Snow

Skaters makes their way along the Rideau Canal Skateway in Ottawa on the opening day of its 50th season, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. From manufactured rinks in city parks, to lengthy swaths of iced-over rivers, Canada’s outdoor public skating spaces may prove popular during the first full winter of the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Are outdoor ice rinks safe? Experts say skating is low risk, but precautions needed

Municipalities across the country are working on guidelines for their outdoor skating rinks

 

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver. (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)

Snowfall warning issued for Fraser Valley, Metro Vancouver

Environment Canada says arctic air will ‘arrive over the south coast’

 

Plus Snow, an Australian company that sells snow gear in plus sizes, recently expanded to North America and the owner of the business is currently working out of Revelstoke. (Plus Snow website)

Online entrepreneur launches plus-size snow gear store in North America

What started in Australia has been brought to Revelstoke

 

Snowfall on Okanagan Connector. (Contributed)

Snowfall warning in effect for Okanagan Connector from Merritt to Kelowna

Snowfall with a total amount of 15 to 20 cm is expected

Snowfall on Okanagan Connector. (Contributed)
Canadian snowpack gets thinner every decade: Environment Canada study

Canadian snowpack gets thinner every decade: Environment Canada study

Much of what used to come down as snow now happens as rain

Canadian snowpack gets thinner every decade: Environment Canada study
Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

20 to 25 cm expected from Hope to Merritt

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway
(File photo)

Snow warning for Coquihalla Highway, 15-20 cm expected

Fraser Canyon to expect winds of 60-90 km/h

(File photo)
Drivers are reminded to check DriveBC and use #BCstorm on social media. (File photo)

Second snowstorm expected to hit B.C. Interior over weekend

Five to 10 more centimetres are forecasted to fall Sunday evening

Drivers are reminded to check DriveBC and use #BCstorm on social media. (File photo)
Environment Canada is warning road users of heavy snowfall between Hope and Merritt on Friday, Feb. 7. 2020. (File photo)

Environment Canada issues snowfall warning for Coquihalla

20 to 25 centimetres of snow expected

Environment Canada is warning road users of heavy snowfall between Hope and Merritt on Friday, Feb. 7. 2020. (File photo)
PHOTOS: Driver performs risky manoeuvre to pass B.C. snowplows, sparking warning

PHOTOS: Driver performs risky manoeuvre to pass B.C. snowplows, sparking warning

The incident was spotted on Highway 19 in Campbell River

PHOTOS: Driver performs risky manoeuvre to pass B.C. snowplows, sparking warning
All SFU campuses close but public schools remain open in Lower Mainland

All SFU campuses close but public schools remain open in Lower Mainland

Up to 20 centimetres of snow expected in some areas

All SFU campuses close but public schools remain open in Lower Mainland
VIDEO: Man in speedo skis along slushy Fernie street
VIDEO: Man in speedo skis along slushy Fernie street
Heavy snowfall cracked a window at the Kitimat Northern Sentinel on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, unleashing an avalanche 12 feet into the newsroom. (Gerry Leibel/Northern Sentinel)

PHOTOS: Heavy snowfall breaks window, causing avalanche into B.C. newsroom office

It was a chaotic start to the week for the Kitimat Northern Sentinel

Heavy snowfall cracked a window at the Kitimat Northern Sentinel on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, unleashing an avalanche 12 feet into the newsroom. (Gerry Leibel/Northern Sentinel)
Snow plow clearing roads in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)

WEB POLL: More snow plows, more taxes?

Would you support a tax increase for better snow clearing?

  • Jan 18, 2020
Snow plow clearing roads in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)
Our View: West Coast still worst coast for winter driving
Our View: West Coast still worst coast for winter driving
WEB POLL: Are you a good driver in the snow?

WEB POLL: Are you a good driver in the snow?

With snow falling on Langley roads this week, we ask how you rate your driving skills

  • Jan 13, 2020
WEB POLL: Are you a good driver in the snow?
Aiming for the goal – a driver punts a soccer ball with a snow plow as part of a training exercise for winter road clearing held by Langley Township Wednesday. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Snow plow rodeo trains Langley drivers for winter weather

Drivers had to do everything from park a big truck to push a soccer ball

Aiming for the goal – a driver punts a soccer ball with a snow plow as part of a training exercise for winter road clearing held by Langley Township Wednesday. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Victorians aren’t used to the white stuff, so here are some snow tips to help drivers out. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Tips for driving in the snow

With snow on the roads pretend you have a hot pot of gravy on your lap - that’s probably a safe speed

Victorians aren’t used to the white stuff, so here are some snow tips to help drivers out. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla

Up to 15 cm of snow expected between Hope and Merritt

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla