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December 29, 2009
Media Advisory - Extreme Cold Weather Alert cancelled
The City of Toronto has cancelled the extreme cold weather alert that was issued on Monday, December 28, 2009.

An alert is called when Environment Canada:
• predicts a temperature of -15 degrees Celsius or lower, without wind chill,
• issues a wind chill warning for outdoor activity for people in the Toronto area, and/or
• predicts extreme weather conditions, such as a blizzard, ice storm or sudden drops in temperature.

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Media contact: Patricia Anderson, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, 416-397-4328,



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