City cancels Extreme Cold Weather Alert



    TORONTO, Jan. 20 /CNW/ - The City of Toronto has cancelled the Extreme
Cold Weather Alert that was called yesterday.
    The City's Hostel Services issues an Extreme Cold Weather Alert based on
information from Environment Canada that predicts Toronto will experience a
temperature of -15 degrees Celsius or lower without wind chill; a wind chill
worthy of a warning to curb outdoor activity; and/or extreme weather, such as
a blizzard or ice storm. The Director of Hostel Services can also call an
alert or put on extra services at her discretion when there are concerns about
the safety of homeless people.
    For more information, visit www.toronto.ca/housing

    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 more than 70 awards for quality,
innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto's government
is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

    
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For further information:

For further information: Media contact: Brad Ross, Strategic
Communications Division, (416) 919-6503, bross1@toronto.ca


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