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Weather advisory issued for Toronto ahead of dangerous snow squall

Meteorologists are warning City of Toronto residents and visitors today of “a well organized snow squall” moving into the region — one that promises to wreak havoc on the evening commute. Environment Canada upgraded its previous special weather statement for Toronto to a “Winter Weather Travel Advisory” early Friday morning, writing in …

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Hundreds of collisions reported in Toronto during nasty snow dump

It may look like a winter wonderland around the GTA this morning, but Toronto’s roads and highways are anything but idyllic for drivers. With 11.5 cm of snow already blanketing the city and as much 25 cm expected by tonight, we’re currently in the midst of a rather heavy on-again off-again snow storm. Police are …

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Canada Weather Will Plummet To -45 Next Week & You Can Get Frostbite Within Minutes

Another week, another weather alert. Environment Canada issued a cold weather warning for  Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nunavut, Northwest Territories, and New Brunswick early in the morning on February 27, predicting wind chill temperatures to dip as low as -45 C. This means that more than half of the …

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Toronto rallies to save freezing cat from top of hydro pole

A black, white and likely very cold cat is now safely back on solid ground this morning after being stranded atop a hydro pole at Bloor and Dufferin Streets — and it’s all thanks to some compassionate locals who wouldn’t leave its side. Toronto resident Kristine Williamson first noticed the distressed cat …

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Protesters try to derail and set fire to train rolling through Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

Early Wednesday, protestors set fire to a freight train passing through Indigenous territory. Ontario Provincial Police say the protestors lit tires on fire after a train moved through Tyendinaga Mohawk territory this morning, forcing a second train to come to a stop. Some more footage of the tire fire on the tracks. …

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Health Canada Is Recalling Multiple Brands Of Bread Due To Pieces Of Glass

Health Canada announced earlier this week that they are recalling dozens of bread brands due to pieces of glass. The hazard was identified by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) on February 26th, 2020. The brands included in the recall are Dempster’s, Villaggio, Ben’s Xtra Soft, Sobey’s Compliments brand and Walmart’s Great Value …

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Major winter storm expected as Toronto braces for up to 45 cm of snow

If you haven’t been outside yet, put on the snow gear, as the city is expecting up to 25 cm by Thursday morning. Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning on Tuesday that remains in effect. “Snow is expected to continue today and will become heavy this afternoon. Heavy snow will …

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Over 3 million people in Canada are now living in poverty

Over 3.2 million people in Canada are living below the poverty line, according to a recent study by Statistics Canada. The agency used 2018 income tax returns to determine the number of Canadians that are currently not meeting the Market Basket Measure — a metaphorical basket of food, clothes and services representing a …

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Snowfall warning issued for Toronto as heavy winter storm moves in

February’s final days are shaping up to be… well, much like one might expect them to be in Toronto at this time of year: cold, dreary, awash with snow… The problem for much of Southern Ontario is that we’ve already gotten used to above-seasonal temperatures. On Sunday, people were out on patios …

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Toronto expecting up to 20 cm of snow as “winter storm” approaches

While Environment Canada issued a special weather statement on Monday due to Wednesday’s unsettled weather, the statement was updated on Tuesday to reflect more snow… a lot more snow. According to Environment Canada’s latest statement, a “winter storm” is likely Wednesday and Wednesday night. “Snow is expected to begin near midnight before becoming …

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