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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. Business Report: Inflation figures to be released later Thursday

    Business Report: Inflation figures to be released later Thursday

    No one is going to believe those inflation figures, which are expected to show a small cost-of-living increase, senior business editor Mike Eppel explains.

  2. Business Report: Price for gas is within 2 cents of all-time GTA record

    Business Report: Price for gas is within 2 cents of all-time GTA record

    The price of oil, meanwhile, is at its highest price in three years, senior business editor Mike Eppel explains.

  3. Business Report: Price of oil retreats

    Business Report: Price of oil retreats

    The U.S. dollar is showing some strength and that is affecting all commodities, senior business editor Mike Eppel explains.

  4. Business Report: Business community mourning loss of Jim Flaherty

    Business Report: Business community mourning loss of Jim Flaherty

    Former finance minister Jim Flaherty was known as “the dean” of the G7 finance ministers, senior business editor Mike Eppel explains.

  5. Business Report: Price for gasoline now about $1.40/litre

    Business Report: Price for gasoline now about $1.40/litre

    Energy prices, including the cost of oil, are also moving higher, senior business editor Mike Eppel explains.

  6. Web users express anxiety over Heartbleed bug

    Web users express anxiety over Heartbleed bug

    A major online security vulnerability dubbed “Heartbleed” could put your personal information at risk, including passwords, credit card information and e-mails.

  7. Business Report: Toyota recalls nearly 6.5M vehicles

    Business Report: Toyota recalls nearly 6.5M vehicles

    About 300,000 vehicles were recalled in Canada, senior business editor Mike Eppel explains.

  8. Business Report: Canadian dollar moves up

    Business Report: Canadian dollar moves up

    The Canadian dollar is at 91.5 cents U.S., a three-month high, senior business editor Mike Eppel explains.

  9. Business Report: Blue Jays and Hello Kitty team up

    Business Report: Blue Jays and Hello Kitty team up

    Meanwhile, the TSX is at a five-year high, business editor Richard Southern says.

  10. Business Report: Quarterly earnings may not exceed forecast

    Business Report: Quarterly earnings may not exceed forecast

    Warnings are coming from about 75 per cent of companies on the S&P 500, senior business editor Mike Eppel explains.

  11. Business Report: Drought to inflate grocery prices

    Business Report: Drought to inflate grocery prices

    Overall, the official inflation statistics are low but certain segments of the economy are rising, senior business editor Mike Eppel explains.

  12. Business Report: BlackBerry to reveal fourth-quarter report

    Business Report: BlackBerry to reveal fourth-quarter report

    They’re expected to report a loss, senior business editor Mike Eppel explains.

  13. Business report: Big Canadian banks gear up for busy spring real estate market

    Business report: Big Canadian banks gear up for busy spring real estate market

    Some banks are offering ultra-low mortgage rates, senior business editor Mike Eppel explains.

  14. Business report with Mike Eppel: U.S. markets expected to continue positive trend

    Business report with Mike Eppel: U.S. markets expected to continue positive trend

    Wall Street is coming off a record-breaking performance on Friday, and the U.S. markets could see a continuation of the uptrend at the opening of trade on Monday, senior business editor Mike Eppel explains.

  15. Video: Business report with Mike Eppel – March 20, 2014

    Video: Business report with Mike Eppel – March 20, 2014

    The Canadian dollar is continuing to fall against the U.S. greenback, senior business editor Mike Eppel explains.