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Dog Luck was shocked by an electrified lamp pole in North York, Sept. 1, 2014. CITYNEWS

EXCLUSIVE: Dog shocked by electrified street light pole in North York

| Tracy Tong and Toronto Staff

Testing showed the metal plate on the pole was charged with 120 volts. (3)

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.

File photo of the Canada Revenue Agency headquarters in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

National

Left-wing think-tank targeted for tax audit because its research shows ‘bias’

| Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press

The internal summary provides an unusual glimpse into the Canada Revenue Agency's audit-selection process.

File photo. CITYNEWS

National

Quebec elementary school bans homework for the year

| Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press

Every class from Grade 1 to 6 will take part in the one-year pilot project.

Ontario Plans For Full Day Kindergarten

Life Local News

Some full-day kindergarten classrooms not ready for start of school year

| Toronto staff

Some Toronto full-day kindergarten classrooms are still not ready for the start of the school year. (1)

Dog Luck was shocked by an electrified lamp pole in North York, Sept. 1, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

EXCLUSIVE: Dog shocked by electrified street light pole in North York

| Tracy Tong and Toronto Staff

Testing showed the metal plate on the pole was charged with 120 volts. (3)

National

Mulcair has harsh words for Harper, Trudeau at Labour Day Parade in Toronto

| The Canadian Press

Mulcair said many of the gains brought in by the labour movement — such as workplace health and safety measures and wage equality — are currently "under attack" in Canada. (4)

Business Report: CNE admission prices, Second Cup struggling

Life Local News

Fun, food, & flight: Your favourite moments from the 136th CNE

| Justin Piercy

Viewers share their photos and video of midway rides, adventurous food, and aerial acrobatics.

National

Duelling reports: Finance rebuts grim analysis by another federal department

| Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press

The wealthiest one per cent collecting 8.6 per cent of all 2011 income, compared with 5.8 per cent of all income in 1982.

6:55 AM, Monday - Half way there!

National

Annaleise Carr powers through the night to finish marathon swim across Lake Erie

| Adam Miller, The Canadian Press

Carr is swimming to raise money for Camp Trillium, a camp for children with cancer. (3)

File photo of VIA Rail Canada at Union Station. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Francis Vachon.

National

VIA train hits pedestrian near Ottawa

| Toronto Staff

VIA Rail service on the Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto route is experiencing delays.

2 cat cafes coming to Toronto

National

Cat cafe in Montreal claims to be North America’s first

| Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press

The Cafe des Chats, which opened its doors on Saturday, is a lot like a regular coffee house — except it's home to eight cats. Video (1)

A firefighter walks past the scene of a fire in Mississauga on Aug. 31, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Crews battle fire at abandoned Mississauga home

| Toronto staff

It happened early Sunday morning on Full Moon Circle, near Eglinton Avenue East and Central Parkway.

Police tape cordons off an area on Oak St., where police say two people were stabbed on Sunday. Tracy Tong/CityNews

Crime Local News

Suspect in custody after downtown double stabbing

| Toronto staff

One man is in life-threatening condition in hospital after a double stabbing on Sunday afternoon near River and Gerrard streets.

The Lester B. Pearson Building, housing the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, is seen in Ottawa on Sept. 29, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Francis Vachon

International National

Canadian among passengers in Bolivia tour bus crash that killed 10

| The Canadian Press

A bus returning to La Paz from the Salar de Uyuni salt flats crashed on Saturday.

Partial film list for TIFF 2014 unveiled

Entertainment Entertainment News Local News Movies

TIFF computer glitch causes world premiere of 2 films to be oversold

| Toronto staff

Some festival-goers who had bought tickets to highly anticipated world premieres are out of luck. Video (2)

An RCMP badge is seen during a police memorial parade in Ottawa on Sept. 26, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Francis Vachon

International National

Canadian criminals find ‘high reward’ in Australian drug trade: police

| Ethan Lou, The Canadian Press

Most of the cocaine brought into Australia comes from Chile, with Canada second, climbing three spots since 2010.

The TTC's new streetcars feature low floors, air conditioning and double the capacity of the older vehicles. HANDOUT/TTC

Local News

New TTC streetcar debuts on Spadina

| Marcia Chen

The accessible state-of-the-art streetcar set off on its inaugural run from Spadina Station on Sunday morning. Video (1)

A Toronto fire truck is shown in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS.CA/Shawne McKeown

Local News

Residents safe after becoming trapped during Parkdale fire

| Toronto staff

It happened in a highrise on West Lodge Avenue, near Queen Street West and Lansdowne Avenue.

Damage is shown to a car after a crash on Highway 401 in Etobicoke on Aug. 31, 2014. CITYNEWS/Jason MacLellan

Local News

6 hurt in Hwy. 401 crash in Etobicoke

| Toronto staff

It happened early Sunday morning in the eastbound lanes, east of Highway 427.

A Nigerian port health official wears protective gear at the arrivals hall of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, on Aug. 6, 2014. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Sunday Alamba

Health Life National

Lab team from Ebola zone back in Canada

| Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press

They were deemed healthy and allowed to travel to private residences where they will enter a period of isolation.