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Extreme cold warning continues, blankets most of Alberta

Environment Canada expanded an extreme cold warning Sunday to include most of the province. It replaced a snowfall warning for the city of Edmonton. On Sunday, the agency warned that wind chill values will remain near -40C through the early part of the week with temperatures hovering between -40C and -45C. The cold …

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This is how much is costs to pull your truck out of Lake Simcoe in the winter (PHOTOS)

Sometimes you need a parking spot. But it turns out lakes aren’t the best place for parking spots. Even in winter. And especially if you’re driving a multi-ton truck. Well, someone in Ontario learned this the hard way, as York Regional Police had to remove a truck out of thin …

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Drivers In Canada Can Be Fined For Not Clearing Snow From Their Car

Do it, for all our sakes. Winter is in full swing in Canada which of course means that your average drive now contains a bunch of new and exciting hazards to avoid.  There is of course the snow, the ice, and even the black ice. But the thing you’re going to …

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Opinion: Canada needs a Primark store, or three

If you’ve travelled to Europe, the UK, or perhaps certain American states, you’re likely familiar with the shoppers’ paradise that is Primark. Bright, bold lettering rests above every storefront, with eye-catching window displays one could easily dismiss for an expensive brand. But it’s not. Primark offerings are affordable, really affordable. I moved to …

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Canadian prairies colder than North Pole, almost as cold as Mars

The term ‘extreme’ has been circulating across the continent as provinces and states experience cold weather, but few places are as cold as the prairies. Polar Vortex is also a great buzzword, and it has a major impact on the weather and temperatures around a big chunk of the country. The atmospheric conditions …

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The last cold weather warning of the week is in effect for Toronto today

After a week of unbearably cold weather, Toronto is finally staring down the tunnel to see a sweet breath of warm relief coming its way. But first — cold. As of 8 am, it was -17.6°C at Pearson Airport and -26°C with the windchill, prompting Environment Canada to issue a final …

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It’s so cold at this Canadian hot spring that it’s freezing people’s hair (PHOTOS)

Takhini Hot Springs/Facebok Just when you thought it was cold on the east coast, think again. It’s currently cold enough in Whitehorse, Yukon, that people’s hair is literally freezing. And the crazy part is, they’re willingly letting it happen. Each winter, the Takhini Hot Springs hosts a hair freezing contest, that invites visitors to …

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Mayor of Niagara Falls, NY wants roundtrip GO Train service to Toronto

Skyline of Niagara Falls city, New York/Shutterstock Imagine a GO Train that departs from Toronto directly to Niagara Falls, New York. A mayor across the border is hoping that the international rail line could be a reality, and a trip would be in 90 minutes. According to a recent interview with …

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Extreme Cold Warning remains in effect for Toronto today

dhayden55/Instagram Another day, another extreme cold weather warning for Toronto. Environment Canada has issued an Extreme Cold Warning for the region once again. “A prolonged period of very cold wind chills is expected,” states the warning. “Bitterly cold arctic air combined with strong westerly winds have resulted in wind chill …

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Man tackles Montreal snowstorm by dogsledding through it (VIDEO)

Everyone deals with snowstorms in different ways — some people hibernate, some clear out their driveway, and others simply dogsled right through it. Another burst of snow in Montreal on Tuesday night had the city scrambling as 2019’s relentless winter continued. But one man seemed to have it all figured out. In …

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