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A man was shot dead outside a cafe on Regina Road in Vaughan on Thursday. CITYNEWS/Roger Petersen

Man shot dead outside cafe in Vaughan

| Showwei Chu

The victim was found in the parking lot of a cafe on Regina Road, near Highway 7 and Martin Grove Road.

A group of residents in the Beach were hit with a water bill in the thousands in April 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Beach residents billed thousands for years of water use

| Amanda Ferguson and Toronto Staff

The owners said their townhomes haven’t had water meters since they were built in 2007.

Mayor Ford wants TCH CEO to keep his job

Local News

Mayor Ford defends embattled TCH CEO

| Kevin Misener

Ford plans to attend Friday's meeting of the TCH board.

The Native Child and Family Services Building in Toronto is part of the 2014 Doors Open event. Courtesy of City of Toronto

Family Life Local News

155 buildings — including haunted ones — at Doors Open Toronto

| Showwei Chu

Many of the city’s museums, churches, schools and heritage buildings will be participating again at the May 24-25 event.

A man was shot dead outside a cafe on Regina Road in Vaughan on Thursday. CITYNEWS/Roger Petersen

Local News

Man shot dead outside cafe in Vaughan

| Showwei Chu

The victim was found in the parking lot of a cafe on Regina Road, near Highway 7 and Martin Grove Road.

Local News

PCs file notice of intent to defend against Wynne’s $2M libel suit

| Toronto Staff and The Canadian Press

Wynne filed the libel notice against Hudak on April 4. (3)

An Ornge air ambulance lifts off after a crash in Mississauga on April 24, 2014. Courtesy of Nicole Bovingdon

Local News

1 airlifted to hospital after serious Mississauga crash

| Toronto Staff

It happened around noon Thursday near Derry Road West and Winston Churchill Boulevard.

Toronto Election Vote October 25 Mayor Ballot

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Limited Internet & telephone voting available for Toronto municipal election

| Erin Criger

The service will be available during advance voting, from Oct. 14 to Oct. 19. (1)

Local News

Toronto’s old street signs on sale to public starting Monday

| Charlene Close and Patricia D'Cunha

The city currently has about 1,700 signs in its inventory that can be purchased. Video (1)

File photo of retirement brochures. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

National

Ottawa proposes new target-benefit pension scheme, no changes to CPP

| Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press

The government says it will be looking for public comment on the proposal for the next 60 days.

The Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa is pictured on Oct. 7, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

National

Supreme Court backs Ontario information commissioner in sex registry case

| The Canadian Press

In its 7-0 decision, the high court sided with the commissioner. (1)

Local News

Parents encouraged to walk children to school in traffic-reduction campaign

| Carl Hanstke and Toronto Staff

The month-long pedestrian safety campaign is calling on parents to walk their children to school. (6)

A man casts his vote for the 2011 federal election in Toronto, May 2, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

National

Elections commissioner halts robocalls probe, says evidence lacking

| Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press

Cote says as a result, he won't be referring the matter to the federal director of public prosecutions. Video

Rehtaeh Parsons, 17, committed suicide after months of bullying. HANDOUT/Facebook

National

Defence wants Crown in Rehtaeh Parsons case to testify on sexting policy

| Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press

A week after Parsons died, police reopened the investigation, saying they received new information.

A man casts his vote for the 2011 federal election in Toronto, May 2, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

National

Online petition on Fair Elections Act gets almost 50,000 signatures in 24 hours

| The Canadian Press

The petition calls the Fair Elections Act an outrageous effort by the Harper government to fix the next election by disenfranchising Canadians. (1)

File photo of a judge's gavel. GETTY IMAGES/Joe Raedle

National

Ontario lawyers to debate accreditation for Christian law school

| The Canadian Press

Trinity Western University has a controversial policy on homosexuality, forbidding intimacy outside heterosexual marriage.

Local News

Toronto police board to review carding policy at Thursday meeting

| Toronto Staff

There are 31 new recommendations, which, if approved, would be phased in over three years. Video

An earthquake hit off the northern coast of Vancouver Island on April 23, 2014. CITYNEWS.

National

6.7 earthquake rattles area off northern Vancouver Island; no tsunami expected

| Kevin Drews & Terri Theodore, The Canadian Prs

The U.S. Geological Survey reported that three more earthquakes followed.

Firefighters battle an industrial fire in Mississauga on April 23, 2014. CITYNEWS/Bert Dandy.

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3 firefighters still hospitalized after Mississauga industrial fire

| Erin Criger and Showwei Chu

The business may not have had an occupancy permit. Video

Maclean's cover featuring the story" Our military’s disgrace"

National

Maclean’s exclusive looks at sexual assault in the military

| Toronto Staff

The numbers show military police have received between 134 and 201 complaints of sexual assaults every year since 2000. (2)

Police are investigating after a driver crashed into a convenience store near Parkside and Bloor on April 23, 2014. Courtesy of Chris A.

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Downtown police chase ends in crash, suspect sought

| Erin Criger

The police chase ended when the driver crashed into a convenience store.