May 22, 2015


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Deep freeze: a frozen day in Winnipeg

Outside in -40 C windchill from the Air Canada building in downtown Winnipeg Monday. January 21, 2013   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Snow is blown off a sidewalk on Assiniboine Avenue in front of a brilliant blue sky backdrop Monday.  (WAYNE GLOWACKI/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Morning drivers are met with -24C temps and -45 windchill on McPhillips  Street and Mountain Avenue. (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Waiting for a bus in a shelter on Portage Avenue. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A Winnipeg transit rider in downtown Winnipeg looks outside to the -40C weather Monday morning. January 21, 2013   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A frosty Winnipeg transit bus near Polo Park Shopping Centre.  (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
City and private snow removal trucks and equipment brave the cold, piling snow from the last snowfall at the McPhillips Street and Rossmere Road dumping site, one of several sites around the city. (KEN GIGLIOTTI  / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A crew from Garnet Construction starts work on a warming hut on the river trail at The Forks. The hut titled Big City will be made of several of these framed blocks and will be wrapped in a Tyvec, a type of plastic used in building construction.  (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
Safeway employee Angelo Santilli collects shopping carts in the frigid weather Monday afternoon. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
School crossing guard Donna Adams ensures a student crosses safely at the intersection of Sargent Avenue and Balmoral Street Monday.
A contract worker for the City of Winnipeg services a red light camera on Panet Road. He did not want to give his name but told the photographer he moved to Winnipeg from Africa eight years ago and was used to 41 C temperatures.
Barbara Choboter is the lucky caretaker for Bord-Aire Community Centre on Hampton Street who was charged with the task of blowing out all the snow from the rinks in the bitter cold Monday.
Outside in -40 C windchill from the Air Canada building in downtown Winnipeg Monday. January 21, 2013 (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) -
Snow is blown off a sidewalk on Assiniboine Avenue in front of a brilliant blue sky backdrop Monday. (WAYNE GLOWACKI/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) -
Morning drivers are met with -24C temps and -45 windchill on McPhillips Street and Mountain Avenue. (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) -
Waiting for a bus in a shelter on Portage Avenue. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) -
A Winnipeg transit rider in downtown Winnipeg looks outside to the -40C weather Monday morning. January 21, 2013 (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) -
A frosty Winnipeg transit bus near Polo Park Shopping Centre. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) -
City and private snow removal trucks and equipment brave the cold, piling snow from the last snowfall at the McPhillips Street and Rossmere Road dumping site, one of several sites around the city. (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) -
A crew from Garnet Construction starts work on a warming hut on the river trail at The Forks. The hut titled Big City will be made of several of these framed blocks and will be wrapped in a Tyvec, a type of plastic used in building construction. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press) -
Safeway employee Angelo Santilli collects shopping carts in the frigid weather Monday afternoon. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press) -
School crossing guard Donna Adams ensures a student crosses safely at the intersection of Sargent Avenue and Balmoral Street Monday. - BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
A contract worker for the City of Winnipeg services a red light camera on Panet Road. He did not want to give his name but told the photographer he moved to Winnipeg from Africa eight years ago and was used to 41 C temperatures. - BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Barbara Choboter is the lucky caretaker for Bord-Aire Community Centre on Hampton Street who was charged with the task of blowing out all the snow from the rinks in the bitter cold Monday. - BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

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