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Jim Flaherty

State funeral for Jim Flaherty to be held Wednesday

| The Canadian Press and Toronto Staff

A state funeral will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday at St. James Cathedral at 65 Church St. in downtown Toronto. (4)

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 (3)

Toronto firefighters battle a fire at a shed on Vine Avenue, near Keele and Dundas, on April 16, 2014. CITYNEWS.

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Shed fire at Keele & Dundas under investigation

| Erin Criger

On Tuesday, there was a fire in a garage on nearby Quebec Avenue, less than a kilometre away.

Jim Flaherty to be remembered in Toronto on Wednesay

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State funeral for Jim Flaherty to be held Wednesday

| The Canadian Press and Toronto Staff

A state funeral will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday at St. James Cathedral at 65 Church St. in downtown Toronto. Video (4)

Calgary stabbing


Grief from Calgary’s worst mass murder sinking in with U of C students

| Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press

U of C president Elizabeth Cannon said final exams will be delayed for students that are too traumatized by the events. Video

Toronto Raptors centre Jonas Valanciunas (17) defends against New York Knicks centre Amar'e Stoudemire (1) during first half NBA action in Toronto on Friday April 11, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

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Playoff-bound Raptors insist they have preferable post-season opponent

| Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press

The Raptors wrap up their record-breaking regular season Wednesday night at New York.

Toronto Hydro CEO provides update on power restoration status

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Power restored after massive outage hits the city’s west-end

| Toronto Staff

The outage caused the TTC to suspend subway service between Jane and St George stations. (1)

Tow Truck Driver Dragged While Hanging Onto Vehicle In Theft Attempt

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Province seeks more regulation of tow truck industry

| Toronto Staff

The Ministry of Consumer Services said having operators registered would "contribute to lower costs in Ontario's auto insurance system."

From right, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, and former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, react along with the family of Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard, behind, during a remembrance ceremony at the finish line on Boylston Street in Boston, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)


Solemn tributes mark anniversary of Boston Marathon bombings

| Denise Lavoie, The Associated Press

Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday.

Premier Kathleen Wynne comments on Jim Flaherty’s death

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Wynne sues Hudak for $2M for gas plant allegations

| Kevin Misener and The Canadian Press

Wynne is also suing MPP Lisa MacLeod. Video

Nigel Wright appears as a witness at the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Nov.2, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld.


Former Harper chief of staff Wright won’t face criminal charges, RCMP says

| Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press

Investigators now say the evidence gathered "does not support criminal charges against Mr. Wright."

Matthew de Grood


Calgary stabbing suspect charged with 5 counts of 1st-degree murder

| Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press

Matthew de Grood is reportedly the son of senior Calgary police officer Doug de Grood. Video

Security concerns rise after SINs stolen from CRA


Fraudsters need more than SINs to commit identity fraud, says experts

| Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre says identity theft often occurs when fraudsters get their hands on multiple pieces of identification and use it to apply for credit. Video