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Author: Jessica Shackleton

Climate Change

Winter wondering: It looks like the cold is coming — but will it be enough to open the Rideau Canal Skateway?

Even though the Rideau Canal Skateway did not open last winter, there is hope for 2024. Environment Canada’s Senior Climatologist David Phillips says Ottawa appears to be on track for a proper winter. That forecast, and others, has the National Capital Commission preparing to open the Canal to skating. The Weather Network confirms Phillips’ optimism. In a recent winter forecast,...