As our climate changes, in addition to being energy-efficient, homes in Toronto need to be resilient to the shocks and stresses of extreme weather. Toronto is hotter now than it was 50 years ago, and will face hotter summers, more rainfall and more intense storms in future. To help you make your home resilient, you can find information on the following:
In addition, you can take steps to prepare for any emergency.
To learn more about Toronto’s future weather and what Toronto is doing to prepare for a changing climate, go to Toronto.ca/resilience.