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Snow Storm Warning Update & Extreme Cold Warning In Effect Sunday January 20

While yesterday’s Snow Storm Warning has ended, though there is an Extreme Cold Warning in effect for all of Southern Ontario including; Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge, Brantford, Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, St. Catharines, and Niagara Falls.   Environment Canada released the following Extreme

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Lunchtime Trivia Friday, January 18

Q:  In 2015 Canada ranked #1 as consumers of this.  We have since moved to #3 in the 80 country survey.  Still outranking most.  What is it? A:  Coffee. Out of 80 countries, Canada ranked No. 1 in 2015 when tallying

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These Places are Considered the Most Welcoming in Canada

Hoping for a warm welcome when you arrive at your next Canadian destination? If so, you might be happy to hear that Booking.com recently revealed the most welcoming places in Canada. The places were chosen according Booking.com’s 2018 guest review

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Googles Top 10 Canadian Searches For 2018

It is the time of year for lists and compilations of things that went on this past year.  Google has once again compiled a list of the top searches by Canadians.  We had the same number one and two result

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Winter Weather Brings Watches And Travel Advisory

There are Snow Squall Watches in effect for parts of Southern Ontario this morning including the Waterloo region where Environment Canada is warning residents of Mount Forest, Arthur, and Northern Wellington County, as well as most areas west and north,

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Food Recalls For People And Pets

There have been a number of food recalls in the last week; including tahini products for salmonella and shake up salads for listeria. The Canadian Food Inspection agency has alerted Canadians to the industry recall of Achva and S&F brand

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Lunchtime Trivia Tuesday, December 4

Our Lunchtime Trivia Question of the day got a little bit into the festive season asking everyone to answer the following: In 2016 it is reported that Canadians Spent over $77 million dollars on these. What are they?   And

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued

Environment Canada has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for parts of Southern Ontario including Brantford, Brant County, Hamilton, St. Catharines, and the Niagara Region.   The statement reads as follows:   Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms

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Sweet Treats And Caring For Your Teeth

It has been half a week since Halloween and chances are your kids are still sitting on bowls full of candy. The question of how bad this is for their teeth must be coming up. The Ontario Dental Association has

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Why Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula Should Be at the Top of Your Canadian Bucket List

Stunning views and historic sites await around every bend along this legendary route. The Gaspé Peninsula’s picturesque coastline For several years, I’d heard Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula described with glowing superlatives. It was often referred to as “the Canadian version of California’s Highway

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Canadians With American Medical Bills

It is an often overlooked expense when Canadians travel south of the border. Travel insurance can be fairly cheap with a young person travelling for a week might be $20 or $25 with coverage up to $10 million. A senior

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Rainfall Warning Issued By Environment Canada

A Rainfall Warning has been issued by Environment Canada which is warning of heavy rainfall for the Niagara region through to the Elgin region along the border. Head further North and it changes to a Special Weather Statement; details below.

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BC Wildfires Sets New Province Record

The B-C Wildfire Service says more land has burned across the province this year than last year, setting a new record for land scorched in a season. Almost 13-thousand square kilometres have burned this year, eclipsing just over 12-thousand square

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Heat Warning For August 27 To 29

With the forecast calling for some high temperatures in the 30’s humidity pushing that into the 40’s, with no real break overnight, Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for almost all of South Western Ontario.   From Environment Canada:

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Special Weather Statement For Niagara Region

Environment Canada has released a special weather statement for the Niagara region warning of potential heavy rains that could cause some significant issues from Niagara Falls to Grimsby. This is only a special weather statement, not a watch, or a warning,

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