Toronto Morning: What you need to know today
IN THE NEWS…
- The three main party leaders are set to make another big campaign push ahead of tomorrow’s election. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will hold events at eight separate ridings, Kathleen Wynne will be in Toronto and PC Leader Tim Hudak head south to Waterloo, Niagara Falls and Jarvis.
- Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for parts of Southern Ontario including the Greater Toronto Area due to heavy rainfall beginning this morning and continuing Thursday. York, Durham, Halton, Peel, City of Toronto and Hamilton will be hit by a low pressure system bringing with it showers and isolated thunderstorms.
- A man has been taken to hospital after a stabbing this morning at Bloor and Lansdowne. Police arrived on scene around 3 a.m. where they found the victim suffering from three stab wounds. There’s no word yet on his current condition or any suspects in the attack.
- Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling nearly 650,000 vehicles in Japan and repeating a recall for problems with front passenger air bag inflators announced last year, seeking to fix some 2.27 million vehicles.
- Former Bank of Canada governor David Dodge is taking issue with the notion that balancing government budgets as quickly as possible is the key to a strong economy, or that it is a wise policy at the moment.
Cloudy. Showers beginning early this morning. Risk of a thunderstorm. Amount 10 to 15 mm. Wind becoming east 20 km/h late this morning. High 23 except 19 near Lake Ontario. UV index 3 or moderate.
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Brian Dozier homered and Minnesota starter Kevin Correia threw six-plus scoreless innings as the Twins defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 4-0 on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre.