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Ferguson curfew does not quell unrest

Ferguson decision shines light on race relation issues in Canada, activists say

| Pam Seatle and Christine Chubb

Community activists say Canadians are kidding themselves if they think work doesn't need to be done on race relations here at home. (1)

File photo of snow on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. GETTY IMAGES/AFP/Michel Comte.

National

NDP MP who alleged misconduct says she’s open to participating in formal process

| Joan Bryden and Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press

The unproven allegations prompted Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau to suspend Massimo Pacetti and MP Scott Andrews from caucus.

Jennifer Pan, left, her high school sweetheart Daniel Wong, 28, and three others are each charged with first-degree murder in the November 2010 death of her 53-year-old mother, Bieh Ha Pan. CITYNEWS/Marianne Boucher

Local News

Woman accused of arranging to have parents killed was not behind attack: Lawyer

| Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press

Jennifer Pan and three others are on trial together on a charge of first-degree murder.

Strong winds on Nov. 24, 2014 ripped open a tree on Pacific Ave. CITYNEWS/Peter Dworschak.

Local News

Older trees downed in wind storm raises questions over city’s aging canopy

| Amanda Ferguson, Andrea Piunno, and Toronto Staff

Toronto's Forestry department got 447 calls for downed trees following the storm.

Thousands hold vigil in Toronto for slain Ferguson black teenager

International Local News

Black voices privileged at Canadian pro-Ferguson rallies

| The Canadian Press

"Black voices are crucial to this," read a Facebook post on the event page. Video (4)

Ferguson curfew does not quell unrest

Local News

Ferguson decision shines light on race relation issues in Canada, activists say

| Pam Seatle and Christine Chubb

Community activists say Canadians are kidding themselves if they think work doesn't need to be done on race relations here at home. Video (1)

Dariusz Kisielewski

Local News

Former Toronto police officer convicted of making child porn gets 6 years in prison

| Tammie Sutherland and Toronto staff

He is also being ordered to a sex offender treatment program. (2)

A tree downed on Nov. 24 in a severe wind storm. CITYNEWS/Peter Dworschak.

Local News

Tips on how to assess and care for damaged trees

| Showwei Chu

Homeowners may be left to clean up the mess and wondering if their trees need help.

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

| Diana Mehta, 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

Christopher Husbands

Local News

Husbands says he learned of Eaton Centre shooting via TV

| Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press and Marianne Boucher

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 (8)

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 (13)

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.