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Police expect driving conditions to be treacherous and are advising people to stay off the roads.
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With a teenager at home, learning to drive, and her driving lessons extending into the winter months. I'm naturally concerned about her safety on the road, and the safety of others. While I'm looking forward to her being able to drive to her own hockey games and practices, I do worry about certain factors.
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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.
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?
Halifax health care workers used snowshoes and sheer determination to get to work amid a massive blizzard
The snow is plowed from your street, and taken to ... where? This is the part we never really think about. Well, now we know, at least in Moncton, New Brunswick. YouTube user corbou2000 has posted a...
Over the past six months, two of Canada's greatest music legends resurfaced into the national spotlight. Leonard Cohen released his Juno-nominated 13th studio album "Popular Problems" and Bryan Adams...
Kitimat has been hit by 120 centimetres of snow since Thursday. The 24-hour snowfall record is 112 centimetres set in 1961.
There's only one logical way to beat winter blues induced by extended commutes, frostbites and snow-covered driveways: a giant snowball fight. University of Toronto students organized a massive snowb...
We're deep into winter now, and there's no question that snowstorms create inconveniences. But Canadians, we know how to cope. When winter bears down on the Great White North, ingenious residents can...
Our winter weekend getaway to the new-and-improved Panorama Mountain Resort in southeast B.C. took us to the top of the world--here's our itinerary to help you achieve great heights, too.
Photo Courtesy Of Grouse Mountain Last week, I wrote a blog about "The Many Health Benefits of Snowshoeing." I had such a great response and so many questions, I thought I would write a follow up blog...
Nature promised a winter storm, and in Montreal, it delivered with an icy fury this past weekend. In Southwestern Quebec a low pressure system coming north from the United States expected to bring fre...
Hotel search trivago.ca analyzed every hotel within two kilometers of Canada's five most notoriously weather-delayed airports, to help grounded travellers stay in the ideal airport hotel during the nightmare of holiday delays.
Canada is being hit with wintry weather, just in time for the holiday season. Canadians know that snow and cold temperatures can lead to inconveniences like power outages and traffic issues. But they...
A Canadian rapper whose biggest hit warns about the perils of talking to the police is apparently a big fan of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Snow — whose real name is Darrin O'Brien — caused a bit of a stir...
I have a healthy appreciation for the winter storm, but three days housebound is a little much. So in gratitude to the fair weather we had Saturday our family made a trek to our local Chinese restaurant, at which time Husband proposed a toast to "surviving the storm." In light of this toast, I made a list of the top 13 ways which illustrate most clearly that The Family has spent a little bit too much time together lately...
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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.
Dear Toronto, We heard there was a snow squall on Thursday and that it's very cold right now. But we would appreciate it if you would take the following into consideration before complaining. Sincere...
A white weekend on B.C.'s South Coast continues into Monday with snowfall warnings still in effect for many regions. Five to 10 centimetres of snow is forecast to fall in the Lower Mainland and Victor...
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.
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Snow removal crews in Vancouver are preparing the city's major roads in anticipation of snow on Sunday afternoon and into Monday morning. Seventeen people were on shift at the National Works Yar...
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.
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HALIFAX - A blizzard swept across parts of Atlantic Canada on Wednesday, closing schools and government offices as well as disrupting travel throughout the region.Flights were delayed or cancelled, un...
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We Canadians have a special relationship with snow and ice. We ski in it, skate on it, play in it, shovel it, drive through it, sometimes even bicycle through it and suffer through it for many months of the year -- some of us more than others, depending on what part of the country we call home. But how much do we know about it?
What do we do in Canada when the landscape freezes over for a portion of the year? Many people choose to light a fire and curl up with a good book and some hot chocolate, but if you would like to get outside and dash through the snow, here is a look at some winter sporting options, including a few you may not have heard of before.
It may be an icy winter wonderland out there, but that doesn’t mean you have to stay confined to your house and hibernate for the season. There are plenty of fun reasons to hit the road during the chi...
You will realize your need for winter tires when you skid into a busy intersection for the first time. It's terrifying, and should serve as motivation for your first set of winter tires. All-season ti...
The company: Claire Martin is the senior meteorologist for the CBC. Her background is incredible. She is trained as a meteorologist, not as a television personality and has insisted in her time at CB...
Canadians love twitter. A LOT. This Week In 7 Tweets is a weekly column that looks at the funniest, sharpest tweets written by Canadians and is a look back at the week's events through a 140-character lens.