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Coverage of the 38th Toronto International Film Festival. 680News will be at all the hot premieres, galas, red carpet events, after parties and more.

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  1. Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter remembered by friends and neighbours

    Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter remembered by friends and neighbours

    Carter’s old friends and Bloor West Village neighbours praised the former boxer’s legacy of helping the wrongfully convicted. Carter died Sunday at the age of 76 after a battle with prostate cancer.

  2. Video: Cannabis supporters gather in Yonge-Dundas Square for 420

    Video: Cannabis supporters gather in Yonge-Dundas Square for 420

    In Toronto, people started gathering around noon Sunday in Yonge-Dundas Square for the annual April 20 event, when pot activists traditionally partake at 4:20 in the afternoon. The demonstration is expected to last until 6 p.m.

  3. Easter Bunny visits the Beaches for annual parade

    Easter Bunny visits the Beaches for annual parade

    The 48th annual Lions Club Beaches Easter Parade marched through the east end neighbourhood Sunday.

  4. Bloordale roti shop owner doles out 1,000 free meals

    Bloordale roti shop owner doles out 1,000 free meals

    Mashud Siddique handed out 1,000 free rotis from his Vena’s Restaurant near Bloor and Lansdowne. This isn’t the first time Siddique has handed out free food. He’s done it off and on since 1998 after a birthday request from one of his daughters to feed the hungry.

  5. Video: Tenants still homeless after partial collapse of Little Portugal home

    Video: Tenants still homeless after partial collapse of Little Portugal home

    A wall of the unoccupied half of a semi-detached home on Roxton Road, south of College Street, fell around 11:20 p.m. on Thursday.

  6. Video: A sneak peek at Sony’s new summer tech

    Video: A sneak peek at Sony’s new summer tech

    CityNews technology specialist Mike Yawney gets a look at some of the new products hitting the market from Sony.

  7. Thousands of Raptors fans cheer on team despite Game 1 loss

    Thousands of Raptors fans cheer on team despite Game 1 loss

    Thousands of fans gathered in Maple Leaf square to cheer on the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. The Raps lost 87-94 to the Brooklyn Nets. Game 2 is Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Air Canada Centre.

  8. EXCLUSIVE: Toronto family returns to Boston Marathon after last year’s bombings

    EXCLUSIVE: Toronto family returns to Boston Marathon after last year’s bombings

    CityNews reporter Natalie Duddridge spoke to the family as they prepared to return to Boston.

  9. Mayoral candidates attend Good Friday procession

    Mayoral candidates attend Good Friday procession

    CityNews reporter Amanda Ferguson asked the candidates if their appearance was about community or campaigning.

  10. Golfers rejoice as courses open following brutal winter

    Golfers rejoice as courses open following brutal winter

    CityNews reporter Adrian Ghobrial talked to some happy golfers who were teed off by an epic winter.

  11. Evening Weather Webcast: April 18, 2014

    Evening Weather Webcast: April 18, 2014

    Lots of sunshine and seasonal temperatures are on the way for the weekend. But by Monday we could be seeing rain. Saturday’s predicted high is 12 C.

  12. Christians line Little Italy streets for 52nd Good Friday procession

    Christians line Little Italy streets for 52nd Good Friday procession

    Christians lined the streets of Little Italy to watch the 52nd annual St. Francis of Assisi Good Friday procession depicting the final moments of Jesus Christ before he was crucified.

  13. Gate-checked bags get chucked at Pearson Airport

    Gate-checked bags get chucked at Pearson Airport

    An Air Canada passenger witnessed baggage handlers at Pearson Airport dropping carry-on bags into a bin 20 feet below. Air Canada says it’s investigating the incident.

  14. Entertainment City: Lohan admits she penned lovers list

    Entertainment City: Lohan admits she penned lovers list

    Lindsay Lohan admits she wrote the list of former lovers that was recently leaked to the media as part of her 12-step program while she was in rehab. Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine is launching a women’s clothing line. And a new trailer is available for season two of Orange is the New Black.

  15. The tail fin of an Air Canada plane at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C. The Canadian Press Images/Darryl Dyck
    Air Canada passengers watch as carry-on luggage goes flying at Pearson

    Air Canada passengers watch as carry-on luggage goes flying at Pearson

    “Dozens and dozens of bags” were casually tossed 20 feet.