5 things to know in Toronto for Monday, Sept. 29
A view of the city of Toronto's waterfront is seen from Lake Ontario on Sunday, June 25, 2000. (The Canadian Press/Kevin Frayer)
Karolyn Coorsh, CTV Toronto
Published Monday, September 29, 2014 7:08AM EDT
Monday should see a mix of sun and clouds, with a forecast high of 24 C. The overcast skies will linger into Monday night, when Environment Canada predicts the temperature will dip to 14 C.
Drivers westbound on Highway 401 should expect some delays between Meadowvale and Markham Roads, as well as the Don Valley Parkway and Bathurst Street. Commuters heading downtown on the DVP should also expect some delays between Finch Avenue East and Lawrence Avenue East.
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IN THE NEWS
Memorial pays tribute to fallen officers killed in the line of duty
Toronto police Const. John Zivicic was remembered on Sunday at an Ottawa memorial to honour officers who have died in the line of duty. Hundreds of police personnel from across Canada, as well as pipe and drum bands, marched onto Parliament Hill to honour the slain officers, including three Mounties killed in a shooting rampage in Moncton, and a Saskatchewan conservation officer killed after being hit by an SUV while he was directing traffic near Saskatoon. Zivicic died last November after his police cruiser was involved in a collision.
Power restored at city hall after electrical fire
It’s expected to be business as usual on Monday at Toronto City Hall, where the power has been restored after an electrical fire in the building’s basement prompted an evacuation last week. Temporary generators are providing power to the building as permanent repairs to the electrical system are carried out. City Hall staff is being told to report for their scheduled shifts on Monday.
Blue Jays lose 1-0 to Orioles in season-ender at Rogers Centre
The Blue Jays capped their 2014 season with a disappointing 1-0 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday, but fans still packed the Rogers Centre to enjoy the game under an open roof.On social media, fans and players alike bid farewell to major-league baseball in Toronto for yet another year
HackerNest Toronto September Tech Social
Connect with local tech community in a friendly, agenda-free atmosphere
Where: One Eleven, 111 Richmond St. West, 5th floor.
When: Monday, September 29, 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Cost: $10 voluntary donation