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Christine Elliott touches the casket of her late husband Jim Flaherty at his state funeral in Toronto on April 16, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Jim Flaherty honoured at state funeral in Toronto

| The Canadian Press and Toronto Staff

Flaherty, 64, died of a heart attack in his Ottawa condo on April 10. (10)

Jim Flaherty holds his budget speech in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, March 22, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

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LIVE BLOG TRANSCRIPT: State funeral for Jim Flaherty

| Toronto staff

Live coverage was provided by reporters Nick Taylor-Vaisey, Cormac MacSweeney, Cynthia Mulligan and Kevin Misener. (1)

Electricity

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Ontario hydro rates going up May 1

| Toronto staff

The total bill for an average household is increasing about $2.83 a month on the electricity portion of the bill.

The traffic lights went out during a power outage on April 15, 2014. TWITTER/@stilez .

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Toronto blackout caused by location of Hydro pole

| Tammie Sutherland

The power outage left tens of thousands of people in the dark for roughly two hours. Video

Members of the RCMP carry the casket of the late Jim Flaherty during his state funeral in Toronto on April 16, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

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IN PHOTOS: State funeral for Jim Flaherty

| Toronto Staff

Politicians of all stripes gathered at St. James Cathedral in Toronto to pay their final respects to the former finance minister.

Matthew de Grood

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Calgary multiple murder suspect to undergo psychiatric examination

| The Canadian Press

De Grood is to next appear in court April 22. Video

Possible impacts of the Heartbleed bug

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Police charge London teen in connection with CRA privacy breach

| The Canadian Press

Earlier this week, the agency said 900 social insurance numbers had been compromised. Video

Jennifer Pan (centre) attends the funeral of her mother, Bieh Ha Pan, in November 2010. Courtesy of Sing Tao Daily

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Accused in mother’s murder felt ‘trapped’ by strict parents

| Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press

Jennifer Pan also admitted in a videotaped statement to years of deceiving her parents. Video

The traffic lights went out during a power outage on April 15, 2014. TWITTER/@stilez .

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IN PHOTOS: Toronto goes dark in massive power outage

| Erin Criger

Across the city, from seders to the subways, Toronto residents sent in their photos of how they spent the dark evening.

File photo of a York Regional Police badge. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Francis Vachon

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Man guilty of murder in 2010 house fire

| Erin Criger

Marion Deacon, 46, a mother of three, was found without vital signs on March 7, 2010.

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty prepares to begin a news conference in Ottawa on Jan. 17, 2011.

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Flaherty funeral program

| Toronto staff

A state funeral for former finance minister Jim Flaherty will take place on Wednesday at St. James Cathedral in downtown Toronto. Read the program. (1)

An unidentified protester opposed to the Keystone XL pipeline, Sept. 21, 2010. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Nati Harnik

International

Jimmy Carter becomes 1st U.S. ex-president to urge Keystone XL rejection

| The Canadian Press

Obama has signalled that a decision on the Alberta-to-Texas pipeline is imminent before summer. (1)

Robyn Doolittle told CityNews on Feb. 3, 2014 that she hopes to represent Toronto well on her U.S. television appearances. CITYNEWS

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Toronto Star reporter Robyn Doolitte moving to Globe and Mail

| Erin Criger

The move comes amid a shakeup at two of the country's national newspapers. Video

Crews work on the Eglinton LRT at 1435 Eglinton Ave. W. on April 16, 2014. CITYNEWS.

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Leaside construction begins for Eglinton LRT

| Erin Criger

The light-rail transit line is scheduled to be completed by 2020. Video

Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons, March 19, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

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VIDEO: Remembering Jim Flaherty

| Toronto Staff

Former federal finance minister Jim Flaherty passed away at age 64 on Apr. 10. Here's a look at back at tributes and past moments during his political career.

Oscar Pistorius, center, leaves the magistrates court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday June 4, 2013.  THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Pistorius murder trial will adjourn for 2 weeks after Thursday

| Gerald Imray, The Associated Press

The trial was initially scheduled to last just three weeks. Video

The International Space Station, as seen from Earth. URTHECAST.COM.

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CSA head says business as usual on space station, despite sanctions against Russia

| Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press

NASA is continuing co-operation related to the space station but has severed its ties with Russia and forbidden its employees from travelling to the country.

A spring flower is surrounded by snow on April 15, 2014. TWITTER/@ThatGirl61.

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Toronto hit by record-low temperatures on Wednesday

| Toronto Staff

But spring is set to make a return on the weekend: There's a high of 18C in store for Sunday. Video

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty in Ottawa, September 22, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick.

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FAQ about state funerals

| Toronto staff

State funerals are public events held to honour and commemorate present and former governor generals and prime ministers as well as sitting ministry members.

A man was rushed to hospital after a fire on Palmerston on April 16, 2014. CITYNEWS.

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1 in hospital after west-end fire

| Erin Criger

The fire began at a home on Palmerston Avenue, near College Street and Spadina Avenue.

Poll shows Chow in lead in Toronto mayoral race

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Olivia Chow leads voter support in Toronto mayoral race: poll

| John Stall and Toronto Staff

Olivia Chow has 34 per cent of voter support, while Ford came in second place with 27 per cent. Video (14)