Canada Winter

Storms Cause Blackouts In Ontario, Warnings In Quebec, Maritimes

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2016 | Canada

Careful out there.

Spring Skiing Tips For Newbies

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.07.2016 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Spring is the perfect time to start skiing. The weather is milder, the slopes aren't too busy and with softer snow, usually it is easier to learn on. To find out the top tips on how newbies can learn how to ski this spring, I spoke with Nick Castagnoli, Brand and Communications Manager, Group Rossignol, NA.

Craving Healthy Fruit During Canadian Winter? Chile Is In Season

Christy Brissette, MSc, RD | Posted 03.04.2016 | Canada Living
Christy Brissette, MSc, RD

Eating local produce is a great idea to help support your local farmers and the economy. But is it realistic to choose local fruits and vegetables all...

A Beginner's Guide To Skate Skiing

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.26.2016 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Skate skiing is a relatively new technique that evolved in the early 1980s that completely revolutionized the sport of cross country skiing. In essence, it was discovered that ski racers could generate more power and propel themselves with more acceleration and velocity by employing a skate movement similar to ice skating.

Get Winter Grime Off Your Car With Baking Soda

Reggie Ramone | Posted 02.26.2016 | Canada Living
Reggie Ramone

Your car is looking pretty grimy right now. Baking soda is notorious for being an extremely effective cleaning solvent that extends beyond the walls of the kitchen. It's a popular choice for where we're dirtiest the most: the car.

Colorado Is Calling

Vitamin Daily | Posted 02.25.2016 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Ski bunnies in the know will tell you that the best powder and grooming in the U.S. is in Colorado. Plan on a few trips to this mountain state to shred the slopes and you're best off getting your mittens on an Epic Pass from Vail Resorts, which gives you unlimited access to five resorts in Colorado (not to mention seven others worldwide).

The Night I Chose To Be Homeless

360⁰kids | Posted 02.25.2016 | Canada Living
360⁰kids

Each year, 360⁰kids -- an organization that provides a range of services to York Region's homeless youth -- encourages local community members to experience homelessness, just for one night a year. Last March, our group made it through some bone-chilling temperatures. I will do it again this year. For more than 300 youth in a region that's home to large detached homes and flourishing businesses, they've lost count of how many nights they've been homeless. It's an issue that doesn't get enough attention.

6 Tips To Manage Winter Skin Itch

Julia Carroll | Posted 02.22.2016 | Canada Living
Julia Carroll

No matter how old you are, everyone experiences winter itch at some point in their life. Most of us experience flaky, itchy, dry skin when the temperature drops and the air dries.

Winter Skin Mistakes And Fixes: The Best In Beauty

Aimée Wice | Posted 02.16.2016 | Canada Style
Aimée Wice

Wouldn't it be swell if the harshest season of the year also didn't make us dry, chapped and flaky? As if enduring -26 degree temperatures isn't torturous enough, our skin vehemently protests, and getting our complexions back to a healthy, happy state can seem like no easy feat. But it is!

The 5 Personality Types Of Men In Winter

Reggie Ramone | Posted 02.11.2016 | Canada Style
Reggie Ramone

Men who accept the cold, Arctic pastures as home fall into five distinct categories of clothing style. These categories are all relative to a guy's interests, opinions, and how frost bitten their hands get at the end of the day. Let's see what category you (or a guy you know) falls into, shall we?

Lace Up Your Skates: The Top 10 Ice Rinks In Canada

Travelzoo Canada | Posted 02.01.2016 | Canada Living
Travelzoo Canada

When Canada freezes over every winter, Canadians make the most of the icy temperatures and head outdoors for a skate. From Guinness World Record-breaking frozen rivers to the World Pond Hockey Championship blue lines, there are skating rinks all over the country for leisurely gliders and speed-skating Olympians.

How To Get Started With Snowshoeing

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 01.29.2016 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

The most important part of choosing a snowshoe is picking the right size. All snowshoes sink. The ideal size of shoe is the smallest size that supports your weight on the snow that you'll typically be snowshoeing on. It's not an exact science.

The Trouble With This Winter's Unfrozen Great Lakes

WWF-Canada | Posted 01.28.2016 | Canada Impact
WWF-Canada

Conservation scientists are concerned about the lack of ice on the Great Lakes, which this winter is at an almost historic low. Young fish may face harsher environments; shoreline habitats are in jeopardy; the risks of pollution are elevated; and algae problems could be worse than usual this summer as a result, leading to an increased number of beach closings.

Ski Tips From A Newfound Skiing Addict

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 01.27.2016 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

At 45, I am learning how to downhill ski and love it. To find out the best tips on how any adult can learn how to ski, I spoke with the experts. They ...

4 Canadian Weekend Getaways That Will Kill The Winter Blues

Flight Network | Posted 01.26.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

Making it through the long winter season in good spirits isn't always easy. However, you don't have to let the cold weather and frequent snowfall get the best of you this year. Make the most of winter, and help the season fly by faster, with these four Canadian weekend getaways that are guaranteed to kill the winter blues.

Hottest Year Ever Record Didn't Apply To Canada In 2015

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.20.2016 | Canada

Call it cold comfort.

Ontario Men Risk Own Safety To Rescue Deer Trapped In Ice

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 01.13.2016 | Canada

The Canadian winter is hard on all of us, but these men prove we can get through it just fine.

Snow Glow: Revive Your Dull, Lifeless Winter Complexion

Aimée Wice | Posted 01.12.2016 | Canada Style
Aimée Wice

The minute the temperature drops, my skin protests with dullness, uneven tone and ugh, breakouts. To battle the baddies, I adopt a salubrious routine that ensures my face looks its best whether it's January or July with the help of these all-star products.

Watch These Kids Remind You How To Have Fun In Winter Again

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 02.01.2016 | Canada Parents

♬Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!♬

A New Natural Barrier Against Influenza Virus

Jason Tetro | Posted 01.07.2016 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

The flu is coming back. Based on the information from the Public Health Agency of Canada, the virus is slowly making its way across the country and establishing a hold on our collective lungs. Within a few weeks, the entire country will be awash in sniffles, coughs, and sick days.

Powerful Snowstorm Blasts Quebec

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.29.2015 | Canada

The system moved into Canada from the United States, where it had spawned deadly tornadoes and caused more than 2,800 flight cancellations.

The Most Canadian Idea Ever: Uber For Snow Plows

CP | Aly Thomson, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.27.2015 | Canada Business

Last year's brutal winter gave one man a bright idea.

Hot Style Tips For Winter Sunglasses

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 12.24.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Wearing sunglasses in the winter not only looks cool, but is also essential to protect your eyes. The sun sits lower in the sky in the winter months, and can actually give you more exposure for a longer period of time.

These Struggles Of A Canadian Winter Are All Too Real

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 12.29.2015 | Canada

♪ The cold never bothered me anyways ♪

Make This Gingerbread Cake To Celebrate Holiday Happiness

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 12.21.2015 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

If you're an avid baker like me and doing a LOT of swirling and mixing this time of year, I understand that it can be stressful. Supermarkets can run out of the necessities you need. But, I assure you that my gingerbread cake is easy to make and assemble. It's also stupendously forgiving.