4 post-secondary schools, 10 campuses affected by multiple bomb threats

Jun 18 2019, 9:47 pm

UPDATE: As of 2 pm, police say the investigation of the threats continues, and ask students to contact their schools for any closures of cancellation information.

Following the closures of OCAD and parts of Ryerson early Tuesday morning, Toronto Police now say four post-secondary schools and 10 campuses are closed due to multiple bomb threats.

According to police, the first call regarding the threats came through to officers at 8:54 am.

They have since confirmed that George Brown College and Humber College were also affected by the threats.

Ryerson University, which closed its Chang School earlier, said that the police have completed their investigation at the campus and has given them the clear. That school has now re-opened.

George Brown College is currently open, although police continue to sweep the St. James and Waterfront, which are larger campuses, according to the school. All classes and operations are continuing as usual. Police also completed a safety sweep of all buildings at their Casa Loma campus.

Earlier, police said it was responding to numerous bomb threats to post-secondary campuses throughout the city.

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Police are asking anyone who has received a threat or has info on the investigation to call them.

More to come.

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story noted that George Brown College was closed. The story has been updated to reflect the correct information.

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