Canada Winter

February Cold Broke Records

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2015 | Canada

MONTREAL - Between Ontario and Quebec deep freezes, the Maritime snowpocalypse, and British Columbia's early spring, February was a month of extreme w...

Get Over the February Blahs With These Tips

Shannon Skinner | Posted 02.23.2015 | Canada Living
Shannon Skinner

I tend to hibernate more and by the end of February I'm going squirrelly. By now, I need an attitude adjustment. My guess is that others do, too. Here are some ways to get over the February blahs and cabin fever, as we go into the last stretch of winter.

An Imminent Climate Change That Has Nothing to Do With Greenhouse Gasses

Carl Duivenvoorden | Posted 02.23.2015 | Canada Impact
Carl Duivenvoorden

Canada's climate is about to change dramatically. You see, spring arrives next month. Sorry if that sounds anticlimactic, but in this country, changing seasons always mean changes in climate. Understanding why that happens can help us understand and dismiss one of the most commonly held fallacies about today's changing climate.

Toddler Found Wandering Outside Naked, Alone

CBC | Posted 02.20.2015 | Canada

A naked three-year-old boy was found outside in the bitter cold today in Etobicoke, just one day after the death of a three-year-old Toronto boy who w...

14 Times Canadians Kicked Winter's Ass

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 02.20.2015 | Canada

They outran an avalanche. They held canoe races on a frozen river. They went for a (mighty brief) swim beneath the ice ... A...

DEEP FREEZE

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2015 | Canada Living

HALIFAX - A savage winter storm pounded Maritimes on Sunday, causing damage, delays and dangerous driving conditions on Sunday while people in parts o...

Now This Is How You Deal With Endless Snow

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada Living

There's only one logical way to beat winter blues induced by extended commutes, frostbites and snow-covered driveways: a giant snowball fight. Uni...

Winter Cycling 101: What You Need to Know

David Dodge | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada Living
David Dodge

Keith Hallgren of RBF Cycles is a longtime four-season cyclist. He builds and fixes bikes, teaches courses on winter cycling and, full disclosure, he also built the winter bike of Green Energy Futures editor Duncan Kinney. According to Hallgren there are three keys to being a successful winter cyclist.

9 Distractions To Help Cope With Canada's Winter Woes

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada

Canada's rodent meteorologists might be split on whether Canadians shall endure six more weeks of winter, but ask anyone in Eastern Canada and they'll...

Travel: Panorama B.C.

Vitamin Daily | Posted 02.01.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

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.

Outdoor Winter Fun in Canada's Capital

Yelp Canada | Posted 02.03.2015 | Canada Travel
Yelp Canada

Has all that outdoor fun left you spent? Maybe you're just sick of layers, static, and space heaters. Beat the winter blues at this Old Chelsea oasis. It's the biggest spa in North America! While they do offer indoor services such as massage and body treatments, the full experience includes taking a dip in the outdoor baths and warming up in seven different saunas.

Top Tips for Cross-Country Skiing Newbies

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 01.21.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Being outdoors and enjoying nature is one of the happiest parts of my life. Cross country skiing is in that category of happy experiences. In fact, it is probably at the very top of the list. It is an amazing way to be outside, get some fresh air and make friends. Best of all it is really easy to learn.

How To Snowshoe For Fitness

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 01.23.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

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...

The Many Health Benefits of Snowshoeing

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 01.08.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

I love snowshoeing. It is a fantastic way to be outdoors and is easy to do. Just strap on the snowshoes and start walking. Another part of snowshoeing that I really like is that you can go with a group of friends and all be at different fitness levels or abilities and enjoy nature together.

It's Officially Colder Than Mars In Canada Today

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 01.08.2015 | Canada Living

In case you were looking for a good comparison in terms of just how cold it is across all of Canada right now, it looks like NASA has provided one for...

COLDEST DAY OF THE YEAR

CBC | Posted 01.07.2015 | Canada

With extreme cold, icy winds and a forecast daytime high of just -17 C, Toronto will experience its coldest day of the year today. Environment Cana...

17 Mind-Blowing Photos Of Montreal Encased In Ice

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 01.05.2015 | Canada

Nature promised a winter storm, and in Montreal, it delivered with an icy fury this past weekend. In Southwestern Quebec a low pressure system comi...

14 Life Hacks To Get You Through This Extreme Cold

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 01.06.2015 | Canada Living

Canada has welcomed the new year with a big dose of freezing temperatures across the country, and while no one can possibly be surprised by this (we a...

Five Easy Ways To Kick Winter Blues to the Curb

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 01.05.2015 | Canada Living
Kathy Buckworth

Join a gym or set one up in your house. Set a regular exercise routine and stick to it; put it in your weekly calendar. Often we feel more lethargic or uninspired because we feel a sense of not accomplishing much. Working out is a great item to check off on your to-do list, and has proven results in improving our state of mind, and of course, body.

Canadian Winter In Full Force As 9 Provinces Under Warnings, Watches

CBC | Posted 01.04.2015 | Canada

The holiday season might be nearing its end, but the winter season is just starting to flex its muscles as a messy assortment of winter warnings and s...

Winter Is Finally Here In Southern Ontario

CBC | Posted 01.02.2015 | Canada Living

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for southern Ontario, warning residents to be ready for a "significant winter storm&qu...

Take Time to Enjoy the Winter Wonderland This Holiday

The Nature Conservancy of Canada | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Living
The Nature Conservancy of Canada

With the mercury dropping from coast to coast, it's easy to want to huddle inside by the fireplace. But most of us find that we're happier when we get outside. For my family, some of our happiest memories have been when we've been exploring nature and the outdoors together.

Grounded? The Five Best Airport Hotels for Stranded Canadians

Trivago.ca | Posted 02.18.2015 | Canada Travel
Trivago.ca

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.

19 Photos That Prove Canada Is A Winter Wonderland

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 12.11.2014 | Canada

Canada is being hit with wintry weather, just in time for the holiday season. Canadians know that snow and cold temperatures can lead to inconvenie...

16 Insane Things That Can Happen In A Canadian Winter

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 12.15.2014 | Canada

Winter is coming. And though many Canadians dread it ... Some incredible things can happen. Like a frozen water sprinkler. ...