Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Risk of Falling Ice Closes CN Tower for the Fourth Consecutive Day

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Risk of Falling Ice Closes CN Tower for the Fourth Consecutive Day

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CN Tower closed for fourth consecutive day

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TORONTO - The CN Tower is closed for a fourth consecutive day due to the risk of ice falling from the Toronto landmark.

The downtown attraction was first closed on Monday after chunks of ice fell onto streets and buildings below.

"We are all working around the clock to monitor the situation," officials with the CN Tower said in an email Thursday. "Based on this morning's inspection, the majority of the ice has come off the tower and the situation has improved considerably."

However, officials said for safety reasons, the CN Tower will remain closed until "further notice."

"Our top priority is the safety of guests, employees and neighbours and we continue to collaborate with the authorities and our partners," they said.

The falling ice has affected traffic and neighbouring businesses, including Ripley's Aquarium, which has also been closed since Monday. …

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