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Wind gusts reached 121 km/h during today’s wind storm

While Environment Canada forecasted wind gusts of up to 100 km/h for Thursday as a storm whipped BC’s South Coast, they ended up being much worse. At the peak wind speeds around 1 pm, gusts of 121 km/h were recorded at Sandheads, northwest of Tsawwassen. The weather forced BC Ferries …

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This is what the damage looks like from today’s wind storm in Metro Vancouver (VIDEOS)

Today’s windstorm continues to wreak havoc across the Metro Vancouver region. From fallen trees, power outages, SkyTrain delays and an entire pier collapsing, the storm has caused serious and ongoing damage across Metro Vancouver. As of 2 pm, BC Hydro said that power was knocked out to 300,000 customers across the province, with outages reported in Metro Vancouver, …

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Police In Canada Are Allowed Now To Demand Roadside Blood Samples From Drivers

SHAREADJUSTCOMMENTPRINT Canada’s largest police forces are grappling with how to reliably — and quickly — get blood samples from suspected drug-impaired drivers in order to use new criminal charges created ahead of the legalization of recreational marijuana. Under the new law, police can demand a blood sample once they have …

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Person trapped as White Rock pier severed by severe storm (VIDEO)

With an Environment Canada wind warning in place throughout Metro Vancouver, 300,000 homes without power, and SkyTrain service disrupted, White Rock has just added to the damage toll caused by the storm. The pier in White Rock has been severely damaged by intense waves and rocking boats, and one person has reportedly been stranded …

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Macaulay Culkin Releases Hilarious ‘Home Alone’-Inspired Ad

Kevin McCallister is back with a remake all you filthy animals will love. In a new ad for Google, Macaulay Culkin relives his most famous scenes as Kevin McCallister from the classic Christmas film, “Home Alone,” with an updated twist.  Though Culkin himself is 38, this minute-long clip will make everyone feel …

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Environment Canada Is Now Warning Against All Travel On These Provinces As Roads Become “Extremely Hazardous”

The Weather Network has announced that we are on track for a snowy winter and it’s going to be a cold one. A majority of Ontario and Quebec, including Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, British Columbia, Alberta, Ottawa are expected to receive below normal temperatures for the rest of winter season.  Toronto  Extreme …

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This morning’s sunrise makes the cold (almost) worth it (PHOTOS)

Today is one of those days when waking up early is actually worth it. For those who refrained from hitting the snooze button this morning, they were greeted with the view of a beautiful sunrise. But in case you slept in today, a few of those early risers took some …

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Someone posted a year’s worth of Toronto dash cam footage (VIDEO)

We all know how wild driving in Toronto can be. From traffic jams caused by someone needing a caffeine-fix to curb-driving to get revenge, the sights to be seen on this city’s streets are incomparable. And now, someone has shared a cumulative video that shows just how mind-blowing it’s been to travel in …

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Health Officials Are Warning Of A Potential Highly Contagious Measles Outbreak In The Toronto Area

Health officials are issuing a warning after a case of adult measles was confirmed in Burlington. “With a case of confirmed measles in our community, it’s imperative that residents protect themselves and their community against the increasing risk of infection by ensuring their measles immunization is up to date,” Dr. …

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Justin Trudeau’s Current Approval Ratings Are In And Here’s Which Province Hates Him The Most

A lot has changed in three years. The wave of popularity Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rode to a majority government in 2015 seems to be at its lowest point yet, a new poll suggests. Trudeau’s approval rating among Canadians is now at its lowest level since he was elected, according to the …

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