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Published on January 7, 2009

Author: Linus

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Canadians What really defines them? By Daniel and Caleb

Brrrrr….Cold! Canada is the land of the ice and snow If you want to be a true Canadian, it’s mandatory that you are able to tolerate the utmost cold and bitter temperatures Up to -50 °C! (-58°F)

Canada is the land of the ice and snow

If you want to be a true Canadian, it’s mandatory that you are able to tolerate the utmost cold and bitter temperatures

Up to -50 °C! (-58°F)

Average Temperatures in January (Without Wind chill) Winnipeg: -22.8 °C Regina: -21.6°C Edmonton: -19.1°C Quebec City: -17.6°C Add about 10°C for the wind chill, and you’ve got a pure Canadian January

Winnipeg: -22.8 °C

Regina: -21.6°C

Edmonton: -19.1°C

Quebec City: -17.6°C

Add about 10°C for the wind chill, and you’ve got a pure Canadian January

Record Cold Temperatures (Without Wind Chill) Winnipeg -47.8 °C Regina -47.2°C Edmonton -40.6°C Quebec City -36°C

Winnipeg -47.8 °C

Regina -47.2°C

Edmonton -40.6°C

Quebec City -36°C

Settlers The long, cold winters made it extremely difficult for many settlers to settle in Canada Many died of scurvy, starvation, or frostbite Passage was near impossible, as the Arctic Ocean would freeze, barring access to the pacific Ocean

The long, cold winters made it extremely difficult for many settlers to settle in Canada

Many died of scurvy, starvation, or frostbite

Passage was near impossible, as the Arctic Ocean would freeze, barring access to the pacific Ocean

Public Recognition Canada’s coldness is a well-known fact In The Santa Claus 3 , Santa disguises the North Pole itself as what outsiders would assume Canada looks like Canada is often used in many “cold” jokes, such as this one:

Canada’s coldness is a well-known fact

In The Santa Claus 3 , Santa disguises the North Pole itself as what outsiders would assume Canada looks like

Canada is often used in many “cold” jokes, such as this one:

How cold is it really? 50 Fahrenheit (10 C) New Yorkers try to turn on the heat. Canadians plant gardens. 40 Fahrenheit (4.4 C) Californians shiver uncontrollably Canadians Sunbathe. 35 Fahrenheit (1.6 C) Italian Cars won't start Canadians drive with the windows down 32 Fahrenheit (0 C) Distilled water freezes Canadian water gets thicker. 0 Fahrenheit (-17.9 C) New York City landlords finally turn on the heat. Canadians have the last cookout of the season. -40 Fahrenheit (-40 C) Hollywood disintegrates. Canadians rent some videos.

50 Fahrenheit (10 C) New Yorkers try to turn on the heat. Canadians plant gardens. 40 Fahrenheit (4.4 C) Californians shiver uncontrollably Canadians Sunbathe. 35 Fahrenheit (1.6 C) Italian Cars won't start Canadians drive with the windows down

How Cold is it really? -60 Fahrenheit (-51 C) Mt. St. Helen's freezes. Canadian Girl Guides sell cookies door-to-door. -100 Fahrenheit (-73 C) Santa Claus abandons the North Pole Canadians pull down their earflaps. -173 Fahrenheit (-114 C) Ethyl alcohol freezes. Canadians get frustrated when they can't thaw the keg. -459.4 Fahrenheit (-273 C) Absolute zero; all atomic motion stops. Canadians start saying "cold, eh? " -500 Fahrenheit (-295 C) Hell freezes over. The Leafs win the Stanley Cup

-60 Fahrenheit (-51 C) Mt. St. Helen's freezes. Canadian Girl Guides sell cookies door-to-door. -100 Fahrenheit (-73 C) Santa Claus abandons the North Pole Canadians pull down their earflaps. -173 Fahrenheit (-114 C) Ethyl alcohol freezes. Canadians get frustrated when they can't thaw the keg.

-459.4 Fahrenheit (-273 C) Absolute zero; all atomic motion stops. Canadians start saying "cold, eh? " -500 Fahrenheit (-295 C) Hell freezes over. The Leafs win the Stanley Cup

A Matter of Life or Death Falling through the ice of a Canadian Lake can be a serious problem Water temperatures can fall below -17 °C Dr. Popsicle (right), from the University of Manitoba, has been dedicated to studying the effects and solutions for falling in ice-cold water

Falling through the ice of a Canadian Lake can be a serious problem

Water temperatures can fall below -17 °C

Dr. Popsicle (right), from the University of Manitoba, has been dedicated to studying the effects and solutions for falling in ice-cold water

If you can’t handle the cold… DON'T MOVE TO CANADA!

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