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Cars line up at a Tim Hortons drive-thru in Fort McMurray, Alta. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal

Tim Hortons laying off unspecified number of HQ staff

| The Canadian Press

The company was taken over by Burger King last year. (4)

OPSEU members protest outside the MaRS Centre, Jan. 27, 2015. 680NEWS/Mark Douglas

Local News

Government workers protest as OPSEU returns to the bargaining table

| Mark Douglas and Toronto Staff

OPSEU executive board member Ibrahim Bozai said the picket is just a sample of what the premier can expect if the province doesn't come to the table with something decent.

Hundreds of shoppers wait for the opening of the new Target store in in Guelph, Ont. on March 5, 2013.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley

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Tim Hortons not the only company with layoffs this year

| Showwei Chu

Tim Hortons joined other companies that have announced layoffs this month.

A picture of the nurse's stolen bag, Jan. 27, 2015. CITYNEWS

Local News

Nurse robbed while helping man struck by car

| Tammie Sutherland and Toronto Staff

Carragher said she literally dropped everything and ran to help the man while calling 9-1-1.

Heads Up Hockey: Saucing a puck

Local News

Families will have to pay to play hockey under proposed 2015 budget

| Pam Seatle and Sarah-Joyce Battersby

Oakman said that over the last five years fees have increased 28 per cent and there's very little to show for it.

File photo

Local News

Elderly woman seriously injured after Brampton hit-and-run

| Toronto staff

The female driver of the vehicle who is in her 20s fled the scene.

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is shown in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS.CA/Shawne McKeown

Business Local News

Porter sells Toronto terminal to investment consortium

| Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. (2)

Joseph Rotman

Local News

Toronto businessman and philanthropist Joseph Rotman dies at age 80

| Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press

The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto is named after him.

PM Stephen Harper speaks in the House of Commons in Ottawa on Oct. 3, 2014.


Federal books face deficit if oil prices stay at current levels: PBO

| The Canadian Press

Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver has insisted the Harper government will balance the books. (2)

Two people died in a multi-vehicle crash near Hamilton, Ont. SOURCE: Twitter/@OPP_GTATraffic

Local News

2 dead after multi-vehicle crash near Hamilton

| Toronto staff

Two men were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Finance Minister Joe Oliver stands in the House of Commons during Question on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Nov. 20, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

Family Life Money National

Does a family making $120K per year qualify as ‘middle-class’? The feds think so

| Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press

Statistics Canada says the median 2012 income level for families of at least two people was $82,100. (9)

Grenadier Pond skating

Local News

Outdoor skaters ignoring warnings about unsafe ice in Toronto

| Carl Hanstke

Signs are posted all around Grenadier Pond in High Park saying that skating is banned but people continue to skate. Video

cold weather

Local News

Extreme cold weather alert issued for Toronto, 7th of the year

| Toronto staff

This is the seventh one of the year so far, covering 10 days in January. Video

Emergency crews work to free a man trapped in a car wreck on Jan. 27, 2015. CITYNEWS/Bert Dandy

Local News

2 injured after car wraps around pole in Scarborough

| Toronto staff

Police have closed Progress Avenue from Markham to Bellamy roads. (1)

Traffic moves through the falling snow down southbound I79 near Evans City, Pa. on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Cities across the Northeast mobilized snowplows and airlines canceled thousands of flights Monday as a potentially historic storm pushed its way up the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor with what forecasters said could be up to 2 feet of snow. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

International Weather

LIVE COVERAGE: U.S. Northeast storm

| Toronto staff

The storm could dump between 60 and 90 centimetres in some states.

Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images

Business International Technology

Facebook, Instagram suffer hour-long outage affecting users worldwide

| Youkyung Lee, The Associated Press

The social media giant's Instagram service was also inaccessible. (4)

Desk workers gain 10 pounds on average: study

Local News

Federal officials meeting with youth worker advocates to discuss unpaid interns

| Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press

One participant said Cathy McLeod's consultations suggest unpaid interns could soon be given workplace standards and safety protections under the Canada Labour Code — something the federal NDP is calling for in a private member's bill.

Miriam Friedman Ziegler, 79, of Thornhill, rolls up her sleeve to show her identification tattoo in Auschwitz, Poland, Jan.26, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Adrienne Shulman


Canadian Holocaust survivor returns to Auschwitz for the first time

| Liam Casey, The Canadian Press

"The most difficult day since the war for me was yesterday," Friedman Ziegler told The Canadian Press on Monday from her hotel in Krakow, Poland.

File photo. Credit: Shawne McKeown, CityNews.ca

Local News

Male stabbed multiple times near Keele and Sheppard

| Toronto staff

Police say the victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.

No Bird Flu At Toronto Hospital

Health International Life

Canada expands poultry bans as avian flu spreads

| The Canadian Press

The bird flu has been a problem for weeks in flocks in Washington and Oregon states.

Rexdale mom catches man peeking in windows

Local News

EXCLUSIVE: Rexdale mom catches man peeping into her window

| Natalie Duddridge

The video showed the man propping a ladder up against the side of her home.