Canon Canada recently recruited a dozen of the nation’s top television weather personalities and meteorologists for their annual “Other Side of the Lens” contest. Armed with a Canon Powershot SX200 IS, the reporters were asked to capture climate-based images with the theme “The View from Here” — last year’s theme involved chefs and Canadian culinary […]
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We may not have had a White Christmas in Vancouver but we sure did have a lot of fog. With the sun shining down on the peaks of mountains, here at sea level a thick blanket crawled across the city and back each morning like a tide. Here are some photos that have been posted […]
With the first snowfall of the season cities in the area are bracing themselves for the white, wintery months ahead. Each year it seems as though citizens and businesses alike forget how to prepare for the snow — sidewalks go unswept and car tires spin and squeal along the icy roads outside our house. The […]
We had what many called snowmageddon this winter and now we’re busting the thermostats with record heatwave temperatures across the Province. All this wonderful sunshine might be getting too hot and uncomfortable for most to bear as we hear grumbled complaints about the weather around town. The following history tidbits serve to remind us of […]
Photo: gkamin Vancouver’s largest waterfight is happening this Saturday at 1:00pm over at Lumberman’s Arch in Stanley Park. As previously mentioned in my “Ways to Cool Down” blog post last month, it should prove to be an epic event during one of the hottest days of the summer. Who wants to have a waterfight this […]