City of Toronto  

Living in TorontoDoing businessVisiting TorontoAccessing City Hall
All news releases
Last 30 days
By month
Archived news release by year
  2012 - 2011 - 2010
  2009 - 2008 - 2007
  2006 - 2005 - 2004
  2003 - 2002 - 2001
  2000 - 1999 - 1998
RSS identifier linked to feed RSS
December 19, 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 2 p.m. In addition, all recreational and leisure swim programs, recreation programs, drop-in programs and permits for this evening are cancelled.

Community centres will reopen and resume regular programming tomorrow, unless otherwise stated.

Some outdoor artificial ice rinks may close due to the heavy snowfall. Every attempt will be made to ensure outdoor artificial ice rinks are open tomorrow as usual.

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.

City of Toronto child care centres will remain open until such time as parents are able to pick up their children. Staff will remain at child care centres until all children are picked up.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 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 numerous awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media contact:
Rob Andrusevich, Strategic Communications, 416-397-4149,



Toronto maps | Get involved | Toronto links
© City of Toronto 1998-2019