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Aftermath of massive St. John’s snowstorm

February 13, 2020 Holly McKenzie-Sutter - THE CANADIAN PRESS

JOHN’S, N.L. – The mayor of St. John’s, Nfld. says the cleanup after last month’s fierce blizzard could cause the city to blow its snow-clearing budget by several million dollars. Newfoundland and Labrador’s capital was under a weeklong state of

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Blizzard response wraps up in Newfoundland after historic storm

January 28, 2020 The Canadian Press

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – The Armed Forces have wrapped up their mission in Newfoundland and Labrador after dispatching to the provincial capital more than a week ago to help with recovery from a historic blizzard. Premier Dwight Ball thanked the

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Newfoundland expected to see up to 70 cm of snow

January 16, 2020 The Canadian Press

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Residents of eastern Newfoundland are bracing for a blizzard on Friday. Blizzard warnings have been issued for much of the region, where up to 70 centimetres of snow is expected to fall on the northeastern edge

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Blizzard warning issued for southern B.C. region

January 15, 2020 The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER – A powerful snowstorm that has closed part of Highway 1 east of Vancouver, shuttered every public school and university across southern Vancouver Island and Metro Vancouver, has now led to a rare blizzard warning for a region just

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Law allowing blue and amber lights for roadside assistance vehicles now in effect in Saskatchewan

May 17, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Roadside assistance vehicles in Saskatchewan can now use blue lights in conjunction with amber lights, Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) announced on Tuesday. The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed the Traffic Safety (Tow Trucks) Amendment Act to permit blue lights to

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Spring remains elusive in Atlantic Canada as gusty storm sweeps through

March 23, 2017 The Canadian Press

HALIFAX – Spring remained elusive in parts of the Maritimes on Thursday after a storm swept through the region, knocking out power and closing schools. The Canso causeway to Cape Breton was closed in the morning as a winter storm

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Parts of Manitoba, Saskatchewan hit by blizzard, travel extremely dangerous

March 7, 2017 The Canadian Press

Snow, high winds and low visibility made travel extremely dangerous in parts of Manitoba and eastern Saskatchewan Tuesday as a blizzard howled through the region for a second day. Manitoba said the Trans-Canada Highway and highways 16, 5 and 45