Toronto Morning: What you need to know today
IN THE NEWS…
- The Toronto International Film Festival kicks off Thursday and the city’s hotel lobbies, restaurants, and red carpets will soon be flooded with famous faces. Global News has a guide for how you can take a glance at your favourite movie stars.
- There will be significant road closures in downtown Toronto for the next week and a half due to a street festival for the Toronto International Film Festival. The “Festival Street” will run from Thursday, Sept. 4 to Monday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. each day.
- A volunteer at Rob Ford’s campaign office in Scarborough is facing criminal charges following a video stunt involving a masked man on Wednesday afternoon.
- Police are searching for a driver involved in a collision on eastbound Highway 401 near Whitby early Thursday morning.
- All of the frontrunner mayoral candidates will have a chance to keep public transit a top election issue at a debate hosted by the Toronto Board of Trade Thursday afternoon.
Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 29. UV index 7 or high.
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