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A look back at some of the biggest headlines of 2013. From Rob Ford to Chris Hadfield to Sammy Yatim to the massive rain storm on July 8, it was a memorable year in Toronto and the GTA.

Year in review 2013: Toronto’s top news stories RSS

  1. Cpl. Nathan Cirillo brought home to Hamilton

    Cpl. Nathan Cirillo brought home to Hamilton

    The body of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, gunned down in Ottawa this week,returned to his hometown of Hamilton via the Highway of Heroes on Friday.

  2. Thornhill house gets scary for charity

    Thornhill house gets scary for charity

    Videographer Audra Brown goes inside a Thornhill home transformed into haunted house, all for a good cause.

  3. New ceremonial guard takes post at National War Memorial

    New ceremonial guard takes post at National War Memorial

    CityNews reporter Amanda Ferguson was in our nation’s capital on Friday where many people, including the Prime Minister, visited the spot where a gunman shot and killed Cpl. Nathan Cirillo.

  4. Cpl. Nathan Cirillo’s family releases statement

    Cpl. Nathan Cirillo’s family releases statement

    The 24-year-old was shot dead as he and a colleague stood guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday.

  5. Toronto election campaign workers target of alleged racist attack

    Toronto election campaign workers target of alleged racist attack

    There are concerns the events in Ottawa may be leading to a backlash against Muslim communities across Canada.

  6. Body of Cirillo makes journey home to Hamilton

    Body of Cirillo makes journey home to Hamilton

    The body of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was being repatriated Friday from Ottawa to Hamilton, the hometown of the corporal who was killed by a gunman at the National War Museum near Parliament Hill on Wednesday.

  7. Ford calls mayor’s race a ‘dead heat’ despite latest polls

    Ford calls mayor’s race a ‘dead heat’ despite latest polls

    The top three candidates are continuing their aggressive campaigning ahead of Monday’s vote.

  8. Fallen soldier mourned in hometown

    Fallen soldier mourned in hometown

    CityNews reporter Shauna Hunt was in Hamilton as residents showed an outpouring of support for fallen soldier Cpl. Nathan Cirillo.

  9. Entertainment City: Model quits Twitter after Ottawa shooting comment

    Entertainment City: Model quits Twitter after Ottawa shooting comment

    Model Chrissy Teigan has said goodbye to Twitter, while Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea speaks out about the events in Ottawa.

  10. Evening Weather Webcast: Oct. 24, 2014

    Evening Weather Webcast: Oct. 24, 2014

    We’re expecting a mild start to the weekend but it may also be quite windy.

  11. Cpl. Nathan Cirillo’s friend shares memories of fallen soldier

    Cpl. Nathan Cirillo’s friend shares memories of fallen soldier

    On Friday, his friend Lili Albrecht, spoke about the kind of person he was.

  12. Video: Doug Ford says he’s confident he’ll win Monday’s election

    Video: Doug Ford says he’s confident he’ll win Monday’s election

    “I’m gonna win. That’s very simple,” Ford told 680News political affairs specialist John Stall in a live interview on 680News, Friday morning.

  13. Entertainment City: Zach Galifianakis interviews Brad Pitt, Bill Murray on ‘St. Vincent’

    Entertainment City: Zach Galifianakis interviews Brad Pitt, Bill Murray on ‘St. Vincent’

    An awkward moment occurred while Zach Galifianakis was interviewing Brad Pitt, plus Bill Murray talks about St. Vincent.

  14. Business Report: Stock prices rise for protective equipment makers on Ebola news

    Business Report: Stock prices rise for protective equipment makers on Ebola news

    680News senior business editor Mike Eppel with the day’s top business headlines, including spikes for companies making medical protective equipment.

  15. Morning Webcast: New details emerge after Ottawa shooting

    Morning Webcast: New details emerge after Ottawa shooting

    CityNews reporter Tammy Sutherland with an update on the events leading up to the Wednesday shooting in Parliament in Ottawa.