June 19, 2014 5:16 am

Toronto Morning: What you need to know today

Kenny Gies observes the damage to his neighbour's homes from the upstaris of his home on Banting Crescent in Angus, Ontario on Tuesday June 17, 2014.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Turchet

TORONTO – A state of emergency is still underway in Angus, Ontario in the wake of an EF-2 tornado that left dozens of families without a home.

The total cost of the damage is still being tallied up.

Here’s what else you need to know.

WEATHER

Clearing this morning. High 24 except 20 near Lake Ontario. UV index 9 or very high.

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

TRAFFIC AND TRANSIT

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Mass Transit: Click for TTC and GO Transit Updates.

IN THE NEWS…

The state of emergency continues in Angus, ON following the powerful EF-2 twister that tore through the town. Premier Kathleen Wynne plans to visit the site in the coming days to see the damage for herself.

Tim Hudak announces the date he will step down as leader of the Progressive Conservative party of Ontario.

A survey by Direct Energy pinpoints one of the most common causes of household disputes in Ontario – the thermostat.

ALSO COMING UP TODAY…

The Jays Care foundation will be opening a new baseball diamond in Neilson Park for kids ages 9 to 12.

Raptors GM Masai Ujiri will honour the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela at Nelson Madela Public School.

Chuang Li, the man charged in an office stabbing spree that left four workers injured will appear in court today.

The two suspects in the murder case of Tim Bosma will appear in court today.

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