June 10, 2014 6:53 am

Toronto Morning: What you need to know today

Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, centre, and Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak speak after taking part in the Ontario provincial leaders debate in Toronto, Tuesday June 3, 2014.


TORONTO – The three main party leaders show no sign of slowing down in the final days before Thursday’s election.

Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne has stops planned today in Kingston, Trenton and Pickering, while Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak starts off in Richmond Hill before travelling south to Oakville and London.

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NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will make four stops to support local New Democrat candidates in Essex, London, Brantford and Waterloo.


A mix of sun and cloud. High 26 except 19 along the lakeshore. UV index 9 or very high.

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Blue Jays:

Kevin Pillar drove in pinch-runner Erik Kratz with the winning run to give the Toronto Blue Jays a 5-4 walkoff victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night at Rogers Centre.

Stanley Cup Finals:

Thanks to 32 saves from goaltender Jonathan Quick, the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-0 in Game 3 Monday night to take a commanding three games to none lead and move within one victory of hoisting the Cup.


Ontario Provincial Police made headlines last week when they sought documents from Queen’s Park staff as part of their investigation into gas plant emails. Global News and several other media organizations have been trying to get the informations police filed to obtain those production orders and get the documents. But no luck so far.

The Ontario Liberal party has a slight lead in the polls with just days to go before the 2014 Ontario election.

Three Mounties slain in the line of duty will be remembered today in Moncton as thousands of their fellow police officers join loved ones and grateful citizens to say goodbye.


Former Auditor General Sheila Fraser receives an honorary degree at Western University’s 303rd Convocation. (3 p.m. in London, Ont.)

40th Annual All-Ontario Chiefs Conference. A press conference will also be held at noon to discuss Bill C-10, a Proposed Act to Amend the Criminal Code (Trafficking in Contraband Tobacco), which they say is an attack on First Nation constitutional and treaty rights. (Eaton Chelsea Hotel, Churchill Ballroom, 33 Gerrard St. W.)

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