The city had asked for the armoury to be available until mid-April, but Spadina-Fort York MP Adam Vaughan says he understands the province has come up with ”an alternative that meets the city’s needs. This allows us to keep the armouries, if needed, in our back pocket for additional resource support if that’s required.”
As the face numbing deep freeze continues, the city of Toronto broke the temperature for this date.
At 6 a.m., the temperature at Pearson International Airport was – 23 C, snapping the previous mark of -20.6 C set in 1959.
An extreme cold warning issued by Environment Canada remains in effect as does an extreme cold weather alert issued by Toronto’s medical officer of health Christmas Day.