Winter Driving

You Won't Even Recognize The 'Ice House' Now That It's Thawed

The Huffington Post Canada | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 03.30.2017 | Canada

HGTV has got nothing on this transformation.

Churchill Blizzard Leaves Residents In 'Crisis' Without Groceries

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Rieger | Posted 03.20.2017 | Canada

The first blizzard lasted 59 hours.

Michelle Butterfield

Don't Write The Obituary For Winter Quite Yet, Canada | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 03.20.2017 | Canada

Especially you, Western Canada.

► Incoming Train Showers Commuters With Avalanche Of Snow

The Huffington Post Canada | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 03.16.2017 | Canada

It's a wake-up call they won't soon forget.

Boy Dies After Being Trapped In Collapsed Snow Fort

The Huffington Post Canada | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 03.16.2017 | Canada

He was playing alone when the accident happened.

► 50-Vehicle Pileup Shuts Down Quebec Highway

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.15.2017 | Canada

Snowfalls dumped 35 centimetres on Montreal.

Truck Falls Through Ice On Lake Winnipeg

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 03.15.2017 | Canada

Ko'ona Cochrane captured the accident on Facebook Live.

Dear Toronto, Please Stop Freaking Out About A Bit Of Snow

Michelle Butterfield | Posted 03.13.2017 | Canada Living
Michelle Butterfield

We're all Canadian, and with that comes Canadian weather. It should be our Canadian duty to accept the weather (especially such unremarkable weather ) with dignity and poise. Because believe me: Other parts of the country have it far, far worse.

RCMP Saved This Nearly Frozen Kitten From A Saskatchewan Highway

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 03.13.2017 | Canada

This one's a fighter.

A House Near Lake Ontario Was Totally Encased In Ice

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Rieger | Posted 03.13.2017 | Canada

Guess central heating doesn't make much of a difference, eh?

Newfoundlanders Weather Fierce Winter Storm With Humour And Heart

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Rieger | Posted 03.13.2017 | Canada

"The wind was so strong last night that it blew the time ahead!"

Winds Up To 180 km/h 'Wreak Havoc' In Newfoundland

CP | Adina Bresge | Posted 03.13.2017 | Canada

The winds could knock over trees and cars.

Manitoba Family Rescued After 3 Days Stranded On Snowy Road

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2017 | Canada

"We were dehydrated and tired and our minds weren't really working right.''

Maham Abedi

Manitoban Rides Horse Through Storm To Bring Stranded Trucker Coffee | Maham Abedi | Posted 03.08.2017 | Canada

She also went back to give him dinner.

Sorry, Canada, But More Winter Is Coming

CP | Maija Kappler, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2017 | Canada

Winter's got a "bit left in it."

Dog Saves 3 People From Collapsed Snow Fort, Is A Very Good Boy

CP | Aly Thomson, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.22.2017 | Canada

Steve Bayers described it as a "near-fatal incident.''

Newfoundlanders Up The Snowblowing Game With Genius Hack

The Huffington Post Canada | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 02.22.2017 | Canada

Two Newfoundlanders walk into a blizzard with a snowblower and a car...

Arti Patel

Immigrants Share Their Heartwarming Canadian Winter Firsts | Arti Patel | Posted 02.21.2017 | Canada Living

"How are we going to survive?"

Top Spring Travel Style Trends

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

I have been travelling more and more, and want to keep my style fresh when I am running through airports or travelling to new exciting destinations. I recently picked up some amazing spring style tips from Bradley O'Brien -- executive vice president of design and product development for Tommy Bahama.

Snowfall Records Smashed In Vancouver Region

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.06.2017 | Canada British Columbia

Here it comes again!

FedEx Truck Ripped Open As Train Smashes Right Through It

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 01.25.2017 | Canada

Thankfully, no one was hurt.

It's Time To Get Your Car Winter-Ready

Anne Marie Thomas | Posted 12.07.2016 | Canada Living
Anne Marie Thomas

December is here and no matter where you live in Canada, the days have gotten shorter and cooler, and you may have already experienced snowfall. While you can't always predict the weather, it's pretty much guaranteed that you'll have to face at least a few storms during the winter season. And whether you're a veteran in driving under extreme weather conditions or you're still getting used to the feel of a snow-covered road, it's important to prep yourself -- and your car -- for what's ahead.

It's Almost Winter -- Is Your Teenage Driver Ready?

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 11.10.2016 | Canada Parents
Kathy Buckworth

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.

Don't Wait For A Close Call To Get Winter Tires

Andrew Lo | Posted 12.03.2016 | Canada Living
Andrew Lo

modern winter tires offer up to 50 per cent more traction than all-seasons, and it's estimated that they'll shorten your braking distance by as much 25 per cent. It's widely reported that winter tires simply handle winter weather conditions better than all-seasons, and from personal experience, I'm a believer.

Alberta MLA's Highway Death Hits Close To Home: Politicians

CP | Jennifer Graham, Dean Bennett and Chinta Puxley | Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

Alberta MLA Manmeet Bhullar was killed while driving from Calgary to Edmonton as a winter storm hit much of the province.