Extreme Cold Weather Alert terminated for Toronto

TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2016 /CNW/ - Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. David McKeown, Toronto's Medical Officer of Health, has terminated the Extreme Cold Weather Alert as of today.

Information about the City's cold weather services for people who are homeless is available at http://bit.ly/1yFFOH5.

Please note that during January and February, the two 24-hour warming centres are open 24/7 regardless of whether an Extreme Cold Weather Alert is in effect.

Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit http://www.toronto.ca, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us @TorontoComms.

SOURCE City of Toronto

For further information: Media contacts: Lenore Bromley, Toronto Public Health, 416-338-7974, lbromle@toronto.ca; Pat Anderson, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, 416-397-4328, panders@toronto.ca


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