I remember when one of the local stations got their first doppler and it was during one of our droughts and they would display the damn thing every single newscast showing no rain anywhere. They were so sad.
"Of course giving Sather cap space is like giving teenagers whiskey and car keys." - SBOB "Watching Sather build a team is like watching a blind man with no fingers trying to put together an elaborate puzzle." - Shadowtron
Sestito still on the make a wish tour. - rholt168
It was January 1999, with the city buried under a metre of snow, when the then-mayor delighted the rest of the country by drafting Canadian soldiers to battle drifts and liberate buried bus shelters.
"We arranged it so that seniors citizens could go around the corner to get milk, so that people could get on the TTC," he recalls.
David Gunn, the former head of the city's transit commission, knew that Toronto would be mocked.
"People made fun of it, but on the other hand we used them," Gunn said.
When night fell on the first day of snowfall, 38 centimetres of snow had accumulated on the ground. The downtown core crippled, Lastman declared a snow emergency on Jan. 4, which declared a ban on cars parking on designated snow routes.
It has been in 50's (Fahrenheit) here, but it is supposed to down to around 8 on Tuesday and be cold for a few days and then is supposed to be in the 40's the rest of the month. There has been alot of warm weather this year so far.
Today was a fun drive home from Montreal to Ottawa. Only took about ohhhhh 3.5 hours and about an hour after I got the OPP closed the 417 from the Quebec border west until almost Ottawa I believe. Guess I left in time this morning if not I would have been stuck in Montreal, not that it would have been a bad thing, more time with the family!