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It’s winter festival time!
February 6, 2009 – 9:49 am | Comments Off on It’s winter festival time!
It’s winter festival time!

Even in Canada’s colder climes, February is fes­ti­val time! What bet­ter way to get through a long snowy win­ter than with all sorts of fes­tive, and yes, out­door, activities?

Two of the biggest win­ter …

Canada’s groundhogs predict six more weeks of winter
February 2, 2009 – 11:39 am | Comments Off on Canada’s groundhogs predict six more weeks of winter
Canada’s groundhogs predict six more weeks of winter

The U.S. may have Punxsutawney Phil, but Canada has its own group of ground­hogs who fore­cast the weather every year on February 2nd, oth­er­wise known as Groundhog Day.

The most famous may be Wiarton Willie