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Extreme cold weather

Earlier this month, Mayor John Tory announced that 100 new shelter beds would be opened up at the Better Living Centre on the grounds of the Canadian National Exhibition.

Niagara Falls, Ontario, is a Canadian city at the famous waterfalls of the same name, linked with the U.S. by the Rainbow Bridge.

Its site on the Niagara River's western shore overlooks the Horseshoe Falls, the cascades' most expansive section. Elevators take visitors to a lower, wetter vantage point behind the falls. A cliffside park features a promenade alongside 520-ft.-high Skylon Tower with an observation deck.

Where to order goose

D'Artagnan is a New Jersey-based gourmet company that sells goose to restaurants in the New York city as well as directly to the public via mail order.

Plan ahead & get your slips online

Register for the CRA's My Account and access your tax slips online. When you're ready to file, download your slips directly into the software and save time with the Auto-Fill my return feature.

Extreme cold and snowstorms can be dangerous, whether you're at home or on the road.

If you live in or are traveling to an area that is prone to severe winter weather, plan ahead with these tips from

Keep an emergency kit in your car. Prepare for three days of self-sufficiency, including food, blankets, and tools like jumper cables and ice scrapers to support your car itself.
Prepare your home for cold weather. Check for proper insulation, learn how to turn off water valves if a pipe bursts, and keep space heaters on hand in case of a heat shutdown.
Be aware of cold-related medical emergencies. Hypothermia and frostbite can hit when you're exposed to sustained cold weather. Know the signs of these preventable conditions in both children and adults.

Canada 150 Skating Day – The coolest skating party of the year!

On December 10, the whole country will come together in one of the most Canadian of ways: enjoying a true northern winter sport… skating from coast to coast to coast!

We are at home on the ice so let's lace up our skates together to enjoy our favourite winter activity and bid farewell to a memorable Canada 150 year.