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Manitoba snowstorm shuts highways, closes schools, snaps trees

Thousands of homes and businesses in Manitoba were without power Friday as a severe snow storm blanketed southern parts of the province, knocking down trees, shutting down highways and forcing school closures. The province’s electrical utility said crews were working »

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Atlantic snowstorm paralyzes Canada’s east-coast

The Atlantic provinces of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland are digging out after a snowstorm left varying accumulations and knocked power out to many communities. Known as ‘nor-easters‘ for the powerful north east winds that come »