How could those 9,000 people stand it? at speeds between 420 to 510 kilometres per hour, the tornado ripped across 5.5 kilometres for around 35 minutes. Here's a look at the top 25 worst weather events in Canada, according to the Weather Network. We disagree: the nearby scenery is spectacular and Cape Breton is home to one of Canada’s greatest historic sites, Fortress of Louisbourg. Over 4 million people across three provinces lost power, with some not having power for more than a month. Given that “affordable housing” is available in every community on this list, it’s hard to see why it’s a reason to move to Truro particularly. Email Us: [email protected] According to Money Sense, Port Alberni does not have a single feature to distinguish it as a prospective place to live. Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Unbearably freezing in the winter, fall and spring are barely even seasons they’re so short. Elsewhere in Canada, the warmest cities for winter weather are in Ontario and the Maritime Provinces. KW IS FAR THE NICEST PLACES IVE LIVED IN AND VERY FRIENDLY. It’s not always storms that cause natural disasters. Â, Photo by Tyx / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0. States of emergency were declared in 200 Quebec and 57 Ontario communities. Winter raged through Vancouver, dropping temperatures to -16 C and a snowfall of more than 40 cm. I've never seen damage like this in Canada.”. While resilient Canadians have weathered many storms, here are some of Canada’s worst natural disasters, many of which made Phillips list of all time worst weather events. Â, Photo by galina75 / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 2.0. But as far as employment goes, that's far from being revitalized, not everyone wants to be a Chemical Engineer, or a goddamn nurse. 57 Westchester Drive It’s fog made up of tiny ice... 2. Hurricane Igor wreaked havoc on Newfoundland, with tremendous rainfall of more than 200 millimetres in one day in some areas. Grand Falls-Windsor doesn't have the affordable housing that the other towns on this list have, but because it's a major centre in the province, at least there are hospitals. It was Canada's worst hurricane and Toronto's worst natural disaster. It’s not always easy to break world records, but Halifax did it. .OH WOW more pubs ,and restaurants? by Kevstan / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0. "Wow, probably better than the place these immigrants are coming from, I think my mom would have regretted everyday of her life if she had left Mumbai to move to Thunder Bay Ontario...", "Thunder Bay was built by the hard-working hands of Immigrants. However, neither the views nor the history will pay the rent. Some have dubbed this drought the most severe in 800 years. Though Cape Breton’s population has not declined as sharply as Inverness’, it has still declined steadily since the 70s, with the decline of the coal and fishing industries. Ten people died in the mudslides. The storm caused ice to freeze on trees, resulting in tree branches falling on power lines, leaving thousands from Southern Ontario across to Atlantic Canada in the dark and without power. It has decreased since then and, as of the 2011 census, it was 5.7%, or slightly lower than the provincial average. Like most of the cities and towns on this list, Do-Mi’s sole attraction to newcomers is its affordable housing prices. Cabot Trail by Aconcagua / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0. There was no intent on the part of the author or Immigroup to  assign blame for these conditions, rather only to make note of them. Get the Canada weather forecast. Canadian Geographic is a magazine of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society. Photo by JustSomePics / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0, Thetford [Public Domain] The views of the authors of content on immigroup.com/news do not reflect the views of the consultants employed by IMMIgroup Inc. "All images on immigroup.com are CC licensed, public domain or the work of IMMIgroup employees. Among these, the Ontario cities of Toronto, Windsor and St. Catharines stand out as having a consistently warmer winter climate than the rest. I spent a week there one night in the 90s. The Mayor (me) was a Landed Immigrant (now a Canadian Citizen) (And even when the planes can leave the island, the nearest international airport is 100km away.) But as more natural disasters are occurring, it’s becoming tougher to limit the field to only 10. Winter, in particular, defines Canada in the global consciousness and occupies our thoughts daily when we often begin the day wondering how much we'll have to bundle up and hoping the car will start or the bus won't be late, and end the day hoping that the next day will be warmer. It also has 2 hospitals! With a typically cold Canadian climate and, yes, that 8-10 hour drive to the nearest major Canadian city; you might reconsider your plan to immigrate to Thunder Bay: Photo by Derek Hatfield / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 2.0. But it relies on pulp and paper and the mill closed for three years at the beginning of