Category: Canada

Events, places, people and things which touch Canada.

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 woodworking as a career? Perhaps carving 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 hobby perhaps?… 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 »

The Perfect Christmas Tree

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree! How lovely are thy branches…¹ It is getting around that time of year, when thoughts turn to decorating your house for the holidays. At CLC, we have decorated the exterior of many fabulous homes and businesses already, like the one seen here, but how many of you have decorated… Read more »

Are Your Christmas Lights Up Yet?

Has your Christmas spirit been sparked yet? Santa Claus arrived in London, Ontario last weekend and with his parade, the spirit of Christmas took flight around the city. The malls are rocking seasonal songs already and sparkling lights are lit up around town. Do you know why? There are only 40 days til Christmas! That’s… Read more »