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A police officer secures the scene of a shooting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct.22, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

CSIS to get more anti-terror powers under new federal bill

| Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press

The bill also proposes giving the RCMP power to seek a judge's order to remove terrorist propaganda from the Internet. (8)

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Local News

Toronto police concerned for safety of missing man

| Toronto Staff

Police say Safdhar Rahim, 63, may have suffered leg injuries.

crash

Local News

Female pedestrian struck by vehicle in Markham, life-threatening injuries

| Toronto Staff

Police are advising the public to avoid the area.

GO Transit station on the Georgetown line with a GO bus and GO train. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Stephen C. Host

Life Local News Technology

Free WiFi coming to 22 more GO stations next week

| Toronto Staff

After Monday, 80 per cent of all GO customers will have access to free internet.

Police in York region are looking for Sandor Szabo, 48, of Toronto. (HANDOUT/York region police)

Crime Local News

Toronto man sought in connection with Richmond Hill sex assault case

| Toronto staff

Investigators say the incident took place on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2014.

A crowd gathers in Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto on Jan. 11, 2015 in honour of the victims killed in terror attacks in Paris. CITYNEWS/Anna Vlachos

National

A look at what other countries have done to combat the threat of terrorism

| Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press

In recent years, other countries have also introduced legislative reforms to thwart the growing threat of terrorism or in direct response to attacks on their soil.

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Business Entertainment International Local News Sports

Toronto News Quiz: Extreme cold weather, Blue Jays and Ghostbusters

| Justin Piercy

The questions are based on news from Jan. 24-30, 2015.

A police officer secures the scene of a shooting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct.22, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

National

CSIS to get more anti-terror powers under new federal bill

| Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press

The bill also proposes giving the RCMP power to seek a judge's order to remove terrorist propaganda from the Internet. Video (8)

Pesto cream fettuccini at Grasslands restaurant in Toronto. SOURCE: City of Toronto

Local News

Work up your appetite with Winterlicious 2015 in Toronto

| Toronto staff

The 13th annual mid-winter culinary event runs until Feb. 12.

Tariq Mohammed, 31, of Mississauga, was shot and killed in Garden Restaurant in Toronto on Nov. 16, 2014. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service

Crime Local News

5 more suspects sought in robbery, fatal shooting at downtown restaurant

| Toronto staff

Security camera footage shows the Garden Restaurant the night Tariq Mohammed was fatally shot.

Photo by Jochen Sand / Mood Board / Rex Features

Local News

More than 3,000 Ontario health care workers on strike

| Toronto staff

The striking workers operate in schools, co-ordinate home care, and more.

Extreme cold weather alert issued for Toronto

Local News Weather

Toronto under 8th extreme cold weather alert of the year

| Toronto staff

Temperatures are expected to fall throughout the day with a wind chill near -23 by Friday afternoon. (5)

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne speaks to reporters at a news conference on Jan. 6, 2015. CITYNEWS/Josef Fazio

Local News National

Premiers gather in Ottawa to discuss trade, climate, health care

| The Canadian Press

The prime minister was invited to the meeting by Premier Kathleen Wynne, but won't be showing up. Video

Safdar Rahim, 63, was last seen in Ossington Station on Jan. 29, 2015. HANDOUT/Toronto police

Local News

Police search for possible stabbing victim on TTC, last seen in Ossington Station

| Toronto staff

Police were searching the subway system overnight for any trace of the apparent victim.

Kayaking, Toronto, Lake Ontario, skyline

Local News

Toronto ranked ‘best place to live’ in Economist report

| Toronto staff

The city placed seventh in personal safety and eighth for infrastructure safety. (2)

Dr. Hagen Kennecke holds up an X-ray of a breast with cancer at the B.C. Cancer Agency in Vancouver on Jan. 14, 2010. THE GLOBE AND MAIL/CP/John Lehmann

Health Life National

Wait times for seniors to see doctor in Canada exceeds other countries: report

| The Canadian Press

Among the 5,300 Canadians, more than half said they had to wait at least two days to see a doctor.

Heather Tuck, 61, Bethesda, Md., during an ultrasound exam, March 17, 2010, at Georgetown University Hospital, in Washington. Tuck suffers from the effects of multiple sclerosis (MS). AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

Health Life National

Researchers to test MS patients with type of stem cell known to cut inflammation

| Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press

MS is thought to be an autoimmune disease that creates inflammation in the central nervous system.

A nurse injects a patient with a flu shot on Oct. 26, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Health Life National

This year’s flu vaccine offered little or no protection in Canada: study

| Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press

The research found the vaccine offered virtually no protection against the strain that's causing most illnesses this year.

Sen. Charles Schumer, with Sen. Debbie Stabenow, turns to leave at the end of a news conference about Keystone XL, on Jan. 29, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Jacquelyn Martin

International National

Keystone XL wins a pyrrhic victory in U.S. Congress

| Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press

The legislation didn't get the 67 votes required to overcome a presidential veto.

A bike stand is shown covered in snow in Toronto on Dec. 11, 2014. TWITTER/Paola A. Jiménez

Local News

Special weather statement ends for Toronto after snowy day

| Toronto staff

Up to five centimetres of snow is expected. (2)

Education Minister Liz Sandals talks to reporters on Jan. 29, 2015. ONT. PARL

Local News

TDSB releases list of 130 underused schools facing closure

| Toronto staff

Declining enrollment has left 130 schools operating at only 65 per cent capacity or less. Video (6)