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Ford has rare form of aggressive cancer but doctors ‘optimistic’

| Michael Talbot

"Rob will beat this," his brother Doug Ford says. (2)

Police investigate an incident at Durham College's Oshawa campus, Sept. 17, 2014. CHCH/Pamela Vanmeer

Local News

Student stabbed at Durham College

| Toronto Staff

Police said the stabbing happened when a dispute between two males escalated.

Mayor Rob Ford talks to reporters at the Ontario Investment and Trade Centre in Toronto on March 26, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Online reaction to Rob Ford’s cancer diagnosis

| Toronto staff

Mount Sinai Hospital's Dr. Zane Cohen announced on Wednesday that the mayor has a rare form of cancer (1)

Dr. Zane Cohen gives an update of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's condition during a news conference at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Wednesday, Sept.17, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Local News

5 things to know about liposarcoma

| The Canadian Press and Toronto staff

Mayor Rob For was diagnosed with malignant liposarcoma on Wednesday and will begin chemotherapy within 48 hours.

Business Report: Blue Jays jersey sales, Burger King & Tim Hortons

National

Canadian industry minister in Washington: Welcome to Canada, Burger King

| Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press

Canada's industry minister told an American audience on Wednesday that the Burger King file has landed on his desk. Video

Doug Ford announces his run for mayor in Toronto on Sept. 12, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

STATEMENT: Doug Ford comments following brother’s cancer diagnosis

| Toronto Staff

"Your kind words and well-wishes mean everything to him right now."

Luka Rocco Magnotta is taken by police from a Canadian military plane to a waiting van on June 18, 2012, in Mirabel, Que. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Montreal Police

National

4 women and 3 men jurors selected so far in Magnotta murder trial

| The Canadian Press

The latest selections were a male university professor and a woman who works in public relations.

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Local News

Ford has rare form of aggressive cancer but doctors ‘optimistic’

| Michael Talbot

"Rob will beat this," his brother Doug Ford says. Video (2)

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Local News

2 men face murder charges in fatal Etobicoke assault

| Toronto Staff

Richard Pepper, 60, died in hospital after an altercation with a group of men last week.

Election coverage

Local News

CityNews partners with Rogers TV on Toronto ward & mayoral debates

| Toronto staff

Ward debates will begin airing on Monday, Sept. 23 on Rogers TV cable 10/63 in Toronto/Scarborough. (2)

Toronto mayoral candidates Olivia Chow and John Tory at a debate at the National Club on Sept. 17, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Chow, Tory debate host of issues at National Club

| Sarah-Joyce Battersby and Patricia D'Cunha

The debate was hosted by the Churchill Society for the Advancement of Parliamentary Democracy.

Mayor Rob Ford says he won’t be touching alcohol

Local News

Chow reaches out to Ford family as public awaits update on mayor’s health

| The Canadian Press

Chow says she called the mayor's brother Doug Ford after Rob Ford was admitted to hospital last week.

Connected City: Smartwatch comparison

Life National Technology

Lawmakers unclear on whether distracted driving laws cover smartwatches

| Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press

The Canadian Automobile Association supports distracting driving legislation but hasn't yet taken a position on smartwatches. (2)

Robert Latimer in Ottawa on March 17, 2008. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tom Hanson.

National

Federal Court overturns Robert Latimer’s travel restrictions

| Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press

He was sentenced to life in prison and released on full parole, with some conditions, in 2010.

Ukraine's new President Petro Poroshenko waves after his inauguration ceremony at parliament in Kyiv, Ukraine, on June 7, 2014. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Volodymyr Strumkovsky

National

Ukrainian president basks in Canadian adulation during joint Parliament

| Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press

Prime Minister Stephen Harper welcomed President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday.

The Ottawa courthouse. Source: Simon P, Wikimedia Commons.

National

Ottawa man pleads guilty to terror charge

| The Canadian Press

As part of a deal with the Crown, Alizadeh will be sentenced to 24 years in prison.

York police an unknown female was found wandering outside a plaza in Vaughan on Sept. 8, 2014. HANDOUT/York Regional Police

Local News

York police identify female found wandering in Vaughan

| Toronto staff

Police say thanks to media coverage and a phone tip they were able to identify the woman. (1)

The coyote, who is seen wearing a tag from the Ministry of Natural Resources, has been roaming the Scarborough bluffs area. TORONTO WILDLIFE CENTRE

Local News

Concern grows over sick coyote in Scarborough Bluffs

| Toronto staff

The animal, who suffers from mange, is seen wearing a tag from the Ministry of Natural Resources. (3)

Mayor Rob Ford says he won’t be touching alcohol

Local News

Doctors set to provide update on Mayor Ford’s health today

| The Canadian Press

Mount Sinai Hospital will update at 5 p.m. and CityNews will live stream the news conference. Video (5)

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Extra Local News

VIDEO: Exit interview with Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion

| John Stall, @Stall680News

After 36 years as Mississauga's mayor, Hazel McCallion is retiring from her post in November. 680News political affairs specialist John Stall spoke with the long-time politician about her time in office.

Health Life National

Alberta has 18 cases of respiratory virus similar to outbreak in U.S.

| The Canadian Press

A type of enterovirus, called EV-D68, has been confirmed in 104 young people in 10 U.S. states.