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Radio presenter Jian Ghomeshi arrives at CBC's Toronto studios for the recording of the 'Canada for Haiti' benefit show on Jan. 22, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Ghomeshi withdraws $55M lawsuit against CBC, broadcaster says

| The Canadian Press

Ghomeshi was fired by the public broadcaster last month amid allegations of "abusive behaviour" from numerous women. (2)

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

Local News

Ontario launches review of ‘dysfunctional’ TDSB

| Michael Talbot

The review will look at the board's operational issues and governance structure. Video (2)

Radio presenter Jian Ghomeshi arrives at CBC's Toronto studios for the recording of the 'Canada for Haiti' benefit show on Jan. 22, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Local News National

Ghomeshi withdraws $55M lawsuit against CBC, broadcaster says

| The Canadian Press

Ghomeshi was fired by the public broadcaster last month amid allegations of "abusive behaviour" from numerous women. Video (2)

Luka Rocco Magnotta taken by police from a Canadian military plane in Mirabel, Quebec, June 18, 2012. AP/Montreal Police

National

Defence rests its case at Luka Magnotta’s 1st-degree murder trial

| Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press

Magnotta did not testify at the trial.

Christopher Husbands

Local News

Husbands says he feared for his life before Eaton Centre shooting

| Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press

Christopher Husbands has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder, saying the mall shooting was unplanned. Video

This court exhibit photo taken by Andrew Wallace shows the arrest of Dorian Barton at a G20 protest on June 26, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Handout

Local News

G20 disciplinary hearing for Toronto cop to resume on Dec. 1 with new judge

| The Canadian Press

More than 1,000 people were detained over the summit weekend. Video

Crews put the finishing touches on new bike lanes on Simcoe Street July 9, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Toronto considers plan to narrow street lanes to improve safety: report

| Charlene Close and Mark Douglas

The proposed plan would see the lane sizes range from three to 4.3 metres depending on location. Video (7)

A downed branch on Bertmont Ave in Leslieville. CITYNEWS/Bert Dandy

Local News Weather

IN PHOTOS: Floods, flipped sheds & downed trees after windy night

| Sarah-Joyce Battersby

The aftermath of Monday night's windstorm across southern Ontario.

National

Husbands continues testimony at Eaton Centre murder trial

| Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press

Christopher Husbands, who has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder, testified he doesn't know what was behind the attack. Video

Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry, second from right, draws an offensive foul on a leaping Phoenix Suns' Goran Dragic during the second half of NBA basketball action in Toronto on Monday, November 24, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Local News Sports

Jonas Valanciunas has career-high night to lift Raptors to 104-100 win over Suns

| Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press

The win puts the Raptors in a tie with the Memphis Grizzlies for the best record in the NBA — 12-2.

Two vehicles collided on Ellesmere Road at Orton Park on Nov. 24, 2014. CITYNEWS/John Hanley

Local News

Driver charged after fatal crash in Scarborough

| Showwei Chu and Charlene Close

One driver was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police in riot gear move down the street past a burning police car, Nov. 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/David Goldman

International

Ferguson protests flare into violence after no indictment in Brown death

| Toronto Staff and Reuters

The family asked that all protests over the decision remain peaceful. Video (10)

Cars sit in traffic on Highway 401 in Toronto on Sept. 8, 2009. FLICKR/Danielle Scott

Local News

Province’s Pan Am Games transportation plan could mean gridlock for drivers

| Christine Chubb and Andrea Piunno

Mayor-elect John Tory says he will be discussing the plans with officials to make sure the impact on commuters is minimal.

Convenience Store operates baggage check for U.S. Consulate

Local News

Exclusive: Convenience store operates bag check for U.S. consulate

| Tracy Tong

One worker at the store said she has been receiving business from the consulate for years. (1)

Christopher Husbands

Local News

Christopher Husbands takes stand in Eaton Centre murder trial

| Showwei Chu and Christine Chubb

The 25-year-old has pleaded not guilty to two counts of first-degree murder.

A woman types on a computer keyboard in a Dec. 19, 2012 file photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Local News

FAQ: What you need to know about denial-of-service attacks

| Showwei Chu

Media reports say the websites were targeted because of a police investigation of an Ottawa teen.

File photo.

Local News

Toronto Zoo grapples with declining attendance in 2014

| Toronto Staff and Adrian Ghobrial

A Toronto Zoo staff report showed attendance is down 20 per cent between January and October compared to last year. (3)

Prime Minister Stephen Harper takes part in a question and answer session with members of the Mississauga and Brampton boards of trade in Brampton on Oct. 2, 2014. HANDOUT/PMO/ Jason Ransom

National

Harper earmarks $5.8B for federal infrastructure, including parks, museums

| Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press

The lion's share of the spending will go to improvements to historic sites, national parks and national marine conservation areas.

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National

Conservatives brace for bad news auditor general report on veterans care

| The Canadian Press

The unspent portion is — by law — returned to the federal treasury and Harper says it's a practice the government doesn't intend to change. (1)

The ottawa.ca website appeared to be down on Monday afternoon. Image source: downforeveryoneorjustme.com

Local News

Toronto, Ottawa police investigating after websites hacked

| The Canadian Press and Toronto Staff

The City of Ottawa says it doesn't believe any sensitive information has been compromised. (5)

File photo of the Pickering nuclear generating station. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Local News

Heavy water spill under investigation at Pickering power plant

| Showwei Chu

The OPG said the spill didn't impact the environment, the public or the workers.