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Feeling hot? Here's a list of all of Toronto's public cooling centres

DH Toronto Staff Jun 12, 2017 3:40 am 268

The City of Toronto declared a Heat Warning on Sunday, effective until further notice.

And as mentioned earlier, Toronto’s daytime high today is expected to reach 34°C, and is expected to feel like 41°C with the humidex.

During a Heat Warning, the public is encouraged to drink lots of water, wear loose clothing, avoid the sun, and go to air-conditioned places for cooling.

To help, the City has opened seven locations to cool off and rest indoors. As well, there will be staff who are trained to assist residents affected by the extreme heat are on hand at the locations, which are:

• Metro Hall, 55 John St. (24 hours)
• East York Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell Ave. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
• North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge St. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
• Driftwood Community Centre, 4401 Jane St. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
• Etobicoke Civic Centre, 399 The West Mall (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
• McGregor Community Centre, 2231 Lawrence Ave. E. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
• Centennial Community Centre, 1967 Ellesmere Rd. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

Stay hydrated, Toronto.

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