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Source: CTV

Heavy snowfall causes travel chaos in B.C.

Tuesday 13:35 GMT

A small puppy appeared to be embracing the weather as it bounded through deep snow in Surrey, B.C.. Another resident took a video of her snow-covered yard along with the simple caption: “Beautiful.”

Earlier on Sunday, Environment Canada issued snowfall warnings for Metro Vancouver, the North Shore, Greater Victoria, the southern Gulf Islands, and east and inland Vancouver Island. Vancouver International Airport received 10 centimetres of snow while Victoria International Airport saw 16 centimetres on Sunday, according to Environment Canada.

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Source: Global News

Canadian embassy closed as violent protests in Haiti trap Quebec tourists

Friday 08:06 GMT

Canada’s embassy in Haiti remains closed amid violent street protests that have trapped dozens of Canadians in the Caribbean country.

A group of tourists from Quebec are stuck in a Haiti hotel, unable to make it to the Port-au-Prince airport because of violent street protests. The only highway linking the all-inclusive Royal Decameron Indigo Beach resort to the airport is considered extremely dangerous, and people are staying off it.

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Source: Global News

Canadians stranded in Haiti amid deadly protests hope for quick resolution

Today 00:34 GMT

Dozens of Canadians in Haiti are unable to return home amid protests that have claimed several lives and blocked access to roads.

Canadian embassy closed as violent protests in Haiti trap Quebec tourists. Tracey Hotta, a nurse and president of THMA Consulting, is part of a group on a mission to provide medical care to Haitians. The nurses were supposed to return on Wednesday, she told Global News from Haiti, but got notice on Monday they wouldn’t be able to leave due to highway blockades that have cut off access to the airport.


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