the decade. ", Akaash writes: This article was published in April 2013 and is the opinion of the original author, however it has been updated to include additional information as of March 2014. The Spanish Flu of 1918 ravaged Canada and to date is the worst disaster in the country's history. We have a world class hospital, Regional Research Institute that attracts Scientists from all parts of the world. So it’s no surprise that Europeans have been living in the area since 1672 and that this area was highly contested when the English were battling the French for control of the region. Despite the oil, gas, mining and hydro-power booms in Newfoundland, Bay Roberts has somehow managed to avoid the job benefits. And that’s a problem because the people who live here don’t make a lot of money. The third of the three rogues’ gallery dwellers is poor Thetford Mines, the heart of Quebec’s asbestos mining region and the winner of the title Most Polluted City in Canada. The disease not only affected the Canadian populace.  Don’t end up in Saint John when you want to live in St. John’s! Property tax in New Glasgow was higher than the average in Nova Scotia and significantly higher than Halifax up to and including 2013. Though hydro electricity is still a major industry, due to the presence of the nearby falls, most pulp and paper mills have closed, as has the city’s major aluminum plant. A low-pressure warm front from Texas collided with a high-pressure Arctic cold front, causing freezing rain to pour down and coat much of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia with ice. Weather forms the Canadian psyche as much as hockey and the maple leaf. There were reports of hail the size of oranges and a campground and trailer park destroyed by the twister. Much like New Glasgow and Truro, MoneySense says the only thing to recommend Cape Breton is the affordable housing. Do-Mi is over 3 and a half hours drive north of Quebec City. The only city on the list from New Brunswick, Campbellton has some of the most affordable housing in Canada. Based on weather reports collected during 1985–2015. Click to enlarge and open in new window We apologize, but this video has failed to load. Canada is (really) cold. Vacation and last-minute holiday shopping plans were thwarted as an ice storm descended the weekend before Christmas. We have a School of Medicine, A Law School, University, College, symphony orchestra, Community auditorium etc etc. Canada's worst weather 1. Despite hosting two universities and a massive tech company campus, the Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge tri-city area experiences a high per capita rate of verbal and physical assaults on ethnic, religious and gay minorities. Canadian Geographic is a magazine of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society, An F5 tornado as it approached Elie, Man. Sometimes, the lack of rain can have the most destructive consequences. Minnesota should at least be in the top 5 for worst weather. It affected much of western North America, creating havoc for Prairie farmers who rely on water for their livelihood. Fun Fact: Leon Trotsky was once imprisoned in Amherst. Sydney [Public Domain] The municipality of Cape Breton is really a … Worst weather ever! Overview. CALL CENTER • Mon-Fri 8:00AM - 5:00PM EST Beijing has an average low temperature of 7°C (45°F) and an average high temperature of 19°C (66°F). Ever heard the term “ice fog”? (Climate-Data.org via Wikipedia), by Verne Equinox / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0. “The hub of Nova Scotia,” at the head of Cobequid Bay has long been known as a place not to live by fellow Nova Scotians. Many visitors come to Vancouver specifically to see the ancient trees and beautiful totem poles of Stanley Park. Between 1970 and 2011, Saint John's population dropped by nealry 19,000, but between 2006 and 2001 the population increased by slightly over 5,000 people. (Weather station: Whitehorse, Canada). Moncton, New Brunswick and St. John's, Newfoundland top this list with their averages of just over nine days a year when fresh snow amounts to 10 centimetres or more. Less than 6% of the popular are visible minorities, meaning that it could be an uncomfortable transition for new immigrants, as well. When it comes to choosing a new city in which to live, there are a … Showing: All Year Climate & Weather Averages in Whitehorse. THERE ARE ALWAYS PPL TO ASK AN EVEN THE GRT DRIVERS ARE HELPFUL. Unlike every other community on this list, Port Alberni does not have some of the cheapest housing in Canada. There is also fishing and tourism but, beyond that, opportunities for jobs are hard to come by in this rather isolated city, located over an hour’s drive from Nanaimo - a city of less than 100,000 people - on Vancouver Island. It also has an empty downtown and a shrinking population. Courtesy 570 News. Â, Chemical Valley by TheKurgan / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0, Sarnia itself may not be so bad, but its view of and proximity to American heavy industry helps to reinforce the fact that this border town is polluted. If that’s not enough reason to, Shawinigan