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Northerners Escape to Warmer Climates


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Winter has not officially arrived, yet the temperature in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada was -17 degrees Celsius last night. And that was not even the coldest place in the country.

Hence, many Canadians are eager to leave Old Man Winter and travel to sunnier locations at this time of year.

Arizona, Florida and Hawaii are popular destinations for Canadian tourists.

Mexico and the Caribbean also see many Canadian visitors in the winter months.


Old Man Winter: a term used to describe winter, the cold.