Downtown bus terminal will be available as a warming centre during extreme cold warnings this winter

Whenever Environment Canada issues an extreme cold warning

The City of Barrie will make the bus terminal downtown on Maple Avenue available as a warming centre during extreme cold events this winter.

It will be open between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. when Environment Canada issues Extreme Cold Weather Warnings.

Safety protocols will be followed to ensure physical distancing. Screening will take place and face coverings must be worn in all indoor public spaces.

The County of Simcoe provides overnight shelter through its emergency motel system. For more information, visit the County’s website or call Service Simcoe at 705-735-6901.