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QUIZ: A salute to winter activities

There is plenty to do when the temperature drops and snow is in the air
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Another busy season of skiing at Mount Washington. (Black Press file photo)

Snow is in the air, and on the ground in many areas.

December is a time to enjoy an array of winter activities, from skating and skiing to snowmobiling and tobogganing, or simply walking in a winter wonderland.

Are you ready for snow and winter recreation? Put your knowledge to the test with these questions.

Good luck.

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Abnormally cold winter temperatures can result in the formation of ice along the shore of Okanagan Lake. (Black Press file photo)
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In the early 20th century, Okanagan Lake would sometimes freeze over in the winter. However, it has been many decades since the lake last froze over. At times there has been ice near the shore, allowing for some skating on the frozen surface. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
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The Vernon Vipers are one of many hockey teams in Canada. Do you know how many teams in the National Hockey League are from Canadian communities? (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)


John Arendt

About the Author: John Arendt

John Arendt has worked as a journalist for more than 30 years. He has a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Journalism degree from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute.
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