5 things to know in Toronto for Monday, Dec. 1
The Toronto skyline is seen from the CTV News chopper early Monday morning, Dec. 1, 2014.
Michael Shulman, CTV Toronto
Published Monday, December 1, 2014 7:27AM EST
Expect cloudy conditions today with a daytime high of 1 C. Environment Canada says to expect winds gusts of between 20 and 50 km/h to ring in December. Temperatures will drop Monday evening to a chilly -11 C.
Morning traffic is building along the usual routes into the city, with a major slowdown on Highway 401 in Mississauga.
OPP are reporting that westbound collector lanes of the 401 are blocked off following a collision just east of Dixie Road.
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The Toronto Raptors will have the night off following a matchup with Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. The Raptors fell 129-122 in Los Angeles. The Raptors will have to rely on their depth, with leading scorer Demar DeRozan out indefinitely with a torn groin tendon. Toronto takes on upstart Sacramento Kings (9-8) on Tuesday.
The Toronto Maple Leafs (12-8-3) have the night off following a dominant 6-2 victory over the Washington Capitals Saturday night. They face off against the Dallas Stars (9-10-5), and their dominant duo of Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn, Tuesday night.
Union Station Holiday Market
Your commute just got a little more jolly! A pop-up market at Union Station will showcase the work of a group of designers, artisans and food vendors, offering a selection of the city's best holiday gifts.
Where: Union Station
When: Dec. 1 to Dec. 7