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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. Mayor Ford previews Jimmy Kimmel’s upcoming appearance on ‘Ford Nation’ show

    Mayor Ford previews Jimmy Kimmel’s upcoming appearance on ‘Ford Nation’ show

    Mayor Rob Ford confirmed that Jimmy Kimmel’s segment on Ford Nation was recorded on Wednesday. He wasn’t specific about Kimmel’s appearance and didn’t say when it would be posted online.

  2. Video: 8 launch $20.5M lawsuit against York U following March shooting

    Video: 8 launch $20.5M lawsuit against York U following March shooting

    Qurratul Ain Malik (Aini) and Namra Malik were the two women who were shot at York University on March 6. The two woman and six other bystanders launched a lawsuit against the school on Thursday. Lawyer Jeremy Diamond spoke about the lawsuit and Aini Malik talked about the injuries she sustained in the incident.

  3. 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.

  4. Video: Dogs, battering rams used in GTA-wide police raids

    Video: Dogs, battering rams used in GTA-wide police raids

    Toronto police, including the Emergency Task Force, conducted a series of early-morning raids on Thursday, but it’s not yet known what they were looking for or who they were targeting.

  5. Video: Swab clinic to help leukemia patients at Scarborough Town Centre

    Video: Swab clinic to help leukemia patients at Scarborough Town Centre

    The clinic will be held at Scarborough Town Centre from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday.

  6. Video: Man treated for smoke inhalation after Jane & Eglinton fire

    Video: Man treated for smoke inhalation after Jane & Eglinton fire

    The fire began on the fourth floor of an Emmett Avenue apartment building.

  7. Video: TDSB votes against call to ban nudity at Pride Parade

    Video: TDSB votes against call to ban nudity at Pride Parade

    Trustees with the Toronto District School Board have voted against a motion to write a letter to city council asking them to enforce nudity laws at this year’s pride parade.

  8. Ford says streetcars cause congestion, should be phased out

    Ford says streetcars cause congestion, should be phased out

    The mayor said he would like to replace the TTC’s fleet of streetcars with buses.

  9. 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.

  10. Man allegedly stabs 4 employees in Toronto

    Man allegedly stabs 4 employees in Toronto

    A disgruntled employee who was being let go allegedly stabbed four HR workers at the Toronto office of Ceridian on Yonge Street near York Mills Road on Wednesday morning.

  11. Video: Toronto school marks ‘Day of Pink’ against bullying

    Video: Toronto school marks ‘Day of Pink’ against bullying

    Students and staff at Toronto’s Oakwood Collegiate Institute celebrated the International Day of Pink alongside police on Wednesday.

  12. Heartbleed web security flaw a risk for Internet users

    Heartbleed web security flaw a risk for Internet users

    An online vulnerability dubbed Heartbleed could put your personal information at risk, including passwords, credit card information and emails.

  13. Video: TDSB to debate call for nudity ban at Pride Parade

    Video: TDSB to debate call for nudity ban at Pride Parade

    Trustees with the Toronto District School Board are debating a motion asking the mayor and city council to enforce the ban on public nudity during this year’s Pride Parade.

  14. Video: Mayday called as crews battled west-end fire

    Video: Mayday called as crews battled west-end fire

    The floor collapsed under the feet of three firefighters, sending them into the burning basement below.

  15. Video: Doug Ford unveils new batch of Mayor Ford bobbleheads

    Video: Doug Ford unveils new batch of Mayor Ford bobbleheads

    Coun. Doug Ford unveiled two of the four new Mayor Rob Ford bobbleheads which will go on sale later this month. A limited edition of the mayor wearing a football tie will be available for a $100 a doll. Only 500 of those were made.