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ice storm 2015

Photo cred - @crunchtimelover

Walking (or driving) literally anywhere in Montreal for the last few weeks has been, for lack of a more eloquent phrase, the mothertrucking worst. Ice Storm 2015 may have been "not so bad" compared to winters of yesteryear, but the effects (namely icy roads + sidewalks) are still felt today, basically because the city's snow/ice removal has been horrendous, and city officials agree.

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For a while there, all of us we're thinking "oh, we got lucky this winter, I think it's gonna be a mild one." Then, bam, yesterday happened, better known as the Montreal Ice Storm of 2015, and we all remembered how winter gets turnt up in January and makes life awful 'til March. The only silver lining is that at least the rest of winter won't be like yesterday (we hope) and we have the visual evidence to prove it.

Sheet after sheet of ice was plastered all over Montreal throughout the course of the storm, and we're still reeling from the slippery effects (raise your hand if you fell on the sidewalk) today. Even though the whole icey maelstrom was awful, and left many of us without power, there is some beauty to be found in the whole situation, because ice may be slippery, but it sure is pretty.

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