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Homeowners grapple with burst pipes as cold wreaks havoc on Lower Mainland – BC
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Homeowners grapple with burst pipes as cold wreaks havoc on Lower Mainland – BC

When Michelle Morisette and Tom Little left for a Christmas holiday in Mexico’s Puerto Vallarta, they thought they were escaping the problems of the ice, snow and cold. But winter followed them when their son called Friday night to tell them their pipes had burst and water was pouring into the basement of their Vancouver home.“We didn’t realize how cold it was in Vancouver,” Morisette said. “We knew the weather was bad and there’s been snow, but the last time we spoke to (our son), he had reassured us that everything was okay. So when we found out that the pipe burst, we were really shocked and very upset.” 1:00 Wild winter weather brings surprising moments in B.C. ...
BC Ferries warns of possible disruptions due to extreme cold
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BC Ferries warns of possible disruptions due to extreme cold

With much of B.C. under an extreme cold weather warning, BC Ferries warns that its operations may be interrupted due to weather and conditions. The service said potential riders are being asked to give themselves ample time to arrive for sailings as ice and snow could lead to dangerous driving conditions on roadways and terminals.Good morning West Coast! We are back, Hot Chocolate in hand ☕, and ready to assist with your @BCFerries questions. 🛥️☃️You can also monitor our Service Notices here: https://t.co/r2CdZWPycy ^dk📸: arrowandsmith via Instagram pic.twitter.com/LyRXCb5Io2— BC Ferries (@BCFerries) December 21, 2022 Story continues below advertisement Read more: Vancouver International Airport’s ground stop lifted but arriving intern...