Extreme Cold Weather – January 5, 2018

Tips for Cold Days
  • Stay indoors as much as possible.
  • Plan ahead by checking the weather forecast before heading out.
  • Dress to suit the weather. Wear multiple layers of loose fitting clothes, (including a hat, scarf and mittens) and cover up as much exposed skin as possible.
  • Drink warm fluids but avoid caffeinated and alcoholic beverages as they cause your body to lose heat more rapidly.
  • Reschedule
  •  or plan outdoor activities for another day.
Community Centre Hours
During the alert various community centres are available to those who are looking to get out of the cold: Community Centre Locations and Hours.
Remember Your Pets
Animal Care and Control By-law Extreme Weather Standards of Care are in effect. Bring in pets without adequate shelter. Check Environment Canada for details on weather Conditions.
If You Need Assistance
Emergency Assistance: 9-1-1
More information on how to stay warm: 3-1-1



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