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Former head coach Mike Brown of the Los Angeles Lakers confers with Steve Nash in the game with the Dallas Mavericks at Staples Center on Oct. 30, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. GETTY IMAGES/Stephen Dunn.

Lakers’ Steve Nash ruled out for the season with back injury; two-time MVP’s career uncertain

| Greg Beacham, The Associated Press

Nash, the NBA's oldest active player, is due more than $9 million this season.

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National

Harper hid in closet-like space while bullets flew in Parliament

| Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press

The prime minister of Canada stood hiding in a closet-like space within the Conservative caucus room.

Ford and Tory clash over transit at mayoral debate

Local News Politics

Debate viewers pick John Tory in real-time voting

| Justin Piercy

CityNews gave viewers an opportunity to participate in the final televised Toronto mayoral debate on Thursday by letting them vote in real time on how the top three candidates fared.

CityVote 2014 The Final Showdown

Extra Local News

VIDEO: CityVote 2014: Final televised Toronto mayoral debate

| Toronto Staff

CityNews hosted the final televised mayoral debate in Toronto before the Oct. 27 municipal election. Olivia Chow, Doug Ford and John Tory took part in the event moderated by Melanie Ng.

Olivia Chow, Doug Ford, and John Tory verbally sparred in the final televised debate on Thursday at CityNews in Toronto. (Cynthia Mulligan/CITYNEWS)

Local News Politics

Reaction to final televised Toronto mayoral debate

| Justin Piercy

Viewers used the hashtag #cityvote to weigh in on the debate between Olivia Chow, Doug Ford and John Tory. (1)

This scanning electron micrograph (SEM) depicts a number of Ebola virions. GETTY IMAGES/Media For Medical.

International

Doctor in NYC tests positive for Ebola

| Toronto Staff and CNN and Reuters

A doctor who recently returned from West Africa has tested positive for the Ebola virus in New York City.

Omar Khadr (C) pleads guilty under oath, addressing Capt Michael Grant, USAF JANET HAMLIN/AFP/Getty Images.

Local News National

Omar Khadr wins right to sue Feds for conspiring with U.S. in expanded suit

| Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press

The federal government had opposed the expanded claim, arguing among other things that international law bars Khadr from dragging the U.S. into his civil action.

Parliament Hill shooting suspect details emerging

Crime National

Parliament Hill shooting suspect details emerging

| Toronto staff

We're learning more about the alleged gunman in Wednesday's rampage on Parliament Hill.

A police officer secures the scene of a shooting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct.22, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

National

TRANSCRIPT: RCMP statement about Parliament Hill shootings

| Toronto staff

The investigation will determine if Bibeau received any support in the planning of his attack. Video

Police cordon off a street leading to Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct.22, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

National

Ottawa gunman was not on RCMP’s list of 90 high-risk travellers

| Marcia Chen

Also, there were no apparent links between Bibeau and the man who ran down two Canadian soldiers on Monday. Video Audio (3)

Stephen Harper

National

RCMP increasing security for prime minister, says commissioner

| The Canadian Press

The commissioner of the RCMP says the Mounties will now guard Harper around the clock, wherever he goes.

CityVote 2014 The Final Showdown

Local News

Candidates attempt to woo voters in last televised debate on CityNews

| Michael Talbot

Transit was the fitting theme of the final mayoral debate. Video (4)

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Local News National

Ottawa gunman reportedly struggled with drugs

| The Canadian Press

One former friend said Bibeau hated Canada and was angry about failing to get a passport. (7)

Toronto Files Labour Board Petition To Keep EMS At Required Levels During Strike

Local News

Man suffers serious injuries after transport strikes cherry picker

| Toronto staff

The victim was working on Jane Street, near Steeles Avenue West, when the elevated work platform was struck by the transport.

Toronto Maple Leafs' Mason Raymond scores the game winning shoot out goal on Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson in NHL action in Toronto, Oct. 5, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

National Sports

NHL game postponed due to Ottawa attack rescheduled for November

| The Canadian Press

Wednesday's game between the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs was postponed after a soldier was killed by a gunman near Parliament Hill.

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National

Police arrest man in downtown Halifax after gun report

| The Canadian Press

Police said they had received no indication of any threats being made. (1)

The National War Memorial in Ottawa, pictured on Monday September 12, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Fred Chartrand.

National

Man detained by police near where Harper lays wreath at war memorial

| The Canadian Press

Harper was visiting the memorial to lay a wreath where Cirillo was fatally shot on Wednesday. Video

What do we know about Ottawa gunman?

National

Mom of gunman says she is crying for the victims of Ottawa shootings

| Benjamin Shingler and Raphael Satter, The Associated Press

"Can you ever explain something like this?" she said. "We are sorry."

Nathan Cirillo

National

War Memorial victim ID’d as Hamilton corporal, dog lover and outdoorsman

| Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press and Amanda Ferguson

Cirillo, 24, left behind a six-year-old son. Video

A soldier, police and paramedics tend to a soldier shot at the National Memorial near Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Oct. 22, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

National

Ottawa police say only one gunman involved in Wednesday’s shootings

| The Canadian Press

Const. Marc Soucy says no other assailants are currently being sought, but the investigation is ongoing. Video (3)

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

National

House of Commons gets underway in wake of Parliament Hill attack

| Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press

Applause from all sides of the House rained down on a stoic Kevin Vickers as he carried the mace into the legislative chamber. Video (2)