TORONTO, March 7 /CNW/ - The City of Toronto has cancelled the extreme
cold weather alert that was issued on Monday, March 5, 2007.
An alert goes into effect when Environment Canada:
- predicts a temperature of -15 degrees Celsius or lower, without wind
- issues a wind chill warning for outdoor activity for people in the
Toronto area, and/or
- predicts extreme weather conditions, such as a blizzard or ice storm.
For more information, visit our website at www.toronto.ca/housing.
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.
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For further information:
For further information: Media contacts: Elaine Smyer, Emergency
Planning, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, (416) 397-1384, (after
hours) (416) 714-2730; Peggy Byrne, Partnership Development, Shelter, Support
and Housing Administration, (416) 392-0051, (after hours) (416) 575-9753