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Polar vortex brings bitter cold to western Canada

CA, 10 Feb 2021
Canada is facing a supreme cold snap. Extreme cold warnings are in effect from British Columbia to Manitoba, and many regions in Alberta are experiencing wind chill values between -40 and -55, according to Environment Canada.

The federal weather office says the situation in Alberta will be “prolonged” but should have some moments of relief.

Meanwhile, the icy blast is expected to stick around for the whole week in B.C.

Robin Gill looks at how people in western Canada are coping.

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