One man is dead, and 195,000 other residents are without power as strong winds continue to wreak havoc in southern and central Ontario.
Halton Regional Police say a tree fell on two men working to clear trees near Mississauga, one was pronounced dead at the scene.
The other man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Canada’s busiest airport, Toronto Pearson International, has temporarily suspended all flight operations — most likely impacting flight schedules across the country.
Environment Canada says wind gusts of up to 110 km/h have been observed, as a cold front moves across the province.
A tree narrowly missed a school bus in Mississauga, one of many close calls for Greater Toronto Area residents.
A thunderstorm warning was also been issued for Toronto on Friday afternoon, but has since ended.
Environment Canada says the winds will diminish Friday evening, as a high-pressure ridge moves in.
With files from The Canadian Press and CBC