Earlier-than-normal sugar beet harvest begins in southern Alberta – Lethbridge

Sugar beet harvest is starting a little early in southern Alberta this year. “It’s been probably been five or six years for me since I’ve seen this good a crop,” said beet grower Gary Tokariuk. He is also the president of the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers Association. Last year farmers in the region saw devastating […]

Snow Day: Highway alerts, transit delays, and schools closed in Metro Vancouver

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has warned drivers that it may be necessary to close bridges and highways in Metro Vancouver as it gets windier and the snow gets heavier this evening. At 10 p.m., no bridges had been closed. “These conditions may lead to lane closures and/or full bridge closures, given the challenges […]

Could there be a White Christmas in Vancouver? Unlikely but possible.

The Weather Network’s 14-day trend is calling for sunshine and 5 C on Christmas Day. But long-range forecasts are often wrong. NICK PROCAYLO / PNG Vancouverites dreaming of a white Christmas may be disappointed this year, but with a bit of holiday magic anything is possible. Although long-range forecasts can be wrong, so far it […]