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A layer of snow and ice and a record-breaking blast of cold closed runways, highways, schools and government offices across the South and sent cars sliding off roads Wednesday in a swath of the country ill-equipped to deal with wintry weather.
Authorities warned Monday there could be more evacuations after weekend flooding forced residents out of about 40 homes in a Quebec city neighbourhood.
Much of Atlantic Canada is being pummelled with heavy winds and a downpour on Saturday, swamping some areas with extensive flooding and causing a Newfoundland town to declare a state of emergency.
All lanes of Toronto's Don Valley Parkway in the city's east end were reopened Friday morning after the busy highway was completely shut down overnight because of flooding.
Slick roads due to freezing rain resulted in numerous school bus cancellations this morning across a broad swath of northern and eastern Ontario and in areas north of Montreal.
Forecasters say today's back-to-school commute is likely to be hampered by snow across southern Ontario.
City officials in Iqaluit suspended all municipal services this weekend until further notice due to extreme weather conditions.
Officials say a downtown armoury will open to Toronto's homeless Saturday evening as the city faces a 13th day with an extreme cold alert in effect.
Members of Montreal's Catholic community braved a chilly walk up Mount Royal today to commemorate the 375th anniversary of the raising of the cross on the summit.
After pummeling parts of northeastern U.S. and moving towards Atlantic Canada, the bomb cyclone is expected to leave in its wake a brutal cold snap that will continue to cause travel headaches.
Environment Canada says a cold air mass is settling in over Atlantic Canada as parts of the region continue to battle the remnants of a fierce winter storm.