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Toronto daystarter: Tuesday Jan. 27, 2015

01/27/2015 06:34 EST | Updated 03/29/2015 05:59 EDT
Good morning.

The cold weather continues today, the forecast is calling for a high of -6 C. You can read the full Toronto forecast here.

The massive storm forecasters were warning would cause havoc along much of the U.S. Eastern Seaboard was not as bad as predicted, but still managed to cause thousands of flight cancellations. You can read about the storm here.

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority reports 113 flights from Toronto to places like New York, Pennsylvania, Boston and Canada's east coast have been grounded.

A total of 129 flights coming from those locations into Pearson have also been cancelled.

Porter Airlines has also cancelled flights from Toronto's Billy Bishop airport to New York, Boston, and Atlantic Canada.

You can read about how the storm is affecting Canada's East Coast here.

Most airlines are asking passengers to rebook their flights to these areas without penalty.

CBC Toronto's provincial affairs expert Robert Fisher has written about the government's negotiations with 35,000 public-sector workers, who've been without a contract since the end of last year. He writes that neither side appears optimistic this round of talks will succeed, making a strike very possible.

Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro, who was found guilty of overspending in his 2008 campaign and lying to cover it up, will make sentencing recommendations in a Peterborough court today.

The Toronto Raptors are in Indiana tonight to take on the Pacers. The Maple Leafs' all-star break ends tomorrow when they face off against the Devils in New Jersey.

Here's a photo from CBC's Steven D'Souza, who is based in New York. As mentioned above, the storm was not as bad as many forecasters were predicting.

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