is home to one of Quebec’s premiere breweries, Le Trou du Diable. Port Alberni, Vancouver Island. October is the best month in China for weather. Most Severe Snowstorms. Tornadoes are frequent visitors to the United States, but they also like to pay visits north of the border, with Canada ranking second in having the world’s most tornadoes. Immigroup.com/news is independently run and does not seek editorial input from IMMIgroup Inc. ", CMS writes: The park needed significant restoration to bring it back to its former glory. You like many other Sarnians may already be retired, not young and looking to find their way. The Canada … SO WHOEVER WROTE THIS CRAP ARTICLE NEEDS TO GIVE THEIR HEADS A SHAKE.". See more current weather × Annual Weather Averages in Whitehorse. It wasn’t a holly, jolly Christmas for all in 2013. (It is less than two hours from Saguenay, so that's something. However, it wasn’t until 2007 when Canada had its first F5 tornado in recorded history. "Interested to know the criteria used in these selections. May – June 1948:. The Royal Canadian Geographical Society family of sites: 10 natural disasters in the last 20 years that Canadians won’t soon forget, Canadian Geographic student geography challenge, Help designate an official bird for Canada, Grade 8 students exploring Parks Canada sites, Compare countries' statistics and explore our changing world, Innovative projects in the developing world, The revolution of mapping in the First World War, Canadian pilots heroically earn their wings, Canadian Geographic magazine in french: Géographica, Accessibility Standard for Customer Service Plan. January. Please research a city before you put us in the bad light that you did.". There was extensive damage to the Seawall surrounding the park and around 41 hectares of forest were ruined. Click here to learn more. Numbers prior to 1996 are for Cape Breton County. Rankin Inlet, NU. Add to it Newfoundland’s notorious weather and the place is not exactly where you want to end up when you immigrate to Canada. Halifax, Nova Scotia has Eastern Canada's warmest winter climate. While utility poles and trees were damaged and a house was carried off the ground and exploded in the air, no one died from the event. Go bottom-up and grassroots when figuring out where to live in Canada and pick a really cool... Every immigrant knows about Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. So you can be a… The storm affected more Canadians than any previous weather event in the country. The city is forestry town with a long history of pulp and paper. Truro is small (just over 12,000 people) and it has been stagnating for decades: Unless you want to go into the garment industry, you probably shouldn't move to Truro. (Photo: mark.watmough), Damaged vehicles and downed power lines beneath a fallen tree in Toronto during the 2013 ice storm. Economic prospects are not great, though there has been an attempt to start a tourist industry around the city’s “industrial theme park,” La Cité de l'Énergie. It’s near the scenic Gaspe area of Quebec too. A Lakehead student responds to Mr. Hobbs' comments. Or sharpen pencils all day in an office.Those are pretty much your only options here. Grand Falls-Windsor were separate towns until they were forced to amalgamate back in 1991, becoming the fifth largest town in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. "Nope, I live in Saint John and have my whole life. Â. ), Photo by Werner Koehler / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0, Many, many other rural communities on the east coast could make this list, but Bay Roberts appears because it had the highest unemployment rate in Canada, at 17% in 2011. Daily highs average 1°C and lows around -6°C. An added difficulty for some new immigrants could be the language situation: Campbellton is just about fully bilingual, with slightly more than 50% of the population identifying as French, slightly more than 40% identifying as English and the remaining people identifying as bilingual from birth. Way up in the bush of Northern Ontario, on the shores of the “big lake they call Gitchee Gumee” (that’s Lake Superior), sits the largest city between Winnipeg and Sudbury, Thunder Bay. When the funnel clouds dispersed, 12 people were dead and more than 100 were injured. The weather in Canada is subject to severe thunderstorms, hail, tornadoes, heat waves as well as severe air pollution events throughout the warmer months. The cost of living in New Glasgow was estimated by one website to be 4% higher than the cost of living in New York City, but only 30.3% of those reporting say their households earn more than $60,000 Canadian per year (after taxes). Hail Storm in Calgary (2010) Sarnia is showing it's age, and it's not looking good so far. If you like the Lac Saint Jean area, that's good news, probably. Cities of central and eastern Canada dig out from under the greatest number of blizzards. Despite the natural beauty nearby, the city has a declining population and few economic opportunities outside of the paper mills, nuclear power plant, and small university satellite campus. Advertisement. As part of the... 