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Blizzard closes schools, shuts roads in parts of Manitoba and Saskatchewan

April 14, 2022 Steve Lambert - THE CANADIAN PRESS

WINNIPEG – Heavy snow and strong winds were combining in a spring blizzard expected to last three days across southern Manitoba and a section of southeastern Saskatchewan. Schools were closed in many areas, roads were shut down and most flights

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Ontario snowstorm isn’t a Cat event – yet

January 17, 2022 Philip Porado

Heavy snowfall in Ontario isn’t resulting in claim levels associated with a catastrophe event. But time may tell a different story. “We are seeing some increase in auto claims which is typical for snowstorms,” Heather Matthews, chief client officer of

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B.C. government warns strong storms will clash with ‘Arctic air’ over the holidays

December 22, 2021 The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER – British Columbia residents are being urged to prepare for extremely cold temperatures, power outages and slick streets as a series of winter storm and freezing rain warnings covered most of the province. The B.C. government released a statement

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Overnight snowstorm prompts provincewide cancellations in Nova Scotia

December 9, 2021 The Canadian Press 

HALIFAX – Schools across Nova Scotia were closed today after an overnight snowstorm swept across the province, prompting flight cancellations at the Halifax airport and delays for public transit.   Snowfall and winter storm warnings remain in effect for every part of the

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Winter storm churning out powerful winds expected to slam into Atlantic Canada

February 1, 2021 The Canadian Press

Environment Canada has issued a series of weather warnings for the Atlantic region, as a winter storm is expected to deliver an ugly mix of snow, rain, ice pellets and strong winds on Tuesday and Wednesday. Snowfall warnings are in

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Wind and rain batter coast of British Columbia

January 6, 2021 The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER – Wind and rain warnings have been lifted from coastal British Columbia following a powerful storm that hammered Haida Gwaii, Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast and cancelled sailings on most BC Ferry routes. Gusts topping 130 km/h lashed

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Thousands of Nova Scotians without power after first winter storm of 2021

January 4, 2021 The Canadian Press

HALIFAX – A prolonged holiday warm spell ended with a vengeance over the weekend across Atlantic Canada, leaving double-digit snowfall totals in three provinces and thousands of Nova Scotia residents in the dark on Sunday. The website for Nova Scotia

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Will Ontario’s new law result in a flurry of snow removal capacity?

December 9, 2020 by David Gambrill

On the day before heavy, wet snow and slush graced the streets of southern Ontario, the provincial government passed a law Tuesday that brokers believe will make it easier for them to find insurance coverage for snow removal contractors. The

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Powerful winds, high tides raise flooding concerns as storm sweeps across B.C.

November 17, 2020 The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER – Much of coastal British Columbia is braced for a brief but powerful windstorm while snowfall and winter storm warnings stretch from the inland north coast all the way to the northeast corner of the province. Environment Canada says

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State of emergency delays adjusters’ response to ‘Snowmageddon’ in Newfoundland

January 20, 2020 by David Gambrill

Buried under a record-breaking 76 cm of snow over a 48-hour period, and with 15-20 cm more snow in the forecast Monday, it will be a while before claims adjusters will be able to assess the damage of the massive

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Metro Vancouver enduring first major snow storm

January 10, 2020 The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER – Metro Vancouver is enduring its first major snow storm of the winter as snowfall warnings cover the entire inner south coast and eastern Vancouver Island, while many other parts of British Columbia also face nasty conditions. Snow reached

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Another snowstorm making its way toward Atlantic Canada

January 7, 2020 The Canadian Press

HALIFAX – Another snowstorm is headed for Atlantic Canada. Environment Canada has issued snowfall warnings for much of Nova Scotia, saying between 15 and 25 centimetres of snow is expected on Wednesday – along with northerly gusts reaching 70 kilometres