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Incredible facts about Canadian weather

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The army has been called in to deal with snow

In 1999, after two heavy snowfalls that virtually stopped the city, Toronto mayor Mel Lastman called in the army to help with cleanup. You might be wondering what the army could do to help with excessive snow. The answer is show up with shovels. And that is exactly what over 400 soldiers did, helping to dig the city out of its snowy stagnation.

 

Toronto star