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Outdoor Skating Rinks Are On Thin Ice

David Suzuki | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada
David Suzuki

One benefit of the National Hockey League strike: it gave people time to play outside on real ice! But outdoor skating could face the same difficulties as the NHL -- a drastically shorter season or outright cancellation. Research from Montreal's McGill and Concordia universities shows global warming is already having an effect on outdoor rinks in Canada.

No 'Free Ride' for Businesses Near National Parks: Environment Minister

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Businesses located near national parks, historic sites and canals run by Parks Canada could be asked to pay fees to help offset upkeep and op...

B.C. Town Tries To Claim World's Largest Rink Record

CBC | Posted 02.28.2012 | Canada

The cold war is on: Invermere, B.C., is aiming to have what it says will be the world's largest skating rink, adding a third player to th...