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Kathleen Wynne makes history in Ontario

Sat, 01/26/2013 - 20:54

Kathleen Wynne passes Sandra Pupatello on the third ballot to win the Ontario Liberal leadership and is set to become the province's first female and first openly gay premier. Follow CBC News live coverage with our live blog and streaming video.

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It's a Wynne-win for Ontario Liberals

Sat, 01/26/2013 - 20:51

Kathleen Wynne will be Ontario's first female premier after dramatic movements on the convention floor in Toronto earned her the endorsement of two former rivals.

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Protesters make presence known outside Liberal convention

Sat, 01/26/2013 - 18:57

Thousands of union workers, public school teachers and other critics of the Ontario government protested in downtown Toronto on Saturday, as the governing Liberals and hundreds of delegates convened to select a new party leader.

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Ontario Liberal leadership candidates make final pitches

Sat, 01/26/2013 - 15:11

Candidates made their final pitches to delegates at the Ontario Liberal leadership convention in Toronto on Saturday morning, in hopes of sewing up the race to succeed departing Premier Dalton McGuinty.

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Woman struck by TTC bus dies

Sat, 01/26/2013 - 12:33

A 47-year-old woman has died of her injuries after being struck by a TTC bus on Wednesday. The accident happened near Eginton Avenue West and Birchmount Road.

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2 women shot, wounded in Mississauga

Sat, 01/26/2013 - 12:33

Peel Regional police are investigating after two women were shot outside a banquet hall early Saturday morning. The women were treated and released from hospital.

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Leafs look to keep road magic going in New York

Sat, 01/26/2013 - 11:57

The Rangers are hoping to get their season on track Saturday night by avoiding a third straight home loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs, who have earned both of their victories on the road.

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Memorial planned for 9-year-old shot in his home

Sat, 01/26/2013 - 06:23

A memorial service, planned for for Kesean Williams, the nine-year-old boy who was shot in the head while watching TV in his Brampton, Ont., home, originally scheduled for Saturday, has now been moved to Sunday.

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Hwy. 401 reopens after 80-vehicle pileup

Sat, 01/26/2013 - 00:40

A stretch of Highway 401 east of Oshawa, Ont., reopened late Friday night after a massive pileup involving as many as 80 vehicles closed down the busy artery for several hours.

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Dalton McGuinty says 'joy and honour' to serve as premier

Fri, 01/25/2013 - 22:30

After nine years as premier of Ontario, Dalton McGuinty on Friday said thank you to Ontarians and members of the provincial Liberal Party, while stressing unity as the party chooses its next leader.

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Ontario Liberal leadership candidates jockey for position

Fri, 01/25/2013 - 21:17

Ontario Liberal candidates vying to become Ontario's next Liberal leader and the province's next premier turned up the rhetoric Friday, as the party's leadership convention got underway in Toronto with a tribute to departing Premier Dalton McGuinty.

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford looks ahead after appeal win

Fri, 01/25/2013 - 20:32

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is vowing to continue with his conservative agenda at City Hall, now that he has won the appeal of a removal order that would have tossed him from office.

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Ford allies say opponents won't quit coming after mayor

Fri, 01/25/2013 - 19:06

A successful appeal has allowed Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to keep his job at City Hall, but some of his closest allies say that those who oppose his conservative agenda will continue to antagonize him throughout his remaining term.

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Scarborough fire sends 6 to hospital

Fri, 01/25/2013 - 18:46

A two-alarm fire at an apartment building in Scarborough sent several people to hospital this morning.

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Leafs' Nazem Kadri credits coach Randy Carlyle with hot start

Fri, 01/25/2013 - 17:41

Through four games, Nazem Kadri, native of London, Ont., is the Toronto Maple Leafs' scoring leader with five points (three goals, two assists). And he says he owes it all to Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle.

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Subway sorry 'Footlong' comes up short

Fri, 01/25/2013 - 15:56

Subway is apologizing that its "Footlong" sandwiches fell short of expectations.

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TTC announces weekend subway closure

Fri, 01/25/2013 - 15:52

Weekend transit users will have a closure to contend with on their commute beginning Saturday.

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CBC coverage of the Ontario Liberal leadership convention

Fri, 01/25/2013 - 15:43

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PM Harper appoints 5 new senators

Fri, 01/25/2013 - 15:03

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has appointed five new senators to sit in the Upper Chamber, including one chosen by voters in Alberta.

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Toronto man charged with possession of child pornography

Fri, 01/25/2013 - 14:55

Toronto Police have arrested a man in connection with a child pornography investigation.

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