MPs returned to the House of Commons on Monday. Prime Minister Stephen Harper gave an annual address that sounded more like an election campaign. And Opposition members were quick to pounce on the Tory government during question period.
John Tory under fire after skipping mayoral debate
Organizers of a mayoral debate focusing on public transit were fuming Monday after candidate John Tory skipped the debate at Ryerson University. Meanwhile there was no sign of Doug Ford who replaced his ailing brother in the race.
Friends react to murder of Toronto construction executive in Clinton
Friends, neighbours and colleagues react Monday to the murder of Don Frigo, the vice-president of a Toronto construction company, who was killed in Clinton, Ont., on Saturday during an outing on horseback.
Video: Police update death of Toronto-based construction company VP
Donato Frigo, 70, was shot and killed near Clinton, Ont., in the municipality of Central Huron on Saturday. Insp. Chris Avery said Frigo was horseback riding with a woman when they were approach by a male suspect. The female suffered minor injuries.
Video: Canada-wide warrant issued in Danforth double stabbing
Toronto police have arrested two suspects and issued a Canada-wide warrant for a third suspect in connection to the Sept. 8, double stabbing in the Danforth Avenue and Dawes Road area. One of the victims died, while the other has since been released from hospital. Det. Rob North updated the investigation.
Video: Toronto Pan Am Games organizing committee hopes to sell 1.5 million tickets
Tickets for next summer’s Pan Am Games went on sale on Monday. David Peterson, chair, Toronto 2015 Pan American Games organizing committee, said 75 per cent of the tickets will be under $45 in hopes of making it accessible for everyone.
Video: Chief Blair on Doug Ford’s decision to enter Toronto mayoral race
Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair joins Gord Martineau to give his thoughts on Doug Ford’s decision to enter the mayoral race. Mayor Rob Ford dropped out of the race to focus on his health and run as a councillor in Ward 2.
Video: Toronto police investigate fatal stabbing in Don Mills Road area
Here’s video from the scene following a stabbing at a home on Axsmith Crescent on Sunday night. A male victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Another man and a woman were transported to hospital. Police say the male is in custody in hospital.
Business Report: Oil at 2-year low, Alibaba’s giant IPO
680News senior business editor Mike Eppel with the day’s top business headlines, including a two-year low for oil prices and a Chinese tech company is poised to make a blockbuster IPO on the New York stock exchange.