sept. 20, 2014. TWITTER/@DougFord2014

Local News

Doug Ford launches mayoral campaign

| The Canadian Press

The mayor's brother announced he would enter the race earlier this month. Video (17)

Police investigate a Caledon crash that left one person dead, Sept. 20, 2014. CITYNEWS/Natalie Duddridge

Local News

1 dead after crash on Hwy. 10 in Caledon

| Toronto staff

The OPP say the crash happened around 12:50 p.m. on Highway 10 south of Charleston Side Road.