Toronto air travellers face new delays on cold day

Toronto air travellers face new delays on cold day
Feb 17, 2013

The temperature is due to rise in Toronto after a snowy blast from Mother Nature on the weekend, but air travellers faced more delays at Pearson airport on Sunday due to weather issues elsewhere and an existing backlog of flights.

More than 100 flights for travellers heading to and from the eastern U.S., Quebec and other destinations were either delayed or cancelled because of a storm hitting south of the border. A similar number of cancellations had resulted at Pearson the day before because of snowfall on Saturday night.

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Brutal Bering Sea ice blocking Arctic supply ships

Brutal Bering Sea ice blocking Arctic supply ships
Jul 12, 2012

Brutal sea ice conditions that northwest Alaska battled all winter haven’t receded in parts of northern Canada. Two resupply ships are stuck waiting at the mouth of Frobisher Bay in Iqaluit because of tough ice conditions.

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Brrrr — good chance of snow overnight in Regina

Brrrr — good chance of snow overnight in Regina
May 24, 2012

Will Regina see a late-May snowfall?

It just might. Weather forecasters, including Environment Canada and The Weather Network, predict the odds are good for some mixed precipitation overnight.

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Western Canada Looks Set For Record Snowfall Season

Western Canada Looks Set For Record Snowfall Season
February 12, 2012

As parts of North America still battle for good snow cover, some resorts in Alberta and BC look set to break records for snowfall tallys by the end of their long season in May.

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Alberta hit by record lows as arctic air moves east

Alberta hit by record lows as arctic air moves east
Jan 18, 2012

Cold, blustery weather is blowing into much of Ontario and Quebec, leaving behind frigid temperatures that have shattered records across Alberta.

On Wednesday, dozens of communities across the province were hit with temperatures below –30 C, and 13 of them were hit with record lows. In the town of Hendrickson Creek, Alta., it was a bone-chilling –41.4.

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Record cold plunges B.C. into deep freeze

Record cold plunges B.C. into deep freeze
November 22nd, 2010

A blast of Arctic air is barrelling down on the West Coast of B.C., challenging low temperature records that have stood for 25 years.

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Heavy snow across the world

Heavy snow across the world
27 September 2010

…New Zealand, Canada and The Alps have seen some decent snowfalls this week. It has been a pretty amazing time for some resorts around the world….

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Big September Snowfalls in Canada
September 23, 2010

…Last winter Marmot opened on November 11, its earliest opening date ever, with ideal snow conditions. So far this fall is shaping up to deliver a repeat performance of last year’s early season snowfalls which helped contribute to Marmot’s record setting year for attendance…

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Huge Snowfalls in New Zealand
September 23, 2010

…”We have received heavy snow mainly from the west and north west since late last week. Whakapapa has gone from 130cm’s a week ago to over two metres….

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Whistler-Blackcomb reopens with summer snow

Whistler-Blackcomb reopens with summer snow
July 5, 2010

Summer temperatures are finally forecast to hit B.C. this week, but up at the top of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, the resort is reopening for some out-of-season snowshoeing, skiing, boarding and tubing.

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Edmonton breaks weather record for coldest December 13

Edmonton breaks weather record for coldest December 13
December 13, 2009

Sunday marked the coldest Dec. 13 in Edmonton’s history.

Environment Canada recorded a frigid -46.1 C, or -58.4 with wind chill, at the Edmonton International Airport at 5 a.m., Environment Canada meteorologist Pierre Lessard said.

Whistler Smashes November Snowfall Record

Whistler Smashes November Snowfall Record
November 18, 2009

“Whistler Blackcomb ski resort has reported 98” the last seven days and 165” November. This makes it the snowiest November on Record at Whistler Blackcomb.


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