Hamilton DayStarter: Everything you need to know Thursday

Here's the weather, news and traffic information you need to get your morning going on Thursday, Feb. 13.
The CBC Weather Centre has supplied the above forecast for Hamilton on Thursday. (CBC)

Will the Canadian men's hockey team begin the Winter Olympics in Sochi with a win? I don't like your chances Norway. It's game on at noon EST.

One of two former Hamilton Bulldogs on the team, Carey Price, is set to be the starting goaltender in the game, while P.K. Subban is expected to sit on the bench. Click on that link to watch the game live online.

GO Transit is experiencing delays of about 10 minutes the Lakeshore West line because of switch problems. 

Ontario Provincial Police are reporting the following collisions on Hamilton-area highways:

  • Hwy 403 EB at Mohawk Rd., Ancaster: two-vehicle collision blocking the left lane — 8:32 a.m. ​

Pleasant, if still somewhat cold, weather is in the forecast for Hamilton on Thursday. Environment Canada expects a mix of sun and cloud and a high –4 C for the day. Friday is another story. Clouds with 70 per cent chance of overnight flurries and a high of –4 C are in the forecast for Friday, meaning you might want to keep your shovel and snow brush handy for when you wake up.

Hamilton's newest city councillor was in council chambers on Wednesday for the first time in his new gig. But Bob Morrow is no stranger to municipal politics. He was Hamilton's longest-serving mayor, returning to city hall to act as a caretaker representative for the city's Ward 3, which lost its previous councillor, Bernie Morelli, when he died in January.

CBC Hamilton's Samantha Craggs sat down with Morrow for a Q&A session, asking him about how it feels to return to city politics and his thoughts on the controversy surrounding his speedy appointment

Instagram user Natalie Cayuga spotted the sun working its magic on an unsuspecting icicle. (We hate to break it to you, Natalie, there's probably a lot of winter left. Just sayin'.)

The following is both an incredible video and evidence in a suspected crime. Police in B.C. are looking for information on the identity of the person who performed a brazen BASE jump from the Peak 2 Peak ski gondola in Whistler. After receiving encouragement from his companion, the daredevil climbs outside the car, looks down at the rugged terrain below and leaps into the air. His parachute opens and he descends to earth for a relatively smooth landing.

Though the footage is exhilarating, remember: it depicts behaviour that is against the law.