Canada Heatwave

Is Your Landlord Responsible For Keeping You Cool?

YPNextHome | Posted 08.12.2016 | Canada Living

It's hot. It's not just hot, it's very hot. It's a mid-summer heat wave and it's relentless. And when it gets this hot, many people start to ask whether the landlord has an obligation to keep residents cool. Is there a maximum permitted temperature in apartment buildings and rental homes?

5 Simple Steps to Chilling in the Heat

Alyson Jones | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada Living
Alyson Jones

When summer finally arrives we actually need to find ways to center ourselves and chill out in the heat. It is not unusual to be in the midst of a fabulous beach moment with the sun shining down on you and struggling to be in that moment. Here are some simple mindfulness tools that can assist you in chilling out this summer.

How to Beat the Heat: 5 Ideas For Parents and Kids

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 09.18.2013 | Canada Living
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

The soaring mercury often brings out the worst in us, and children are particularly susceptible to the heat. Depending on how high temperatures climb, kids can become extremely irritable and can experience heat stoke, if we're not careful. To this end, here are five simple ways to beat the heat with the kids this summer.

The Wrong Kind of Chill During a Heat Wave

Ron Dembo | Posted 09.17.2013 | Canada Politics
Ron Dembo

In the past few days I have received a number of requests form Toronto Hydro asking me to conserve. So when I went into the Body Shop on Bloor Street in Toronto at midday on Wednesday the 17, the doors were wide open as if they were trying hard to air condition Toronto. I beat up on them to close the doors and they did.

Heat Wave Just The Beginning

CP | Sarah Ratchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - It's hot and it's going to get hotter.Environment Canada predicts the uncommonly hot weather that has swept many provinces in recent days is...

Central Canada Bakes, West Due For Scorcher In Days

CBC | Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada

Heat and humidity blanketed parts of Central Canada today, with soaring afternoon temperatures breaking 11 daily records for Ontario, including in Tor...

Watch Out For Heatstroke, Exhaustion

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.19.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - The heat dome stalled over much of Canada not only makes people miserable as they try to cope with sizzling temperatur...

Mother Nature Is Packing Some Serious Heat

CP | Posted 09.18.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- WINNIPEG - What a country -- first it was so wet in much of Western Canada this year you had to wear hip waders to get your mail...