Tag: Cold

7 Things You Should Never Leave In A Freezing Cold Car

With a Polar Vortex expected to be here by the end of the month, this mild winter we have been experiencing may be running out, as these vortexes bring plummeting temperatures and heavy snow it will mean needing to make

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Toronto Carpenter Makes Mobile Shelters For Homeless

Khaleel Seivwright is a carpenter, who works out of his Cabbagetown workshop, and has been using his off time building some interesting structures. They look something like an oversized shoebox, or perhaps a transport crate for a motorcycle, but a

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Angry Tweet Study Says Stay Calm In Cool Weather

An interesting study by The Conversation that involved researchers from Macquarie University in Sydney has revealed that while hot weather may make people more aggressive, rising temperatures do not result in more angry online activity. In fact, angry tweets increased

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Kitchener Church Solves Inadequate Shelter Issue – GNSOTD Tuesday, Nov 19th, 2019

When the call came in that the region’s overflow shelter wasn’t ready in time for the early winter weather in Kitchener, The Working Centre and St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church on Duke Street stepped up to help those in need. They

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Boy Collects Coats For Cold People – GNSOTD Friday Feb 1 2019

Sandro is a young man of 9 and has already helped around 1,000 people out of the goodness of his heart. It started 2 years ago when a then 7-year-old Sandro Cunningham, from New Jersey, saw a local news broadcast which

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Extreme Cold Warning Still In Effect

With the temperature this morning sitting around -25 with a wind chill of -39 it is no surprise that the Extreme Cold Warning is still in effect. If you have not seen it yet it reads as follows;   A

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How To Take Care In Extreme Cold

Yet again this year we are expecting to be hit by temperatures in the -20 range with wind chills below -30, in such extreme cold the City of Brantford is encouraging the public to take precautions.   To prevent hypothermia

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Extreme Cold Warning Still In Effect

There is still an Extreme Cold Warning in effect that was issued by Environment Canada yesterday, it has been updated to cover the extreme cold commuters will be facing this morning.   It reads as follows;   A period of

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Special Weather Statement Issued For Brantford Friday Jan 18

With the winter storm that is being tracked headed this way for this weekend Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for Brantford, the County of Brant, Woodstock, Tillsonburg, and Oxford County as well as many other parts of

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Shelter Services Made Available 24/7

As the weather inevitably turns colder the City of Brantford says individuals requiring emergency shelter will have access to enhanced services that will operate 24-7, with the goal of helping people find a safe and suitable long-term housing options as

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