Operations suspended at Toronto Billy Bishop Airport due to ‘suspicious package,’ police say

All operations at Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport have been suspended after a suspicious package was discovered at its ferry terminal, police say.

Toronto police said in a tweet that a “suspicious package” was being investigated in an incident that was reported at around 3:49 p.m. on Saturday.

The area was evacuated, and police said the emergency disposal unit was on its way to the scene.

“All airport operations are being suspended at this time,” Toronto police said.

Lake Shore Boulevard is closed from Strachan Avenue to Dan Leckie Way and Bathurst Street is shut from Bruyeres Mews to Lake Ontario. Queens Quay is closed from Dan Leckie Way to Stadium Road for ongoing police operations.

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An emergency training exercise was also scheduled to take place at the airport on Saturday, but police told Global News the two were not related.

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