3. We last wrote about Cape Breton in 2013, when we noted that nearby Inverness was shrinking dramatically. Whereas if you look at somewhere like Prince George the population has actually declined (unlike Nanaimo's which has continued to grow), the economy is even more resource based, and the isolation factor is significantly more pronounced (9 to 10 hour drive to Edmonton/Calgary/Vancouver). [VICE removed the article from their website as of 2019. "The Worst Weather In Canada" March 23, 2012 11:51 AM Well, it was only fitting that this was the week, which Money Sense magazine labeled St. John's as having "The Worst Weather in Canada". HEAD OFFICE • Mon-Fri 9:00AM - 5:00PM EST, Call Us: 1-866-760-2623 The lower the CRI the worst weather a country has according to the report. ", Fraser writes: Yellowknife also sees some of the coldest weather for Canadian cities. For example, the reasons given for Nanaimo's inclusion are a sagging population, being a mill town, and isolation. With last year’s floods in Alberta, Canadians may think the main weather threat to Alberta’s largest city is overflowing water. Photo by Michael d40 / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0, Nanaimo is another milltown with a sagging population close to world class natural beauty that cannot make up for the dour quality of life brought about by a legacy of coal mining and the city’s isolation: Victoria and Vancouver are both over 90 minutes away. In 2011 Kitchener-Waterloo was surpassed by Peterborough, Hamilton and Ottawa in police-reported hate crimes, however the rate remained at nearly double the national average. The east is a little warmer. Basically the whole Midwest sucks. We have a Thunder Bay Race Relations Committee, Diversity Thunder Bay Committee, a very active Multicultural Council and Multicultural Youth Council. During the storm, winds reached 124 km/h and over 200 millimetres of rain fell in just 24 hours. As part of the destructive results of “White Juan,” an extreme winter storm that felt like a hurricane, Halifax received 88 centimetres of snow in only 24 hours, making it the largest city in the world to get that much snow in one day. It's old,and tired like the many people who live here anyway. It’s not always easy to break world records, but Halifax did it. All of the country is cold during January, but it doesn't make it any less of a popular time to … However, the town does offer affordable real estate, like the entire Maritime region, and the town is a minor commercial centre for Cumberland County and the surrounding region. Despite the overwhelming evidence of the dangerous health effects of asbestos, Canada still mines the dangerous mineral, and the biggest mine in a populated area is in Thetford Mines. Get the very latest forecast from Toronto, across Canada and around the world, including hour-by-hour updates, the 10-day forecast, temperature, humidity and precipitation for your area Despite its location in the highly diverse Southern Ontario region, Kitchener has inherited the mantle from the previous main offender, Calgary. It is also referred to as the 1918 flu pandemic, and it lasted from January of 1918 until December of 1920. We further acknowledge and recognize that our work reaches across all of the distinct First Nations, Métis Homelands and Inuit Nunangat, and for this we are grateful. The RCGS is a registered charity. It was the first natural disaster to cost over $1 billion and the deadliest flood since Hurricane Hazel clobbered Toronto in 1954. With last year’s floods in Alberta, Canadians may think the main weather threat to... 2. The Royal Canadian Geographical Society is dedicated to making Canada better known to Canadians, and the world. by Dennis Jarvis / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 2.0. If you live in Rankin Inlet, you have. Each year, climatologist David Phillips recounts the top 10 weather stories in Canada. ", Corporate Office: They must have all been born there. If you see your image on immigroup.com and it has not been CC licensed, please contact us immediately at [email protected] so we can take it down. Numbers from 1996 onward is for Cape Breton Regional Municipality, which is the same area as the old county. … The unemployment rate has improved as it was 20.7% in 2006. Therefore, we ranked the countries based on CRI. There was significant property damage, with around 2,000 homes damaged or destroyed, a shopping complex swept away and cars buried in mud. Access hourly, 10 day and 15 day forecasts along with up to the minute reports and videos from AccuWeather.com Here are list of towns and cities with a substantial population (at least 5000 residents) that might seem like a decent idea to a prospective immigrant interested in a slower pace of living. It resulted in 35 deaths, many from hypothermia, and 945 people were injured. We’ll just get right to it: Baker Lake is one of the windiest cities in Canada. Account Settings. Full ranking . Do not move here. The only big success was Bayfest. (Photo: Ron Bulovs), Tree uprooted by Dec. 15, 2006 storm in Stanley Park, Vancouver. 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