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A fire burns on Thamesgate Drive on April 23, 2014. CITYNEWS.

4 firefighters hurt in Mississauga industrial fire

| Erin Criger

The building, an imported goods plant, contained butane lighters and bug spray, which exploded during the fire.

The house at 24 Sussex Dr. in Ottawa was built in 1868. Purchased by the government, it was refurbished as an official residence for the prime minister in 1950. NATIONAL CAPITAL COMMISSION

National

Teen taken to hospital during party at Harper’s residence

| Toronto Staff

An 18-year-old girl was taken to hospital for alcohol intoxication during a party at 24 Sussex Dr.

Local News

Stuck for a Mother’s Day idea? Try a Rob Ford card

| Toronto staff

The colourful cards each one features a caricature of the mayor on the cover. (1)

Condos can be seen along Toronto's Lake Shore Boulevard in this photo from Google Street View. GOOGLE.

Local News Local News Technology

Travel back in time with Google Street View archive

| Erin Criger

Check out the condo boom along Toronto's Lake Shore over the past seven years.

Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac-Megantic, Que, Saturday, July 6, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

National

Ottawa to phase out unsafe rail tank cars, pull 5,000 cars immediately: Raitt

| The Canadian Press and Toronto Staff

The actions are the latest response to last summer's horrific derailment and fire in Lac Megantic that claimed 47 lives. Video

City’s executive committee rejects proposed salary hike for mayor & councillors

Local News

Executive committee rejects 13% pay hike for councillors, mayor

| Toronto Staff

The committee voted instead in favour of a rate of inflation increase of roughly two per cent. (3)

Local News

Gardiner closed this weekend for spring maintenance

| Patricia D'Cunha

The eastbound and westbound lanes will be closed from Carlaw Avenue to Highway 427 from 10 p.m. on Friday to noon on Sunday.

Coun. Vaughan on Scarborough subway

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Adam Vaughan to launch federal Liberal campaign Wednesday night

| Erin Criger

If Vaughan wins the nomination, his main opponent would be NDP candidate Joe Cressy, a long-time Olivia Chow supporter. Video

File Photo.

Health National

Producer recalls batch of medicinal pot after Health Canada inspection

| Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press

A B.C. producer of medical marijuana has voluntarily recalled a batch of its "purple kush" strain.

Calgary stabbings

National

Memorial set for last of victims of mass stabbing in Calgary

| The Canadian Press

Lawrence Hong, who was 27, was to have graduated this year from the University of Calgary with a degree in urban studies. Video

Business Report: Gas prices nears record highs

Local News

Gas prices in GTA near record high

| John Stall

Gas prices rose to an average price of 140.0 cents/litre at most GTA stations. (5)

A Peel Regional Police cruiser is shown on Aug. 2, 2007. FLICKR/Kaye

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Suspect sought in University of Toronto sex assault

| Erin Criger

It happened at the Mississauga campus around 4 a.m. on Tuesday.

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan celebrates during the second half of the Raptors 100-95 win over the Brooklyn Nets in NBA first round playoff action in Toronto, April 22, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

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Nets look for positives as Raps even series

| Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press

The Raptors shot 75 per cent — 12-of-16 — in the final 12 minutes to even the NBA playoff series. Video (1)

Peel police investigate after a car was shot multiple times on April 22, 2014. CITYNEWS.

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Police investigate 2 separate shootings in GTA

| Erin Criger

In one incident, officers believe a gunman inside one car shot at another vehicle. Video

A fire burns on Thamesgate Drive on April 23, 2014. CITYNEWS.

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4 firefighters hurt in Mississauga industrial fire

| Erin Criger

The building, an imported goods plant, contained butane lighters and bug spray, which exploded during the fire. Video

Police Cruiser Lights 3:2

Local News

5 injured in Caledon multi-vehicle collision

| Christine Chubb

Caledon OPP say they have yet to determine the cause of the collision.

Police Cruiser Lights 3:2

Local News

Man grazed in the head by bullet in Scarborough shooting

| Toronto Staff

The shooting took place inside an apartment at 4205 Lawrence Avenue East, just south of Kingston Road.

TCHC president and CEO Eugene Jones discusses Thursday decisions made during a board meeting a day earlier. CITYNEWS

Local News

Key findings in ombudsman’s TCHC report

| Showwei Chu

In her report, Fiona Crean said the problems at TCHC began in June 2012 with the arrival of new CEO Eugene Jones. Video (1)

Georgiy Mamedov, Russian ambassador to Canada, attends the Empire Club of Canada luncheon where he delivered a speech about 'Russia, Ukraine and Crimea -- The Russian Perspective' in Toronto, April 22 , 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

National

Ukraine on ‘brink of civil war,’ Russian ambassador to Canada says

| Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press

Mamedov's speech at the Empire Club was part history lesson — through a Russian lens — part criticism of his country's critics.

Edward R. Murrow awards 2014

Local News

CityNews wins Edward R. Murrow award for Best Newscast

| Diana Pereira

The lead story of the winning show dated July 29, 2013 was the police shooting of Sammy Yatim. Video (2)

Toronto's new fire chief Jim Sales

Local News

Losing fire station & 4 fire trucks would have ‘minimal impact’: Toronto fire chief

| Showwei Chu

On Monday, Fire Station 424 in Bloor West Village was closed and 84 firefighters redeployed elsewhere in Toronto to save $9 million. (2)