What you need to know in the GTA this morning

What you need to know in the GTA this morning

It’s Friday July 22, 2016 and here’s what we’re chasing in the newsroom.


  • A woman in her 20s was rushed to hospital in serious condition following a stabbing on Princess Street near the Esplanade early this morning.
  • Police are expected to update on the investigation into the shooting deaths of two people at an OVO-fest after party on the Exhibition grounds last year.
  • A new study says alcohol could be linked to several types of cancers.


We could see record-breaking heat in the GTA today with a high of 36 degrees expected, feeling like 45 degrees with humidity. UV Index of 9 or very high.


  • Westbound and eastbound on and off-ramps to Erin Mills Parkway northbound and southbound will be fully closed this weekend from 9:00PM today to 5:00AM on Monday.
  • Traffic was being rerouted around the intersection of Lawrence Avenue West and Weston Road this morning due to a collision involving a motorcycle and vehicle.


  • The Toronto Blue Jays face the Seattle Mariners at the Rogers Centre tonight at 7PM.
  • The RBC Canadian Open continues at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville.
  • Beaches Jazz Festival is running several free events this weekend on Queen Street East from Woodbine Avenue to Beech Avenue.