Canada Heat

Keeping Your Dog Cool On Hot Summer Days

Get Leashed Magazine | Posted 08.11.2016 | Canada Living
Get Leashed Magazine

It happens every year, and it's happening to us right now. Each summer Canada finds itself in the grips of a heat wave that makes everyone forget just how miserable the weather here is in all but three or four months. That's bad for people, sure, but it's really bad for dogs.

How Hotter Temperatures Affect People With Alzheimer's

AlzLIVE | Posted 04.06.2017 | Canada Living

While the heat shouldn't prevent you from taking your loved one out for some exercise or fun, it is worth noting that many factors make seniors more prone to heat-related illnesses. Heat stroke can be deadly, and dehydration can worsen dementia symptoms such as confusion, irritability and dizziness.

The Sustainable Benefits Of Building A Carbon Neutral Laneway Home

David Dodge | Posted 03.05.2017 | Canada Business
David Dodge

A carbon neutral home and net-zero home are similar in that both produce as much energy as they consume over the course of a year. The difference is a net-zero home produces its own energy right on the home, whereas a carbon neutral home can produce its energy elsewhere in the community.

Welcome to an Extreme, Warming World

David Suzuki | Posted 07.08.2016 | Canada Impact
David Suzuki

Earth is clearly experiencing more frequent extreme weather than in the past, and we can expect it to get worse as we burn more coal, oil and gas and pump more carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. This can have profound and costly impacts on everything from agriculture to infrastructure, not to mention human health and life.

Five Foods to Keep You Cool This Summer

Jane Dummer | Posted 09.10.2014 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

Are you wondering how to stay cool as a cucumber this summer? Keeping hydrated is important year round, but especially in the warm weather, as it prevents our bodies from overheating. To remain cool during the dog days of summer, here are five delicious and hydrating foods to add to your menu.

How to Stay Safe in Extreme Heat

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

If you or a person near you experience heat stress or the possibility of a heat stroke, call your emergency service. In the meantime, move yourself or the one you're helping to a shady or air-conditioned place and, if necessary, remove excess clothing. If available, use ice or cold water to lower the body temperature.

Building a Better Wood Stove: What a Rocket Can Do

David Dodge | Posted 09.01.2013 | Canada Business
David Dodge

The rocket mass heater will challenge your traditional pre-conception of a wood-burning stove. The wood is fed in vertically and the fire is contained. It's a hyper-efficient wood-burning stove that burns the biomass internally and at higher temperatures than a typical stove.

Eco Ways to Beat the Heat This Summer

Candice Batista | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Living
Candice Batista

I live in Toronto and right now I feel like I am going to melt. It's hotter than Haiti and many people are trying desperately to beat the heat. Here are a few things that you can do to help yourself, while also helping the environment. There are many eco-friendly ways to keep cool!

What Rob Lowe Really Meant by Winnipeg Being a "Hellhole"

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 08.14.2012 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

I'm originally from Winnipeg and I have Twitter. So, when I read the headline "Rob Lowe calls Winnipeg a Hellhole," I was a little upset. When I read that Lowe actually made the comment while he was in a bar and the local TV station -- which was actually from North Dakota -- cut to a civic election while the Thunder were whupping the Heat... well, when I read that, I just kind of laughed.

Ontario Heat Wave Brings Some Cities The Hottest July 21 Ever

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS — TORONTO - It was the hottest July 21 ever in many communities across southern and eastern Ontario and southern Quebec as the sc...

Ontario Records Their Hottest Nights Ever

THE CANADIAN PRESS | Posted 09.20.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - TORONTO - A night thick with muggy heat, clammy skin and sweaty sheets broke records in southern Ontario early Thursda...

The Front Pages Tell Us It's Hot Out

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.20.2011 | Canada

Much of Canada is going to be a hot place today, as watercooler talk turns to the weather in a big way. A heat dome is hovering over many parts of the...

The Hot Gets Hotter

CP | Posted 09.19.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - A blanket of stifling heat, oppressively still and sticky with humidity, has settled over large swaths of the country ...

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...

Mid 40s With Humidity! Stinking Hot Temperatures Forecast For Canada

CBC | 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 ma...

Canada Heats Up This Weekend But BC Gets No Love

The Huffington Post Canada | Scaachi Koul | Posted 09.14.2011 | Canada

If you're hot now, just wait. Canadians aren't getting much respite from the heat this weekend. By Sunday, highs across the country could hit the l...