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Environment & Animal Life

Tough winter for ferries in eastern Canada

It’s been an unusually cold winter in the southern parts of central and eastern Canada. This has meant particular troubles for the number of ferryboats traversing the Gulf of St Lawrence. Even in Lake Ontario, the ice build-up trapped the »

Arts & Entertainment, Economy, International, Society

Quebec City’s famous winter festival loses an international event.

The annual “Carnaval de Quebec” is one of the bigger winter celebrations in the world.  One of the big attractions has long been the national and international snow and Ice sculpture competitions. This winter’s version of Carnaval however will see »