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An OPP cruiser is shown in an undated file photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Dave Chidley

Pedestrian killed by transport truck in Hamilton

| Toronto Staff

It happened on Highway 6, south of the airport near Chippewa Road.

Children prepare to jump into a Toronto pool in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS

Health Life Local News

Public pools could soon have to post inspection notices

| Toronto Staff

The city's medical health officer says a bylaw would encourage pools to fix their infractions.

The Easter bunny makes an appearance at the annual Beaches Easter parade on April 24, 2011. Courtesy of Maniy Bala Maniymaran

Local News

5 things to do this weekend: Easter parade, egg hunt & Ontario Place bike race

| Showwei Chu

As our regular CityNews.ca series continues, we look at events happening in Toronto for a variety of ages and interests.

An OPP cruiser is shown in an undated file photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Dave Chidley

Local News

Pedestrian killed by transport truck in Hamilton

| Toronto Staff

It happened on Highway 6, south of the airport near Chippewa Road.

Students from Lena Shaw Elementary School launch paper airplanes during a visit with astronaut Chris Hadfield on April 17, 2014. B.C. INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

National

Astronaut Chris Hadfield flies paper airplanes with Grade 5 kids

| The Canadian Press

His visit was part of the B.C. Institute of Technology's day of transportation. Video

A fire truck is used for Rob Ford's mayoral campaign kickoff in the Toronto Congress Centre on Dixon Road in Toronto on April 17, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Fire Fighters Association furious over Ford’s use of fire truck as political prop

| Michael Talbot

The truck is emblazoned with the slogan 'Saving the taxpayers from getting burned'. (6)

Matthew de Grood

National

Calgary police probing mental health, messages sent by mass murder suspect

| Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press

The Calgary Herald has reported that de Grood sent disjointed and confusing text messages to his family before showing up at a house party that ended in bloodshed.

Coun. Vaughan on Scarborough subway

Local News

Adam Vaughan to run for Liberals in Trinity-Spadina byelection

| Toronto staff

Trinity-Spadina was vacated by Olivia Chow when she resigned in order to run for Toronto mayor. (6)

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

National

Arrest made in Amanda Todd case: Dutch media outlet

| The Canadian Press

The media report says the suspect faces harassment and extortion allegations.

Cars make their way along a congested highway in Toronto. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg

Local News

Water taxis, construction fines could relieve Toronto’s gridlock: mayoral candidates

| Marcia Chen

John Tory and Olivia Chow have drawn up blueprints for how to tackle the problem of traffic congestion. Video (3)

GO Transit cars await service in Toronto. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kenneth Armstrong

Local News

Ontario planning to implement GO train service every 15 minutes

| Irene Preklet

The service would use electric trains, phased in gradually over the next 10 years, with Metrolinx prioritizing the rollout.

File photo of a grizzly bear traveling across the Porcupine River Tundra in the Yukon Territories on Aug. 12, 2009. AP PHOTO/Rick Bowmer.

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Animal rights groups heading to court over Ontario’s spring bear hunt pilot

| Allison Jones, The Canadian Press

Animal Alliance of Canada and Zoocheck Canada say mother bears will be killed during the hunt.

Calgary stabbing

National

Flags lowered, first funeral set, for 5 stabbed at Calgary house party

| The Canadian Press

The son of a senior police officer, Matthew de Grood, has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder. Video

Raw video: Mayor Rob Ford, Deputy Mayor Norm Kelly update city services after ice storm

Local News

TIMELINE: Key events during Mayor Rob Ford’s time in office

| The Canadian Press and Erin Criger

Here's a look back at some key events during Mayor Rob Ford's term in office. Video (5)

An image of the new upgraded Beer Store logo. Amber LeBlanc/680News.

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Beer Store releases controversial ad targeting convenience store liquor sales

| Erin Criger

The ad targets a convenience store clerk who never asks for ID, allowing three young boys to buy alcohol. Video (6)

Federal Court of Appeal

National

Federal Court of Appeal upholds landmark ruling on rights of Metis

| The Canadian Press

Only Metis are included as Indians under the Constitution, but not non-status Indians. (1)

National

Six CF-18s headed to Poland to bolster NATO forces response to Ukraine

| The Canadian Press and Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press

In addition, the military is sending up to 20 staff officers to bolster the Canadian presence at NATO headquarters in Brussels.

National

CFB Petawawa soldier charged with sexual assault, voyeurism offences

| The Canadian Press

PETAWAWA, Ont. – Ontario Provincial Police have laid a raft of sexual assault and voyeurism charges against a 31-year-old soldier from CFB Petawawa. Cpl. Derrick Gallagher was charged earlier this month with eight counts of sexual assault and two counts of voyeurism. Today, police say he has been charged with nine more counts of voyeurism, Read the Rest of the Entry

File photo of the Canada Revenue Agency headquarters in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

National

TIMELINE: Canada Revenue Agency’s response to the Heartbleed bug

| The Canadian Press

The Heartbleed bug is caused by a flaw in OpenSSL software, commonly used on the Internet to provide security and privacy. Video

Emergency crews respond to The intersection of Dixie and Derry roads in Mississauga where a cyclist was killed by a transport truck on April 17, 2014. CITYNEWS/Jeff Ducharme

Local News

Cyclist killed by truck in Mississauga

| Toronto Staff

It happened around 9 a.m. on Thursday at Derry and Dixie roads.

An OPP cruiser is shown in an undated file photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Dave Chidley

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Ontario woman accused of poisoning 8 kids and 1 adult pleads guilty

| The Canadian Press

Christine Allen ran a home daycare in Kitchener from 2009 to 2011. Police had said some of the victims were under her care, while some were not.