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Man who shot video of clash with police may have ‘baited’ officer: TPA

| Toronto staff

The 45-second video shows the man approaching a police cruiser and demanding his vehicle papers.

Dr. Hagen Kennecke holds up an X-ray of a breast with cancer at the B.C. Cancer Agency in Vancouver on Jan. 14, 2010. THE GLOBE AND MAIL/CP/John Lehmann

Health Life National

Wait times for seniors to see doctor in Canada exceeds other countries: report

| The Canadian Press

Among the 5,300 Canadians, more than half said they had to wait at least two days to see a doctor.

Heather Tuck, 61, Bethesda, Md., during an ultrasound exam, March 17, 2010, at Georgetown University Hospital, in Washington. Tuck suffers from the effects of multiple sclerosis (MS). AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

Health Life National

Researchers to test MS patients with type of stem cell known to cut inflammation

| Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press

MS is thought to be an autoimmune disease that creates inflammation in the central nervous system.

A nurse injects a patient with a flu shot on Oct. 26, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Health Life National

This year’s flu vaccine offered little or no protection in Canada: study

| Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press

The research found the vaccine offered virtually no protection against the strain that's causing most illnesses this year.

Sen. Charles Schumer, with Sen. Debbie Stabenow, turns to leave at the end of a news conference about Keystone XL, on Jan. 29, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Jacquelyn Martin

International National

Keystone XL wins a pyrrhic victory in U.S. Congress

| Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press

The legislation didn't get the 67 votes required to overcome a presidential veto.

A bike stand is shown covered in snow in Toronto on Dec. 11, 2014. TWITTER/Paola A. Jiménez

Local News

Snow arrives in Toronto & GTA, region under special weather statement

| Toronto staff

Up to five centimetres of snow is expected.

Toronto police deputy police chief Peter Sloly and Toronto Police Services Board Alok Mukherjee, among others, detail the police budget. CITYNEWS/Cynthia Mulligan

Local News

Police budget calls for 0% increase, ahead of contract negotiations

| Patricia D'Cunha

The police budget is the largest portion of the city's budget. Video

31 Division POLICE BRUTALITY 2015!.  JANE AND FINCH TORONTO

Local News

Man who shot video of clash with police may have ‘baited’ officer: TPA

| Toronto staff

The 45-second video shows the man approaching a police cruiser and demanding his vehicle papers. Video

Police and Crime Stoppers released a video warning people about a rash of violent robberies in 42 Division. YOUTUBE/Toronto Police

Local News

Cops warning of rash of violent street robberies in Scarborough

| Toronto staff

Most of the crimes are committed by 16-25 year old males. Video (5)

Babak Andalib-Goortani, left, Crown lawyer, centre and witness John Bridge, right on Wednesday June 5, 2013. CITYNEWS/Marianne Boucher

Local News

No jail time for Toronto G20 police officer convicted of assault

| Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press

The officer was convicted of assault with a weapon for using excessive force during the arrest of protester Adam Nobody. Video (2)

Customers attend the opening of Loblaws at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto on Nov. 30., 2011. HANDOUT/Loblaw Companies Ltd.

Local News

Loblaws at Maple Leaf Gardens evacuated due to fumes

| Toronto staff

It happened around 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the supermarket at Carlton and Church streets.

A football field is shown in Denver, Colo., on Aug. 13, 2010. Courtesy of Kari via Flickr

Local News National Sports

CRTC bans simultaneous ad substitution during Super Bowl, starting in 2017

| The Canadian Press

Canada's broadcast regulator is banning the substitution of Canadian advertisements over American ads during the Super Bowl. Video

A Toronto police cruiser is shown in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS/Shawne McKeown

Local News

4 suspects sought in violent North York home invasion

| Amber LeBlanc and Toronto staff

Police say the woman's home was ransacked and robbed, and she was sexually assaulted. (2)

A speed limit sign is shown in the Distillery District in Toronto on March 11, 2006. Courtesy of Sun Brockie

Local News Provincial

Ontario reportedly looking at lowering default speed limits to below 50 km/h

| Toronto staff

The change could reduce the default speed limit from 50 km/h to 40 km/h. Video (26)

Education Minister Liz Sandals talks to reporters on Jan. 29, 2015. ONT. PARL

Local News

TDSB releases list of 130 underused schools facing closure

| Toronto staff

Declining enrollment has left 130 schools operating at only 65 per cent capacity or less. Video (3)

Parliament Hill is shown in Ottawa on Nov. 24, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

National

Parliament’s watchdogs warn bill could create stigma for employees

| Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press

Four agents of Parliament who appeared before a Senate committee Wednesday night said that Bill C-520 appears to be trying to fix a problem that doesn't exist, but could create new ones.

Canadian Forces Military tour through the city as the river rises rapidly and begins flooding in Medicine Hat, Alta., June 23, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

National

Military investigation ordered into treatment of sex assault complainant

| The Canadian Press

The statement said "irregularities in administrative procedures" prompted the investigation, but the military did not explain what that means.

PM Stephen Harper speaks in the House of Commons in Ottawa on Oct. 3, 2014.

National

Feds pay $180K to operate counsellor’s office, with no counsellor

| The Canadian Press

The government says it cost $181,600 to operate the office from October 2013 to October 2014.

Residents of North York highrise frustrated by recurring power outages

Local News

Residents of North York highrise frustrated by recurring power outages

| Toronto staff

A building on Chalkfarm Drive, near Jane Street and Wilson Avenue, finally had its power restored on Wednesday after four days without reliable hydro.

Newmarket man charged with murder in son's death

Local News

Friends gather in Newmarket court to support father charged with murder

| Tammie Sutherland and Toronto staff

Mario Wint, 29, has been charged with second-degree murder

Amanda Todd, 15, of Port Coquitlam, B.C., killed herself on Oct. 10, 2012 after relentless bullying. HANDOUT

National

Accused in Amanda Todd cyberbullying case denies allegations in letter

| The Canadian Press

Aydin Coban was arrested in the Netherlands last year.