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Canada's weather extremes: Snow in the East, tulips in the West

As Canada's East Coast digs its way out from under record snowfalls, Vancouver residents are enjoying double-digit temperatures and sunshine, with more of the same in the forecast.

Record snowfall in P.E.I., blooms and beach volleyball in Vancouver

Winter Weather Extremes

7 years ago
Duration 1:23
As PEI struggles with record amounts of snowfall, Vancouver residents are enjoying sunny skies and double digit temperatures.

As Canada's East Coast digs its way out from under record snowfalls, Vancouver residents are enjoying double-digit temperatures and sunshine, with more of the same in the forecast.

Cherry blossoms and perennial flowers are in bloom on the West Coast, and residents have already taken to the beaches for volleyball and other healthy spring activities.

Meanwhile, Prince Edward Islanders are digging their way out of 70 cm of fresh snow. That, along with the biting wind, is not making everyone happy.

The P.E.I. government asked residents to stay home if possible Tuesday after a blizzard dumped a record 86.8 cm of snow at Charlottetown Airport on Sunday and Monday.

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