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

Rob Ford says in recorded message he’s starting chemotherapy Thursday

| Marcia Chen

The mayor also thanked well-wishers and backed his brother for mayor.

Actor Sheldon Bergstrom poses for a photo in Toronto, Aug. 5, 2014, as he prepares for the role of Rob Ford in the upcoming musical "Rob Ford the Musical: Birth of A Ford Nation". THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Local News

Rob Ford musical satire premieres as ailing mayor undergoes cancer treatment

| Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press

Scores of people turned out for Thursday's sold-out premiere of a musical satire about Toronto's infamous mayor.

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Questions being raised about Mike Tyson’s entrance to Canada

| Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press

The former heavyweight champion was in Toronto for his sparsely attended one-man show at the Air Canada Centre. Video

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Local News

Man struck and killed by streetcar near Yonge & St. Clair

| Toronto Staff

The man was without vital signs when emergency crews arrived and died at hospital.

File photo of a construction worker in Oakville, Ont. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Richard Buchan.

Local News

INTERACTIVE CHART: Construction deaths in Ontario 2004-10

| Tom Hayes and Showwei Chu

A Toronto man, 19, was killed on the job during a house collapse in Toronto on Sept. 9.

A York Regional Police badge is shown in a 2014 file photo. CITYNEWS

Local News

Vaughan piano teacher charged with sex assault

| Toronto staff

Police in York Region said the alleged offences started in 2006, when the girl was eight years old.

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

Local News

Doug Ford says he’ll begin campaigning Friday at Mayor Ford’s urging

| Michael Talbot

"We are ready to go," he told reporters on Thursday. "We look forward to starting this campaign and getting out there." (1)

A Mexican military plane sits on the tarmac in La Pax, Mexico, on Sept. 17, 2014. TWITTER/Mitch Bigras

Local News

Mexican army airlifts Canadian junior baseball team due to Hurricane Odile

| Stella Acquisto and Toronto staff

The players were stranded in northern Mexico for two days after the storm made landfall in the area late Sunday. Video

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

Local News

Rob Ford says in recorded message he’s starting chemotherapy Thursday

| Marcia Chen

The mayor also thanked well-wishers and backed his brother for mayor.

Rob Ford on raccoon problem in Toronto

Local News

TIMELINE: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s health issues

| The Canadian Press and Toronto staff

Rob Ford has battled personal health troubles since 2009.

File photo of a construction sign on Yonge Street. CITYNEWS

Local News

Road & TTC closures in Toronto for events & construction: Sept. 20-21

| Toronto staff

Road and TTC closures for events and construction, as well as upcoming and ongoing closures due to road work.

Toronto police investigate fatal stabbing at a home on Axsmith Crescent, which occurred on Sept. 14, 2014. CITYNEWS/Bert Dandy

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Man, 43, charged with first-degree murder in Don Mills stabbing

| Toronto staff

San Tai Yuan, 56, was pronounced dead at the scene. Video

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Local News

Woman found dead in Pickering garage fire was murdered, police say

| Toronto staff

The victim has been identified as Carmela Knight, a 39-year-old wife and mother of two young boys.

Actor Sheldon Bergstrom poses for a photo in Toronto, Aug. 5, 2014, as he prepares for the role of Rob Ford in the upcoming musical "Rob Ford the Musical: Birth of A Ford Nation". THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

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Musical about Rob Ford to go on, but red carpet and opening night party scrapped

| The Canadian Press

The production will be collecting donations for the Canadian cancer society at each show.

Raw video: Mayor Rob Ford, Deputy Mayor Norm Kelly update city services after ice storm

Local News

TIMELINE: Key events during Mayor Rob Ford’s time in office

| The Canadian Press and Erin Criger

Here's a look back at some key events during Mayor Rob Ford's term in office. Video (16)

An OPP cruiser is shown in an undated file photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley

Local News

Hwy. 401 reopens in Milton after multi-vehicle crash

| Toronto staff

Minor injuries were reported.

Check-in lounge at Vancouver International Airport. Photo source: IDuke/Wikimedia Commons

National

Canadian tourists stranded by hurricane in Mexico returned home

| The Canadian Press

The storm on Sunday battered many resorts and shut down the airport. (1)

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

Local News

Ford diagnosed with rare cancer; expert suggests signs point to aggressive tumour

| Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press

Dr. Zane Cohen described the primary tumour as being about 12-by-12 centimetres. Video

The tail fin of an Air Canada plane at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C. The Canadian Press Images/Darryl Dyck

National Travel

INFOGRAPHIC: Air Canada to charge $25 fee for checked bags on domestic flights

| Toronto staff

It is effective immediately for travel on or after Nov. 2. (5)

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Local News

Doug Ford launches mayoral campaign website

| Toronto staff

The website urges people to vote for Doug Ford on Oct. 27. Video (4)

The Saltire and Union Jack flags are raised on Arthur's Seat with a view of Edinburgh Castle on Sept. 17, 2014, ahead of the Scottish Referendum. REX FEATURES

International

Edinburgh residents divided over Scottish independence referendum

| Reuters

Results of the referendum should be known by early Friday. Video