Category: Canada

Events, places, people and things which touch Canada.

London’s Spring Weather

London’s Spring Weather Another snowy day. In April. Sigh… Seems like Spring is a long ways off this year in London, Ontario. I suspect that it feels like that because we were treated to an early one last year, but we know how that turned out then, don’t we? Law of Averages So buck up Londoners…. Read more »

Sap’s Still Flowing

tapped maple tree

Spring has sprung. There are bulbs starting to poke their tips through the cold soil and giant snow banks are melting everywhere.The ground is getting soft in places, but that doesn’t mean that winter has quite given up the ghost yet though. I saw flakes in the air this morning and they are forecasting more… Read more »

Tree Jokes

Q: Why was the tree excited for spring? A: He wanted to turn over a new leaf. Isn’t that the truth! Me too. And up until this morning it was looking like Spring had arrived. Despite the snow that has fallen in London, Ontario again though, I have a feeling that spring is not far off. All… Read more »

Have You Accepted the Million Tree Challenge?

Want something to look forward to? With Spring right around the corner, it is almost tree planting season again. Yippee! Last year, via a lot of hard work and help from thousands of volunteers, 5,508 trees were planted in London, Ontario by ReForest London. That is great for the Forest City! The Million Tree Challenge… Read more »

Wood Carving Ideas

Have you ever thought about wood carving as a career? Perhaps carving wooden figures is something that has always piqued your interest. Or maybe you aspire to cobble your own furniture or other household goods out of a slab of wood. There is always woodworking for the sake of entertainment purposes too; your next favourite… Read more »

Winter Walk: A Tree Quiz

Another blast of winter is upon us in Southwestern Ontario. It’s cold out there, but according to the Weather Network, won’t last. In the interim, the fresh snow leaves the forest a sparkling and beautiful thing, when the sun deigns to return. That is the perfect time to go for a walk, if you can squeeze it… Read more »

Trees in Winter: Wild Winter Weather & Trees

Here we go with another round of wacky winter in Southwestern Ontario. Temperatures hovered below -20 C most of last week and have soared to 12 C today. We got a good dump of snow on Sunday night, but by late Monday, that snow was quickly washing away. Yesterday’s thunderstorms (thunderstorms in January?!) erased most… Read more »

Tree of Peace

These are turbulent times. Elementary school teachers across Ontario are upset and taking action by going on strike this coming Friday, January 11th. Their issues revolve around pay, sick days, and the union’s ability to fight for their democratic rights. The NHL were on strike for 113 days, and are still in the process of… Read more »

A CLC Christmas

This week winter officially arrives in the Northern hemisphere. Friday will be the Winter Solstice, when the longest night occurs.  Makes me tired just thinking about it. The good news about that is that from then on out, the days begin to get longer. The sun will gradually get closer and closer to us until… Read more »

25 Fascinating Facts About CLC

I bet there is a thing or two that you didn’t know about CLC Tree Services. Care to test your knowledge? See if you know these facts about CLC! 25 FACTS YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE KNOWN ABOUT CLC CLC Tree Services is celebrating 25 years of caring for the Forest City this year. The letters… Read more »