TORONTO, Jan. 17 /CNW/ - The City of Toronto has cancelled the extreme
cold weather alert that was issued on January 13, 2009.
An alert is called 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, ice storm or
sudden drops in temperature.
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.
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