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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. (1)

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

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 (1)

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.

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



Critics say Ottawa missing critical opportunity to bolster apprenticeships

| The Canadian Press

Ottawa kicked off its $14-billion New Building Canada Fund late last month.

Premier Wynne on Mayor Ford’s crack admission

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Ontario Liberals to table budget May 1

| Christine Chubb

Wynne said the budget will "present a fair, balanced, realistic plan to create jobs for today and tomorrow." (6)

Police search for 'phantom four' bank robbers

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Toronto police searching for 4 bank robbery suspects

| Kevin Misener

The suspects are thought to be behind a total of 12 bank heists in six months since the fall.

St. Roch Catholic Secondary School

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3 teens in custody after stabbing inside Brampton high school

| Toronto Staff

A 17-year-old boy is in the hospital and three teens have been arrested. Video

Morning Weather Webcast: April 15, 2014

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Winter weather returns to GTA

| Jaime Pulfer and Patricia D'Cunha

The Greater Toronto Area was hit with freezing rain, ice pellets and snow on Tuesday. Video (1)