Major winter storm for parts of Ontario

Major winter storm for parts of Ontario:

Up to 16 inches of snow for some areas. Hazardous winter conditions expected.


04 Dec 2017 – Winter storm warning for: Dryden – Vermilion Bay, Kenora – Grassy Narrows – Whitedog, Sioux Narrows – Nestor Falls – Morson, Ear Falls – Perrault Falls – Western Lac Seul and Sioux Lookout – Eastern Lac Seul regions

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Canada: Ontario farmers on brink of disaster – Wettest summer in 150 years

Ontario farmers on brink of disaster – Wettest summer in 150 years:

Cool, rainy spring and summer. So much rain that the hay is soggy.


“Local farmers in the Kawarthas say they are in dire circumstances, which will become more critical if the weather fails to bring the sunshine and warm temperatures,” says

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Canada: Extreme cold pushing southward from Nunavut – Wind chill values as low as minus 60 C (-76 F)

Extreme cold pushing southward from Nunavut:

Wind chill values as low as minus 60 C (-76 F). Hard to envision much ice melt at those temperatures.


9 March 2017 – Extreme Cold Warning for huge number of areas (see link):

A period of very cold wind chills continues. The coldest wind chill values will be between minus 40 C and minus 45C (-40 F to -49 F).

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Canada: Bees Dying By The Millions

One of many dead hives at Schuit’s Saugeen Honey, in Elmwood.

Bees Dying by the Millions (The Post, June 19, 2013):

ThePost (Hanover, Ontario)
By Jon Radojkovic

ELMWOOD – Local beekeepers are finding millions of their bees dead just after corn was planted here in the last few weeks. Dave Schuit, who has a honey operation in Elmwood, lost 600 hives, a total of 37 million bees.

“Once the corn started to get planted our bees died by the millions,” Schuit said. He and many others, including the European Union, are pointing the finger at a class of insecticides known as neonicotinoids, manufactured by Bayer CropScience Inc. used in planting corn and some other crops. The European Union just recently voted to ban these insecticides for two years, beginning December 1, 2013, to be able to study how it relates to the large bee kill they are experiencing there also.

Local grower Nathan Carey from the Neustadt, and National Farmers Union Local 344 member, says he noticed this spring the lack of bees and bumblebees on his farm. He believes that there is a strong connection between the insecticide use and the death of pollinators.

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Canada, Dec. 2, 2012: Radioactive Fukushima Rain Falls On Ontario (Video)

YouTube Added: 02.12.2012


Dec 2nd, 2012 eastern Ontario, 3:10 pm. I tested the my drizzle coming out of our rear, side down spout this time. {just for a change}
1pm test read 0.58 microsieverts per hour. 2pm read 0.45. This is the 3:10 pm test.
Lets call it 10 X background.

Worst Snow Storm In 25 Years Traps 300 Motorists in Ontario

Added: 15. Dezember 2010

Snow storm in Sarnia Ontario, Canada on the 402, video taken from inside/outside of a car, worst storm in the past 25 years.

* Storm that paralysed Midwest moves north into Canada
* Eight people killed in traffic accidents as bone-chilling temperatures grip much of America
* Five men lose their lives shovelling snow as 2 feet falls in just 24 hours
* But southern California bathes in balmy temperatures

‘Despair’: A truck is stranded on the Highway 402 near Sarnia, Ontario today. Up to 360 vehicles were trapped at one point

The Canadian military is racing to rescue more than 300 motorists who are trapped on a highway in the worst storm to hit Ontario in 25 years.

Some people were trapped for nearly 24 hours with snow piled up so high they could not open the doors of their cars on Highway 402 outside the town of Sarnia.

The military has mobilised a CC-130 Hercules airplane, two Griffons helicopters and an array of snowmobiles and four-wheel drive SUVs for the rescue effort.

They have reached some motorists just in the nick of time.

‘You really felt almost despair,’ Brandon Junkin, who had run out of gas and was trapped in his truck for nearly 24 hours with just a blanket to ward off the sub-zero temperatures, told CNN.

He was rescued when he heard a military helicopter hovering over him.

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