Canada Winter

The Surest Sign That Canada's Winter Has Jumped The Shark

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada

You know that winter has worn out its welcome when it's lost the people who play in the snow for a living. The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) pos...

I Want To Watch Olaf the Snowman Melt and Die

Kathy Kaufield | Posted 06.07.2014 | Canada Living
Kathy Kaufield

We've been trapped inside by icy concussion-inducing, deathtrap snow. I'm like a bear in hibernation, except I'm adding to my fat rather than living off it. I feel like I'm in some kind of dreary winter-induced coma. My youngest didn't wear socks to daycare during the last snowstorm, and I didn't even notice.

Dreading the End of Winter? Try a Trip to Antarctica!

Robert Waite | Posted 05.19.2014 | Canada Travel
Robert Waite

Do you view summer as a sweaty, boring waiting room on the long road to the next snowfall? Fear not. This fall head south -- way, way south! If you want to get an early start on winter, adding a month to your favorite season, head to Antarctica.

14 Things Canadians Do At The Slightest Hint Of Warm Weather

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada Living

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This Ice Bar Is Everything We Love About Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada

Toughness, ingenuity ... beer. Like this article? Follow our Facebook page Or follow us on TwitterFollow @HuffPostCanada!function(d,s,id){var js...

Canadian Winters In 1 Pie Chart

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada

In Canada, we basically have three months: January, February, and everything else. Like this article? Follow our Facebook page Or follow us ...

This Is How Cold Winter Has Been

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada

It's been a wicked winter in central Canada, with temperatures dipping as low as -50 C in parts of Ontario. Nowhere is the cold more apparent than ...

Top Five Sexy Canadianisms from the Sochi Olympics

Carlen Costa | Posted 04.25.2014 | Canada
Carlen Costa

The Olympics have always had a history of pausing wars, bringing nations together and displaying some of the best patriotism & athleticism worldwide. ...

If You Can't Warm Your Toes This February, Warm Your Heart

Lesley Anderson | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Living
Lesley Anderson

If you're looking for a way to beat the winter blues, take a look at the circumstances that surrounded the marriages of your ancestors and discover what kind of lives they lived with their spouses. You could find a love story that warms your heart, if not your toes, this winter. Here are some helpful tips to get you started.

Mother Nature Gives Back: Stunning Ice Caves Form Following Months of Harsh Winter Weather

Jennifer Pellegrini | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada Travel
Jennifer Pellegrini

No-one I've talked to, including people who have lived here their entire lives and whose parents grew up here, can ever remember seeing something like this happen before. And because it takes a confluence of perfect weather conditions to create these massive snow-castles, it may never happen again in our lifetime.

12 Things To Do This Family Day

Rania Walker | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada Living
Rania Walker

In addition to the special events and interactive exhibits at most major tourist attractions, here is a list of virtually free things to do around the GTA, most of which will give you an opportunity to try something new or different by virtue of the favourable price tag.

Dear Winter, How Can I Miss You if You Won't Go Away?

Jennifer Pellegrini | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Living
Jennifer Pellegrini

I've been meaning to write this to you for some time, but to be honest, I've been so huddled up under layers of sweatshirts and blankets that it makes using a keyboard difficult. I suppose all that's really done is prolong the inevitable. But our time has come. I think it's time we re-evaluate our relationship.

Combating the Winter Blues

Dr. Sara T | Posted 04.03.2014 | Canada Alberta
Dr. Sara T

Having always lived in a place where you experience the changing seasons, I appreciate that every season brings something new. Spring welcomes growth, summer welcomes warmth, fall welcomes vibrant colours and winter....well, it welcomes snow, cold and short days.

SLAMMED

CP | Michael Tutton and Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada

HALIFAX - A blizzard swept across parts of Atlantic Canada on Wednesday, closing schools and government offices as well as disrupting travel throughou...

Mild Temperatures Bring Other Hazards

CBC | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada

Mild temperatures across the Greater Toronto Area this weekend has caused ice and snow to thaw, creating a slushy mess. Environment Canada is call...

Homeless in the Cold: What if You Had Nowhere To Go?

Jody Steinhauer | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada Impact
Jody Steinhauer

As winter came roaring into Toronto over the past few weeks, many Torontonians -- close to 228,000 to be more exact -- were left in the dark and without power for up to a week as a result of the freezing rain that blanketed the city. In total, the damage and cleanup is estimated to cost the city $106 million. It has been a punishing start to what could be a very long, bitter winter.

EXTREME COLD

CBC | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada

Extremely cold, dense air has enveloped a wide swath of Saskatchewan and Manitoba, as well as parts of northeastern Alberta, and will be descending up...

Blackouts, Blizzards And Deep Freezes

CBC | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada

People in Eastern Canada are bearing the brunt of an angry winter that unleashed its wrath yesterday and is still causing grief today, as many in bliz...

Thousands Without Power In Newfoundland After Blizzard

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Tens of thousands of Newfoundland Power customers were in the dark and buried in snow Saturday following a fire at a terminal stati...

Maritimers Digging Out

CBC | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada

Maritimers are digging out today from a blizzard that slammed much of the region Friday. The hardest hit areas appear to be the southwestern edges ...

Hang On, The Cold Is Almost Over

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada

TORONTO - It will be another bitterly cold morning across much of central and eastern Canada with windchill warnings remaining in effect.Environment C...

-50...

CBC | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada

Sure, it's January, and it's Canada, but temperatures from Manitoba eastward today will test the will of anyone heading outdoors. In Winni...

What You Need To Know About New Weather Warnings

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.28.2014 | Canada

EDMONTON - The federal government is working on a new way to warn Canadians about the need to protect themselves from the dangers of frigid weather.Ri...

UH OH

CBC | Posted 02.20.2014 | Canada

It's a brutal weekend for weather in Central and Atlantic Canada as back to back storms strike in the midst of one of the busiest shopping and travell...

Why We Hate Canadian Winters

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.21.2013 | Canada Living

Winter is here and we couldn't be happier. Who are we kidding? We dread the official start of the season. Even though things like skiing and skati...