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Brutal snowfalls, frigid and dangerous temperatures, not to mention wind chill values made the winter of 2013 - 2014 one to remember.

COLD

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Winnipeg's temperatures were actually colder than Mars and it was the worst winter since 1898. The temperature on December 31, 2013 was -53 °C!

Exposed skin will freeze in less than 2 minutes at -55 °C!

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Canada endured extremely low temperatures, with an average mean temperature of -20.1 °C from December 2013 - February 2014.

Winnipeg, Regina and Saskatoon experienced lower than average temperatures, making it between -5.8 °C and -4.2 °C colder!

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A frozen pipe disaster affected over 1,300 properties in Winnipeg.

SNOW

Huge amounts of snow fell across Canada this past winter. Topping the charts were Charlottetown, St. John's, Newfoundland & Winnipeg.

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Southern and eastern Ontario endured the worst ice storm in region's history.

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December snowfall in Calgary broke a 112-year record.

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CHALLENGES

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On January 6th alone, over 3600 flights were cancelled across Canada and the U.S. due to the extreme Polar Vortex temperatures.

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Road closures caused day to day transportation to find new route solutions.

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Water main breaks all over Canada caused floods and road closures.

ACTIONS

In extreme cold conditions, Bison idled tractors in shifts so as to prevent freeze up.

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To protect freezable freight loaded in trailers, Bison's large and efficient heated trailer fleet was mobilized during the harsh winter days and nights.

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Bison worked around the clock to move freight on time and safely, despite road closures and through the toughest of winter trucking conditions.

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The winter has been hard on all of us. We are very thankful we have patient customers, professional Drivers and ready-to-act staff.

Thank you

Customers . Suppliers . Professional Drivers . Staff