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February 1, 2008
City of Toronto closures and cancellations due to winter storm
Due to the current weather conditions all City offices, including City Hall and civic centres, will close at 2 p.m. today.

Community centres will close at 3 p.m. and all recreation programs, drop-in programs and permits are cancelled. Community centres will reopen and resume regular programming tomorrow, unless otherwise stated.

Outdoor artificial ice rinks are currently closed. The City is working to reopen the ice rinks as soon as possible. Residents should call the Toronto Skating Hotline at 416-338-RINK (7465) to confirm if the rinks have reopened.

Indoor arenas and the City’s Ski and Snowboard Centres at Earl Bales Park and Centennial Park will remain open with all scheduled programs and permits operating.

Toronto’s WinterCity Festival continues on Nathan Phillips Square tonight and through the weekend. Residents and visitors are encouraged to take public transit.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of more than 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. In the past three years Toronto has won more than 50 awards for quality and innovation in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media contacts:
Rob Andrusevich
Strategic Communications Division

Brad Ross
Strategic Communications Division



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