City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

MEDIA ADVISORY

January 24, 2011

Extreme Cold Weather Alert Cancelled

The City of Toronto has cancelled the extreme cold weather alert that was issued on January 21.

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.

For more information, visit http://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. Toronto’s government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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