Tag Archives: hypothermia

Extreme-weather alert: seek shelter, check on loved ones

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, has issued an Extreme Cold Weather Alert for Toronto that will be in effect until further notice. Extreme Cold Weather Alerts are issued when the ...

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Cold water can kill: Wear protection

It’s finally spring. The days are getting longer, the air carries a sweet fragrance and the ice has receded from the water. It’s a time when millions of Canadians finally get back their favourite pastime and head out in their ...

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