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March 22, 2017
Extreme Cold Weather Alert terminated for Toronto
  
Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Toronto’s Acting Medical Officer of Health, has terminated the Extreme Cold Weather Alert as of noon today. Service remains available 24/7 through to April 15 at one cold weather drop-in with space in an overnight program also available.

Find out more about winter services for homeless and underhoused individuals at http://bit.ly/2gy6YNb.

More information and tips for staying warm during cold weather are available at http://www.toronto.ca/health.

Information to help residents prepare for extreme weather and weatherproof their homes is available at http://www.toronto.ca/extremeweatherready.

Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities. In 2017, Toronto will honour Canada's 150th birthday with "TO Canada with Love," a year-long program of celebrations, commemorations and exhibitions. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit http://www.toronto.ca, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/TorontoComms and on Instagram at http://www.instagram.com/cityofto.

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Keisha Mair
Toronto Public Health
416-338-8020
keisha.mair@toronto.ca

Pat Anderson
Shelter, Support and Housing Administration
416-397-4328
patricia.anderson@toronto.ca

 

 

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