Toronto under extreme cold weather alert again

Toronto's chief medical officer of health has issued an extreme cold weather alert for the city on Sunday.
One argument against allowing skating at Grenadier Pond is that the city maintains more than 50 safe outdoor skating sites across the city. (CBC)

Toronto's chief medical officer of health has issued an extreme cold weather alert for the city on Sunday.

The alert will remain in effect until further notice.

The decision to issue an alert makes extra services available for homeless Torontonians, including additional shelter beds.

The public is reminded to check in on vulnerable people they know to ensure they are safe.

Anyone who sees a person on the street who is need of outreach assistance should call 311.

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