News Rob Ford was stripped of most of his remaining powers

The lawsuit, which was filed on Wednesday by Scott MacIntyre, alleges that the politician was behind an assault in a Toronto jail in March 2012

Letter: Ontario ambulances

Sir: The Canadian Ontario Health Insurance Plan might serve as a model for our ambulance service. While in Toronto last autumn, my stepmother fell at home, knocking herself out. I dialled the emergency number - which was answered immediately - and I asked for an ambulance. However, faced with my father's evident distress, I momentarily put the receiver down.

Baseball: Toronto turning a trend: Mike Ross on how Canada has shaken up the World Series

GOING into last night's sixth game in Atlanta, the American League champions, Toronto Blue Jays, with a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven contest, were poised for the second consecutive time to win their first World Series. It would be the first by a team from outside the United States.

Rugby Union: Moir puts tourists to flight

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Rugby Union: Canadians left high and dry

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O&Y asks court for more time

TORONTO (Reuter) - Olympia & York Developments will ask an Ontario bankruptcy court for a two-month extension of the developer's protection from creditors, says a lawyer for the group.

Lloyd's chairman calls on members to back council

AN APPEAL to all the underwriting members of the Lloyd's of London insurance community to support a resolution of confidence in the market's governing body, the council, has been made by David Coleridge, the outgoing Lloyd's chairman.

Son comforts parents of Wimbledon victim

THE PARENTS of the Wimbledon Common murder victim, Rachel Nickell, yesterday appealed for time to be left alone with their grief. A police spokesman in Canada, where the news of Rachel's death was broken to Andrew and Monica Nickell on Sunday night, said: 'The Nickells have told us they wish to be left alone. They have requested that their present location should not be divulged since they want several days to recover.'
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Greene prays for chance to rebuild after injury agony

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Israel-Gaza conflict: Secret report helps Israelis to hide facts

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The slickness of Israel's spokesmen is rooted in directions set down by pollster Frank Luntz
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New York's mayor has taken a vacation - in a nation that has still to enforce paid leave, it caused quite a stir, reports Rupert Cornwell
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