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Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks at an event hosted by the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal on Nov. 15, 2013. HANDOUT/Government of Canada

New law will keep ‘most heinous’ criminals behind bars for life: Harper

| Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press

The legislation fits into the government's tough-on-crime agenda and follows through on a promise made in 2013. (2)

Toronto police cruiser

Local News

Officer injured in Davenport hit-and-run

| Toronto Staff

Police say the parking officer was hit in the right arm.

Major fire at Vancouver's port, March 4, 2015. CITYNEWS VANCOUVER

National

Major fire at Vancouver’s port prompts evacuation; hazmat crew responding

| The Canadian Press

Photos from the scene show large clouds of grey smoke billowing from the terminal and drifting over sections of the city's downtown.

oronto police cruiser

Local News

Pedestrian dies after being hit by truck

| Toronto Staff

Police said the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

Peel Regional Police file photo. CITYNEWS/Bert Dandy

Local News

Video of Malton teen beaten, robbed goes viral

| Tammie Sutherland and Toronto Staff

Three males are in police custody.

TTC Bus Driver Charged With Sexually Assaulting Passenger

Local News

EXCLUSIVE:TTC bus driver, passenger argue after bus bypasses stops

| Adrian Ghobrial and Toronto Staff

TTC spokesman Brad Ross said the video will be reviewed and the driver will be interviewed.

Vials of blood

Health Life Local News

Types of HIV testing and Toronto clinic locations

| Alanna Kelly

Ontario offers five options for HIV testing and there are several clinics in Toronto that offer testing.

Power outages across the city

Local News

Thousands still without power after messy storms hit GTA

| Toronto staff

Toronto Hydro is reporting 10,000 outages. Video (1)

A $10,000 reward has been posted for the so-called "well-dressed bandit." HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service

Local News

Bankers offer $10K reward for ‘well-dressed’ bandit

| Charlene Close

In each case, the suspect presents the teller with a hold-up note and then shows a gun.

Terror suspect Chiheb Esseghaier listens to the Crown prosecutor's closing arguments in a Toronto courtroom on Feb. 26, 2015. CITYNEWS/Marianne Boucher

Local News National

‘Evidence is overwhelming’ in terror plot to derail train, Crown argues

| Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press

Raed Jaser and Chiheb Esseghaier face multiple terror-related charges.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks at an event hosted by the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal on Nov. 15, 2013. HANDOUT/Government of Canada

National

New law will keep ‘most heinous’ criminals behind bars for life: Harper

| Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press

The legislation fits into the government's tough-on-crime agenda and follows through on a promise made in 2013. (2)

A Toronto police cruiser is shown in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS/Shawne McKeown

Local News

Police locate missing Toronto man, 80

| Toronto staff

He was located on Wednesday.

The Sergeant-at-Arms of the House of Commons Kevin Vickers walks past the library where Michael Zehaf Bibeau was gunned down, on Oct. 23, 2014 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

National News

MPs to watch video Ottawa shooter made before October attack

| Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press

The House of Commons public safety and Senate security committees have requested the video be released.

File photo of the Bank of Canada.

Business Money National

Bank of Canada keeps its trendsetting interest rate at 0.75%

| Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press

Some economists expect the bank to introduce a cut at its next scheduled rate announcement on April 15.

A real estate sign in the Beaches. CITYNEWS.

Business Local News Money

Average price tops $1M for detached Toronto homes

| Mike Eppel and Toronto staff

Condo sales activity jumped 10 per cent, with the average price in the GTA at $355,623. (3)

A view of Lake Ontario as the Toronto Islands ferry approaches downtown Toronto on Feb. 1, 2009. FLICKR/Sam Javanrouh

Local News Weather

Toronto under extreme cold weather alert as temps set to drop

| Toronto staff

As of Jan. 7, Toronto has been under the alert for 36 days.

Ghost Bus!

Local News

Driverless TTC bus crashes into vehicle at Bathurst Station

| Toronto staff

No one was injured. Video (4)

Toronto power outage

Local News

Toronto & GTA power outage: Your reaction

| Alanna Kelly

Toronto and the GTA are in the dark after a power outage has left 18,000 customers without power.

Honest Ed's redvelopment plan unveiled

Local News

Plans unveiled for redevelopment at Honest Ed’s site

| Toronto staff

Honest Ed's will officially close in December of 2016. Video

Toronto police cruiser

Local News

Suspect sought after male stabbed in Etobicoke Tuesday night

| Toronto staff

His injuries are considered serious but not life-threatening.

Minister of National Defence Peter MacKay looks on as Lt.-Gen. Tom Lawson, left, takes questions after being announced as the next Chief of Defence Staff in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday Aug. 27, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

National

Top military commander, Gen. Tom Lawson, plans to step down later this year

| Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press

Defence sources say his departure has been in the works since late last year.