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Crowds  gathered on overpasses waiting for the motorcade carrying Cpl. Nathan Cirillo. (Tammie Sutherland/CITYNEWS)

Slain soldier riding Highway of Heroes to Hamilton today

| The Canadian Press and Toronto staff

The funeral for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo will held in Hamilton on Tuesday.

Cpl. Nathan Cirillo of Hamilton was killed near Parliament Hill on Wednesday morning. COURTESY: Facebook

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Crowdfunding campaign raises over $250,000 for family of fallen soldiers

| Richard Southern

A crowdfunding campaign to help the families of the fallen Canadian soldiers has so far raised $251,000. Video

FILE - This 2010, file photo provided by tcu360.com, the yearbook of Texas Christian University, shows Nina Pham. Pham, the first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital, is free of the virus. The National Institutes of Health said in a statement that Pham is being released Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, from its hospital near Washington. (AP Photo/Courtesy of tcu360.com, File)


Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola now declared virus-free

| Reuters

Nina Pham walked out of hospital on her own Friday.

TDSB paid $1.29M in salary hikes despite wage freeze, audit finds

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Toronto municipal election: Voters guide to school board elections

| Showwei Chu

There are 72 school boards with 676 candidates vying to be a school trustee on Oct. 27.

File photo of grill of Ford F-150 pickup. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/David Zalubowski.

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Ford Motor ditches Windsor in favour of Mexico for engine plant

| Allison Jones, The Canadian Press

Ford said it was unable to reach a deal with the federal and Ontario governments.

John Tory & Olivia Chow react to results in latest Toronto mayoral poll

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OPINION: Tory will be mayor of Toronto (this is a prediction, not an endorsement)

| John Stall

Doug Ford believes he is going to win the Toronto election on Monday. Will he? Video Audio (1)

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kenneth Armstrong.

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Canadian NHL teams to coordinate tributes to fallen soldiers

| Sportsnet

Hockey Night in Canada will take on extra significance Saturday night, as Canada’s three Eastern Conference teams host their first home games since Wednesday’s attack in Ottawa.

Brampton Mayor Susan Fennell addresses council on Aug. 6, 2014. CITYNEWS

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Fennell claims she’s been cleared in spending scandal

| Charlene Close

She says an arbitrator's reports has revealed $3,000 in improper spending versus the nearly $200,000 cited in a forensic audit. (3)

Water damage is seen in a portable at Secord Elementary School in Toronto on Oct. 16, 2014. SECORD PARENT COUNCIL

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Parents pull children out of class over mould concerns

| Toronto staff and Irene Preklet

They're concerned about an aging portable at Secord Elementary School, near Main Street and Danforth Avenue. (3)

Crowds  gathered on overpasses waiting for the motorcade carrying Cpl. Nathan Cirillo. (Tammie Sutherland/CITYNEWS)

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Slain soldier riding Highway of Heroes to Hamilton today

| The Canadian Press and Toronto staff

The funeral for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo will held in Hamilton on Tuesday. Video

File photo of a GO train. CP PHOTO/Steve White.

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Suspicious package investigated on GO train in Oshawa

| Toronto staff

It is not clear how long the investigation and closure will last, and GO says shuttle buses are operating between Oshawa and Whitby.

Nathan Cirillo


‘You are so loved’: Ottawa lawyer describes trying to save Cpl. Nathan Cirillo

| Sarah-Joyce Battersby and Laura Eggertson, The Canadian Press

Cirillo died in the arms of the people working so hard to keep him alive. Video

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Interview: Doug Ford says election comes down to getting the vote out

| John Stall and Toronto staff

Ford said his supporters aren't just fawning fans wanting to snap a photograph. (4)

A man is in custody after driving an SUV into the streetcar tunnel at Queens Quay on Oct. 24, 2014. CITYNEWS

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Man in custody after driving SUV into streetcar tunnel

| Sarah-Joyce Battersby and Patricia D'Cunha

No injuries were reported. So far, there's no word on charges. (1)

City Council Ponders Installing Taxi Shields

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Cab drivers targeted in a string of robberies in east end

| Toronto staff

No injuries have been reported.

A file photo of a TTC streetcar passes over traffic on the Don Valley Parkway. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Steve White

Local News

DVP closed this weekend for scheduled fall maintenance

| Toronto staff

Road closures will also be in effect for events and construction projects.



Harper hid in closet-like space while bullets flew in Parliament

| Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press

The prime minister of Canada stood hiding in a closet-like space within the Conservative caucus room. Video (11)

Ford and Tory clash over transit at mayoral debate

Local News Politics

Debate viewers pick John Tory in real-time voting

| Justin Piercy

CityNews gave viewers an opportunity to participate in the final televised Toronto mayoral debate on Thursday by letting them vote in real time on how the top three candidates fared.

CityVote 2014 The Final Showdown

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VIDEO: CityVote 2014: Final televised Toronto mayoral debate

| Toronto Staff

CityNews hosted the final televised mayoral debate in Toronto before the Oct. 27 municipal election. Olivia Chow, Doug Ford and John Tory took part in the event moderated by Melanie Ng.

Olivia Chow, Doug Ford, and John Tory verbally sparred in the final televised debate on Thursday at CityNews in Toronto. (Cynthia Mulligan/CITYNEWS)

Local News Politics

Reaction to final televised Toronto mayoral debate

| Justin Piercy

Viewers used the hashtag #cityvote to weigh in on the debate between Olivia Chow, Doug Ford and John Tory. (1)

This scanning electron micrograph (SEM) depicts a number of Ebola virions. GETTY IMAGES/Media For Medical.


Doctor in NYC tests positive for Ebola

| Toronto Staff and CNN and Reuters

A doctor who recently returned from West Africa has tested positive for the Ebola virus in New York City.