Weather: The winter when snow became a bad, four-letter word

For parts of southern Ontario, the winter of 2008 brought the second-highest snowfalls on record, causing burnout to road and highway crews. And, paradoxically, it may just be another product of global warming


When I tell my grandchildren about the bad snow years of the 1950s – the years when they needed bulldozers to push the snow banks into the fields because the plows couldn’t get through anymore – they sort of smile at me. They think I’m pulling their leg.

Better Farming - May 2008