Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Jewish Centres in Toronto and London, Ont., among Those Receiving Bomb Threats

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Jewish Centres in Toronto and London, Ont., among Those Receiving Bomb Threats

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Jewish centres in Toronto, London, Ont., threatened

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TORONTO - Jewish community centres in Toronto and London, Ont., were among several across North America that received bomb threats on Tuesday.

Police say the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre in Toronto was evacuated out of "an abundance of caution" in light of threats made in New York, Oregon, Wisconsin, Illinois, Florida, Maryland.

The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs says a bomb threat made against the London Jewish Community Centre was the second it has received in the past two months. Both facilities reopened after police provided the all clear.

Toronto police Supt. Neil Corrigan says a major intersection was shut down while police investigated the threat and a school was locked down.

Toronto Mayor John Tory visited the Jewish community centre targeted by the threat, calling the incident "very traumatizing. …

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