Electrical service interruption May 14


To allow Toronto Hydro and Hydro One work to be performed, the Steeles Main Substation needs to be transferred to an alternate Toronto Hydro source. As a result, the following buildings will experience a three-minute power interruption on Thursday, May 14, between 6:30 and 7am:

  • Petrie Science & Engineering Building
  • West Office Building
  • Farquharson Science Building
  • Steacie Science & Engineering Library
  • Stong College
  • Stong Kitchen
  • Stong Residence
  • Bethune College
  • Bethune Residence
  • Chemistry Building
  • Life Science Building
  • Tait McKenzie Centre
  • Lassonde Building
  • Sherman Health Science Research Centre
  • Scott Library
  • Lumbers Building
  • Behavioural Science Building
  • Stedman Lecture Hall
  • Ross Building – Central Square
  • York Lanes
  • Pan Am Stadium
  • Goldfarb Centre for Fine Arts
  • Burton Auditorium
  • Health, Nursing & Environmental Studies Building
  • New Engineering Building
  • #340 Assiniboine Road
  • #360 Assiniboine Road
  • Passy Gardens
  • Atkinson Building
  • Accolade West Building
  • Toronto Track & Field Centre

The Steeles Main Substation supply from Toronto Hydro will be restored to its normal configuration some time the following week, and a notice will be issued to advise of the date and time.

Questions and concerns regarding this outage can be directed to Shawn Payne, assistant chief engineer, at ext. 55623, or Gary Gazo, medium voltage distribution engineer, at ext. 20949. For any concerns during the interruption, contact Security at ext. 33333.