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John Tory on how SmartTrack plan would benefit Liberty Village business

Tory surges ahead of Ford in latest Nanos poll

| Christine Chubb

The survey was conducted between Aug. 27 and 31 and polled 1,000 Toronto residents. (4)

Ford & Stintz help open 2 new playgrounds

Local News

Ford skips mayoral debate to canvass Jane & Finch neighbourhood

| Corinne Van Dusen and Toronto Staff

Ford said he had never planned to attend Tuesday's debate.

Emergency crews rescue a city worker who fell down a manhole in Etobicoke, Sept. 2, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Worker injured after falling down manhole in Etobicoke

| Toronto Staff

Emergency crews had to rescue the worker after he was trapped in a manhole near The Queensway and North Queen Street.

John Tory on how SmartTrack plan would benefit Liberty Village business

Local News

Tory surges ahead of Ford in latest Nanos poll

| Christine Chubb

The survey was conducted between Aug. 27 and 31 and polled 1,000 Toronto residents. (4)

Mr. Greenjeans restaurant and bar has closed after being at Toronto Eaton Centre for 34 years. CITYNEWS

Local News

Eaton Centre’s Mr. Greenjeans restaurant closes after 34 years

| Showwei Chu

No one from Mr. Greenjeans nor Eaton Centre was immediately available for comment. (1)

Did candidates do enough to lure voters to polling stations?

Local News

Voters’ list ready for Toronto municipal election

| Toronto Staff

It includes the name and address of all eligible electors, and which school board they support.

Omar Khadr at a hearing on the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba on April 28, 2010. AFP/GETTY IMAGES/Janet Hamlin

National

Omar Khadr trying again to sue Canada for $20M and claim conspiracy with U.S.

| Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press

A key issue is whether Mosley will now allow Khadr to press his conspiracy claim — a cause of action the federal government says should not be available to him. (7)

Kindergarten

Family Life Local News

Ontario plans to extend play-based learning to Grade 1 & beyond

| Amanda Ferguson and Toronto staff

Classes are moving away from the traditional desk-based learning and replacing it with play-based learning.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper comments on the situation in Ukraine, in Toronto on March 3, 2014. HANDOUT/PMO/Jason Ransom

National

From London, Harper describes Sotloff death as ‘barbaric and unacceptable’

| The Canadian Press

Harper is in London for trade discussions before heading to Cardiff for a two-day NATO summit.

Toronto police are investigating after Centrust Development Group allegedly left town with the buyers' deposit totalling $12 million. CITYNEWS

Local News

Brattys law firm to return $9M in deposits to Centrium condo buyers

| Showwei Chu

The $9 million is separate from the nearly $15 million in deposits that police allege was mismanaged by a real estate lawyer, according to a published report.

Clouds over Toronto City Hall

Local News

Heavy showers & thunderstorms pass through Toronto & GTA

| Toronto staff

Environment Canada has ended a special weather statement. (1)

Senator Mike Duffy speaks during the Maritime Energy Association's annual dinner in Halifax on Feb. 6, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Devaan Ingraham

National

New Democrats call on director of public prosecutions to review Duffy case

| The Canadian Press

The Mounties have filed 31 charges against Duffy related to his housing and travel expense claims, accusing him of misspending more than $200,000.

This scanning electron micrograph (SEM) depicts a number of Ebola virions. GETTY IMAGES/Media For Medical.

Local News

Patient previously in West Africa admitted to St. Catharines hospital

| Showwei Chu

The Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria has killed more than 1,500 people, according to the World Health Organization.

Entertainment City: Justin Bieber's legal drama, Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin are neighbours

Local News

Justin Bieber charged with assault, dangerous driving after ATV crash

| The Canadian Press

OPP says the pop star was released on a promise to appear in court Sept. 29. Video

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

Local News

Orangeville man killed in Caledon collision

| Toronto staff

Hurontario Street is closed in the area for the investigation. (1)

Liberal cabinet minister Brad Duguid (Scarborough-Centre MPP) and Toronto mayoral candidate John Tory speaking at a news conference on Sept. 2, 2014. 680NEWS/Mark Douglas

Local News

Brad Duguid endorses John Tory for mayor

| Toronto staff

Duguid admitted that several other Liberal MPPs are enthusiastic about Tory's candidacy. Video (5)

Rob Ford

Local News

Mayor Ford drops out of 2 debates this week

| John Stall and Toronto staff

The mayoral campaign enters its final phase until the Oct. 27 election. Video (7)

Toronto police stationed outside Wilkinson Junior Public School near Donlands and Danforth Aves. 680NEWS/Carl Hanstke

Local News

Police remind drivers to be cautious as children return to school

| Toronto staff

Thousands of students across the GTA will be heading back to school on Tuesday. Video (2)

National

Applications up, approvals slow for Health Canada medical marijuana licences

| Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press

An estimated 500,000 Canadians use marijuana for medical purposes, though most do not obtain it through Health Canada-approved suppliers. Video

Mohammed Shia' al-Sudani, Minister of Human Rights of Iraq, is pictured on a TV screen during a statement at the  special session on Iraq of the Human Rights Council, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 1, 2014. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Keystone,Salvatore Di Nolfi

International

UN Human Rights Council votes ‘strongest condemnation’ over violence in Iraq

| Reuters

During the session, the Council adopted a resolution requesting the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) urgently dispatch a mission to Iraq to investigate alleged violations and abuses committed by the extremist tourist groups.

2 injured in motorcycle crash on the eastbound express lanes of Highway 401 near McCowan, Sept. 2, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

2 injured in motorcycle collision on Hwy. 401

| Toronto Staff

Paramedics say a man in his mid 20s is in serious condition.