While Edmontonians still face many months of cold, blustery weather, we can at least take comfort in the fact that each day will bring a little more sunlight.

Although it might be hard to believe, winter officially will officially begin Saturday following tonight’s winter solstice the longest night of the year.

CBC’s Matthew Kupfer spoke with some Edmontonians who have opted to brave the long darkness as part of a project aiming to document a day in the life of our city.

If you want to get involved in the fun, don't forget to Tweet your pictures to #yeglongnight.