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An Erie School District bus turns on Old French Road from East 33rd Street in Erie, Pa. on Nov. 17, 2022, following the region’s first lake-effect snow storm of the season overnight Wednesday into Thursday. The city saw about five inches of snow with many places in Erie County reporting up to a foot of snow. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)

Dangerous lake-effect snowstorm blankets Buffalo, western New York

Schools shuttered, Amtrak stations closed numerous flights canceled as snow continues to fall

 

Campers make their way out of Strathcona Park with the help of Comox Valley Search and Rescue. Evan Paterson photo

Snowshoers need saving after suffocating amount of snow in Strathcona Park

Nanaimo blogger writes about perils of unexpectedly heavy storm during overnight backcountry trek

 

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What would city have pedestrians and less abled persons do?

When walking today on Dogwood near 2nd Ave., I needed to reach…

  • Jan 7, 2022

 

Erik Jessen and his heavy-duty Dodge pickup tow a big rig B-train in Nanaimo on Wednesday, Jan. 5. (Photo courtesy Les Girard)

VIDEO: Pickup driver tows big rig fuel truck up snowy hill in Nanaimo

Driver of heavy-duty Dodge helps stuck tractor-trailer rig downtown

Erik Jessen and his heavy-duty Dodge pickup tow a big rig B-train in Nanaimo on Wednesday, Jan. 5. (Photo courtesy Les Girard)
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Impossible to keep every street clear of snow all the time

In regards to Mr. Wynd’s letter in the Dec. 29 edition, my…

  • Jan 6, 2022
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The warming centre in Tahsis, where people have been without power since early Tuesday morning. Photo courtesy SRD

Remote Island communities pull together in the face of no power, deep snow

Zeballos, Tahsis, Gold River cut off from rest of Island; spend days without power

The warming centre in Tahsis, where people have been without power since early Tuesday morning. Photo courtesy SRD
MV Tachek was holding in dock as a result of adverse weather conditions this morning. BC Ferries photo

BC Ferries rep explains the strain the latest winter storms put on the system

Roads not the only transportation corridors affected by heavy snowfall on Vancouver Island

MV Tachek was holding in dock as a result of adverse weather conditions this morning. BC Ferries photo
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You can’t compare snow practices here with back East

People there expected it and planned for it

  • Jan 6, 2022
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Maybe we need to budget more for snow removal: Letter

‘I’d like to encourage local decision making regarding snow removal be open to other strategies’

  • Jan 6, 2022
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A bus travels on Dogwood Street amid a snowstorm in Campbell River. Note snow-clearing for municipal and provincial roads are separate operations. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

Campbell River snow clearing operations challenged by recent extreme snowfall events

Provincial contractor clears by priority system resetting upon each snowfall

A bus travels on Dogwood Street amid a snowstorm in Campbell River. Note snow-clearing for municipal and provincial roads are separate operations. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
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Strong snow storm forecast for Highway 3

Allison Pass is expected to get between 15 and 20 cm of snow

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A father and son get some great air while tandem sledding on the Sportsplex hill in Campbell River. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror

PHOTOS: Campbell River kids celebrate snow day by sledding

Sportsplex slopes saw dozens of tobogganers flying down them

A father and son get some great air while tandem sledding on the Sportsplex hill in Campbell River. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror
Nearly 500 customers have been without power near Jordan River since 10 p.m. on Feb. 12 due to a fallen tree that also resulted in Highway 14 being closed down in both directions on Feb. 13. (BC Hydro/Outage Map)
Nearly 500 customers have been without power near Jordan River since 10 p.m. on Feb. 12 due to a fallen tree that also resulted in Highway 14 being closed down in both directions on Feb. 13. (BC Hydro/Outage Map)
(RCMP photo)
(RCMP photo)

Flights to resume out of St. John’s, N.L., as search for missing man suspended

Hundreds of Armed Forces personnel have been called in to help get things moving again

Growing natural-disaster response risks dulling Army’s fighting edge: Commander

Canadian Forces over the weekend deployed 300 troops to help St. John’s dig out from a massive snowstorm

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