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November 11, 2017 – Remembrance Day

This year, Canadians marked the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge and the 75th Anniversary of the Dieppe Raid. Many Canadians travelled to France to pay their respects to the more than 4,500 men who lost their lives in these two battles and the countless others who were wounded or taken as prisoners of war.

November 9, 2017 – Extreme Cold Weather Alert – seek shelter, check on loved ones

Extreme Cold Weather Alert – seek shelter, check on loved ones

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Toronto’s Acting Medical Officer of Health, has issued an Extreme Cold Weather Alert today for Toronto that will be in effect until further notice. Extreme Cold Weather Alerts are issued when the temperature is forecast to reach -15 degrees Celsius or colder, or when the wind chill is forecast to reach -20 or colder. Today’s alert has been issued in consideration of the sudden temperature change this early in the season and a projected wind chill of -18.