Farmers in Alberta, Saskatchewan struggling to harvest snow-covered crops, while Manitoba saw ‘miracle’ snow melt

Winter’s icy fingers have touched most of the Prairies since late September, causing havoc and frustration for many farmers trying to get crops off their fields. Dave Reid, who farms near Cremona, northwest of Calgary, estimates 20 to 25 per…

10-20 cm of snow expected after warning issued for Calgary, Lethbridge and surrounding areas

Posted November 9, 2019 3:04 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A snowfall warning was issued for Calgary and surrounding areas on Saturday. Related News Environment Canada issued the warning at…

Southern Alberta sugar beet farmers unable to harvest nearly half of 2019 crop

Canadian sugar company Rogers has announced that it has been forced to terminate the 2019 sugar beet harvest in southern Alberta due to the impact of severe fall weather in the area. In a statement Thursday, Rogers said: “This decision…

Calgary’s snow-covered streets slow commute, contribute to crashes

Snow-covered streets made for a slow commute to work for thousands of Calgarians on Wednesday. Chris McGeachy, spokesman for the City of Calgary’s roads department, said crews started laying down anti-icing material on major roads on Tuesday when the snow…

Speed believed to be factor in deadly southern Alberta crash

Police believe speed and weather conditions may have been factors in a crash that left two people dead and another injured in southern Alberta Monday night. Just before 5 p.m., Crowsnest Pass RCMP were called to a three-vehicle crash on…

Upwards of 20 cm of snow possible in parts of western Alberta

Parts of western Alberta could see upwards of 20 centimetres of snow by Tuesday evening. Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for parts of west-central Alberta on Monday. A low pressure system heading into western Alberta is expected to bring…