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Mayor Rob Ford says he won’t be touching alcohol

Rob Ford tells newspaper he’s had ‘invasive testing’ & in pain

| John Stall and Toronto staff

The mayor is awaiting biopsy results on a tumour on his abdomen. (5)

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

National Politics

Mike Duffy trial date could be set next week: lawyer

| The Canadian Press

In July, the RCMP charged the former Conservative senator with 31 counts related to expense claims.

Supporters of B.C. teachers rally on Cambie Bridge Sept. 10, 2014. A tentative deal was reached the end the strike Sept. 16. TWITTER/bctf


B.C. teachers, employers reach tentative deal

| The Canadian Press

Students have missed more than two weeks of their new school year.

Mayor Rob Ford says he won’t be touching alcohol

Local News

Rob Ford tells newspaper he’s had ‘invasive testing’ & in pain

| John Stall and Toronto staff

The mayor is awaiting biopsy results on a tumour on his abdomen. Video (5)

The WInd Mobile store located on Queen Street West, near Spadina Avenue, on July 3 2014. THE GLOBE AND MAIL/Fred Lum

Business National

Group including Wind Mobile CEO to buy out majority shareholder VimpelCom

| David Paddon, The Canadian Press

Wind currently has about 750,000 customers, or less than 10 per cent of any of the Big Three: Rogers, Telus, and BCE's Bell.


Canada to send personal protective equipment to help West African Ebola outbreak

| Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press

The announcement of additional Canadian assistance comes on the eve of a major address on the Ebola outbreak by Barack Obama.

Council votes to move forward with zoning bylaw for Durham Live

Local News

Council votes to move forward with zoning bylaw for Durham Live

| Natalie Duddridge and Toronto Staff

The proposed project, called Durham Live, would be largest entertainment complex of its kind in the region. (3)

Coun. Mammoliti calls Parkdale a 'pedophile district'

Local News

Police investigate Coun. Mammoliti over fundraiser

| Kris McCusker and Toronto Staff

The Toronto police's financial crimes unit is launching a criminal investigation into Coun. Giorgio Mammoliti surrounding an event held in his honour last year. (1)

Luka Rocco Magnotta taken by police from a Canadian military plane in Mirabel, Quebec, June 18, 2012. AP/Montreal Police


Jury selection set to begin Tuesday in Magnotta murder trial

| The Canadian Press

The court will vet 24 prospective jurors each day until they have selected a total of 16.

Justin Trudeau


Trudeau proposes EI premium holiday for businesses that hire new workers

| The Canadian Press

The Liberal leader says his proposal would help create jobs.

Health Life National

Alberta has 18 cases of respiratory virus similar to outbreak in U.S.

| The Canadian Press

EV-D68 has been confirmed in 104 young people in 10 U.S. states, from mid August to Sept. 15.

Orillia couple wins $50M Lotto Max jackpot

Local News

Woman’s decision to eat fiance’s ice-cream treat pays off – $50M, to be exact

| The Canadian Press

When it was confirmed that the couple had indeed won the lottery, Bergeron said their first reaction was disbelief. (1)

The headquarters of the Toronto Police Service are shown in a 2014 file photo. CITYNEWS

Local News

INTERACTIVE: Map of 2014 homicides in Toronto

| Showwei Chu

Toronto police say there have been 35 homicides this year.

John Tory on how SmartTrack plan would benefit Liberty Village business

Local News

Tory pulls out of 3 debates this week

| Kris McCusker and Mark Douglas

Organizers of one debate are furious. Video (5)

File photo of a school bus. CITYNEWS.CA/Shawne McKeown.

Local News

Exclusive: Bus driver taken off route after boy, 4, dropped off at wrong stop

| Tammie Sutherland and Toronto Staff

A series of errors left a young boy wandering lost and alone down a busy stretch of road on the child's second day of school. (2)

An Ontario Provincial Police van enters the perimeter surrounding the Hullet Conservation Area, northeast of Clinton Ont., on Sept. 14, 2014 after a man was found dead in the area on Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Geoff Robins

Local News

Clinton, Ont., fatal shooting victim VP at Toronto-based construction company

| Toronto staff and The Canadian Press

The shooting occurred near a wildlife conservation area, located 200 km west of Toronto. (2)

A Canada wide warrant has been issued for Mehmet Akkurt in connection with a double stabbing at Danforth and Dawes, Sept. 15, 2014. TORONTO POLICE SERVICES/Handout

Local News

Canada-wide warrant issued for suspect in east end double stabbing

| Christine Chubb

Police have identified one of the victims as 22-year-old Dwayne Goodwin.

Windsor Regional Hospital

Health Life Local News

Increase in children with respiratory illnesses hits Windsor hospital

| Toronto staff

More tests are needed to determine if it's same virus that has infected dozens of children in the U.S.

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

Local News Politics

Doug Ford unsure if there will be a campaign kickoff

| Toronto staff

An Etobicoke Ford Fest, which was scheduled for Friday, will be rescheduled. Video (26)

Toronto Pan Am Games organizing committee hopes to sell 1.5 million tickets


Toronto Pan-Am Games tickets go on sale Monday

| The Canadian Press and Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press

The Pan Am Games will take place from July 10 to 26. Video

Police on scene of a double shooting that left one man dead, Sept. 14, 2014. CITYNEWS/Natalie Duddridge

Local News

Man from war-torn Afghanistan killed in Scarborough double shooting

| Tammie Sutherland and Toronto staff

Police said Monir has a wife and two young children in Afghanistan.