Highlights/spring

Society

Bike-sharing service opens early in Montreal

Given the typical, wild swings in weather in Montreal in April, citizens will grasp at any sign that spring is really on the way. One of those signs is that Bixi, the city’s bike-sharing service, opened today and it has» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Environment

It’s Groundhog Day in Canada.

What’s that? Well, it’s when some special rodents, groundhogs (marmot), emerge (or are awakened) from their hibernating quarters and “predict” whether we can expect an early spring, or much more winter to come. This year, the first weather groundhog was» 

Environment, Society

Maritime Canada- Easter snow? Enough is enough already!

As if Canada’s maritime provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, along with the Atlantic province of Newfoundland and Labrador haven’t already had enough of winter, with its record snowfall! Northwest winds will blow snow around on»