May 12, 2014 6:12 am

Toronto Morning: What you need to know today

Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath waves from her bus during a campaign stop in Toronto on Wednesday May 7, 2014.

Ontario NDP leader

TORONTO – Two leaders in the Ontario election campaign are sticking close to home while the third will try to win votes in Northern Ontario today.

Premier Kathleen Wynne will continue her election campaign in the crucial battleground ridings in the Toronto-area.

Wynne has campaign events planned in Toronto and the Hamilton-area – she also spent Sunday in the Greater Toronto area.

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Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak is campaigning in his own backyard, with events in the Niagara Peninsula, including a stop at his campaign office in Grimsby.

WEATHER

A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness before morning. Wind southeast 20 km/h becoming light early this evening. Low 11.

More on current weather conditions and a 7-day forecast. 

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TRAFFIC AND TRANSIT

Roads: Click for the latest Toronto traffic.

Mass Transit: Click for TTC and GO Transit Updates.

Sports:          

Blue Jays:

Hank Conger homered and drove in a career-high five runs to power the Los Angeles Angels to a 9-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon.

NBA:

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling apologized for racist comments captured on tape, saying they were a “terrible mistake.”

IN THE NEWS…

City crews are onsite in the Beach neighbourhood today to clean up a house formerly overrun by feral cats.

Deputy Mayor Norm Kelly officially proclaimed May 12 as Raptors Day Monday.

Toronto city council wants to know what they can do better to weather proof the city and they want your input.

Justin Bieber’s Toronto assault case will return to court later this month.

An evacuation of all remaining residents in the northern Ontario First Nation of Kashechewan was to be carried out Monday because of the threat of rising floodwaters, said an official with the provincial government.

The man leading the Royal Ontario Museum’s effort to dismember and transport those remains to Toronto says he must review plans to handle both carcasses.

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