An ode to the snow day

Christmas is a wonderful time of the year, writes Tabatha Southey—but it lacks the pure surprise and joy of a good old-fashioned snow day
APTOPIX Winter Weather Maine

What will winter 2018 be like in Canada?

December should be cold in the east and warm in the west—but February could be a different story
Aurora & Snowy Trees

Enter the Great Canadian Photo Contest!

Canada is photogenic, and we want you to help prove it. Submit your photos to Maclean’s contest and find your latest assignments
Snow in Vancouver 20170203

These stats show how bad Vancouver’s winter has been

More snow has fallen in Vancouver than in some of Canada’s coldest cities, not that those in the rest of the country have much pity for Lotusland

Snow shovelling is a classic Canadian ritual. Here’s how not to do it.

Scott Feschuk lived through Ottawa’s largest one-day snowfall in a century. Here’s what he learned.
Air Canada Planes De-Icing

Is this finally the end of #@$&%* de-icing delays?

A cutting-edge nano-material could melt away snow and ice from planes, if the technology can get off the ground
Clint Pelletier

Canada’s destructive, and deadly, snowmobile obsession

As the popularity of snowmobiling grows, so does the tally of gruesome deaths and accidents
Winter wussie. (Photograph by May Truong)

Canada: A nation of winter wusses

Canada used to pride itself on being the land of ice and snow. Now we avoid the outdoors—even when it’s not all that cold.

Our home and frozen land: A photo essay

February brought record-breaking levels of snow and cold, butwinter is, for Canadians, simply a time to get on with the day

Playing on instruments of ice to padded, gloved applause

When musicians improvise with ice instruments alfresco, anything can happen