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Canada These Are The Funniest Newfoundland Snowstorm Tweets

12:06  19 january  2020
12:06  19 january  2020 Source:   huffingtonpost.ca

N.L., Quebec premiers apologize to Tory leader, family for Crosbie quip

  N.L., Quebec premiers apologize to Tory leader, family for Crosbie quip ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A meeting of Eastern Canadian premiers began Monday with two provincial leaders apologizing for a joke that compared Newfoundland and Labrador's Tory leader to his recently deceased father. During a photo opportunity on Sunday, Quebec Premier Francois Legault quipped that Progressive Conservative Leader Ches Crosbie is "not as great" at public speaking as his late father, John Crosbie. Liberal Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball laughed at Legault's joke, which came just days after John Crosbie, a former federal cabinet minister and lieutenant-governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, died at the age of 88.

St. John’s is currently in a state of emergency after Newfoundland was hit with a record-breaking snowfall that piled more than 70 centimetres of snow onto some parts of the province and winds that pushed snow into drifts several feet high.

We ’ re ready to help if needed,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted . States of emergency and storm surge warnings were still in effect across Newfoundland and Labrador on January 18, after a massive blizzard swept through the These Are The Funniest Newfoundland Snowstorm Tweets .

a building covered in snow: A half-buried car is parked in St. John's on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.© Provided by HuffPost Canada A half-buried car is parked in St. John's on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

St. John’s is currently in a state of emergency after Newfoundland was hit with a record-breaking snowfall that piled more than 70 centimetres of snow onto some parts of the province and winds that pushed snow into drifts several feet high.

Many communities are dealing with power outages, and search and rescue is looking for a man who was reported missing on his way to a friend’s house.

But Newfoundlanders on Twitter are still doing their best to find the humour in a bad situation.

There was this person’s encounter that turned into the beginning of a very Canadian rom-com.

And many frazzled pet owners who weren’t quite sure how to get their dogs to do their business.

Aaaaand a lot of people who were just buried in and probably weren’t going to leave their homes for quite some time. At least they hopefully still have power and Netflix.

Ottawa under snowfall warning this weekend

  Ottawa under snowfall warning this weekend Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for Ottawa, all of eastern Ontario and parts of western Quebec.A low pressure system is approaching the region, the federal weather agency says, bringing with it heavy snow and brisk winds.

Blizzard dumps nearly 80cm of snow on Canadian city of St John’s as government says military reserves may be called up.

These Are The Funniest Newfoundland Snowstorm Tweets . Storm Surge Warnings Continue in Newfoundland After Record-Breaking Blizzard. Storyful. Puerto Rico disaster agency boss sacked over discovery of unused Hurricane Maria supplies.

Let’s all do a prayer circle for the pregnant woman who allegedly had to take a Ski-Doo to the hospital to give birth.

And if we’re still holding hands for the prayer circle, we should probably keep it going for this lady who accidentally left her car window open in the middle of the blizzard.

But at least you can pretend you’re Jon Snow and this is “Game Of Thrones.”

And a lot of people are probably bored. We might be getting some blizzard babies.

Here’s to Newfoundlanders for managing to take this in stride, as best they can.

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Military Members Who Helped During Snowmaggedon Gush About Newfoundlanders .
After Newfoundland was hit was a record-breaking snowfall, the Canadian Armed Forces were called in to help dig people out of their homes and get things running smoothly again. Now, members of the military are posting about how amazing the entire experience was. Tiffany Mackey, a medical technician from 42 Health Services in Gagetown, N.B., posted about the experience in a Facebook group dedicated to Snowmaggedon — as the blizzard has been dubbed.

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