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Snow in Vancouver: photos
It was a cold but beautiful snow day in Vancouver, when winter decided to finally pay the city a visit. Even a thin layer of snow can cause disarray here, so main streets and busy sidewalks were...
Jan 17th, 2012
Frozen ponds and lakes pose danger in city's parks
The Vancouver Park Board is asking would-be skaters not to venture out onto frozen lakes and ponds in city parks. Most ice is too thin to support people or even pets. Recent cold temperatures have...
Jan 4th, 2011
Winter weather advice from City Hall
Winter is upon us and the City is preparing to fight the cold when the first snow falls on Vancouver. With lessons learned from the big snow two years ago, the City has made strategic improvements...
Nov 19th, 2010