News Release
March 1, 2022

Based on Environment and Climate Change Canada’s forecast, the Medical Officer of Health has terminated the Extreme Cold Weather Alert for Toronto as of noon today.

Out of an abundance of caution, due to colder nighttime temperatures and forecasted wind chill values, the City’s four Warming Centres at the following locations will remain open:

  • 129 Peter St.
  • 5800 Yonge St.
  • Exhibition Place, Better Living Centre, 195 Princes’ Blvd.
  • Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Dr.

Warming Centres activate approximately 165 spaces, in addition to the approximately 470 spaces created through the City’s 2021/2022 Winter Services Plan.

When these centres do close, details will be shared on the City of Toronto’s Twitter channel and on the City’s website at

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