UPDATE: Extreme Cold Weather Alert cancelled

Temperature is going up to -4 today

The city of Toronto has cancelled an extreme cold weather alert that was issues yesterday.

The temperature reached a low of -16 in the city early Christmas Day, but it is now on its way up. We are expecting a high of -4 this afternoon. 

For those who still have no power, here is a list of warming centres you can use to stay warm:



For those who do not have power, the City has opened 9 warming centres:

Dennis R Timbrell Community Centre, 29 St. Denis Dr. (Eglinton/DonMills)
Malvern Community Centre, 30 Sewells Rd. (Neilson/Rd/Finch)
Agincourt Community Centre, 31 Glen Walford Rd. (Sheppard/Midland)
Driftwood Community Centre, 4401 Jane St. (between Finch/Steeles)
Mitchell Field Community Centre, 89 Church Ave. (Yonge/Finch)
Joseph P Piccinini Community Centre, 1369 St Clair Ave. W. (St Clair/Keele)
Matty Eckler Community Centre, 953 Gerrard St. E. (Pape/Gerrard)
Lawrence Heights Middle School, 50 Highland Hill, North York, ON, M6A 2R1
Armour Heights Community Centre, 2140 Avenue Rd., North York, ON, M5M 4M7 
Edithvale Community Centre, 131 Finch Ave. W., North York, ON, M2N 2H8 
Pleasantview Community Centre, 545 Van Horne Ave., North York, ON, M2J 4S8 
East York Collegiate Institute, 650 Cosburn Ave., East York, ON, M4C 2V2


Toronto police have also opened up 13 of their buildings to serve as warming centres: 


- 11 Division, 2054 Davenport Road
- 12 Division, 200 Trethewey Drive
- 14 Division, 350 Dovercourt Road
- 22 Division, 3699 Bloor Street West
- 23 Division, 5230 Finch Avenue West 
- 31 Division, 40 Norfinch Drive
- 33 Division, 50 Upjohn Road
- 42 Division, 242 Milner Avenue
- 43 Division, 4331 Lawrence Avenue East *closed because of power outage
- 51 Division, 51 Parliament Street
- 52 Division, 255 Dundas Street West 
- Toronto Police College, 70 Birmingham Street
- Toronto Police Service headquarters, 40 College Street




The warming centres in Mississauga have now been closed. 



Jim Archdekin Recreation Centre - 292 Conestoga Pkwy.


City Hall - 2 Wellington St. W.




Town Hall – 6311 Old Church Road in Caledon East, just west of Innis Lake Road (24/7 hour access)


Albion Bolton Community Centre, 150 Queen Street South, Bolton (open during regular programming hours; overnight needs will be accommodated at CCRW – see below)


Caledon Centre for Recreation and Wellness (CCRW), 14111 Regional Road 50 North, Bolton (24/7 hour access)


Mayfield Recreation Centre, 12087 Bramalea Road (24/7 hour access)



Dufferin Clark Community Centre - 1441 Clark Ave. W., Concord


Maple Community Centre - 10190 Keele St., Maple


Vellore Village Community Centre - 1 Villa Royale Ave. (Woodbridge)




Richvale Community Centre at 160 Avenue Rd., just north of Carrville Road


Oak Ridges Community Centre, 12895 Bayview Ave




The Milliken Mills Community Centre, located at 7600 Kennedy Road,  is available 24 hours as a warming centre and provides overnight services.



Legends Centre, 1661 Harmony Rd. N.


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