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The Great White North: Embracing Winter in Canada

These hardy Canadians embrace the cold and head outdoors to enjoy winter in all its glory.

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Winter in Canada: Winter Walking

Tammy Green of Harrington Harbour, Quebec, writes, “My friend Mandy Roswell snapped this shot of me-and my dog, Tucker-while we were spending a fun day out snowshoeing. We headed to nearby Garden Island-it’s a beautiful walk and the view is spectacular.”

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Winter in Canada: A Real Snowbird

Audrey Henderson of Yellowknife writes, “My parents, Eric and Eva Henderson, ran a B&B here in Yellowknife until the summer of 2014, when Mom turned 89. This photo of a ptarmigan was taken in their garden the previous winter.” 

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Winter in Canada: Come Inside

Gertrude Welder of Kelowna, B.C., shares this lovely image of a cozy warm-up cabin along one of the ski trails at the Kelowna Nordic Ski Club. “I head up there almost every weekend in winter and always bring my camera,” says Gertrude. 

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Winter in Canada: Making an Impression

Lindsay Klassen of Bothwell, Ont., took this adorable shot while out walking with her husband Dave on their farm-the paw print is courtesy of one of their three dogs, Thor. Lindsay says she loves snapping photos and posting them to Instagram-this one was no exception! 

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Winter in Canada: Ice-Climbing in Quebec

Louis-Piérick Guay of Gatineau, Que., shares this daring pic of him engaging in his favourite activity-ice climbing-in Chelsea, Que., back in 2007. The photo was snapped by his friend, Guillaume Lemieux-Martel.

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Winter in Canada: Dashing Through the Snow

Richard Patterson of Kinmount, Ont., who snapped this photo, says, “The local operator of Mash Hill Carriages Gerard Pearson (black hat) has been providing families in the community with fun-filled sleigh rides as well as horse- and-wagon excursions for many years now.” 

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