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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. Homeowner out big bucks after contractor fails to secure proper permits

    Homeowner out big bucks after contractor fails to secure proper permits

    Ellen Schraa says she put her trust in the contractor, but ended up paying for it after he failed to secure the proper permits.

  2. Cop denies pressing store owner to arrange drug deal with Lisi

    Cop denies pressing store owner to arrange drug deal with Lisi

    A group of senior police officers investigating Rob Ford tasked an undercover officer with luring a friend of the former mayor into a drug deal, court heard Friday.

  3. Do Canadian pilots undergo mental health screening?

    Do Canadian pilots undergo mental health screening?

    CityNews reporter Shauna Hunt tells us about the glaring lack of rules in place to protect Canadians.

  4. Woman denied ‘Roll Up the Rim’ prize by Tim Hortons

    Woman denied ‘Roll Up the Rim’ prize by Tim Hortons

    For one Newfoundland woman, it turns out winning a big prize at Tim Hortons is more complicated than just rolling up the rim.

  5. Toronto police implement new carding policies

    Toronto police implement new carding policies

    The Community Engagements Policy says officers should not single out people based on race, age, colour, gender and a number of other factors. Rather, they should assess whether there’s a risk to the community.

  6. 2 dead after construction accident in Toronto

    2 dead after construction accident in Toronto

    Two men have died after a hydraulic platform gave way at a construction site near Keele and Bloor streets on Friday, police say.

  7. Eliminating the stigma around mental health

    Eliminating the stigma around mental health

    Dr. Oren Amitay joined CityNews anchor Francis D’Souza to chat about why people are still unwilling to speak out about mental health.

  8. Video: Hydro One to invest more than $680M in improvements & replacement work

    Video: Hydro One to invest more than $680M in improvements & replacement work

    Hydro One plans to invest more than $680M in improvements and replacement work from 2015-2018. Hydro One COO Sandy Struthers and MPP Bob Delaney spoke at Friday’s news conference.

  9. Video: 2 dead following Toronto scaffolding collapse

    Video: 2 dead following Toronto scaffolding collapse

    Two men have died after a scaffolding collapse at a construction site in the Bloor Street West and Keele Street area on Friday morning. Adrian Ghobrial has more on this story.

  10. Video: TPSB unveils community engagements policy

    Video: TPSB unveils community engagements policy

    The Toronto Police Services Board unveiled its community engagements policy on Friday morning. Board Chair Alok Mukherjee, Mayor John Tory and Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair spoke at the news conference.

  11. Video: Jian Ghomeshi’s lawyer appears in court on client’s behalf

    Video: Jian Ghomeshi’s lawyer appears in court on client’s behalf

    Jian Ghomeshi’s lawyer Marie Henein appeared in court for her client on Friday morning in Toronto. The next judicial pre-trial in the sexual assault case against Ghomeshi is set for April 28.

  12. Entertainment City: Zayn Malik speaks out about leaving One Direction

    Entertainment City: Zayn Malik speaks out about leaving One Direction

    One Direction’s Zayn Malik speaks out about leaving the group

  13. Morning Weather Webcast: March 27, 2015

    Morning Weather Webcast: March 27, 2015

    CityNews weather specialist Stella Acquisto has the weather details.

  14. Business Report: Pancer’s Deli reopens, cola wars continue despite sales slide

    Business Report: Pancer’s Deli reopens, cola wars continue despite sales slide

    680News senior business editor Mike Eppel with the day’s top business headlines.

  15. Morning Webcast: Strike ends at U of T, NYC building goes up in flames

    Morning Webcast: Strike ends at U of T, NYC building goes up in flames

    The University of Toronto strike is finally over. And, many were injured in a NYC building explosion on Thursday.