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TTC streetcar. File photo. CITYNEWS.CA/Shawne McKeown.

No charges after customer complains of sexual activity on TTC streetcar

| Toronto Staff

The operator stopped the streetcar and alerted a transit supervisor, Ross said. (1)

TTC streetcar. File photo. CITYNEWS.CA/Shawne McKeown.

Local News

No charges after customer complains of sexual activity on TTC streetcar

| Toronto Staff

The operator stopped the streetcar and alerted a transit supervisor, Ross said. (1)

CBC-TV journalist Linden MacIntyre is shown in a handout photo. MacIntyre has not been barred from appearing on CBC News Network this week despite an internal public broadcaster memo to the contrary. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ho-Joe Passaretti

Local News

CBC not barring Linden MacIntyre interviews despite internal memo

| Laura Kane, The Canadian Press

MacIntyre is retiring this week after some 24 years co-hosting "The Fifth Estate."

G20 Police at Queen and Spadina, June 26, 2010.  CITYNEWS.CA, Michael Talbot.

Local News

TVO’s Steve Paikin testifies at G20 police hearing

| Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press

I'd never seen cops 'kettle' peaceful protesters, Paikin said.

Snowfall makes for a slippery drive home in the GTA

Local News

6 winter tips for drivers from Toronto police

| Showwei Chu

Clinton Stibbe of Traffic Services advises against the use of candles in the car as they can be a fire hazard. (1)

Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca takes questions from reporters at Queen's Park in Toronto on Nov. 20, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News Weather

Ontario probes whether salters, plows late clearing GTA roads

| Marcia Chen

Last year, the province fined its maintenance contractors $3.2 million. Video (1)

Mayor Rob Ford signs bobble head dolls at Toronto City Hall on Nov. 12, 2013. CITYNEWS/Showwei Chu

Local News

Rob Ford to sell off remaining bobble head dolls

| The Canadian Press

The outgoing Toronto mayor said the proceeds will go to the two hospitals that have been treating him for cancer. Video (6)

Parts of Buffalo, N.Y., buried by close to 120 centimetres of snow on Nov. 18, 2014, from a snowstorm that is expected to last for days. NEWZULU

International Weather

IN PHOTOS: Buffalo buried by heavy snow

| Toronto staff

Western New York state braced for a fresh wave of heavy snow on Thursday.

Philip and Karen Smith.

Life Local News Money

Ontario bill to cut auto insurance rates by 15% by August 2015

| Showwei Chu

The new bill will help reduce costs and uncertainty in the auto insurance industry. (2)

The Bell Media logo is displayed on a building in Toronto in this handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO/Bell Media/Darren Goldstein

National

Bell Media cuts 80 jobs; cites ‘challenging advertising market’

| The Canadian Press

The areas affected include local radio and TV, sales, marketing and communications and news.

Nathan Cirillo

Local News National

Cpl. Nathan Cirillo’s family to receive full death benefits

| Toronto staff

The government will make an exception for Cp. Nathan Cirillo's family. Video (2)

Snowplows, sidewalk plows and salt trucks at an Eastern Avenue city works yard on Nov. 20, 2014. 680NEWS/Kevin Misener

Local News Weather

Toronto unveils $85M snow & ice removal plan

| Patricia D'Cunha and Kevin Misener

Public Works says the timing of Wednesday's snowfall complicated issues on the roadways. Video

An undated photo of Luka Rocco Magnotta. MONTREAL POLICE.

National

Magnotta jury puts questions to witness on Day 33 of murder trial

| The Canadian Press

Justice Guy Cournoyer read out three questions to Dr. Joel Watts, a psychiatrist who assessed Magnotta.

Ted Rogers speaks to shareholders at the Rogers Communications Inc.  annual general meeting in Toronto on April 29, 2008. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld.

Health Life Local News

Ted Rogers’ family donates $130M to create heart research centre

| Toronto staff

The money will be matched with $139 million in additional funds from SickKids, University Health Network and University of Toronto. Video

A collision involving a tractor-trailer in the eastbound QEW near Dorval Road on Nov. 20, 2014. MTO CAMERA

Local News

Wintry weather leads to widespread road closures in GTA & southern Ontario

| Toronto staff

At least three tractor-trailers jackknifed on area highways. Video (5)

buffalo snow car

Local News

N.Y. governor declares state of emergency in Buffalo area

| Ryan Nobles, CNN

Around two metres is on the ground, and another 30 to 90 centimetres are expected Thursday. Video

Kathleen Wynne’s new cabinet introduced at Queen’s Park: Part I

Local News Politics

Wynne requests face-to-face meeting with Harper, again

| John Stall and Toronto staff

Wynne has not met with Harper for around 11 months. (12)

poppy

National

Over $1.1 billion in unspent funds at Veterans Affairs since 2006: documents

| Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press

The figure, which surfaced this week in the House of Commons, has led to renewed criticism of the Harper government.

Parts of Buffalo, N.Y., buried by close to 120 centimetres of snow on Nov. 18, 2014, from a snowstorm that is expected to last for days. NEWZULU

International

7 dead after massive snow storm hits Buffalo area

| CNN

"It's probably heavier that anything we've seen in over 40 years," said Buffalo mayor Byron Brown. Video

Tory backs Uber after city seeks court injunction

Local News

Tory says Uber ‘here to stay’ despite staff’s protest about safety

| Toronto staff and Amanda Ferguson

Mayor-elect John Tory spoke out in favour of transportation app Uber, after city staff announced it was seeking a court injunction against the company. Video (1)

Reece Huculak is shown in this undated handout photo. Her mother says she is facing $950,000 in medical bills after giving birth unexpectedly in Hawaii.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Jennifer Huculak

Health International Life National

Couple faces nearly $1M medical bill after unexpected birth in Hawaii

| The Canadian Press

Blue Cross denied Jennifer Huculak's claim, citing a pre-existing condition. (1)