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Sure, it's January, and it's Canada, but temperatures from Manitoba eastward today will test the will of anyone heading outdoors. In Winnipeg, with the temperature at –32 C early Thursday m...
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It's a brutal weekend for weather in Central and Atlantic Canada as back to back storms strike in the midst of one of the busiest shopping and travelling weekends of the year. Environment Canada is wa...
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How To Buy Winter Tires

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...
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Snow And Wind Whip Maritimes

Heavy snow and driving wind forced closures and created dangerous driving conditions around the Maritimes Monday, with power outages reported in some areas of the region. Environment Canada issued wi...
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I Lost Fifteen Pounds...By Tobogganing!

On January 1 of this year, I made a resolution to get my family more active, and eat healthier foods together. The quintessential resolution, right? But would you believe that I lost 15 pounds in six weeks by sledding? Yes! As in with a toboggan!

Outdoor Skating Rinks Are On Thin Ice

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.

The Cash-Strapped Student's Guide To Creating Perfect Winter Memories

There isn't a single spot in your brain that is reserved for "the Winter Holidays," instead, you would remember the "Winter Holidays" by the smell of hot chocolate or eggnog, the sudden jingle of bells, or warmth given off by the heat of a warm fire. Memories are created and triggered by your senses. These are great activities to do in Calgary that will stimulate your senses...because you'll never know when you are creating a memory.
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Winter Driving Tips

As another cold winter season closes in on Canadian drivers, it’s time to make sure you and your car are well prepared for the snowy roads ahead. Following these simple steps will ensure your car is w...
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People in southern Manitoba and northern Ontario on Sunday continued to cope with a blistering winter storm that has brought with it snow and freezing rain. Road conditions continued to hamper gettin...

There Are a Lot More than Tunics at this Tunisian Fashion Show!

For the second consecutive year, Tunis's historic Acropolium de Carthage has been the theatre of a week's worth of fashion extravaganza and talent. Attracting style aficionados of all ages, sexes and fashion orientations as well as local and international press, the 4th edition of Fashion Week Tunis 2012 is still the talk of the town in now-oh-so-famous Tunisia.
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Environment Canada's Big Forecast Fail

Environment Canada admits it was off its long-term forecast for Western Canada's winter. In the fall, when the weather service was predicting what it would be like this winter, it said be prepared fo...
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How To: Winter Cottage Renovations

Do you harbour fantasies of retiring to your cottage permanently? Or do you wish you could get more use out of your weekends at the cottages, not just hiking and swimming in summer, but snowshoeing an...