Assault suspect arrested after large police presence shuts down Victoria street

At one point, officers donned gas masks and told reporters and the public to move back as they may use weapons capable of shooting a gas grenade: (CTV News) At one point, officers donned gas masks and told reporters and the public to move back as they may use weapons capable of shooting a gas grenade: (CTV News)

CTVNews.ca Top Stories

German vote nearly even for Merkel's bloc, Social Democrats

Germany's centre-left Social Democrats were locked in a very close race Sunday with outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel's bloc in the country's parliamentary election, a vote that will determine who succeeds the long-time leader after 16 years in power, exit polls showed. Officials from both parties said they hope to lead the next government.